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Transcribed by Larry Cambell, 11 April 2005

Indenture of Samuel Campbell & William Harper

This Indenture made the seventeenth day of March in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five between William Harper and Susan his wife of the Town of Harpersfield County of Delaware State of New York of the first part and Samuel Campbell of the same place of the second part witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of twelve hundred dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged hath granted aliened remised released enfrossed(?) and confirmed and by these presented do the grant alien remise release enfross(?) and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever all that certain piece or parcel of land situated and being in the town of Harpersfield County of Delaware and State of New York Known and distinguished as part of lot number one hundred and twenty four beginning at the South East corner of lot number one hundred and twenty three and running there thence South thirty degrees East twenty five chains to the North East corner of lot number one hundred and twenty five thence South sixty degrees West eighteen chains and seventy five links to West bank of creek thence North thirty five degrees West two chains and thirteen links to a rock thence South forty seven degrees East two chains and fifty links on said wall thence South sixty degrees West three chains and seventy links to a stone wall thence North thirty degrees West twenty five chains and seventy five links to at stake and stones thence North sixty degrees East twenty nine chains and sixty two links to the place of beginning containing seventy three and half acres of land be the same more of less. Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revision and revisions remainder and remainders 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 granted premises with the said hereditaments and appurtenances. To have and to hold the above mentioned and described premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And this said parties of the first part for themselves heirs executors and administrators do covenant grant bargain promises and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to warrant and forever to defend the above granted 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 their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Sealed and delivered in the presence of Robert Harper, M McLaughry

> William Harper
Susan Harper

On the 17th day of March 1845, personally came before Mr. M. McLaughry a Justice of the Peace of said county William Harper & Susan Harper his wife to me known to be the persons described in and who executor the within indenture and acknowledged the same to be their act and deed and having questioned the said Susan Harper separate & apart from her said husband she acknowledged it to be her free & voluntary act free of threats or compulsion from her said husband and having examined the same and finding therein no material alterations or erasures I do allow it to be entered of record.

M. McLaughry Justice of the Peace
Recorded May 16th 1845 1 P.M.
C B Sheldon clerk




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