Elizabeth Doughty—1843 Trustee Deed
Dutchess County Deed Book L75 pp. 134-135

Transcribed by Carole Gibson

Note: Numbers for degrees, links, chains and minutes are uncertain.
        
p. 134
This Indenture made the first day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred & forty three Between Joseph H. Jackson one of the Masters in Chancery in & for the State of New York dwelling In Poughkeepsie Dutchess County of the first part and Wilson B. Sheldon of the town of Beekman in said County Trustee for Elizabeth Doughty under the decree in the cause hereinafter mentioned of the second part. Whereas at a Court of Chancery held at Poughkeepsie aforesaid before the Vice Chancellor of the second Circuit of the State of New York on the nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred & forty two it was among other things ordered adjudged & decreed by the said Court in a certain cause then pending in the said Court between Wilson B. Sheldon & Hannah Maria Sheldon his wife complainants & Mary Doughty John J. Doughty & Elizabeth Doughty his wife Sophia M. Doughty Thomas J. Doughty & Phoebe Jane Doughty defendants that all & singular the mortgaged premises mentioned in the bill of complaint in said cause & in said decree described or so much thereof as might be sufficient to raise the amount due to the complainant

p. 135
for principal interest & costs in said cause & which might be sold separately without material injury to the parties interested be sold at public auction according to the course & practice of this court by or under the direction of one of the Masters thereof residing in the County of Dutchess that the said sale be made in the county where the said mortgaged premises or the greater part thereof are situated that the Master give public notice of the time & place of such sale according to the course & practice of said Court & that any of the parties in said cause might become a purchaser or purchasers on such sale that the said Master execute to the purchaser or purchasers of the said mortgaged premises, or such part or parts thereof as should be so sold a good & sufficient deed or deeds or conveyance for the same and whereas a certificate of the [involvement?] of said decree signed by the Clerk of the Second Circuit of said Court has been presented to said party of the first part And Whereas the said Master in Chancery in pursuance of the order & decree of the said Court did on the twenty fourth day of September last sell at public auction at the Court House in Poughkeepsie aforesaid the premises in the said order mentioned due notice of the time & place of such sale being first given agreeably to the said order at which sale the premises hereinafter described were struck off to the said party of the second part for the sum of Three Hundred & Eighty eight 33/100 Dollars that being the highest sum bidden for the same. Now this Indenture Witnesseth that the said Master in Chancery the party of the first part to these presents in order to carry into effect the sale so made by him as aforesaid in pursuance of the order & decree of the said Court & in conformity to the statute in such case made & provided & also in consideration of the premises, & of the said sum of money so bidden as aforesaid being first duly paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained & sold & by these presents doth grant & convey unto the said party of the second part his successors & assigns forever All that certain piece or parcel of Land situate in the town of Fishkill in the County of Dutchess being part of the land that Jacob Adriance purchased of Martin Doughty & which in a deed thereof from Jacob T. Doughty to Joseph Y. Doughty bearing date the first day of May 1826 is describbed as Beginning at the corner of the orchard in Thomas Doughty's line on the north side of he wood thence running along said road south 98º 30' west 10 ch 5 l to a locust tree near the house thence running south 78º west 2 ch 80 l thence north 6º30' east 3 ch & 96l to a stake & stone, thence north 80º east 2 ch & 8 l to a stake & stone, thence north 78º east 8 ch & 91 l to Thomas Doughty's line thence along his line south 26º 30' east 4 ch to the place of Beginning, Containing 4 acres & a half & 11 poles of Land be the same more or less. to have & to hold all & singular the premises above mentioned & described and hereby conveyed or intended so to be unto the said party of the second part his successors & assigns to his & their only proper use benefit & behoof forever in trust under the decree aforesaid.

        In Witness whereof the said Joseph N. Jackson Master in Chancery as aforesaid hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day & year first above written.

Sealed & delivered in the presence of Joseph N. Jackson {LS}

The words "of the second part on first page stricken out before execution & the words "corner of" interlined before execution. S. E. Haight


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