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KLOCK PAPERS

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Rcpt.
Recd Palatine 5th March 1800 of Mr. John T. Klock one Shilling in full.
P. B. Cook.
Reverse side: P. B. Cook, Rcpt.

Recd. Feby. 15th 1800 of John T. Klock the Sum of Seven Shillings for the School house.
Ch. Nukurk.
Reverse side: C. Newkerk, Rcpt, School House.

Palatine July 28th 1800 Recd. of Mr. John J. Klock the Sum of two pounds ten shill(?) and six pence in full of account pr me.
Joshua Webster; 2 pounds-10-6.
Reverse side: Joshua Webster, Rcpt.

John Klock Dr. to Benj. Lyon For Sundry Visits Medicine & Advice for son Joseph from 12th to 28th May 1800
2 pounds--16--(?)7
Reverse side: Receivd. of Mr. John J. Klock seven Dollars it being in full of all Demands Palatine August 15th 1800.; Benj. Lyon.; B. Lyon act & Rcpt.

March 29th 1800
Recd. of John J. Clock the Sum of three Dollars in full of all accounts I say
Recd. by me William Frame.
Reverse side: W Frame, Rcpt.

John Klock Dr. to Benjn. Lyon For Sundry Visits Medicine & Attendance on your late deceas'd Daughter from 15th Jany. to 3th Feby. 1800.
(Total)-----8 pounds--6--0
By Medicine Return'd-----0 pounds--6--0
Yet Due Benjn Lyon-----8 pounds--0--0
Reverse side: Received Palatine 1th March 1800 the within acct. of an Accts. to the above date.
Benjn. Lyon; Jno Klock's Acct.; B Lyon Rcpt. & Act.

Mindon 5 Feby 1800
Mr. John J. Klock
Bot of J. oothout &c
5 g Rum---7/6-----0--17--6
5 g Wine-----1--15--0
8 lb Sugar-----0--2--0
3 doz. pipes-----0--2--0
(Total)-----4 pounds--5--2
1 Tumbler-----0--1--0
Recd Minden 21st Feby 1800 payment in full Jonas V & G Oothout
J. Wheeler
Reverse side: Jos. & V. oothout Rcpt & Bill
4--8--0
4--6--2
0--1--10

To Mr. John J. Klock: By Virtue of a Writ of Subpoene to you directed & herewith shown you, you are commanded personally to be & appear before the Chief Justice or other Justices of the people of the State of New York of the Supreme Court of Judicature of the same people at the Circuit Court appointed to be held at the Court House in Albany in the County of Albany on the first Tuesday in September next at ten oclock in the forenoon to testify the truth according to your knowledge in a certain cause now defending & then & there to be tryed between Jacob Snell Plaintiff and Robert McFarlan Defendant of a plea of trespass on the case on the part of the Defendant Hereof fail not on pain of fifty Dollars. Dated the 1st Augt. 1801.
By the Court; Van Vechten, Atty.
Reverse side: Mr. John J. Klock.

Received of Caleb Faulknor twenty one pound Six shillings and Seven pence pay of a Judgment in favour of Abraham a Lansing I Say Recevd by me this 17 Day of August 1801 at Sundertimes the above Recvid.
Cornila V. Alstine Jur., Deputy sherf. (1999 typist note-"Deputy sherf." was written upside down)
Reverse side: Reciet from Cornilus Van Alstine.

Received Nobr. 6 1802 from Cornelius C. Beekman the Sum of fifty dollars it being Money the said Beekman Received from Samuel Schuyler on a Mortgage & Bond from Ephrem Fancher and Thomas Clark to me I say Revd by me.
anna andoni; John J. Klock.
Reverse side: A Anthony, Receipt.

Received March 24th 1802 from John J. Klock the Sum of fifty dollars it being Money Revd. by Corns. C. Beekman on a Bond & Mortgage given by Ephrem Fancher & Thomas Clark to me, By Samuel Schuyler.
anna andoni.
Witness: Adam J. Klock.
Reverse side: Anna Anthony, Rcpt.

Recvd. Utica Decr. 20th 1802 for W. Riddle by John J. Clock one Barrel Six Bage Juniper Berrys & one Bagg Hops in Store.
For Jno. C. Durnex; J. William Jr.
Reverse side: C. Durnex, Rcpt.

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Received December 31st 1802 from John J. Klock one of the overseers of the poor of the town of Palatine the sum of twenty four dollars & seventy five cents it being for the Maintance of a Basterd child Begotten by Adam Thum Junr. on my Body Recd by me.
Elezebath (her X mark) Hyney.
present: John (?).
Reverse side: Elizebath Hyney, Rcpt.

