Deed from Jacob Bice and wife to Robert Seaman
Transcribed by Patrick R. Webb of San Jose, CA.
Abstract: Deed from Jacob Bice and Dorcas his wife, of Fishkill to Robert Seamans of Beekman, 136 acres in Fishkill, less 2 acres deeded to John I. Carman, for $1650, dated 1 May 1810, not recorded until 29 Sept. 1830. Witnesses: Allen Bice, Jane Seamans. Dutchess Co. Deed Book 45:300-302, viewed and transcribed from FHL microfilm 565041 by Patrick R. Webb of San Jose, CA.
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This Indenture made the first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten. Between Jacob Bice and Dorcas his wife of the town of Fishkill county of Dutchess and State of New York of the first part and Robert Seamans of the town of Beekman 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 sixteen hundred and fifty dollars lawful money to them in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby conferred and acknowledged Hath granted bargained and sold aliened remised released conveyed assured enfeoffed and confirmed: And by these presents doth grant bargain sell alien remise release convey assume[?] enfeoff and confirm fully freely and absolutely unto the said party of the second part in his [end of p.300] control[?] possession now being and to him his heirs and assigns forever All that following piece or parcel of land lying in and being in said town of fishkill viz: Beginning near a butternut tree being a corner of Gideon Baxter thence south four degrees and thirty minutes west eight chains and thirteen links to a chestnut tree marked thence south twenty degrees and thirty minutes west nine chains and fifty links to a stake and stones thence south thirty eight degrees west eight chains and seventy links to a stump with stones about it in sd. Baxters line thence south fifty eight degrees and thirty minutes east three chains and ninety three links to a chestnut saplin marked being a corner of Peck and Thorns[?] thence north forty degrees east thirteen chains to a walnut saplin marked being Akerinsas[?] corner thence south seventy five degrees east thirty eight chains and seventy seven links to a bunch of chestnut sprouts on[?] the lot line thence with the lot line north twenty six degrees west sixty six chains and ten links with Mary Crook[Cronk?] and Robert Seaman standing on the precinct line until it comes to the corner of Caleb Pecks land thence south fifty four degrees west fourteen chains and seventy links to a stone set in Baxters line near an elm tree thence south eighteen degrees and thirty minutes east twenty eight chains Near a crooked apple tree thence with the line of the first piece of land whereon the building now stands formerly deeded to Benjamin Snyder south eighty nine degrees and fifteen minutes west eight chains and twenty five links to the place of Beginning containing one hundred and thirty six acres of land excepting and reserving two acres of land with the buildings thereunto belonging which was deeded by the parties of the first of this deed unto John I Carman his heirs and assigns Together with all and singular the appurtenances privileges and advantages whatsoever unto the said above mentioned and described premises in any wise appertaining or belonging and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof: and also all the estate right title interest property claim and demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity of the said parties of the first part of in and to the same or any part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances To have and to hold the above granted bargained and described premises, with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, for their own proper use benefit and behoof for ever. And the said parties of the first part, for themselves and their heirs doth covenant promise grant 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, at the time of the ensealing and delivery of these presents was lawfully seized in their own right of in and to the aforesaid described premises hereby granted and conveyed with the appurtenances as of a good sure perfect absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance in the law in fee simple without any manner of condition to alter change determine or defeat the same. And hath in themselves good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain sell convey and release the above said described land and premises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns in manner aforesaid And also that he the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns shall and may from time to time and at all times and forever hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold occupy possess and enjoy the said hereby granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances: And also That the said parties of the first part and their heirs and all and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully or equitably deriving any estate right title dower jointure or interest of in or to the herein before granted premises by from under or in trust for him and them shall and will at any time or times hereafter upon the reasonable request of the said party of the second part his heirs or assigns, and at the proper costs and charges in the law of the said parties of the first part their heirs or assigns make do and execute, or cause or procure to be made done and executed all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable conveyances and assurances in the law for the better and more effectually vesting and confirming the premises hereby intended to be granted in and to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever as by the said party of the second part his heirs and or assigns or his or their counsel learned in the law shall be reasonably devised advised or required: And the said parties of the first part for themselves and their [end of p.301] heirs covenant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to Warrant and by these presents forever to defend the above described and released premises and every part and parcel thereof to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part and their heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part and their heirs and against all other persons whatsoever lawfully claiming the same on any part thereof. In witness whereof the said parties of the first part hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Allen Bice Jane Seamans [Marks of Jacob Bice and Darkes Bice]
State of New York ss:
I Samuel Augustus Barker one of the Judges of Dutchess County do certify that on the first day of May one thousand eight hundred and ten came personally before me Allen Bice one of the subscribing witnesses to the within deed who being known to me and being duly sworn did depose and say that he saw Jacob Bice known to him to be the person described as the Grantor in the within deed execute the same and Dorcas Bice named within as the wife of the said Jacob Bice and known to me came personally before me on the said 1st day of May 1810 & being by me examined privately and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she executed the within deed without fear threat or compulsion from her said husband and that I find no material erasures or interlineations therein. [Signed Samuel Augustus Barker]
Recorded the preceeding deed September twenty ninth A. D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty at fifteen minutes P. M. [Signed Henry P. Traver Clerk]