Arthur DILLAWAY to Joseph SEAVEY,Jr.


Know all men by these presents that I, Arthur DILLAWAY , resident of Machias in the County of Lincoln, mariner, have in consideration of the sum of six pounds lawful money paid me by Joseph SEVEY, Jun. of the same Machias, and county aforesaid, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey unto the said Joseph SEVEY, Jun. , his heirs, the half of all my right of Arthur DILLAWAY to Wallis FENDERSON (FENLASON?) half of his right of upland - 250 acres.

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7 June 1774 Deed from Arthur DILLAWAY to Wallias FENDERSON (FENLASON?)


Sold in 1774
Know all men by these presents that I, Arthur DILLAWAY , resident of Machias in the County of Lincoln, Mariner, have, for the sum of six pounds lawful money paid by Wallias FENDERSON , *****County aforesaid, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, give, grant, sell and convey unto the said Wallias FENDERSON , his heirs and assigns, ****half of all my right of upland, marsh and thachbed lying in Machias *****half of a ***** that the said Arthur will be wholly clear from paying any tax whatsoever, past or to come. The one half of said right containing about two hundred and fifty acres of upland, and about six acres of march be the same more or less.

To have and to hold the same to the said Wallais FENDERSON , his heirs, to his own proper use and behoof forever.

And I do covenant with the said FENDERSON , heirs and assigns that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises. That they are free of all encumbrances. That I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Wallais FENDERSON , and I, the said Arther DILLAWAY do forever acquit claim the said premises to him the said Wallias .

And that I will warrant and defend the same to the said Wallias , his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demans of all persons****under me, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal in Machias this 7th day of June in the fourteenth of his Majesty's Reign, 1774.

The one half of said Right containing About two hundred and fifty acres of upland; about six acres of marsh be the same more or less. To have and to Hold, the same to the said Wallis FENDERSON and his heirs, to his own/proper use and behoof, forever.

And I do covenant with the said FENDERSON , Heirs and assigns that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises; that they are free of all encumbrances; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to Walter FENDERSON , and I, the said Arther DILLAWAY do forever acquit claim the sd premises to him the said Wallias .

And that I will warrant and defend the same to the said Wallias , and heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons ...under me. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal. Machias, this 7th day of June in the fourteenth of his Majesty's Reign, Anno Domini 1774 Signed, Sealed and Delivered Arther DILLAWAY ,

Seal
William ALBEE
el SPRAGUE


Lincoln. Machias, June 7th, 1774.

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2 June 1796 Deed from James DILLAWAY to Henry WHITE

DILLAWAY to Henry WHITE -Part of Lot No. 18 - 1796

Part of Lot 18. South by Marshall THAXTER , west by Job BURNHAM , north by CHALONER garden, east by BURNHAM

****Washington and Commonwealth aforesaid, *****sell unto the said Henry WHITE his heirs and assigns forever, a certain piece of land being part of lot number Eighteen, butter and bounded as follows: Viz: Southerly on land of Marshall THAXTER Seven Roads; Westerly on land belonging to Job BURNUM Twelve rods; Northerly on the garden of CHALONER seven rods, easterly on land belonging to Job BURNAM to the first bound mentioned.
To have and to hold the aforesaid premises to the said Henry WHITE his Heirs and assigns to his use and behoof forever, and I the said James DILLAWAY , attorney.....do covenant with the said Henry WHITE his heirs and assigns that the said Henry DILLAWAY is lawfully seized in fee of the aforesaid premises; that they are free of all incumbrances; that I have authority? to sell and convey the same to the said Henry WHITE aforesaid, and that he, the said Henry DILLAWAY will warrant and defend the same premises to the said Henry WHITE his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all.

In Witness whereof I the same James DILLAWAY , attorney as aforesaid, hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of June in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred ninety six.