TRANSLATIONS
The following items were in German:
1. October 8, 1765.
(Seal) witness given that George G. Klock has against him and said that he borrowed the bardo (batteau?) which he had at his place from John H. Klock and George G. Klock had it in use. Sworn by me, (or before me).
Jacob Klock, Justice.
Jos. Seb aberd gave witness that he had been at George Klocks of a day, and he had (-----)to get a bardo at John Klock's and they had done so, and he did not know any better as, (-----)conf(-----) asked sworn before me.
Jacob Klock, Justice.

1.A. a summons for having witness
the same witness by Jacob G. Klock
the same for moses miller witness
justice fees
for three witnesses
from constable
2 days search for the bardo
1 day with 2 men looking for witnesses
4 days(-----) been there
further justice fees

2. Canajoharie, January 21, 176(2?)
My dear friend, I have a favor (?) to convey to you, that you be so disposed toward, dear beloved, what is to be about (-----).
(all this is very doubtful, because of trouble in reading.)

3. Canajoharie, December 31, 1770
Will John J. Klock be so good as to let this man, John Schall have a sack of wheat on my account. Written by me Adam Thurm.

4. 1773
Received from John J. Klock all that he was owing to me up to day, the 4th of May, 1773. Such attested here at Stone Arabia May 4, 1773. T. W. Stuart.

5. September 19, 1783
have I reckoned with J. Klock. He still owes the sum of 1-9-0. From April 22, 1874 (1999 typist note-the year might be wrong) to November 28, for smithwork. Received from him in money, the sum of Then received 10 skipples of oats. Then had a halp skipple of salt. Then had (------)skipple of wheat, 2 skipple of corn.

6. December 19, 1784
received John Hess, from diens Helbolt, one dollar by me John Klock March 26, 1785--half for hay, October 10--8 pounds of nails, July 12--3 shillings in money, May 23, 1787--1 pound 12 shillings in money, April 19, 1788--6 skipple of oats, May 9--3 skipple of oats, June 12--2 quarts of tar, June 16--one calf, November 4--a quart of tar, February 1, 1789--4 shillings for a cask of herring.
John Hess to John Klock.

7. March 25, 1785
then Marta Kremel had from me, John J. Klock 15 blacks 6 pence apiece 2 shillings for riding one day rode wood 1 skipple of corn 9 andl 6 in money 2 skipple of wheat 2 skipple of potatoes 2 pounds of butter a load of boards had at the (-----) 1 board 3 sacks (-----) corn 2 (-----) had at 1 and 6 a day 24 blacks had again a load had at the (-----).
7.A. Marta Kremel one day wood hauled with a horse
1 paid of shoes
2 skipples of wheat
2 skipples of corn July 13
half skipple of flax seed corn (or sold)
Land (loan?) for potatoes

8. January 6, 1786
he again had 1 skipple of wheat one day with horse and sled had one file 1 skipple of wheat 5 shillings in money two chains helpwagon (?) a half day in the smithy a half day there again three (-----) and a led to help a day had the horse thrice to the mill.

9. January 10, 1786
have I settled with Adam Thum, John Klock.
January 16, 1787---3 skipple of oats
29---3 skipple of oats
February 9---dollar in gold Jacob Walrath
19---3 skipple of wheat
24---half for hay
March 10---half for hay
19--- 3 skipple of wheat
May 13---3 skipple of corn
January 13, 1788---9 skipple of oats
15---a note for 5 pounds-17-7 at 5 shillings a pound
24---a note for 15 pounds-7-1 at 8 shillings a pound
November 10---2 skipple of corn

10. July 26, 1788. Sander Meseles.
for pasture
2 chickens
October 26---a cow in the field
November 14---one day drawing wood
29---rode one half day
December 24---rode one half day
January 26, 1789---two trees cut down
28---rode one day with two sleighs
February 15---half for a straw
18---10 for wood cut, rode one day
23---two trees cut down
25 rode one day with two sleds
March 4---got a cow for
6---half skipple of oats
May 1, 1789---for here
Sander Mekeles to John J. Klock.
June 17, 1789---Skipple of corn
one pound of tobacco
August 10---horse, one day
two horses for two half days
for hay
October 9---wagon and horse, one day
10--- wagon, one day
15---wagon and horse, half day
May 10, 1790---one pound tobacco

11. 1788
(This next is almost impossible to get. Try some German expert.)
Stone Arabia, Sept. 27, 1788.
Mr. Klock bought of or "by" John Strayer.
3 gallons (?) of malt 7/6
1 ell.
2 ------
2 1-2 -----spices
Received payment John Strayer.

