State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Transfer of Land
J. J. Watts, Sheriff. to Charles Myers
31 October 1840
Whereas, I Jacob J. Watts, Sheriff of the Parish of Livingston, in the state of Louisiana
By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias against the property both personal & Real of Charles Myers & Alfred Richardson at the suit of Woolsey & Montague & to me directed by the Honorable the Parish Court of the Parish of Livingston, State of Louisiana after having fulfilled and complied with all the proscribed legal requisites did seize upon the following described tract or parcel of land to wit.:Fifty acres more or less together with all the improvements & appurtenances thereunto belonging & bounded North by David B. Morgan, East by John Mathews, South by James H. Witton, & West by Natalbany river, being the same land on which the defendant Charles Myers now lives & pointed out by said Myers to satisfy the Fi Fa. & cost and having further complied with and performed all the additional previous legal requisites, did expose he same to public sale according to law at the Court house door in the town of Springfield on the 31st day of October 1840 when Charles Myers being the highest and last bidder, the said before described property was adjudged to the said Charles Myers for the price of Two hundred Dollars payable twelve months after date for which he has furnished his promisary Note with as security & in which land a special Mortgage is retained until final payment which I acknowledge to have recieved [sic] as payment in full for said before described land.
Now therefore, Know all men by this presents, That I the said Sheriff in the consideration of the premises and by virtue of the laws of the state of Louisiana in such case made and provided, or sell and transfer the said described property to the said Charles Myers and all the right and title which the said Charles Myers had in or to the said above described property, to have and to hold the same to the said Charles Myers his heirs and assigns forever.
In witness whereof I have hereunto signed my name at Livingston, in the said State of Louisiana, this the 31st day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and Forty, and the 65th year of the Independence of the United Stated. Signed in presence of D. B. Cason.
Jacob J. Watts, Sheriff
Clerks Office Livingston Parish Louisiana, I certify the foregoing Instrument to be duly recorded in this office this 7th day of November, A. D. 1840.
C. Parsons, Dy. Clerk
Truly Recorder April 17th 1870
G. 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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