CHALONER acquired Lot No. 18 from Jones DYER in Apr 1774 - 7 acres

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James DILLAWAY to John Coffin JONES Deed

James DILLAWAY to John Coffin JONES - One full proprietor's share of the whole Township or Tract - Machias.

Book 1; page 21 Sold in 177?, but not recorded until 1786.

Know all men by these Presents, that I James DILLAWAY of Machias in the County of Lincoln and Province of Massachusetts Bay in N England, In Consideration of three pounds and twelve shillings lawfull Money, paid me by John Coffin JONES of Boston in the County of Suffolk and Province aforesaid, Merchant, the receipt Whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey unto the said John Coffin JONES his Heirs and Assigns forever, one full proprietor's Share of the whole Township or Tract of land known by the name of Machias, aforesaid, together with all and singular the priviledges and appurtenances thereto belonging or in anywise appurtaining that I am or shall be intitled to as a Grantee in said Township...

To have and to Hold the same to the said John Coffin JONES his Heirs and assigned to his and their own use and behoof forever, and I do covenant with the said John Coffin JONES his Heirs and assigns that I am lawfully seized in the premises, that they are free of all incumbrances, that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said John Coffin JONES in manner as aforesaid and that I and my heirs will warrant and defend the same to the said John Coffin JONES his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawfull claims and demands of all People by or under me. In witness whereof the said James DILLAWAY and Sarah his wife, in token of her release of her right of dower in the premises, have hereunto set their hands and seals this twenty fifth day of September, anno Domoni 177?

Lincoln Co. January 31, 1786 then the within James DILLAWAY and Sarah DILLAWAY personnally appeared and acknowledged the within written deed free Act and Deed hand and seal me Stephen JONES ; Davis Lincoln Cy. Eastern District this January 31 1786 and recorded.

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6 March 1789 Deed from James DILLAWAY to William CHALONER

James DILLAWAY to William CHALONER - March 6, 1789. Approximately 100 acres in Orange Township. "Agreeable to a Resolve of the General Court March 27, 1788."

Township 12 - 100 acres

KNOW ALL MEN by these presents, that I James DILLAWAY of Machias in the County of Lincoln and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, tailor, in consideration of Twenty five pounds lawful money, paid by William CHALONER of Machias in said county and commonwealth, physician, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey unto the said William CHALONER , his heirs and assigns, all my Right, title and Interest in Township Number twelve or Orange Township so called agreeable to a resolve of the General Court the 27th day of march AD 1788; it being one hundred acres of land with all the privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging.

To have and to hold, the same to the said William CHALONER , his heirs and assigns, to his and their life (?) and behoof forever; and I do covenant with the said William CHALONER his heirs and assigns that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises, that they are free of all incumbrances, that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said William CHALONER , and that I will warrant and defend the same to the said William CHALONER his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixth day of March Anno Dommion one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine.

James DILLAWAY Seal Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of us

Mathias TOBEY - - John KILLEY

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22 September 1788 Deed from James DILLAWAY to William CHALONER

DILLAWAY to CHALONER - September 22, 1788 - The house in which he "now lives" and one quarter of an acres purchased from Rev. Lyon - Being on Lot No. 6, one of the 7-acre lots at Western Falls.

House in which I now live and quarter of an acre purchased from Rev. LYON

Know all men by these presents that I James DILLAWAY of Machias in the County of Lincoln and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, tailor, in consideration of forty five pounds ten shillings lawful money, paid by William CHALONER of Machias in the county and commonwealth aforesaid, physician, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey unto the said William CHALONER the dwelling house in which I now live and one quarter of an acre of land - purchased by me of the Rev. James LYON , on which the House stands with every privilige and appurtenance thereto belonging - sd house and lot being on No. Six one of the seven acre lots at the Western Falls (so called) in Machias.