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12. 1788
Reckoning for George Fox
May 6---had 2 quarts of tar
15---5 skipple of potatoes
1789
June 4 Delia Fox
July 25---got 3 skipple of wheat
1790
May 6---had 3 sows in the pasture up to Sept. 9, 4 months October 15 took 5 sheep in fodder up to March 16 1 skipple of flax seed sown hired out to him for 5 days (harness and traces?)
got one quart of tar
3 cows in the pasture, 8 days
got dinner for 4 men
one horse in pasture 1 months
got one calf skin
had a colt in the pasture, 4 months
Aug. 20---had the wagon 3 days
Nov. 12---1 skipple of lime

13. June 29, 1789
I reckoned with Adam Thum. He still owes me the sum of (-----).
June 30---a cow
March 8, 1790---3 skipple of oats
May 27---2 skipple of wheat, 2 skipple of corn
July 10---6 blue, 10 black
19---2 skipple of wheat
October---quart of corn
October 3---3 skipple of wheat
March 10, 1791---1 skipple of corn
May 20---loaf of bread

14. August 17, 1789---have settled in full with Jost Klock September 29, 1789.
5 skipple of rye
6 skipple of wheat
3 skipple of corn
6 skipple of wheat
2 skipple of wheat
2 skipple of corn
(-----) gallon of tar
6 skipple of corn

15. 1791
John Eybrot March 16, 1791
6 skipple of wheat
April 26---1 skipple of peas
2 skipple of salt

1792
June 14 settled with John Eybrot
July 16, 1792---3 skipples of wheat

16. 1791
Adam Klock 6 skipple of wheat
2 skipples of wheat
1 pound in money
Adam thom (Thurm) for straw for
November 12, 1791---1 skipple of potatoes
1---1-2 skipple of flax seed sold
December 23---3 skipple of wheat
April 9, 1792---2 skipples of oats
2 for riding wood
1 shilling in money
December 10---50 lbs. of flour
20---3 days with sled and horses
leather for a pair of shoes, and a side for leather
March 12, 1793---1 skipple of peas
April 24---3 skipple of corn
May 12---8 quarts of corn
23---4 skipple of potatoes
August 8---35 pounds of flour and half
October 16---one day's work

17. December 2, 1791
4 pounds of bacon
2 skipple of wheat
4 poun
ds of bacon
50 pounds of flour
5 pounds of bacon
September 20, 1792---2 skipple of peas
September 20---rode one half day
1 quart of tar
1 for straw
1 loaf of bread
1 pound of flour
1 quart of tar

18. 1791
John Suits April 15, 1791 done
3 skipple of wheat John Suits settled in full September 2, 1791
Jacob Wolf, Christian Nellis, Richard Failing, John Cartan
March 7, 1792---3 skipple of wheat
April 10---6 pounds of bacon
1 barrel
3 skipple of wheat A. Failing
6 pounds of bacon
July 6---50 pounds of flour 1 corn
2 skipple of corn

19. 1791
2 days out on hire for Lucas (-----) from March 16 had a sow in the pasture up to August 6, got one wooden tnough adze lived in my house 8 days got butter and vinegar for Sum.

20. 1792
September 29, 1792 settled with John Sits. I still owe one pound four shillings John J. Klock

21. May 10, 1793 James Forbus (?)
9 pounds of bacon
3 loaves of bread
July 7---60 lb. of flour
August 1---50 lb. of flour
August 16---one quart of tar
September 10---50 pounds of flour
August 20, 1795---1 quart of flour
29---4 shillings in money
September 29---1 quarter of flour
October 6---8 shilling in money
15---2 shilling in money
26---one quarter of flour
November 12---4 in money two shillings in exchange
November 25---one quarter of flour Settled.

22. November 29, 1793 Mis R. A. Can.
November 29---1 skipple of potatoes
Dec. 4---loaf of bread
10---loaf of bread
17---1 quart of flour
178 half sole (?)
29---one chicken
January 2, 1794---one dollar
4---quart of flour
8---4 pounds of pork (or bacon)
1---for wood
February 8---1 quart of flour
March 10---2 loaves of bread
23---1 quarter of flour
23. February 10, 1793 Adolf Walrath
3 skipple of peas
March 6---3 skipple of rye
27---3 skipples of peas
April 21---2 skipple of peas, 2 skipple of potatoes
June 15, 1794---1 skipple of corn

24. February 7, 1793 Diennes Flander
5 skipple of peas
2 pounds (donkey?)
hay for (donkey?)
4 skipple of potatoes
May 23---2 skipple of potatoes
March 29, 1794---settled in full with Dienes Flander.

