This Indenture made the first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven Between Cornelius Ray of the city of New York, Merchant and Elizabeth his Wife of the first part; and Samuel Reynolds of the second part. Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and thirty five 35/100 dollars lawful money of the United States of America, to them in had paid, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the paid party of the second part, his heirs, executors and administrators, for ever released and discharged from the same by these presents, Have granted, bargained, sold released, conveyed and confirmed, and by these presents Do grant, bargain, fell, release, and convey and confirm, unto the said party of the second party, his heirs and assigns for ever, All that certain tract of land situate lying and being in the Township of Stockholm, County of St. Lawrence and State of New York, being part of that certain Lot or piece of land which on a map or survey of the said township, made for the proprietor is distinguished by Lot number forty three. Beginning at the Southwesterly corner of said Lot no. 43, a Beech Tree corner & marked 220.127.116.11 and running from thence North Twenty nine degrees West along a line of marked trees and Westerly bounds of said Lot number Forty three Twenty five chains twenty five links to a stake thirteen links South Southeast of a Birch Tree corner & thence North sixty one degrees east along a line of marked Trees Thirty two chains to a stake in a swamp corner & thence South Twenty nine degrees east along a line of marked trees twenty three chains twenty five links to a stake thence north sixty one degrees east two chains, thence south twenty nine degrees East two chains to a stake in the Southerly bounds of said lot No 43 thence South Sixty one west along a line of marked Trees and Southerly bounds of Said lot number forty three thirty four chains forty links to the place of beginning containing eighty one and **** 100th of an acre, subject nevertheless to the reservations of conditions in the original letter patent granting said town or tract
Together with all and singular the privileges, advantages, hereditaments and appurtenances, whatsoever, unto the said above-mentioned and described premises in any wise appertaining or belonging, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof; And also, all the estate, right, title, interest, dower, and right of conver, property, claim and demand whatsoever, as well in law as in equity, of the said parties of the first part, of, in, or to the fame, and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances: To have and to hold the above granted, bargained and described premises, with the appurtenances, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns to his and their won proper use and behoof forever.
And the said Cornelius Ray for himself his heirs, executors, and administrators, Doth Covenant, grant, promise and agree, to and with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, That he the said Cornelius Ray at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents is lawfully seised in his own right of a good, absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple, of and in, all and singular, the above granted, bargained, and described premises, with the appurtenances; and hath good right, and lawful authority, to grant, bargain, sell and convey the same, in manner and form as herein written; And that the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, shall and may at all times hereafter, peaceably and quietly, have, hold, occupy and enjoy, the above granted premises and every part thereof, with the appurtenances, without any let, suit, trouble, molestation, eviction, or disturbance of the said parties of the first part, their heirs or assigns, or of any other person or persons, lawfully claiming or to claim the same; And that the same non are free, clear, discharged and unincumbered, of and from all former and other grants, titles, charges, estates, judgements, taxes, assessments and incumbrances, of what nature of kind soever.
And also, That the said parties of the first part, and their heirs, and all and every other person or persons whomsoever, lawfully or equitably deriving any estate right, title or interest, of, in, or to the herein before granted premises, by, from, under, or in trust for them shall and will at any time or times hereafter, upon the reasonable request, and at the proper costs and charges, in the law, of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, make, do and execute, or cause, or procure to be made, done and executed, all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable acts, conveyances and assurances in the law, for the better and more effectually vesting and confirming the premises hereby intended to be granted, in and to the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, as by the said party of the second part his heirs or assigns or his consel learned in the law, shall be reasonably devised, advised or required: And the said Cornelius ray for himself and his heirs, the above described and hereby granted and released premises and every part thereof, with the appurtenances, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, against the said parties of the first part and their heirs, and against all persons whomsoever, lawfully claming or to claim the same, shall and will Warrant, and by these presents forever Defend.
In witness whereof, the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably act their hands and seal, the day and year first above written.
SEALED AND DELIVERED IN THE PRESENCE OF US,
The words “and Westerly bounds of said Lot number” on the 10th & 11th lines and the words “Thirty two chains to a stake in a” on the 12th line, being first written on an erazure before signature.
J.E. R. Leyard
Signed by Cornelius Ray and Elizabeth Ray
State of New York : On the seventeenth day of June eighteen hundred Eleven before me came Cornelius Ray & Elizabeth his wife to me known to be the persons described in and who executed the within deed both of whom did acknowledge that they had executed the same the said Elizabeth being by me examined private of and apart from her husband confessed that she had so executed the same paper without any fear or compulsion of the said husband. There being therein no material alterations except as noted I do allow the same to be recorded.
Recorded in the office of the Clerk of the County of St Lawrence in Lib No. 4 of Conveyances Page 77 this fourth day of January 1815 at 9 o’clock AM
Louis Hasbrouck, Clerk
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