re: Charles County, Maryland Liber L#2, Page 454.
The mark of Alexr Adair was recorded Jan 17, 1728.
At the request of Alexander Adair of CC,
the deed was recorded this Jan 17 1728. Nov 18 1728
from Rich Cooper of Stafford County, Virginia, planter, and Sarah, his wife, heiress to William Hargis, late of CC, eldest son and heir to William Hargis of CC, decd, the original patentee and taker up of the land and premises herein mentioned, of the Lord Proprietary of Maryland, as by the date and grant, together with all writings, relation thereunto had may more amply appear, and also between a certain Samuel Noe of Stafford County, Virginia, planter, and Helena, his wife, also joint heiress with sd Sarah, the legitimate Jane[?] of the sd Wm Hargness to the land and premises hereafter expressed of the one part,
to Alexander Adair of CC, Practitionr in Physick of the other part,
witnesses that they, sd Rich Cooper and Sarah, his wife, together with Samuel Noe and Helena, his wife, for 4000 lbs of tobacco in cask, and for divers other valuable considerations, sell to sd Alexr Adair, all that tract of land called Hargis Hope, lying on or near a branch of Zachiah Swamp in CC, according to the courses of the original grant, containing about 200 acres.
Signed - Richard (R his mark) Cooper,
Sarah (I her mark) Cooper,
Saml (++ his mark) Noe,
Helena (O her mark) Noe.
Wit - Gust Brown, Charles Courts, John Wathen, Jno Hamill, Robt HANSON
William Moore, came from Ireland, moved to Baltimore in 1762, purchased from Edward Fell of William, who held a commission in the provincial army, the mill property ( HANSON MILL ).
Was John Moore who m. Cassandra Adair, the son of William Moore from Ireland ?Would Cassandra's father, Dr. Alexander Adair, have emigrated from Ireland ?Thanks