25. February 24, 1794 John J. Nelles
2 skipple of peas and 2 skipple of oats
June 20---2 quarts of tar

26. February 16, 1793
3 skipple of wheat
April 2---3 skipple of wheat
settled in full in 1794, June 11.

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Received June 4th 1802 from John J. Klock the Sum of eleven dollars in full of all demands with a Note from him to me included which note I promise to deliver to him, excepting acts and trouble done by him wherein Coin. Newkerk is Concerned, in Concering Lands Newkerck Klock I myself Bought from Conrad Thum and his Brotherinlaws the Houps.
Recd. by me, Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: C. C. Beekman, Receipt, June 4th 1802 in full.

Palatine December 10th 1802.
Recd. of John J. Klock.
1 ps. pine Coth-----10 yds
1 ps. Drab-----16 yds
1ps. woolen Chack-----14 3-4 yds
1 ps. blue Callominco-----30 yds
2 Doz. Croocket Combs
1 ps. Shurting Muslin-----18 yds
Conrad Lepper
Reverse side: C. Lapper, Rect for goods.

Sup Court
James Jackson
ex dum (?) John J. Klock & others
vs.
Conrad Thum & David Thum
1802 May recd of John J. Klock one hundred and Ten Dollars for the Taxed costs in this Suit.
Danl Paris, Atty. for Pltf.
Reverse side: it appears to the Extor of the last will and Testament of John J. Klock decesed that the within Costs was Recd from the State to pay the within Costs.; D. Paris Rcpt.

Mr. Jacob Klock Jur. is a/a with Robison & Martin.
Cr.
by 38 bush 29 Wheat @ 9/-----17 pounds--6--4-1/2
1802 Dr.
Feby. 24th 1 Handkf.-----1--5--0
1 lb. Pepper-----1--5--0
1 lb. Chocolate-----0--2--6
2 lb. Tea-----0--7--0
Cash-----1--12--0
June 25 to Cash in full-----15--26--4-1/2
Total-----17--6--4-1/2
Reverse side: Robison & Martin, Receipt.

Mr. John Klock Senr. in a/c with Robison & Martin.
1802-----Cr.
by sale of 65 bush 34 lb Wheat at 9/-----0 pounds--29--10
Feb. 24 dr to 2 lb. Chocolate 2/6----- 0--5--0
4 lb. Tea 3/6-----0--14--0
2 Hankfs. 5/-----0--1--0
Feb. 27 35 lb. Iron 8d-----1--3--4
June 25 to cash in full-----26--17--9
Total-----29--10--1
Reverse side: Robison & Martin, Rcpt.

John Clock Dr.
To one Cobbard-----0--8--6
Do to one Chests-----0--6--0
Do to one Coal-----2--4--6
To one Table-----0--13--0
To Spacer and Tread-----0--13--0
To one Base 2 Barketis? and scons-----0--1--3
To one spining Veale-----0--3--0
To one Table-----0--1--3
To one Base and Pellar-----0--2--3
Total------3--19--3
Reverse side: Recvid the Within in full The Witin propert delevird By me the 17 day of august the 1802.
Cornelis Van alstine Jur., Deputy Sheff.

Palatine January 4th, 1803
Received of John J. Clock one hogshead of Rum and forces of hard ware one bag of powder Belongin to Marster and Hard I Say Recevd by me.
Joseph Williams Jur.; Caleb Faulknor.
Reverse side: Joseph Williams Junr., Rcpt.

Palatine Novr. 21st 1803 Recd. of John J. Klock the sum of five Dollars & twenty five cents being in full on a Judgement in favour of Luther Farmin against
said Klock Recd. by me. $5.25.
Peter C. Fox J. t.
Reverse side: P. C. Fox, Justice, Rcpt.

Cazenovia 3rd Febr. 1803
Mr. Clock, Sir: You will please to reseive by the bearer Mr. Mattersan 3 bbls. Pearl Ash in store till Called for & in return pease to send by him 1 Hd. lump Sugar stored the boatman for Masters & Hurd from J. Walton & Sir you will greatly oblige our &c for Masters & Hurd.
Denil.
Reverse side: Masters, orders.

