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State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Louisiana State Seal

Sale of Land
Thomas McCabe to Moses Vinyard
06 April 1837

Be it Known and remembered that on this sixth day of April in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight hundred and thirty seven,

Before me Thomas Kennedy Parish judge and ex officio Notary Public in and for the said Parish of Livingston. Personally came and appeared Mr. Thomas McCabe of said Parish of Livingston who declared that for and in consideration of the sum of One hundred and twenty five dollars cash in hand paid the reciept [sic] of which is hereby acknowledged he does grant, bargain, sell, convey, assign, set over and deliver unto Moses Vinyard who is present and accepting a certain tract of land Situated in the parish of Livingston, On the west side of the Ponchatoulas river and containing one hundred acres, bounded west and South by land of Lines, north by land of Arnold Denker, East by lands of McCabe being a part of the same tract of land on which the said Thomas McCabe now lives --

To have and to hold the above described land to the said Moses Vinyard to him his heirs and assigns to their proper use and behoof [sic] forever.

The said vendor binding himself his heirs & assigns that he will defend and warrant the above described tract of land against the claims of all and every person or persons whomsoever by these presents.

This sale was made previous to the Mariage [sic] of said vendor with Mistress Elizabeth Richardson his present wife, But this act was not passed until after the Mariage [sic]; the above sale was made on the first day of September last. --

By examination of the records of Mortgages of the Parish of Livingston it appears that the property herein sold is free of any mortgage or lien recorded in this office in the name of the present vendor.

Thus done and passed in the parish of Livingston in presence of Samuel Richardson and Arnold Denker. Witnesses who have signed this act with said appeasers [sic] and me the said Judge this day and date first above written.

Thomas McCabe
Moses W. Vinyard

Witness
Samuel Richardson
Arnold Denker

Thomas Kennedy, Parish Judge

I hereby certify the foregoing act has been duly recorded in my office this sixth day of May Eighteen hundred and Thirty Seven.

Thomas Kennedy, Parish Judge

Truly Recorded April 4th, 1870
Geo. D. Wells, Recorded
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Source: Conveyance Records - 1835-1865, Livingston Parish, Louisiana (FHL Film 0355915)

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