Deed Sarah Briggs and Samuel Cunninghan

Deed between Sarah Briggs and Samuel Cunningham

Located in Book 28, Deeds, page 89

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock

This indenture made the twentieth day of July one thousand eight hundred thirty nine between Sarah Briggs of Athens of the first part and Samuel A. Cunningham of the city of New York of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part in consideration of five hundred dollars to her duly paid has sold and by these presents does grant and convey to the said party of the second part that certain piece of land situate in Athens in the County of Greene and lying on the westerly side and fronting on Montgomery Street bounded north by Agriculture Street south by lands of John Patterson west by lots claimed Albert A. Van Loan in his lifetime which piece of land hereby intended to be conveyed includes all of lot number fifteen on said Montgomery Street and about one half of lot number seventeen or that portion of lot number seventeen which was northwesterly of a line drawn from the southwest to the northeast corner of said lot diagonally and lately purchased of John Patterson which piece of land hereby conveyed is about twenty eight feet in width on Montgomery Street and fifty feet in width on the rear or westerly end with the appurtenances and all the estate title and interest of the said party of the first part therein and the said party of the first part therein and the said party of the first part does hereby covenant and agree that at the delivery thereof she was the lawful owner of the premises above granted and _________of a good and indefeasible estate of inheritance therein clear of all encumbrances and that she will at any time thereafter upon the request and at the expense of the party of the second part execute or cause to be executed all such further and other conveyances as may be necessary in order to vest and confirm the title to said premises more perfectly in and to said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns. And that she 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. In witness whereof the said party of the first part has hereunto set her hand and seal the day and year first above written. 

                                                                      Sarah Briggs                           L.S.
                                                                                                Her mark

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