Deeds between Alexander Brown
and Caltern Briggs
1842

Located in Book 31, Deeds, page 366

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


To all to whom these presents shall come greeting. Know ye that ALEXANDER BROWN and ROSANNAH his wife of the town of Coxsackie County of Greene and state of New York for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by CARLTON BRIGGS of the same place at or before the unsealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged has ________ released and forever quit claimed and by these presents do revise release and forever quit claim unto the said CARLTON BRIGGS and to his heirs and assigns forever all that certain house and lot of land situate in the town of Coxsackie aforesaid bounded as follows: VIZ: beginning at the northwest corner of the lot hereby intended to be conveyed and on the south line of HIRAM GATES and running from thence east along the line of said HIRAM GATES to the Hudson River, thence south fifty feet, thence westerly on a line parallel with the said GATES south line to the road, thence north fifty feet to the place of beginning being the same property now in the possession of said ALEXANDER BROWN . To have and to hold the said released premises unto the said CARLTON BRIGGS his heirs and assigns to their own proper use and behoof forever. In testimony whereof the said ALEXANDER BROWN and ROSANNAH his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals this eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred forty two.

                                                                          ALEXANDER BROWN           L.S.
                                                                          ROSANNAH BROWN               L.S.


   Located in Deed Book 31, Page 367

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock 

This indenture made the seventeenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred forty two between CALTERN BRIGGS and OLIVE, his wife of the town of Coxsackie, county of Greene, and state of New York of the first part and ALEXANDER BROWN of the town county and state aforesaid of the second part. Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part in consideration of the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged: Hath granted bargained sold released and conveyed and by there presents doth grant bargain sell release and convey unto the said party of the second part at that certain house and lot of land situate in the town of Coxsackie aforesaid, bounded as follows: (VIZ) Beginning at the northwest corner of the lot hereby intended to be conveyed, and on the south line of NATHAN GALES and beginning from thence east along the south line of said GALES to the Hudson River, thence south fifty feet thence westerly on a line parallel with the said GALES, south line to the road, thence north fifty feet to the place of beginning. Together with all the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances thereunto belonging and the reversions and remainders, rents issues and profits thereof, and all the estate right title and interest in law or in equity of the said parties of the first part of in and to the same. To have and to hold the above granted premises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns to their own proper use and behoof forever and the said parties of the first part for themselves, their heirs executors and administrators do hereby covenant with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, the above granted premises with the appurtenances, in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against all persons lawfully or equitably claiming or to claim the whole or any part thereof, shall and will warrant and 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. 

                                                                      CARLTON BRIGGS            L.S.
                                                                     
OLIVE BRIGGS                   L.S.


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