Deed between Joshua Briggs and John Patterson
- 1837

Located in Book 31, Deeds, page 196

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made the twelfth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. Between JOSHUA BRIGGS of the town of Athens county of Greene and state of New York party of the first part and JOHN PATTERSON of the same place party of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first for and in consideration of the sum of twenty five dollars lawful money of the United States of America to him 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 acknowledged, has remised, released and quit claimed and by these presents doth remise release and quit claim unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever. All that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the upper part of the village of Athens in said county being part of lot number twenty one on the west side of Montgomery Street described as follows To Wit: Beginning at the northwest corner of said lot number twenty one and running easterly along the north line of said lot nearly to Montgomery Street and precisely as far as the length of the line between lot number fifteen and seventeen on said street and from there running diagonally in a direct line to the southwest corner of lot number twenty one and from thence to the place of beginning constituting a ________ of land being twenty five feet in width on the ______or westerly end and terminating in a _________ __________ as aforesaid. Said easterly point being about twenty three feet from Montgomery Street more or less. Said ___________ of land is bounded on the north by lot number nineteen on said street and west by lots claimed by ALBERT A. VAN LOAN. South by the remainder of lot said lot number twenty one belonging to JACOB SALISBURY of whom this strip of land was lately purchased. Together with all and singular the tenements hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining , and the reversion and reversions and remainder and remainders, rent, ____, and profits thereof and also all the estate, right, title, interest, property and possession, claim and demand whatsoever as well as in law as in equity, of the said party of the first part, of, in or to the above described premises, and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances, to have and to hold the above granted and described premises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns. To his or their own property use and behoof forever. In witness whereof the said party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.

                                                                                                  JOSHUA BRIGGS                 L.S.


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