Deed between Samuel and Maria Miller and Benjamin Briggs and Levi Waggoner

Located in Book Y Deeds, page 207

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made the 13th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty seven between SAMUEL MILLER and MARIA, his wife of the Town of Athens, County of Greene and State of New York parties of the first part and BENJAMIN BRIGGS and LEVI WAGGONER of the same place parties of the second part witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and seven dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said parties of the second part at or before the unsealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said parties of the second part, their heirs, executors and administrators forever  received and discharged from the same by those presents have granted, bargained, sold, alieved, secured, released, conveyed, confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, revise, release, convey and conform unto the said parties of the second part and to their heirs and assigns forever. All these three certain lots, pieces or parcels of land situate, lying and being in the Village of Athens in what is called the Esperanza purchase known and described as lot number 50, and 53 and 57 on the south side of and fronting upon Livingston Street and east of Meal Street. Each of said lots being in width on Livingston Street twenty five feet and continuing of said width southerly one hundred feet in length and are the lots lately purchased of GEORGE BYRNE and MATTHEW WINTERS by said MILLER. Together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances there unto recognizing or any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders unto issues and profits thereof and also all the estate right, Title, interest, dower property, possession, claim and demand what so ever as well as in law as in equity of the said parties of the first part aforesaid to the same and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances to have and to hold the above granted, bargained, and described premises with the appurtenances unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns to his or their own proper use, benefit and behoof  forever and the said parties of the first part for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators do hereby covenant, grant, and agree to and with the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns that the said parties of the first part at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents are lawfully seized in their own right of a good, absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance, in fee simple of and in all and singular the above granted, bargained and described premises with the appurtenances herein before granted and have good right, full power and lawful authority to grant, bargain, sell and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid and that the said party of the second part, their heirs and assigns shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, use, occupy, possess and enjoy the above granted premises and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances without any lot  _________ trouble, molestation, violation, or disturbance of the said party of the first part, their heirs or assigns or of any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim  the same and that the same now are free, clear, discharged and unencumbered of and from all former and other grants, titles, charges, estates, judgments, taxes assessments and encumbrances of what nature or kind ___________and all that the said parties of the first part  and their heirs and all and every  other person or persons whomsoever lawfully or equitably deriving any estate, right, title or interest of in or to the herein before granted premises by, from, under or in trust for heirs or them shall and will at sometime to__________ hereafter upon the _____________request and at the proper costs and __________ in the law of the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns make, do and execute or issue or parcel to be made done and executed all and convey such further and other lawful and reasonable costs conveyances and assurances in the law for the better and more effectively vesting  and confirming the premises as hereby intended to be granted in and to the said parties of the second part their heirs and assigns forever as by the said parties of the second part their heirs or assigns or  their  counsel learned in the law shall be reasonably devised advised or required, and the said parties of the first part and their heirs the above described and hereby granted and released premises and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part and their heirs and against all and every person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same shall and will warrant and by their presents forever defend . In witness whereof the parties to these presents have here unto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. 

                                                                                Samuel Miller                   L.S.
                                          
                                     Marcia Miller (her mark) L.S.


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