between Benjamin Briggs and John Wentworth
Located in Book 5, Deeds, page 476
Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock
This indenture made the seventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty five between BENJAMIN BRIGGS and EUNICE, his wife, of the village of Athens in the county of Greene and state of New York of the first part and JOHN WENTWORTH of the same place of the second part. Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of forty five dollars money of account of the United States to them the said parties of the first part well and truly in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged have revised, released and forever quit claimed and by these presents do revise, release and forever quit claim unto the said party of the second part in his actual possession now being and to his heirs and assigns forever. All that certain small piece, parcel or lot of land situate lying and being in the upper section of the village of Athens in the county of Greene aforesaid and being part of a tract of land commonly called the Glebe lands and is known and distinguished as lot number fifty six on the northerly side of and fronting upon Union Street and being fifty feet wide in front upon said Union Street and running from said Union Street at right angles northerly keeping the width of fifty feet, one hundred twenty feet to an alley or lane of about twenty feet wide and also lot number eighty nine also part of the said Glebe lands in the village of Athens aforesaid and on the northerly side of and fronting upon the said alley or lane and directly opposite the said lot number fifty six and being fifty feet wide in front upon the said alley or lane and running from thence northerly at right angles running the width of fifty feet about one hundred twenty feet to the north boundary line of the aforesaid Glebe lands all of which will at large appear by a map and survey made thereof by Leonard Bronk, Esq., surveyor A.D. 1785 particular reference thereunto being had together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders unto issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, claim or demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part either in law or equity of in and to the above described premises with the hereditaments and appurtenances there unto belonging. To have and to hold the said above mentioned and described pieces, parcels or lots of land to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only benefit and befhoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
EUNICE BRIGGS L.S.