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State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Louisiana State Seal

Sale of Land
Thomas McCabe to Arnold Denker
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 who declared that for and in consideration of the sum of Two hundred and Eighty Dollars and twenty five cents, two hundred and fifteen dollars of the above sum is paid in Cash down and for the balance of Sixty five dollars and 25/100 the said purchaser has furnished his promisary [sic] Note payable on the first day of September next; he does grant, bargain, sell, convey, assign, set over and deliver unto Mr. Arnold Denker of this parish present and accepting a certain tract of land Situated in the Parish of Livingston, bounded South by the land of McCabe and M. Vinyard, West by W. Akers land, North by lands of Leonard and east by the river Ponchatoulas, containing two hundred and twenty acres and two tenths of an acre.

To have and to hold the above described tract of land to the said Arnold Denker his heirs and assigns to their proper use and behoof [sic] forever.

The said vendor binding himself his heirs and assigns that he will warrant and defend the above described tract of land against the claims of all persons whomsoever.

This sale was made and agreed on by the parties on the first day of September last and previous to the Mariage [sic] of the vendor with his present wife, Elizabeth Richardson, and has been postponed to this date to enter into the written contract.

By examination of the records of Mortgages of this Parish, It appears that the property herein sold is free of any Mortgage recorded in this office in the name of the present vendor.

Thus done and passed in the Parish in presence of Samuel Richardson and signed the same with the said parties and me the said Judge day and date above written.

Thomas McCabe
Arnold Denker

Samuel Richardson
Augustus Richardson

Thomas Kennedy, Parish Judge

I Certify the foregoing has been duly recorded in my office this fifth day of May 1837.

Thomas Kennedy, Parish Judge

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

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

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