State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Sale of Land
George Richardson to Thomas Raiford & others
24 June 1842
Be it Known and Remembered, that on this Twenty fourth day of June, in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and Forty two, and in the year of the Independence of the United States of America, the Sixty Sixth.
Before me, Burlin Childress, 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 this Parish, 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 Messrs. Thomas Raiford & Mathew Raiford, citizens of this Parish, present & accepting and purchasing for themselves, their heirs, and assigns, and acknowledging delivery and possession, thereof, the following pieces of Land situated in this Parish viz:To Thomas Raiford, seventy acres, and to Mathew Raiford, Ten, being the same fraction entered by Thomas Raiford from the Government, & sold to the said George Richardson about three years ago, bounded West by Wm. Bowen, & East by Raiford, North & South by Public Lands.
To have and to hold, the said property unto the said purchasers, their heirs, and assigns, to their proper use and behoof, forever; and the said vendor for himself, his heirs, & assigns, the said Lands to said purchasers, their 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 he has, or may have against his own vendor, or the vendors of his vendor, hereby authorising the said purchaser to exercise the said rights, 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 one hundred & Twenty Dollars, one hundred Dollars is paid by Thomas Raiford, & Twenty Dollars paid by Mathew Raiford, cash in hand, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, before signing of this Instrument .
It appears by the certificate of the Recorder of Mortgages, the certificate of the Recorder of Mortgages is dispensed with, & the parties release me, Notary, from any Liability to damages resulting from the passage of this act without the same.
Thus done and passed at the Parish of Livingston, the day, month and year first above written in the presence of William Wells and William L. Davenport, witnesses of lawful age, and domiciliated in this Parish, who have hereunto signed their names, together with said appearers, and me, said Judge.
Wm. L. Davenport
Burlin Childress, P. J.
Truly Recorded, 1870
G. 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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