This indenture Made the eighteenth day of February in the Year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and four between George Wiles of the Town of Palatine in the County of Montgomery in the State of New York and Doraty his wife of the first part, and John J. Klock of the same place Town and County aforesaid of the second part, Witnesseth that the said Parties of the first part for and in Consideration of the sum of eight hundred and fifty dollars lawful Money of the United States of America to them in hands paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by the said Party of the second part, the Receipt whereof is hereby Confessed and acknowledged Have granted Bargained Sold Remised Released aliened and confirmed and by these presents do grant Bargain Sell Remise Release alien and conform un-
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to the said party of the Second part and to his heirs and assigns for ever all That Certain Seventy Two acres of land which land is Known and being part of lot Number Twelve in a patent granted to Frances Harrison and others situate lying and being on the North side of the Mohawk River in said Town, Said seventy two acres of land is Butted and Bounded as follows Beginning at the Northeast Corner of the said lot Number Twelve, and runs from thence South sixty three degrees and thirty Minutes West Seventy six chains and fifty links thence North twenty four degrees west Ten Chains thence North sixty three degrees and thirty Minutes east Seventy three Chains and then south forty three degrees and thirty minutes east to the place of Beginning Containing seventy two acres of land within the Bounds of said lot number Twelve within the Bounds Courses and distances aforesaid to the same More or less, with free liberty of Cutting and Carrying away Wood and the liberty of Roads at such place where it is Convenient by with the least possible damage unto Adam Nellis and Christian Nellis and to their heirs and assigns forever, and the Said party of the second part shall not expose or sell any Wood except the Concent of Christian Nellis and Adam Nellis or their heirs and assigns, except Such place where the said party of the second part Clears or let Clear by others. Together with all and Singular the Hereditaments, 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 possession Claim and demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part either in law of equity of in and to the above Bargained premise with the Said Hereditaments and appurtenances, To Have and To Hold the said seventy Two acres of land More or less in Manner as aforesaid and liberties, with the appurtenances unto 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 for ever, and the said parties of the first part for themselves their heirs executors and administrators Covenant Bargain promise and agree to and with the said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns that the above Bargained premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the Said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns, and against all and every person or persons lawfully Claiming or to Claim the whole or any part of the Said above mentioned and discribed premises Shall and will forever warrent and defend by these presents, In Witness whereof the Said parties of the first part Have hereunto Interchangeable Set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written.
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of: George Wiles (Seal); Doraty (her X mark) Wiles (Seal).
(N. B. the word "premises" in the 6th line on this side is interlined.)
Dorothy D. Mun
Corns. C. Beekman
Reverse side: State of New York as: I James Cochran Master in Chancery for said State do certify that on the eighteenth day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and four before me came George Wiles and Doraty his wife Known to me to be the same persons described in and who have executed the within deed who acknowledged that they had executed the same and the said Doraty being by me examined privately and apart from her husband did confesss that she had executed the same freely without the fear that a compusion of her husband and I finding no erazures or interlinations therein having those now do allow it to be recorded.
James Cochran.
George Wiles & wife.
To John J. Klock.
Deed 72 acres.

Montgomery County
At a respectable MEETING of Republlicans of the County of Montgomery, at the house of Bernard Conolly in the Town of Johnstown, on Saturday, the 14th April, 1804:
JOSIAH BENJAMIN, in the Chair, Nicholas Philpot, Secretary.
The following Resolutions were Unanimously adopted:
Whereas the Military Services of Col. Aaron Burr, during the Revolutionary war; his Political Talents, and Republican Integrity, eminently entitle him to the confidence and esteem of his Fellow Citizens; and whereas it has become necessary to resist, by all lawful means, the overgrown power of two Aristocratic Families, who have united in themselves almost all the offices in the gift of the government:
Therefore Resolved. That this Meeting will support Aaron Burr at the ensuing Election for the Office of Governor; and Oliver Phelps for the Office of Lieutenant Governor.
Resolved. That Thomas Sammons be supported as Candidate for Congress.
Resolved. That the following persons be supported as Candidates for the Assembly, viz:
Henry Bants, of Amsterdam
Solomon Shuter, of Florida
William W. Fox, of Palatine
James Smith, of Canajoharie
Cornelius Drake, of Salisbury
Resolved. That the following persons be a Committee for the support of the above Nominations.
Lambert Van Valkenburgh
Jacob Fox
John Dieffendorff
Solomon Dieffendorff
Christopher W. Fox
Peter B. Cook
James Scott
Jacob La Due
Moses Gregory
Stephen Pratt
William Wallace
Josiah Wells
Nicholas Philpot
Phineas Leach
George Shottenkerck
Bartholomer Pecket
John Boyer, Jun.
Elijah Ayres
Ichabod Bartlett
John Dockey. JOSIAH BENJAMIN, Chairman. Nicholas Philpot, Secretary.

