Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John III Sanders

Male Abt 1653 - 1730  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name John III Sanders  [1
    Born Abt 1653  Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Apr 1730  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002847  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father John Jr. Sanders,   b. Bef 1614, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary MNU Sanders,   d. Bef 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1675  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Sanders,   b. Abt 1678,   d. 23 May 1741, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     2. Edward Sanders,   b. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1739/40, Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     3. John IV Sanders,   b. Abt 1680, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     4. Jane Sanders,   b. Abt 1685, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Nov 1725, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     5. Mary Sanders,   b. Abt 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     6. Anne Sanders,   b. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1744, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     7. William Sanders,   b. Abt 1693, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1760, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Jarboe,   b. Bef 1664, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1739, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1710  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • this john records may be mixed up with the John that died 1732
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      Sanders, John, Charles County, 22nd Oct., 1724; 15th April, 1730.
      Ex. instructed as to payt. of debts, especially debt to estate of Wm. Hutchison, dec'd.
      To priest attendant at death, 500 lbs. tob.
      To wife Mary and hrs., in lieu of dowry, certain designated personalty absolutely (not to include altar or church furniture); and certain personalty for life, to pass to dau, Mary Power for her life, and then to grandson John Power and hrs.
      To daus. Mary Power and Jane Doyne, 20s. each.
      To son John and hrs., 100 A. of "Cane's Purchase" at Port tobacco (for desc. see will); and personalty.
      To son Edward and hrs., pt. of last named tract adj. to land of bro. -----
      To dau. Ann, personalty.
      To son William and hrs., residue of land at "Port-tobacco," being plan. where Thomas Osborn lived; and personalty; to receive estate at death of testator.
      To eldest son Thomas, ex., and hrs., residue of estate, real and personal (except land in Virginia sold by father)
      To Edward Sanders to Nicholas Russell, whose rights therein is hereby acknowledged).
      Test: Thomas Mudd, Robert Thompson, Joseph Gardner, Benjamin Gardner, Charles Clements.
      Codicil: 6th July, 1729. Testator states that estate of Ethelbert Doyne, dec'd, with 3 small child. being in his hands, is to be distributed as follows: Grandson Ethelbert Doyne, to care of Clement Gardiner until of age to receive his estate, real and personal, as designated; 2 granddaus. Mary and Jane Doyne, with personalty, to care of Thomas Thompson, Port-tobacco.
      Test: James Whitgreave, Edward Neale., Edward Magatee, 19.892,
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      Mr John Sanders 15.634 CH 523.18,2 Aug 1 1730 Aug 17 1730
      Appraisers: Robert Hanson, Richard Taevin.
      Creditors: Rand. Morris, Thomas Morris.
      Next of kin: John Sanders, Edward Sanders.
      Executor: Thomas Sanders.
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      Mr John Sanders 15.634 CH 523.18,2 Aug 1 1730 Aug 17 1730
      Appraisers: Robert Hanson, Richard Taevin.
      Creditors: Rand. Morris, Thomas Morris.
      Next of kin: John Sanders, Edward Sanders.
      Executor: Thomas Sanders.
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      John Sanders 11.153 A CH 523.18.2 344.16,1 Aug 16 1731
      Deceased is administrator de bonis non of Ethelbert Doyne.
      Received from: Mr. Gerrard Slye, John Monokes, Thomas Scot, William Mcferson, John Williams, John Teans, administrator of Charles Sanders, John Cecil, John Sanders, Edward Sanders.
      Payments to: estate of Ethelbert Doyne, estate of Mr. William Hutchison paid to his administrator de bonis non John Abbington, John Parnham, Rand. Morris, John Whetenhal, Nicholas Power, Thomas Morris, John Howard, Thomas Mathews, William Mcferson, Jonathon Throne, executrix of Edward Henry Calvert, Esq., Charles Calvert, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Mr. George Sherald.
      Executor: Thomas Sanders.
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      Ethelbert Doyne 11.163 SM 293.9.3 Nov 17 1725 Dec 14 1725
      Appraisers: Clement Gardiner, Richard Millard.
      Creditors: Augustin Washington, John Young.
      Next of kin: Jesse Doyne, Edward Aloysius Doyne.
      Administratrix: Jane Doyne (deceased prior to November 17, 1725),
      Administrator; John Sanders of Charles County
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      Ethelbert Doyne 11.156 A CH l.11.10 Aug 16 1731
      John Sanders was administrator de bonis non.
      Payments to: Charles Calvert, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
      Administrator (de bonis non): Thomas Sanders.
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      Brookes, William, Charles County, 16th Nov., 1678; 11th Feb., 1678.