To have and to hold the same to the said William CHALONER his heirs and assigns to his and their use and behoof forever, and I do covenant with the said William CHALONER his heirs and assigns that I am lawfully seized in right to sell and convey the same to the said William CHALONER and that I will warrant and defend the same to the said William CHALONER his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful and demands of all persons.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord seventeen hundred and eighty eight.
James DILLAWAY

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19 September 1823 Deed from Mary [Dillaway] CHALONER to Ebenezer Dillaway ALBEE

Washington County Book 10, Page 569

Know all men by these presents that Mary CHALONER of Machias in the County of Washington and State of Maine, Widow, in consideration of One dollar to me paid by Ebenezer Dillaway ALBEE of the same Machias, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, have remised, released and do forever quitclaim and do for myself and my heirs by these presents, remise, release and forever quitclaim unto the said Ebenezer D. his heirs and assigns forever all the right, title and interest which I have or ever had in and to a certain lot of land situate lying and being in Machias aforesaid and is the same lot on which William ALBEE formerly lived and is the same which my father _?_ DILLAWAY lived on and improved.

And the interest hereby meant to be conveyed is what I claim as heir to said DILLAWAY .

To have and to hold the aforementioned premises with all the privileges and appertenances thereunto belonging to him the said Ebenezer D. his heirs and assigned forever; so that neither I the said Mary nor my heirs or any other person or persons claiming from under me or them or in the name right of me or them shall or will by any way or manner have claim or demand any rights or title to the aforesaid premises or their appertenances or of the said Mary CHALONER have hereunto set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty three.

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17 February 1786 Indenture of William CHALONER to Henry DILLAWAY

Indenture - William CHALONER to Henry DILLAWAY - February 17, 1786

7 acre lot - bounded south by Marshall Thaxter, East and West by Job Burnham, north by marsh at Middle River, with house thereon.

This indenture made the seventeenth day of February Anno Domini, one thousand seven hundred and eighty six, by and between William CHALONER of Machias in the County of Lincoln, physician on the one part, and Henry DILLAWAY of said Machias, mariner, of the other part.

Whereas the said William stands justly indebted to the said sum of sixty six pounds, the one half in two years from the date of said Obligation and the other half in four years from the said date of said obligation with interest.

Now this indenture witnesseth that as a collateral of further security for the payment of said sun of sixty six pounds, as also in consideration of the sum of five shillings paid the said William in hand by the said Henry DILLAWAY , the said William hath given, granted, bargained, sold and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Henry DILLAWAY a certain lot or tract of land in said Machias being part of a seven acre lot, bounded on the south by land belonging to Marshal THAXTER , on the west and east by lands belonging to Job BURNHAM extending back northerly to the Marsh on Middle River, containing six acres more or less, with the dwelling house and barn thereon, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining.

To have and to hold the same to the said Henry DILLAWAY , his heirs and assigns, to his own use and behoof forever. And the said William CHALONER doth hereby covenant with the said Henry DILLAWAY , his heirs and assigns, that he is lawfully seized in fee of the premises; that they are free of all incumbrances; that he hath good right to sell and convey the same to the said Henry DILLAWAY in manner aforesaid, and that he will warrant and defend the said hereby granted and bargained premises with their appurtenances to him the said Henry DILLAWAY , his Heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.

PROVIDED always and these presents are upon the condition nevertheless, that if the said William CHALONER , his heirs, executors or administrators or either of them shall and do well **** pay or cause to be paid to the said Henry DILLAWAY , his heirs or assigns, the principle sum in the said condition of said obligation, with the interest according to the tenor of said condition, then this deed to be void and of no effect; otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.

In witness whereof the said William CHALONER hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first herein written.