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Reverse side: Mr. Johannis Klock to (-----) Deed.

Recevd Mindon 19th Augt. 1806 of John J. Klock Jr. Mr. John Beardsley Eighty Dollars being the Balance due the President & Directors on Five Shares of Stock in the Montgomery Bridge.
Volkert D. Oothout, Treasr.; $80.00.
Reverse side: Volkert D. Oothoudt, Bridge Stock Receipt.

December 15th 1806
Recvd from John J. Klock in full of all demands till this date.
James Forbes.
Present: Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: James Forbes, Rcpt.

Sepr. 25th 1807 Mr. Klock, the old Plague, if you have the seed wheat trashed and could have a chance to Send the same to my Fatherinlaws on Monday you will greatly oblidge me if you can make out 4 Bushel then I will have as much as will be sufficient to sowe, I got some at two other places.
From Your &c
Corns. C. Beekman.
Reverse side: Mr. Jo J. Klock, Palatine.

Received May 23th 1807 of John J. Klock the sum of one Pound twelve shillings on account I say by me.
John Hess.
Reverse side: Jo. Hess, Rcpt.

Palatine April 6, 1807 Recored and Settled with John J. Klock in full of all Demands until this Day Received by me.
Widow Brown.
Witness present: Henry J. Klock juner.
Reverse side: Widow Brown,

Rcpt. Palatine December 9th 1807
This May Catify that I have this day sold unto John J. Klock of Said Town a Negro woman Named Nan she being my slave for which Negro woman a slave the said John J. Klock has paid me the sum of one hontret and eighty seven Dollars and fifty Cents Lawful money of the State of amarica it being the sum for said Negro woman a Slave and I do allso herby Promise to warnt the sait Negro woman a slave onto sait John J. Klock and to his heirs that the Negro woman to be in goot halt in Boty and Limbs at the Dime when I thaet the lever hor I witness my hant and seal the day and year aforesaid Negro woman to be twinty Nine Years of age.
Joseph Nellis (Seal).
Witness: Joseph Nellis, Shom a l o ly r n.
Reverse side: Bill of Sale for Negro woman.

Palatine December 9th, 1807
This my Certify that I have this day Sold unto John J. Klock of Said Town a Negro woman Named Nan she being my Slave; for which Negro woman a Slave the said John J. Klock has paid me the Sum of one Hundred and eighty Seven dollars & fifty cents lawful Money of the united States of america it being the Sum agreed on for Said Negro woman a Slave and I do also hereby Promise to warrant the Said Negro woman a Slave unto the Said John J. Klock & to his heirs & assigns against all and every Person or Persons Claiming the Same Negro woman a Slave & I do further Promise & agree that the Said Negro woman to be in good State of Health in Body and Limbs In Witness my hand and Seal the day & Year aforesaid & the Said Negro woman to be Twinty seven years of age.
Witness:
(Seal).
Reverse side: Jost Nellis to John J. Klock; Sale of Slave. On the Rcipt of this youle open the gate in your care and let it stand open till otherwise ordered Palatine April the 6th 1807.
John Beardslee.
Ch. Nukerck.
Director of the Mohawk J-J-K.
To John J. Klock, Colector of 5 gate.

To Adam Klock, George Waver, Cornelias C. Beekman, Peter H. Nellis, Henry Flander, Jacob G. Klock, John C. Nellis, Hezekiah Allen, William W. Fox, Esquire, Jacob plant (?) of the County of Montgomery greeting-- In the Name of the people of the State of New York you are hereby required to appear before Jacob Markel, Andrew Zobriskie & Charles Nukerk on the 17 day of this Instant at Ten oClock in the fore noon at the house of Jacob C. Nellis to give Evidence between Jacob J. Klock and John J. Klock hereof fail not given under my hand at Manheim this 8 Day of July 1809.
Jacob Markell J. P.
Jacob Markell J. P.
Jacob Markell J. P.