      Giles Tomkines and John Newton, sole legatees of estate.
      Ex. not named.
      Test: Henry Hardy, Thos. Saunders, Jacob Steere, Ralph Shelley. 9. 83.
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      January 08, 1693/94 probate John Wheeler Will
      To son Thomas and hrs.,200 A.(unnamed) on which he now lives, and 230 A,"Wheelers's Rests.'
      To wife Mary, extx, 600 A,"Planter's delight' and all personalty
      To son Ignatius and hrs," Planter's Delight" at death of wife afsd.
      To son Francis and hrs., 187 A "Mayor' Choice." and 96 A,"Middleton's Lot"
      to grandson, John Wheeler, son of dec'd son James,200 A,part of 500 A," Wheeler's Purchase"
      To granddaughter Anne wheeler, dau of sd.dec'd son james,100a, residue of" Wheelers Purchase"
      To grandau. Ann, 165 A. Wheeler's Delight
      To grandson Richard,son of afsd,and his hrs,"Wheelers Delight" in event of death of grandau. Anne afsd,without issue
      Test: Jno Sanders, Wm. Montgomery, Anne Montgomery
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      Maj. William Boarman 33A.158 A CH 184.2.3 Apr 7 1711
      Payments to: Leonard Brooke, Cornelius White, Benedict Boarman.
      Legatees: John Baptist Boarman, Douzabella Semmes, Robert Green, Mary Boarman now Sanders, widow (unnamed), Benjamin Boarman, Baptist Boarman.
      Distribution to: Francis Ignatius Boarman, Clare Boarman.
      Executrix: Mary Sanders, wife of John Sanders.
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      Last wife was Mary Saunders
      Sanders, Mary, Charles County, 12th Mar., 1739; 17th Dec., 1739.
      To sons Benedict, John Baptist and Francis Boarman, exs.,. personal estate.
      daus. Mary Sly, Elizabeth Hammersley and Clare Shirbin, personalty.
      priest that buries testator and the poor, personalty.
      Test: Nathan Rosemand, Thomas Ash. 22. 119
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      Nicholls, John, Charles County, 28th Apr., 1713; 4th May, 1713.
      To dau-in-law Mary Ratcliff and to Richard Ratcliff and to Thomas (unknown) personalty.
      To rest of child. (undesignated), residue of estate, plantation being already recorded between Jonathan and William both dying without issue, to pass to son Solomon and hrs., or next of kin. Child. to be in charge of their godfathers or overseers during minority.
      Exs. and overseers: John Saunders of Mattawoman, and Thomas Harris, of Patuxent.
      Test: Nich. Calvin., James Simpson. 13. 539.
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      John Nicholas 34.l86 I CH 21.14.0 May 25 1713
      Appraisers: John Elder, James Simeon,
      Creditors: Edward Rookwood (did not come), John Boyce (came, got sick, and died).
      Next of kin: only small children.
      Executors: John Sanders.
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      Maj. William Boarman 32B.247 A CH 304.1.8 58.13.4 Sep 4 1711
      Received from: Richard Lemaster, Jacob Miller,
      Payments to: Mr. James Heath, Capt. Thomas Crabb, Alexander Willson, Capt. Walter Story, Nathaniell Seutte, John Bowling, Lord Baltimore, Madam Mary Contee, Capt. Thomas Dent, John Sanders, William Balden, Esq.
      Executrix: Mary Sanders, wife of Mr. John Sanders.
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      Patrick Macatee 38A.134 I CH 86.8.9 Jun 25 1717
      Appraisers: Anthony Neale, John Sanders.
      Approvers: William Rossell, Patrick Macatee.
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      Ignatius Mathews 18,17 1 CH 166.15.10 Aug16 1698
      Appraisers: John Sanders, Jese Doyne
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      John Warren 3.16 A CH 164.12.0 214.3.8 May 6 1720
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 123.15.0.
      Received from; John Loften, Robertt King, John Steuart, John Duley
      Payments to: Samuell Love, Darby Ocane, Capt. Thomas Dent, Mr, Samuel Hanson, John Sanders, Gerard Ocain, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Dr. Pelletear, Mr. Manning, Samuell Hanson, Benamin Warren, John Neal.
      Distribution to (equally): 2 children (unnamed).
      Executrix: Judith Bruce (relict), now wife of John Bruce,
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      Mathews, William, Charles County, 15th Feb,, 1724-5; 24th March, 1724/5
      To son Thomas and hrs. 1/2 of "Mathew's Purchase," cont. 460 A., and personalty.
