Section VI - Massey Data Bank One Maryland Massey Family by George Langford, Jr. 1901-1996
©Cullen G. Langford and George Langford, III, 2010

Queen Anne's County, Maryland Land Records RT #K, pp.355,356:

Samuel Ridgeway to Eleazer Massey, July 13, 1774

July 13, 1774: Eleazer Massey of Queen Anne's County in Maryland buys for 370 pounds from Samuel Ridgeway and wife Littilia a tract of land called Reviving Springs (formerly owned by William Lambden).  Witnesses: Edmund Farrell, Sarah Farrell, and Nathan Buchannan.
Queen Anne's County to wit: July thew thirteenth Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and seventy four the following deed was brought to be recorded to wit:
Know all men by these presents that we Samuel Ridgeway and Littilia Ridgeway of Queen Anne's County am held and firmly bound unto Eleazer Massey of the same place in the just and full sum of three hundred and seventy pounds current money to be paid to the said Eleazer Massey or to his certain attorneys, executors, administrators, or assigns, for which payment well and truly to be made and done we bind ourselves our heirs, executors, or administrators, formally by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this ninth day of January Anno Domini 1773. The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden Samuel Ridgeway and Littilia his wife, they and each of them, their heirs, executors, or administrators, do and shall upon and at the reasonable request of the above-named Eleazer Massey, his heirs or assigns, convey and assure or cause to be well and sufficiently conveyed and assured by general warranty unto the said Eleazer Massey, his heirs and assigns, all their undivided part of a tract or parcel of land called and known by the name of Reviving Springs, lying and being in Queen Anne's County formerly possessed by William Lambden and now in the possession of the said Eleazer Massey clear of all encumbrances whatsoever and also if the said Samuel Ridgeway and Littilia his wife, their heirs, executors, or administrators, and either of them do and shall until such conveyance and assurance be made and executed as aforesaid permit and suffer the said delay, Eleazer Massey, his heirs and assigns, peaceably and quietly to have received and take to his and their own proper use and uses the rents, issues, and profits of all and singular the premises aforesaid and of every part and parcel thereof without any manner of let, suit, trouble, hindrance, or denial of the said Samuel Ridgeway and Littilia his wife, their heirs, executors, or administrators, or any of them or any other persons or persons whatsoever by his, her, or their, or any of their means, right, title, or procurement, then the above obligation to be void and of none effect; otherwise of full force and virtue in law.
Sealed and Delivered Edmund Farrell Samuel Ridgeway {Seal}
In presence of Nathaniel Buchannan Littilia Ridgeway {Seal}

On the same writing was this endorsed to wit:
September 25th, 1773. Then received of Eleazer Massey one hundred and eighty pounds currency it being in full satisfaction for all his part of the within mentioned land received.
Samuel Ridgeway
Samuel Ridgeway to Eleazer Massey, July 13, 1774