State of Louisiana
Parish of Livingston
Transfer of Land
Estate of T. Kennedy to George Richardson
04 November 1839
Be it Known and remembered, that on this Fourth day of November in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight hundred and thirty Nine and in the year of the Independence of the United States the Sixty-fourth,
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 Gaston Turner Raoul, acting Testamentary Executor of the last will & testament of the late Thomas Kennedy, a citizen of the Parish, who did declare and say that, the consideration herein after 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. George Richardson also a citizen of the same Parish and State here present accepting and purchasing for himself and his heirs and assigns, and acknowledging delivery and possession thereof the following Land - viz.:The west half of the North East quarter of section No 17 Township No. 7 South of Range No. 8 east containing Eighty acres and one hundred & sixty acres being the North west quarter of Section No. Eighteen Township No. Seven South of Range No. eight east, and the undivided their of the following Lands - viz.:Six hundred and forty acres lying at the mouth of Selsers Creek on the waters of the Tangipahoa and known as the “Samuel Richardson confirmation” and eighty acres lying on the east side of said confirmation entered from the Government of the United States by Richardson, and two hundred and Nineteen acres immediately on the Road leading from Samuel Richardson to George 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 vendor for the said deceased Thomas Kennedy, his heirs and assigns, shall and will warrant of all persons, whomsoever, by these presents, the said vendor, moreover, subrogating the said purchaser to all the right and actions of warranty which ... did has or may have against his own vendor, or the vendors of his vendor, hereby authorizing the said purchaser to exercise the said rights land action in the manner he might or could have done.
This sale is made for and in consideration of the sum of Sixteen hundred thirty-three dollars 33/100, which sum is to be paid in the following manner viz:One hundred & thirty three 33/100 dollars in six months, six hundred dollars in twelve months, and six hundred dollars in twenty four months, in Notes of the purchaser from August 1839, Satisfactory endorsed to draw ten per cent interest after maturity till paid.
All of which have been recieved [sic] before the signing of this instrument. This sale is made in Virtue of an adjudication made at Public Auction in Virtue of an order from the Hon. Court of Probates of this Parish after the requisite advertisement of thirty days by the Hon. Burlin Childress, Judge of said Parish and ex officio auctioneer, in and for the same, all of which will fully appear by reference to the account sale of Land on file in this Court of Probate of the aforesaid Parish, all the above named and described property being Mortgaged & Hypothicated Specially for the payment of the aforesaid sum of Sixteen hundred and thirty three 33/100 Dollars, as the second payments become due & the said Notes duly parapher Nevariature by me, Notary, to be indentify the date in the this Instrument. It appears by the certificate of the recorder of Mortgages that there is no Lien or Mortgage of Record on the Property herein conveyed in the Mortgage office of said Parish.
Thus done and passed at my office in the town of Springfield, the day, month and year first above written, in the presence of James H. Harry and Abraham Caldwell, witnesses of lawful age, and domiciliated in this Parish, who have hereunto signed their names together with said appearers, and me said Judge.
James H. Harvey
G. T. Raoul
Test. Ex. T. Kennedy dec'd
Truly Recorded April 2nd 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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