      To son Joseph and hrs. South end "Mathew's Purchase" and personalty
      to son Lucas and heirs " Second Addition" and land adjoining, now occupied by Joseph Chrismond; the dwelling - plantation and residue of estate real and personal.
      sons to live with their brother, Lucas, until day of marriage or 21; should either son die before marriage his portion to be divided between the surviving brothers.
      Overseer: John Sanders, of Pomfritt,
      Test: John Vincent (Vinson), Hugh Carrick (Kerriek), William Vincent (Vinson), John Manning. 18.352.
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      Anne Brown 16,4 1 36.0.0 Apr 30 1698
      Servants mentioned: Robert Ferriell,
      Appraisers: John Clement, John Saunders,
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      James Parrander 19.269 A CH 154.12.9 Oct 29 1742
      Sureties: Courts Keech, John Philpott.
      Received from: David Parsons, James Mathews, Edmond Cole, William Taylor.
      Payments to: Martha Sanders for legacy from John Saunders (also John Sanders, deceased was executor), John Sanders (son of John Sanders, legacy from his father), Elenor Harthonwhite, Charles Calvert, Esq., Walter Hanson.
      Legatees: Martha Sanders.
      Executor (surviving): Charles Musgrove.
      Anne Scott, born say 1695, was the servant of Philemon Hemsley on 10 November 1713 when she was presented by the Charles County court for having a "Mallato" child by information of John Sanders [Court Record 1711-5, 318].
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      Elizabeth Butler, born say 1693, was not named among the slaves in Major Boarman's 1709 will but was listed as a "Negro woman" in the inventory of the estate of John Sanders in 1730. She was identified as Eleanor's daughter by seventy-six-year-old Anne Whitehorn in her 27 May 1767 deposition in the Provincial Court. Anne also deposed that Elizabeth was somewhat younger than her, that Elizabeth had been dead about 30 years, and that Elizabeth's son William was about 44 years old at the time of the deposition [Provincial Court Judgments 1770-1, 236-7].
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      Margaret Butler, born about 1727, was a "Negro Girle about 3 years old" who was listed in the estate of John Sanders in 1730. William McPherson (aged sixty years) and Joseph Jameson (aged fifty-two) deposed on 27 May 1767 that Margaret was the daughter of Kate Butler and the mother of Mary Butler, the petitioner in the Butler vs. Richard Boarman suit [Provincial Court Judgments 1770-1, 239, 243].
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      William Butler, born about 1721, was a nine-year-old boy listed in the 1730 inventory of John Sanders' estate. He married his second cousin Mary Butler, the granddaughter of Catherine Butler. They brought suit for their freedom from Richard Boarman of St. Mary's County in 1763.
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      Elizabeth Day, born say 1695, was the indentured servant of John Sanders on 13 March 1710/1 when she admitted in Charles County court that she had an illegitimate "Malatto" child by a "Negro man named Quasey belonging to her master." And on 11 August 1713 she admitted to the court that she had a second mixed-race child [Court Proceedings D-2:70; E-2:301, 304]. Many of her descendants moved to Virginia and North Carolina during the colonial period.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 95
      10 Mar 1674; Indenture from Edward Maddock, apothecary, to John Saunders of Bristol, England; for 4,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Greene's Purchase; lying on the east side of Anacostia River and south east side of St. Isodore's Brooke; containing 200 acres; /s/ Edward Maddock; wit. John Faning, Luke Greene
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 243
      19 Feb 1676; Indenture from John Allen, Gent., to John Saunders of Bristol, England; for 50,000# tobacco; half part of a parcel called Irish Damn on the west side of Zachia Swamp; containing 50 acres; half of the Watermills, 2 grist mills on said tract; half of Smith's Hope of 50 acres and watermills; /s/ John Allen; wit. Richard Edelen, Tho. Russell, Clebome Lomax
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber H, Page 6
      10 Jun 1678; Indenture from John Saunders, late of the City of Bristol, Gent., to William Wells, Gent.; a parcel of land called Nonesuch; located on Oxon Runn; containing 106 acres by indentures dated 9 Mar 1674; for 9,000# tobacco; /s/ John Saunders; wit Henry Bonner, Cleborne Lomax
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber H, Page 8
      10 June 1678; Indenture from John Saunders, Gent., to William Wells; for 4,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Greene 's Purchase; on the east side of the Anacostia River and St. Isodore's Creek; containing 200 acres; /s/ John Saunders; wit. Henry Bonner, Clebome Lomax