To all to whome these presents Shall come greeting We Jacob Markell, Andrew Zobriskie & Charles Nukirk of the Towns of Manheim, Oppenheim & Palatine in the County of Montgomery Sent Greeting Whereas their are Divers Controversies and disputes have lately, arisen between Jacob J. Klock of the Town of Oppenheim in the County of Montgomery and State of New York of the one part and John J. Klock of the Same place aforesaid of the other part Touching and Concerning a Certain fence made by the said John J. Klock a year ago last Spring as a fence on the Divition line between the Said parties wether the Said fence is laid on the lands of the Said Jacob J. Klock or not and if so
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to order the Same to be removed and establish the Said line between the Said parties and whereas for the putting an End to the Said differences and disputes they the said Jacob J. Klock & John J. Klock by their Several bonds and obligations bearing even date herewith are reciprocally bound Each to the other in the penal Sum of five hundred Dollars money of account of the United States of amirica to Stand to abide perform and keep the award order and final determination of us the Said Jacob Markell, Andrew Zobriskie & Charles Nukirk Arbtration in differently chosen between the Said parties to arbitrate award order and determine concerning a Certain fence made by the Said John J. Klock a year ago last Spring as a fence on the Divition line between the Said parties wether the Said fence was laid on the lands of the Said Jacob J. Klock or not and if so to order the same to be moved and establish the Said Line between the Said parties So as the Said award be made in writing under our hands and Seals and ready to be delivered to the parties in difference on or before the first Day of August Next as by the Said in part recited bond or obligations with the condition thereunder written may appear now known ye that we the Said arbitrator whose names are hereunto subscribed and Seals affixed taken upon the burdin of the Said award and having fully examined and duly considered the proofs and alligations of both the Said parties do for the Setting amity and friendship between them make and publish this our award by and between the Said parties in manner following that is to Say, first we do award and order that all actions Suites Quarrels controversies whatsoever had moved arisen or defending between the Said parties in law or Equity for any Day of the date hereof shall Cease and be no further prosicuted. We also award and order that the Said Jacob J. Klock the Sum of Twenty dollars to defray the expenses of this arbitration we do also award and order that the fence which John J. Klock made a year ago last Spring lays exactly on the Divition line between the Said parties and that where the Said fence lays in the divition between the Said parties--Given under our hands and Seals at Oppenheim this 17 Day of July 1809.
(NB the word "Dollars" was interlined).
Jacob Markell.
A. Zobriskie.
Ch. Nukerck.
In the presence of : Corns. C. Beekman; John C. Nelles.

Recd of John J. Klock Ten Dolars in full of all Demand March 4th 1809
David Anderson Junr.
Reverse side: For value recd I Promis to Pay unto David Anderson Your or order Three Dolars on Demand with Intres from D. Anderson, Jur., Rcpt.

Recd Palatine 16th Octr 1809 of Mr. John J. Klock Two dollars & Twenty Cents for the Easton Patriot & Postage for the same up to the 6 June 1809.
J. Wheeler.
Reverse side: J. Wheeler, Rcpt for Papers.

THIS INDENTURE Made the twenty first day of May in the year of our LORD one thousand eight hundred and ten BETWEEN Leonard Cretcer of the town of palatine County of Montgomery and State of New York of the first part, and John Cretcer of the town, county and State aforesaid. . . of the second part, WITNESSETH That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the SUM of fifty dollars good and Lawful money of the State of New York . . . to him in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is herby confessed and acknowledged, Hath granted, bargained, sold, remised, released, aliened and confirmed and by these presents, Doth grant, bargain, sell, remise, release, alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever ALL that Certain North most equal half part or Moiety of a Certain Lot of Land Situated Lying and being on the North Side of the Mohawk River in the town aforesaid in a patent granted to george Clock William Nellis and others known and distinguished by Name of Lot No. one hundered and twenty and the Said equal half part or Moiety begins on the North east Corner of Lot One hundred and Nineteen and runs from thence forty three degrees and thirty Minutes west fifteen Chains and fifty Links thence South thirty five degrees west thirty four Chains and Seventy five Links thence South forty three degrees and thirty Minutes east fifteen Chains and fifty Links, thence north thirty five degrees east thirty four Chains and Seventy five Links to the place of beginning Containing twenty five acres of Land with the usual allowance for highways. . . TOGETHER with all and singular the hereditaments and appertenances there unto 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 one said party of the first part, either in law or equity, of, in and to the above bargained premises, with the said hereditaments and appertenances. To Have and to Hold the said equal half part of Moiety Land and premises with the appurtenances to the said part of the second part his heirs and assigns, the sole and only proper use, benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part, heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part, for his heirs, executors and administrators do covenant, grant, bargain promise and agree to and with the said 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, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and to Warrant and forever to defend the above bargained premises, and every part and parcel thereof, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns against all and every person claiming or to claim the said premises or any part thereof.
In witness whereof, the said party

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of the first part, have hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Leonard (his X mark) Cretcer (Seal).
John W. Smith.
Johan harman Spanknebel.
Reverse side: Leonard Kretser to John Kretser, Deed; May 21st 1810.

