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1846 Deed to William Walrath

This indenture, made the tenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six (1846) between Augustus Chapman of Morristown and James Averill of Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, State of New York of the first part and William Walrath of Morristown aforesaid of the second part witnesseth that the said parties of the first part in consideration of $1,200 to them duly paid before the delivery hereof have bargained, sold, granted, and conveyed by these presents do bargain, grant, sell, and convey to the said party of the second part, and his heirs as assigns, FOREVER all that certain lot or piece of land situate in the town of Morristown, St Lawrence County, known and distinguished as part of great lots No. 7 & 14 as originally surveyed. Beginning at the Westerly corner of 45 38/100 acres deeded to Stephen Canfield 12 th December 1836. A hub in the centre of the turnpike 50 links from a post of stones and runs South 27 degrees 50 minutes East 65 chains 99 links along the Southwest line of said 45 38/100 acres and along 87 45/100 acres surveyed to W.P. Ames, 87 87/100 acres to Joseph Goodwin and 22 ½ acres to Peter Dyer, to a post of stones in the Northwest line of 50 19/100 acres deeded to Peter Dyer, 15 th May 1832. Thence South 62 degrees West 16 chains 50 links along said 50 19/100 acres to the Westerly corner thereof a post of stones. Thence South 27 ½ degrees East 6 chains 4 links along the Southwest line of said 50 19/100 acres to a post of stones. Thence South 61 degrees 50 minutes West 16 chains to a post in the Southeast line of 97 12/100 acres surveyed to Jason Millard. Thence North 28 degrees 50 minutes West, 51 chains 62 links along said 97 12/100 acres to the Easterly bounds of 108 26/100 acres deeded to Erastus Northum 1 st January 1834. A point in the center of the turnpike 50 links from a post of stone thence Northeasterly along said center 39 chains 84 links to the place of beginning containing 197 46/100 acres of land, be the same more or less with the appurtanances and all the estate title and interest of the said parties of the first part therein. And the said parties of the first part do hereby covenant and agree with the said party of the second part that they will warrant and defend the above granted premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever.

 

Augustus Chapman by his attorney Moses Birdsall

 

James Averill by his attorney Moses Birdsall

 

Transcribed from the original by Jerry L. Walrath July 4, 1975.

The original document is in the possession of Hester Armstrong

Hyde, Portland, Oregon.

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