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14 March 1786 Deed from William CHALONER to Henry DILLAWAY

***Executors and Administraters Power by these Presents have given, granted, bargained, sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do truly, fully and absolutely give, grant, bargain, sell alien, convey and confirm unto him, the said Henry DILLAWAY , his Heirs and Assigns forever, a certain piece of land being part of Lot Number 18 butted and bounded as follows: Viz - Southerly on land of Marshall THAXTER , seven rods; westerly on land belonging to Job BURNAM twelve rods; northerly on the garden fence of said CHALONER's seven rods; Easterly on land belonging to Job BURNHAM twelve rods to the first mentioned bounds.
To have and to hold the said granted and bargained premises with all the appurtenances, priviledges and comodities to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him the said Henry DILLAWAY his Heirs and assigns forever. To his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever.

And I the said William CHALONER , for myself, my heirs, Executors and Administrators, do covenant, promise and grant to and with the said Henry DILLAWAY his Heirs and Assigns, that before the ensealing hereof, I am the true, sole and lawfull owner of the above bargained premises, and I am lawfully seized and prossessed of the same in my own proper right, as a good, perfect and absolute Estate of Inheritance in fee simple.

And have in myself good right, full power and lawful authority to grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm said bargained premises in manner aforesaid.

And that the said Henry DILLAWAY , his heirs and assigns, shall and may from time to time and at all times forever hereafter by force and virtue of these presents lawfully, peacably, and quietly have, hold, use, occupy, possess and enjoy the said demised and bargained premises with the appurtenances free and clear and freely and clearly acquited, exonerated and discharged of from any and all manner of former or other gifts, grantgs, bargains, sales, leases, mortgages, wills, entails, jointures, judgements, executions, incumbrances of what name or nature so ever that might in any measure or degree obstruct or make void this present deed.

Furthermore, I the said William CHALONER for myself, my heirs, Executors and Administrators, do covenant and engage the above demined premises to him the said Henry DILLAWAY his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims or demands of any person or persons whatever, forever hereafter to warrant, **** and defend by these presents.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fourteenth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and eighty six.

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Deed to William ALBEE, Creditor

Book 17; Page 52

Lincoln County, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts To the Sheriff of our County of Lincoln, His Under Sheriff or Deputy -
Greeting

Whereas William ALBEE of a Place called Machias without the bounds of any town but in said County, Gentleman, by the consideration of our Justices of our Court of Common Pleas holden at Pownalborough within and for our County of Lincoln aforesaid on the first Tuesday of June instant, recovered judgment against William CHALENOR of said Machias, Physician, for the sum of one hundred pounds lawfull money damage and six pounds seven shillings and four pence costs of suit as to us appears of record whereof Execution remains to be done:

We command you therefore that of the goods, chattles or lands of the said William CHALENER within your Precinct you cause to be paid and satisfied unto the said ALBEE at the value thereof in money the aforesaid sums with one shilling and six pence for this Writ and thereof also to satisfy yourself for your own fees; and for want of goods, chattles and lands of the said CHALENER to be by him shewn unto you or found within your Precinct to the acceptance of the said ALBEE to satisfy the sums aforesaid;

We command you to take the body of said CHALONER and him commit unto our Goal (sic) in Pownalborough in our County of Lincoln aforesaid and detain in your custody within our goal (sic) untill he paid the full sums above mentioned with your fees, or that he be discharged by the said ALBEE the creditor or otherwise, by order of law.

Hereof fail not and make return of this Writ with your doings therein, unto the Clerk's Office of our said Court of Common Pleas within three months from the Date hereof.

Witness: William Lithgow Esq. at Pownalborough the eleventh day of in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty four. Jona. Bowman , Cler. Lincoln Cy., Machias, July 1784.

Then Nathan Longfellow, Amos Boyinton and David Longfellow , all of Machias in the County of Lincoln, personally apeared and were duly sworn to appraise such real estate as shall be shewn them as the Estate of the within named William CHALENOR to satisfy the within Execution before me. Stephen Jones , Justice ? Lincoln Cy. Machias
July 5, 1784.

