Deed between Joshua Briggs and Sarah Briggs
1839

Located in Book Y, Deeds, page 459

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made the thirteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty nine between Joshua Briggs of the Town of Athens County of Greene and State of New York of the first part and Sarah Briggs of the same place and Mother of the said Joshua of the second part. Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar (________ affection and my obligation for her support) lawful money of the United States of America to him in hand _________ ______ by the said party  of the second part at or before the ensealing and delivery  of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath revised ______ and quit claimed  and by these presents doth revise release and quit unto the said party of the second part and to her heirs and assigns forever. All that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the northern part of the Village of Athens in said county and lying in the westerly side and fronting on Montgomery Street bounded north by Agriculture Street,  south by lands of John Patterson and west by lots claimed by Albert A. Van Loan which piece of land hereby intended to be conveyed includes all of lot number fifteen on said Montgomery Street and about half of lot number seventeen or that portion of lot number seventeen which lies northwesterly of a line drawn from the southwest to the northeast corner of said lot diagonally and lately purchased of John Patterson which piece of land hereby conveyed is about twenty eight feet in width on Montgomery Street and fifty feet in width on the rear or westerly end. Together with all and singular the testaments hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders unto issues and profits thereof and also all the estate right title interest property possession claim and demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity of the said parts of the first part of in or to the above described premises and every part and parcel therof 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 her heirs and assigns to her or their own proper _______ and behoof forever. In witness whereof the said party of the first part hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written. 

                                                                                                 Signed

                                                                                                 Joshua Briggs       L.S.


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