Openhime August the 2 1810
you are herby Requested to Throw open your gate for the Turnpike Road is out of Repanr. Peter Waggoner, Junr. one of the Commissioners to Inspect the Turnpike Road in the County of Montgomery.
To the Fifth Tollgatharer.
To John T. Klock.
Reverse side: To Mr. John T. Klock, Openhime.

Know All Men By These Present, That I John Cretser of the town of Palatine County of Montgomery and State of New York am held and firmly
bound unto John Spantnable of the town County and State aforesaid in the sum of one hundred and twenty Dollars and twenty five Cents, to be paid to the said John Spantnable or to his certain Attorney his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns: To the which payment well and truly to be made and done, I bind myself my heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, Sealed with my seal and dated twenty third day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ten. The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bound John Cretser his heirs, executors or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John S. Spantnable, his executors, administrators or assigns, the sum of sixty dollars and twelve and a half cents good and Lawful money of the State of New York on or before the first day of may in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, together with Lawful interest then this obligation to be void or otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.
John (his X mark) Cretser (Seal).
Sealed and Delivered in presence of: James Cochran.
Leonard (his X mark) Cretser.
Reverse side: John Kretser to John Spontnable; Bond $60-12 .

1810
WILL OF JOHN J. KLOCK In the name of God Amen I John J. Klock of the Town of Oppenheim in the county of Montgomery in the state of New York, being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory (as you may say this considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound and blessed by almighty God for the same) do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First, I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife named Catherne during her natural lifetime and as long as she remains my widow all my real estate and my personal Estate I give to the espousal of my said wife except such as I shall herein give to others (at the last day of my Burial I desire it may be decent at the discretion of my dear wife Executors herein after named. Who I doubt not will manage it with all requisits belonging to said Burial) I give devise and bequeath unto my sons named Jacob Klock & Honjost Klock to their heirs and assigns forever fifty acres of land each half it being the south easterly half of lot number sixty seven in Klocks patent running along lot number sixty six I give devise and bequeath unto my son John Klock to his heirs and assigns forever Six acres of Land it lies on the north east side of the east Canady Creek in lot number one hundred and one in Klocks patent I give devise and bequeath unto my son named Henry Klock to his heirs and assigns forever such quantity in acres of land I have lying on the west side of a Creek called Krumme Kill said land lying and being in Brattons patent running along the east Canady Creek I give devise and bequeath unto my son named Honjost to his heirs and assigns forever one hundred acres of Land being in lot number Eleven on the north west side adjoining lot number twelve in Herson's patent I give devise and bequeath unto my son named Adam Klock to his heirs and assigns forever all the remainder part of my Lands in lot number Eleven aforesaid with buildings thereon and the Island I own lying in the Mohawk River I also give devise and bequeath unto my son named Adam Klock to his heirs and assigns forever fifty acres of Land lying and being on the south west part of lot number sixty seven adjoining lot number sixty eight and the fifty acres herein bequeathed unto my sons named Jacob Klock part of said lot number sixty seven I further give devise and bequeath unto my said son Adam Klock to his heirs and assigns forever seventy two acres of Land lying and being on the northeast side of number twelve adjoining lot number Eleven in Harrison's patent I also give devise and bequeath unto each of my Daughters named Margerate and Catherine their heirs and assigns forever as follows to wit, To Margerate I give one hundred pounds lawful Money of the state of New York To my daughter Catherine I also give and bequeath fifty dollars of the like Money I also give to Catherine's four children named Daniel Deifendorf Caty Deifendorf Adam Deifendorf and John Deifendorf each fifty dollars more payable with my notes and Bonds of so much is due to me (if not then my said son Adam Klock his heirs and assigns shall pay the said amount to my said daughters named Margerate and Catherine and the above named children or to the heirs or assigns so as to make the amount of Money herein mentioned. But in case I shall pay myself my daughter Margerate my daughter Catherine and his children.

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