Deed between Bester Dexter and Amos Cornwall Jr 
1833

Contributed by Steve Henry


Greene County, NY Deed Book S, Page 424-425


Bester Dexter purchases land in Cairo from Amos Cornwall Junior

This Indenture made the first day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three Between Amos Cornwall Junior & Elizabeth his wife of the Town of Cairo County of Greene and State of New York of the first part and Bester Dexter of the same place of the second part  Witnessed that the said parties of the first part for and inconsideration of the sum of lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid at or before the executing and delivery of these presents by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said party of the second part his heirs executors and administrators forever released and discharged from the same by these presents have granted bargained sold aliened remised released conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell alien remise release convey and confirm unto the said party of the second and to his heirs and assigns forever all that certain piece or parcel of land lying in the village of Cairo Town aforesaid and bounded as follows viz Beginning on the south west side of the Susquehanna turnpike road at the corner of a lot sold by said Cornwall to Samuel Porter and runs thence south forty five degrees west two chains and eighty eight links to the top of the bank of the creek then along the top of said bank north nineteen degrees west fifty links then north forty four degrees east two chains seventy four links to the side of the aforesaid road then along the side of said road forty two degrees east thirty two and a half feet to the place of beginning containing twenty square rods of land be the same more or less  Together with the privilege of going to and using the water of the creek for all family purposes but not to dam or obstruct the free course of said waters at any time or for any purpose  Together with all and singular the right members privileges hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever unto the said above mentioned and described premises in any wise as pertaining or belonging   And the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof  And also all the estate right title interest of the said Amos Cornwall Junior & wife & property possessions claim and demand whatsoever as well at law as in equity of the said parties of the first part of in and to the same and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances  To have and to hold the above granted bargained and described premises and every part and parcel thereof with the hereditaments and appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to their own proper use benefit and behoof forever  And the said Amos Cornwall Jr for himself and his heirs executors and administrators does covenant grant promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that he the said Amos at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents is lawfully seized of a good absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple of and all and singular the above granted bargained and described premises with the appurtenances  And has good right full power and lawful authority to grand bargain sell and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid  And that the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns shall and may at all times peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy posses and enjoy the above the above granted, premises and every part and parcel thereof with hereditaments and appurtenances without any let suit trouble, molestation, eviction, or disturbance of the said parties of the first part his heirs and assigns or of any other person or persons whatsoever  And that the same now are free clear discharged and unencumbered of and from all former and other grants, titles, charges, estates, judgments, taxes assessments and encumbrances of what nature or kind and also that the said parties of the first part their heirs and all and every other person or persons whatsoever lawfully or equitable deriving any estate right title or interest of in or to the herein before granted premises by, from, under or in trust for them shall and will at any time a times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the proper cost and charges in the law of the said party of the second party his heirs and assigns make do and execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all any every such further and other lawful and reasonable act 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 or assigns his or their counsel learned in the law shall be reasonably advised devised or required  And the said Amos Cornwall Junior and his wife for themselves their heirs the above described and hereby granted released premises and every part and parcel thereof with the hereditaments and appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part and their heirs and against all any ever person and persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and by these presents forever defend  In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written

Sealed and delivered in the presence of                         Amos Cornwall  LS

                        Elizabeth Cornwall  LS

The word “twenty” erased before signing

State of New York Greene County ss on the 28th day of October 1833 came before me Amos Cornwall Junior and Elizabeth his wife to me known to be the individuals described in and who executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged that they executed the same and the said Elizabeth on a private examination apart from her said husband acknowledged that she executed the same freely and without any fear or compulsion of her husband

Let it be recorded   Samuel L Hayes Commissioner of Deeds for Greene County 

Recorded October 30th 1833 at 1 06 PM

                        William V. B. Heermance  Clk.


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