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 181
      Recorded at request of Tho. Crabb, the two following deeds:
      21 Mar 1704; Indenture from William Boreman, Gent., to Tho. Crabb, merchant; for 5s; a tract called Wardle of 780 acres; excepting the 250 acres previously sold John Sanders by certificate dated 29 Aug 1673 by Clement Hill, general surveyor; tract formerly inheritance of John Manwaringg lying near the branches of Zachiah Swamp; bounded by land of William Williams called Lanternam; /s/ [no signature]; wit. Phillip Brisscoe, Sr., Tho. Taney, Cornelius White
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 183
      22 Mar 1704; Indenture from William Boreman, Gent., to Tho. Crabb, merchant; for 60; a parcel called Whardle of 530 acres part of 780 acres; 250 acres heretofore sold by Boreman to John Sanders; [described as above]; /s/ Wm. Boreman; same witnesses; ack. by Wm. Boreman and Mary his wife; 18 May 1705 Capt. Tho. Crabb paid alienation for 530 acres for use of James Heath farmer
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 94
      Recorded at request of John Sanders of Chingomuxon:
      10 Mar 1707; Indenture from Henry More, planter, to John Sanders, planter; for 14,500#; a parcel of land called Whittland on the north side of Piscataway River; containing 400 acres; /s/ Henry More; wit _ Dent, Richard Edgar; ack. by Henry More and Sarah his wife 10 Mar 1707
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 45
      22 Jul 1713; Recorded at request of John Sanders:
      25 June 1713; Indenture from Robert Green and Mary his wife, and Thomas Green, eldest son and heir of sd. Robert Green and Mary his wife, to William Boarman, Sr., eldest son and heir of Maj. William Boarman, dec'd; on behalf of Francis Ignatius Boarman, infant, youngest son of Maj. William Boarman, dec'd, for 50; a parcel called GREEN'S REST being part of William Boarman's Manor called CONTENT; bounded by Abraham Lemaster, Zachia Swamp and Evans Run; containing 450 acres by patent 16 Jul 1679; Wm. Boatman during his lifetime purchased again of sd. Thomas Green and by his last will Boarman gave to his youngest son Ignatius; nothing appears on record from Thomas Green to Wm. Boarman; /s/ Robert G
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 205.
      At the request of Majr Robert Hanson of CC, the following deed was recorded May 1, 1730.
      April 27, 1730 from Thomas Sanders, the son of John Sanders of CC, deceased, to Robert Hanson of CC, Gent, for 3000 lbs of tobacco and for divers other good causes, lot #72 in Chandler Town in CC at the head of Portobacco Cr, formerly laid out for Jno Sanders, father to the sd Thomas Sanders, containing about 3 roods. Signed - Thos Sanders Jr. Wit - Henry Hawkins*, Jno Briscoe*.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 117 (101). Apr 2, 1753 from Thomas Mitchell of CC, planter, to Leonard Mitchell of CC, planter, for 65 sterling and for divers other good Causes, part of a tract of land lying on the west side of Portobacco Cr in CC, it being that part of Cains' Purchase, which John Sanders devised to his son, John Sanders, and afterwards descended to Thomas Ignatius Sanders (son to John Sanders the Latter) by whose death the same became the right of his sister Prudence, now the wife of sd Leonard Mitchell, and by sd Leonard Mitchell and Prudence, his wife, sold to sd Thomas Mitchell, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Thos Mitchell. Wit - Thos Stone, Jno Winter. Recorded Jun 13, 1753_
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 352-4: WHITTLAND: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Sanders, John: Surveyed 15 Aug 1659 for Henry Adams on the South side of Mattawoman Creek, patent in the name in John Wheeler: Other notes - 400 acres - John Saunders from Henry Moore 10 March 1707,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-12: CANES PURCHASE: 700 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Sanders, Edward: Surveyed the remainder of the above tract 18 Jan 1675 for John Cane at the mouth of Marshy branch called deep branch on the North side Potomac river: Other Tracts Mentioned: GOOSE CREEK; ;
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 303-11: GOOSE CREEK: 1600 acres; Possession of - 900 Acres - Chandler, William: Surveyed 12 Aug 1654 for Job Chandler on the West side of Port Tobacco Creek 900 Acres whereof resurveyed 1 March 1675 for Richard Chandler and called by the name of GOOSE CREEK on the West side Port Tobacco at St. Thomas Creek.: Other Tracts Mentioned: CANES PURCHASE,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 376-7: WARDLE: 780 acres; Possession of - 780 Acres - Crabbs, Thomas Capt. Surveyed 29 Aug 1670 for George Mannering on the East side Zachia Swamp on the West side a branch that runs into the swamp.:

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    1. [S044841] semmes, Harry Wright Newman.

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