submitted by Alex Ross, May 1, 2004
This Indenture, Made the 26th day of November in the year Nineteen Hundred and Forty Six. Between Wilson H. Peters and Pearl E. Peters, his wife, residing at Town Of Davenport, N.Y. PO Address, Schenevus, N.Y. R.D. parties of the first part, and Joseph Thomas Higgins and Margaret E. Higgins, husband and wife as tenants, by the entirety residing at 1506 Ave-H, Brooklyn, New York parties of the second part, Witnesseth That the parties of the first part in consideration of One Dollar($1.00) lawful money of the United States paid by the parties of the second part, do hereby grant and release unto the parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever,
"All That Tract or Parcel of Land, situate in the town of Davenport, County of Delaware, and State of New York, being the same premises conveyed by Henry Sanford, Executor, to John K. Odell , by deed dated January 11, 1889, and recorded in the Delaware county clerk's office in book 107 of Deeds, at page 652, and according to said deed bounded on the north by lands of David VanDeusen; on the east by the highway; on the south by the lands of the Widow VanZandt; and on the west by the lands of John Smith and a graveyard, and containing four acres of land, more or less.
Also All That Tract Or Parcel Of Land, situate in said town of Davenport, and according to said deed bounded and described as follows. Beginning at the highway leading from the old Charlotte Turnpike to the Charlotte river , on the northerly line of lands now occupied by Perry Butts, Daniel Rowe and George Hillis, to the northwest corner of lands now occupied by Joseph Dorwin; thence northerly about twelve and three-fourths rods, to a stake and stones; thence westerly in a straight line, about twenty-eight rods, to a marked maple tree, and thence, in the same course to the said highway; Thence southerly by the said highway to the place of beginning, supposed to contain about three acres of land, be the same more or less, subject to the provisions of said deed as to line fence.
Being the same premises mentioned and described in a Warranty Deed from James D. Seeley, et. al., devisees of Harriet C. McAuley , late of the town of Davenport, Delaware County, N.Y. to John Egnew and Elizabeth T. Egnew, dated May 13, 1921, recorded in Delaware County Clerk's office on August 10, 1921 in Liber 98 of Deeds at page 182. Said deed is made to said John Egnew and Elizabeth T. Egnew, as tenants by the entirety, they being at the time said deed was executed husband and wife; that said Elizabeth T. Egnew has since died and her right and title is vested in said John Egnew; that the said Blanche L. Egnew is the sole surviving child of said marriage."
Being same premises described in deed of John Egnew and Blanche L. Egnew to Wilson H. Peters and Pearl E. Peters, his wife; dated April 17, 1942, recorded in Delaware County Clerk's Office April 20, 1942 in liber 248 of Deeds at page 637.
Possession to be given on or before December 25, 1946.
Together with the appurtenances and all the estate and rights of the parties of the first part in and to said premises . To Have and to Hold the premises herein granted unto the parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever.
And said first parties covenant as follows;
First. That the parties of the second part shall quietly enjoy said premises
Second. That said first parties will forever warrant the title to said premises.
In Witness Whereof, The parties of the first part have Hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
In presence of
W. I. Bolton Wilson H. Peters [L. S.]
($6.60 U. S. I. R. stamps affixed duly cancelled) Pearl E. Peters [L. S.]