Deed between Benjamin Briggs and Henry Briggs - 1841

Located in Book 45, Deeds, page 293

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made the thirty first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred fifty one between Benjamin Briggs and Eunice, his wife of the Town of Athens, county of Greene, state of New York parties of the first part and Henry Briggs of the town of Athens, county of Greene, state of New York aforesaid party of the second part witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for the consideration of the sum of seventy five dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt Whereof is hereby acknowledge and have reviewed, released, quit claimed and by there presents do hereby release and quit claim unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs assigns forever all that certain piece parcel or lot of land situate lying and being in the Town of Athens, said county of Greene, State of New York at a place called the Upper Village of Athens and hereunto describing Viz: bounded in the west at the Albany Greene County road 5Y but on said Turnpike road and on the North by land of Benjamin Briggs said party of the first part, running east 150 feet and bounded East by the land of said Benjamin Briggs party of the first part and 62 feet in width north and south on the east line and bordered south by lots of Henry Stranahan and Casper V. Van Loan the lands hereby intended to be conveyed are part and parcel of the Glebe lands of the Lutheran Zion Church of the Village of Athens subject to a Glebe rent of one dollar sixty two and one half cents per year are the lands hereby conveyed which said Glebe land above mentioned. The party of the second part is to pay yearly on the first day of May in each year together with all and regular the _____   ________ appurtenances therewith belonging or in any line appertaining in and the revision, revisions, remainder, remainders, boundaries ___________ profits thereof and also the estate right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity of said parties of the first part of __________ in or to the above described premises every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances to have and to hold are and _______the above mentioned and described premises by the ________ the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, his heir, assigns forever. In witness whereof the said parties of the first part have to set their hands and seals this day and year first above written. 

                                                                          Benjamin Briggs                  L. S.
                                                                         
Eunice Briggs                       L. S.


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