State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Act of Sale
George Richardson to John McCarroll
01 April 1845
Be it Known and Remembered that on this First day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five, and in the year of the Independence of the United States of America the sixty ninth,
Before me, Jacob J. Watts, Judge of said Parish, and duly authorised by Law to exercise the powers of Notary Public therein, personally came and appeared Mr. George Richardson, a citizen of the Parish of Livingston in the State of Louisiana, who did declare and say, that for the consideration hereinafter expressed, he 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, alienations, or other incumbrances whatsoever unto Mr. John McCarrol, also a citizen of the aforesaid Parish and State, and here present, accepting and purchasing for himself, his heirs, and assigns, and acknowledging delivery and possession thereof, the following described land situate in the Parish of Livingston in the State of Louisiana to wit:The North West quarter & the South East quarter of the South East quarter of section Twenty eight of Township No. Seven South of Range No. Eight together with all the buildings and Improvements thereunto, belonging or in any wise attached, containing Eighty superficial acres, and being the same tract of land purchased by the present vendor from Samuel Richardson.
To have and to hold, the said property unto the said purchaser, his heirs, and assigns, to their proper use and behoof, forever; and the 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 of all the rights and actions of warranty, which he has, or may have, against his own vendor, or the vendors of his vendor, hereby authorising the said purchaser to exercise the said right and actions in the same manner as he might or could have done.
This sale is made for and in consideration of the sum of Three hundred dollars, Thirty dollars of which is paid in cash, and the balance in One, two & Three years, for which sum the purchaser has furnished his three promisary notes of even date, with this Instrument, and each for the sum of Ninety Dollars, payable respectively at one, Two and Three years, & each to draw Eight percent interest from date untill [sic] paid; and in order more fully to secure the fully & final payment of said notes at maturity, as well as the interest and costs that may accrue, the said before described land & Improvements stands specially mortgaged, and Hypothecated, & which said notes are paraphed “Nevavictur” by me, Judge, in order to identify the same, with this Instrument.
It appears by the certificate of the Recorder of Mortgages of the Parish of Livingston, of even date with this Instrument, that there are no mortgages, Judgements, or other liens standing recorded in said office in the name of the vendor on the said before described land and Improvements.
Thus done and passed at my office, in the town of Springfield, the day, month and year first above written, in the presence of Henry Kinchen and James Settoon, witnesses of lawful age and domiciliated in this Parish, who have hereunto signed their names together with said appearers, and me, said Judge.
Jacob J . Watts
Truly Recorded April 13th 1870
Geo. D. Wells, Recorder
Tangipaho Parish, Louisiana
Source: Conveyance Records - 1835-1865, Livingston Parish, Louisiana (FHL Film 0355915) Back to the Top
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