submitted by Alex Ross, July 16, 2006
This Indenture Made the nineteenth day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and thirty one Between John S. Veeder, and Mary his wife of the town of Davenport, County of Delaware and State of New York of the first part and Stephen Olmsted of the town of Davenport County and State aforesaid of the Second part Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in Consideration of the Sum of One thousand Dollars money of account of the United States of America to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby Confessed and acknowledged hath bargained sold remised released aliened and confirmed and by these presents Do grant bargain sell remise release alien and confirm unto the Said party of the Second part in his actual possession now being and to his heirs and assigns forever All that certain piece or parcel of land Situate lying and being in the town of Davenport County of Delaware and State aforesaid being a part of Lot Number Seventeen on the South Side of the Charlotte river and bounded as follows viz. Beginning in the center of the road opposite a Stake and Stones near the house of David Lynes from thence South twenty two degrees west ten rods and five links thence South Eighty four degrees west thirty five rods and Eighty links thence North Eighty two degrees west Sixteen rods + Eight links thence North seventy One Degrees + thirty minutes west thirty Seven rods + five links thence North thirty one degrees and ten minutes west One hundred ninety three and a half rods to the center of the river from thence up the said River as it winds and turns opposite a Stake and Stones on the bank of the river thence South thirty four degrees and ten minutes East to the place of beginning Containing One hundred acres and twenty perches be the same more or less. Together with all and Singular the hereditainments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and all the estate right title interest claim and demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part, either in law or equity of in and to the above bargained premises, with the Said hereditainments and appurtenances. To have and to hold the Said premises 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 their heirs Executors and administrators and assigns do covenant grant bargain promise and agree to and with the Said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns the above bargained premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the Said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns against all and every person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the whole or any part of the above mentioned and described premises will forever Warrant and Defend. the words above bargained premises Erased before Signed
In witness whereof the parties of these presents have hereunto Set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered
John S. Veeder (LS)
In Presents of
Mary Veeder (LS)
State of New York
County of Delaware SS
I certify that on the 11th day of October 1831 personally came before me the within named John S Veeder + Mary Veeder his wife to me Known to be the person described in and who executed the within deed + acknowledged the due execution thereof and the said Polly being by me Examined Separate and apart from her husband acknowledged she Executed the Same freely without any fear or compulsion of her Said husband.
Let it be recorded.
Commissioner of Deeds + C
Recorded February 6. 1832. 4 P.M.
C B Sheldon, Clerk