Deed between Mary J. Briggs and Henry W. Briggs and Isaac van Hoesen - 1866

Located in Book 65, Deeds, page 332

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made this thirty first day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six between MARY JANE BRIGGS, wife of HENRY W. BRIGGS, her said husband, of the Village of Athens in the County of Greene, State of New York parties of the first part and ISAAC VAN HOESEN of the Town of Athens, County and State aforesaid party of the second part, witnesseth, that said parties of the first part, in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty two dollars to them duly paid, have sold, and by these presents, do grant and convey to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, all that certain piece, parcel or lot of land situate lying and being in the Village of Athens in the county of Greene and State of New York, on the westerly side of and fronting upon Montgomery Street and is bounded northerly by Agriculture Street southerly by lands now occupied by THOMAS FULTON  and westerly lands of DAVID WHITING the piece of land hereby intended to be conveyed and _______the whole lot number fifteen (15) on said Montgomery Street and about one half of lot number seventeen (17) or that portion of said lot number seventeen lying southwesterly of a line draw from the south west to the northeast corner of said lot diagonally and which piece of land hereby conveyed is about twenty eight feet  in width on said Montgomery Street and fifty feet in width in the rear or westerly end and are the same lands as conveyed by IRA COOPER and wife to the said MARY J. BRIGGS by deed dated February 28, 1863 and recorded in Greene County Clerk’s Office in book number 61 of deeds on page 81. This conveyance is made subject to a certain Mortgage on said premises for the principal sum of six hundred dollars and interest executed by MARY J. BRIGGS to IRA COOPER and dated Feb. 28, 1863 and upon which mortgage there is now due the sum of four hundred and forty eight dollars for principal and interest and which said mortgage of the said interest thereon the said party of the second part hereby assumes and agrees to pay he having been allowed the amount thereof in part payment of the consideration of this conveyance and the covenants therein are subject thereto with the appurtenances and all the estate, title, and interest therein of the said parties of the first part. And the said parties of the first part for themselves and their heirs do hereby covenant and agree to and with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that at the time of the ensealing and delivery of these presents they are the lawful owners and are well seized in fee simple and possessed of the premises above conveyed, and of the whole thereof and that the same are free and clear from all encumbrances, discharge and claim whatever except as aforesaid and, that the premises thus conveyed in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, they shall and will forever warrant and defend against any persons whomsoever, lawfully claiming the same, or any part thereof. In witness whereof, the parties of the first part have hereunto set therein set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. 

                                                                               Mary J. Briggs            L. S.
                                                                              
H. W. Briggs               L. S.


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