Deed William Alcott and Joshua Briggs

Deed between William P. Allcot and Joshua Briggs

Located in Book 5, Deeds, page 477

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock

This indenture made the nineteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty six between WILLIAM P. ALLCOT and ELEANOR, his wife, of the village of Athens the county of Greene in the state of New York of the first part and JOSHUA BRIGGS of the village county and state aforesaid of the second part. Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of thirty dollars lawful money of the United States of America to whom in hand paid by the said party of the second part at or before the unsealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have revised, released and quit claimed and by these presents do revise, release and quit claim unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever. All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate, lying and being in the upper section of the Village of Athens aforesaid in the said county of Greene and being part of what is commonly called the Esperanza purchase and is known and distinguished as lot number fifteen on a map and survey of the said Esperanza purchase on the westerly side of and fronting upon Montgomery Street and being about twenty five feet in width upon said Montgomery Street and extending westerly from said street keeping the width of twenty five feet about one hundred feet to lot number one on Agriculture Street, and is bounded on the south by lot number seventeen and on the north by the said Agriculture Street and being the same as purchased by the said WILLIAM P. ALCOTT from THOMAS SPENCER and DEBORAH, his wife by deed bearing date the twenty ninth day of March A.D. 1833. Together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof. And also all the estate right title interest property possession claims and demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity of the said party of the first part of in or to the above described premises and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances. To have and to hold all and singular the above mentioned and described premises together with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. 

                                                                           WILLIAM P. ALLCOT                   L.S.
                                                                            ELEANOR ALLCOT                     L.S.

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