We the subscribers being appointed, to wit, Nathan Longfellow by the creditor, and Amos Boyinton and David Longfellow by William Tupper , Deputy Sheriff, the Debtor being absent, to appraise and set off unto the within named William ALBEE , the creditor, so much of the lands and tenements belonging unto the within named William CHALENER , the debtor, as will be sufficient to satisfy and settle the full sum of the within execution and all intervening charges, have viewed a certain tract of land scituate in Machias aforesaid, being a part of the westermost seven acre lot at the western falls in said Machias, with the appurtenances thereon, and appraise the dwelling house thereon with land round it; that is, beginning at the northeast corner of the wall that is around said house and then running the same course of the wall that is on the east side of house to the garden wall being a low wall, and then runs by said garden wall to a four rod highway, and then by said four rod highway to a highway that lays on the back side of said house and then by said road to the first mentioned bounds with the privileges and appurtenance, and appraised the same according to our best skill and judgment at the sum of one hundred and eleven pounds, four shillings and four pence lawfull money which is in full satisfaction of the within debt and charges which was accepted by the credit in full satisfaction of this execution. Nathan Longfellow,
Amos Boyinton,
David Longfellow
. Lincoln Cy., Machias,
July 5, 1784.

By direction of the creditors Agent within named, I levied and extended the within execution upon the premises above described and have caused the same to be appraised by Nathan Longfellow, Amos Boyinton and David Longfellow above named who have been properly chosen and sworn for that purpose and have given possession of the same to the witness named William ALBEE , Agent, the creditor, therefore I return this Execution in full satisfied. William Tupper , Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff's fees . Recd. September 21, 1784 and accordingly entered and examined by Thos. Price , Regr. The one half of said Right containing About two hundred and fifty acres of upland; about six acres of marsh be the same more or less

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3 October 1794 Deed of Thomas & Eunice THORP to Samuel ELLIS

Thomas and Eunice THORP to Samuel ELLIS - October 3, 1794

Conveying their property on Buck's Harbor to which they are entitled as "squatters down" prior to 1784, when Eunice was Eunice CROCKER , married to Reuben CROCKER .

KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we Thomas THORPE and Unice THORPE of Machias in the County of Washington in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in consideration of thirty pounds lawful money paid by Samuel ELLIS of Machias aforesaid in the county and commonwealth aforesaid, trader, the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge and for divers other good causes and considerations we hereunto moving do for ourselves and our heirs, demise, declare, sell and forever quit claim unto the said Samuel ELLIS , one hundred acres of land at a place called Bucks harbour neck in the county of Washington, and bounded as follows: Vis, fronting sixty rods more or less on Bucks harbour and southly on land belonging to Priscilla MAYHEW , westerly on Proprietors land and northerly on the same, it being what we are intitled to as squatters down, previous to the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty four, in right of the said Unice THORP , at that time Unice CROCKER, together with all and singular the privileges and appertenances to the same belonging, together with all the Estate, right, title, interest, use property claim and demand whatsoever of us the said Thomas THORP and Unice THORP , which we now have or at any time heretofore had, of in and to the aforementioned premises, with the appurtenances, or to any part thereof or which at any time heretofore has been held, used, occupied or enjoyed as part or parcel of the same.
To have and to Hold all the aforegranted and bargained premises with the appurtenances to him the said Samuel ELLIS his heirs and assigns forever, with the reversion and reversions remainder and remainder thereof or any part or parcel thereof, forever, so that neither we the said Thomas and Unice THORP nor our heirs or any other person or Persons claiming from or under us or them, or in the same right or stead of us or them, shall or will by any way or means have claim, challenge or demand any estate rights, title or interest of, in and to the aforesaid premises with the appurtenances or any part or parcel thereof forever.

In witness whereof we the said Thomas THORP and Unice THORP have hereunto set our hands and seals this third day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety four.

Signed, sealed and delivered
in presence of
Stephen JONES
Phineas BRUCE ----Thomas THORP---- Unice THORP X her mark

kindly transcribed and submitted by Jane Cole