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Borst Spring Conveyance
Burns Land Division/Inheritance
Congdon Land Lease
Dana - Boyce Water Rights Transfer
Abbey Robinson - Munson Wilsie Land Agreement
John B. VanBuren Land Purchases
Wakeman - Osterhout and Youngs Right to Egress
Submitted by Claudia Bement
CONGDON LAND LEASE
WHERAS Johannes Adamy and Coenradt Adamy hath by their Lease, indented, dated the ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety four demised and to______the said George Young all that certain _____ now situated lying and being in the town of Sharon in the County of Schoharie, formerly in the town of Durlock and County of Otsego and State of New York. To have and to hold to him the said George Young, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the said premises as follows: Part of Lot No. twenty nine, takes its beginning at the north west corner of Lot No. twenty eight running south thirteen degrees, east thirty one chains and twenty five links to a stake and stones, thence south seventy five degrees east sixteen chains to a stake, thence north thirteen degrees west thirty one chains and twenty five links to a beach tree, thence south seventy five degrees west sixteen chains to the place of beginning, containing fifty acres of land as is by the said Lease more fully expressed and will appear, and whereas the said George Youngs has assigned and set over all his right and title to the aforesaid Lease to Ebenezer Walker and the said Ebenezer Walker to William Beekman the said William Beekman to Peter Gasher the said Peter Gasher to William Garner and the said William Garner to Jesse Williams the said Jesse Williams to William Beekman and the said William Beekman to George Best and the said George Best has by his last Will and Testament given and bequeathed it unto me, my heirs and assigns. Now know all men by that ______, I, Peter G. Best of the town of Sharon, County of Schoharie and State of New York aforesaid in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars to me in hand paid by Christopher Congdon of the State of Rhode Island do hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns assure (?), assign and grant and set over to the said Christopher Congdon, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the messuage and tenements aforesaid and all my estate, right and title therein to have and to hold to him the said Christopher Congdon, his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns during the residue of the said term of years yet then to come in and to the same by virtue of the said Lease indented under the rents, covenants and agreements therein specified. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of July in the year our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one.
Submitted by Claudia Bement
This indenture made the twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one between Peter G. Best and Claricy his wife of the town of Sharon, County of Schoharie and State of New York, farmer, of the first part, and Christopher Congdon of the State of Rhode Island of the second part, witnesses that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of ten hundred dollars money of account of the United States to them in hand paid by the said part of the second part, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, sold, rendered, aliened and confirmed, and by these presents, do grant, bargain, sell, remise, release, alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns for ever all that parcel of land being part of lot No. Twenty eight in the town of Sharon aforesaid and is bounded on the south by land of Jacob Hipple, formerly Barnabas Eldridge and Thomas Thompson, on the east by the east line of said lot No. Twenty eight, on the south by land of the late George Best bequeathed to George G. Best, formerly Elias Tinkhans (or Tinkhaus) and on the west by the west line of the lot No. Twenty eight containing fifty one acres of land. Together with all and singular the_____and appurtenances thereinto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversing remainder and remaining rents, issues and profits thereof; and all the estate, right, title interest, claim and demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part, either in law or equity, of, in and to the above bargained premises with the said ____________ and appurtenances. To have and to hold the said fifty one acres of land with all and singular the improvements to the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use, benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said parties of the first part for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators do covenant, grant, bargain, promise and agree to and with the party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, to warrant and forever to defend the above bargained premises, and every part and parcel thereof now being in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, against the said parties of the first part, their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, and against all and every other person or persons claiming or to claim the said premises or any part thereof. In Witness whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set heir hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Peter G. Best
Claricy Best (X her mark)
Sealed and delivered in the presence of William Congdon, William Beekman
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