State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Sale of Land
Adeline E. [Richardson] Walmsly to Geo. Richardson
21 April 1852
Be it Known and remembered that on this twenty first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and fifty two and in the Seventy Sixth year of American Independence.
Before me, Gastin T. Raoul, recorder of said Parish duly commissioned and sworn, personally came and appeared Mistress Adeline E. Richardson of lawful age, wife of Louis R. Walmsley of the Parish of Natchitoches in this state, and by her said husband fully authorised and assisted in the execution of these presents, who did declare and say that for the consideration hereinafter expressed, she does by these presents grant, bargain, sell convey, transfer, assign and set over with a full guarantee against all troubles, debts, mortgages, claims, evictions, donations or otherwise unto Mr. George Richardson of the aforesaid Parish of Livingston who is here present accepting and purchasing for himself his heirs an assigns and acknowledging delivery and possession thereof, a certain undivided half section of land containing Three hundred and twenty acres, situate lying and being in said Parish of Livingston on the Blood River about one and half miles from the Junction of said River with the Tickfaw River, and the first high land on the right bank of said Blood River ascending, from said Junction being the Old Starns possession? and now Known as the Warran tract, together with all the buildings, improvements, and privileges to the same belonging or in any wise appurtaining, vendor acquired title to said land by purchase form William H. Wheaton of the city of New Orleans.
To have and to hold, the said property to said purchaser, his heirs and assigns, to their proper use and behoof; forever, and the said vendor for herself, her heirs & assigns, said land to said purchaser, his heirs and assigns, shall and will warrant and forever defend against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever by these presents, the said vendor moreover subrogating the said purchaser to all the rights and actions of warranty which she has or may have against her own vendor or the vendors of her vendor, hereby authorising the said purchaser to exercise the said rights and actions in the same manner as she might or could have done.
This sale is made for and in consideration of the sum of Five hundred dollars cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged before the signing of this act.
Mortgage certificate waived by the parties.
Thus done and passed at the said Parish of Livingston the day, month, and year first herein above written in the presence of William E. Walker and Daniel Addison, competent witnesses who have signed this act with the said appearers & recorder.
Adeline E. Walmsly
Lewis R. Walmsly
W. E. Walker
G. T. Raoul, Recorder
Truly Recorded April 19th, 1870
Geo. D. Wells, Recorder
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Source: Conveyance Records - 1835-1865, Livingston Parish, Louisiana (FHL Film 0355915) Back to the Top
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