1830 Indenture, Cornelius Walrath and Stephen Goodall, Oppenheim, NY
This indenture made the 14 th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty (1830) between Stephen Goodall of the town of Oppenheim in the county of Montgomery and Sally his wife of the first part, and Cornelius Walrath of the 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 thirty dollars money of the United States to them in hand paid 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 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 in the town of Oppenheim in the county aforesiad in a patent of land granted unto George Klock, Willia Nellis and others being the Northerly part of Lot number 99 in said patent and is butted and bounded as follows :
Beginning at the Northerly head line of said lot at a stake and stone near a small bridge leading to Inghams Mills and nearly opposite the house in which the parties of the first part now live and runs from there Westwardly along said road 3 chains thence Southerly 1 chain and 50 links to a stake, thence Easterly 2 chains and 50 links to a stake, thence Northerly 1 chain and 50 links to the place of beginning estimated to contain one half acre of land more or less—together with all and singular the heriditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, issues and profits thereof, and all the estate, right,title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever, of, in and to the above bargained premises, with the heriditaments and appurtenances.
To have and to hold the said above decribed premises with the appurtenances thereunto belonging 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 and their 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, that they the said parties of the first part their heirs executors and administrators, 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 thereof, will forever warrant and defend.
In witness whereof the said parties of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
SIGNED, SEALED, AND DELIVERED,
Stephen Goodale Sally Goodale
Transcribed from the original by Jerry Walrath July 11, 1975.
The original document is in the possession of Hester Armstrong Hyde, of Portland, Oregon.