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Schuyler Co., NY Land Deeds

Transcribed for the website by
Debra Gordon-Thom


From FHL Film # 0836054
Schuyler county Deeds, Book 1 p. 194

LEBEUS HAMMOND
To
GERSHOM BENNETT
Book 6  P. 33  (note: refers to Steuben County Deed Book)

Know all men by these presents that I Lebeus Hammond of the of the County of Tioga, State of New York in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars lawful money by Gershom Bennet of the County of Steuben and State aforesaid, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said Gershom his heirs and assigns forever, All that certain piece or parcel of land laying and being as follows beginning at the north west corner of said lot, thence along the Town line south to Justus Bennets north west corner of said lot thence East to Justus Bennets north east corner to land belonging to Josiah Bennet, Thence north to lands owned by Watson and Low, thence west to the place of beginning  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx in township no. five in the first range of Towns in the Massachusetts pre-emption lands.  To have and to hold the said granted and bargained premises with the privledges and appurtenances thereof to him the said Gershom his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their use and behoof forever, And I the said Lebeus, for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, do covenant with the said Gershom his heirs and assigns that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises that they are free of all incumbrances, that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Gershom to hold as aforesaid, and that I will Warrant and Defend the same to the said Gershom, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Sealed Signed, Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
James Mathews Jr.                                                                Lebeus Hammond, L.S.
Robert Tubbs

Tioga County
 Be it remembered that on the twenty eighth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine, before me the subscriber one of the Judges of the Court of Common Please of the said County of Tioga, personally came James Mathews Junior one of the subscribing witnesses to the within indenture to one well known and made oath that he is personally acquainted with Lebeus Hammond the within warrantor, who in his presence and in the presence of Robert Tubbs the other subscribing witness, also to him well known signed, sealed, and delivered the same. Having examined the same and finding no material erasures or interlineations I do allow the same to be Recorded.
Recorded on the 18th of May 1812 at 6 PM                              Henry Wells
 


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