Deed between Elijah Towner and
Loammi Towner
1832

Transcribed and contributed by Jackie Towner


This indenture made the twentieth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two between Elijah Towner of the town of Lexington county of Greene and state of New York and Luranda his wife of the first part and Loammi Towner of the place aforesaid of the second part. Witnessed that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by the said party of the second part the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged and the said party of the second part his heirs executors and administrators for ever released and discharged from the same by these presents have granted bargained sold released conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain sell release convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns for ever. All that certain piece or parcel of land lying and being in the town of Lexington aforesaid being a part of lot no. 23 of Days Patent and bounded as follows. Beginning at a stake and stones standing on a north line of said lot, 12 chains and fifty links from the northeast corner thereof runs thence South 29 degrees 30 minutes, west 40 chains and 8 links to a birch corner tree standing on the south line of said lot, thence along said line north 57 degrees, west 9 chains to a stake and stones, thence north 26 degrees 30 minutes, east 40 chains and 35 links to a stake and stones on the north line of said lot, thence along said north line north 57 degrees, east 11 chains to the place of beginning containing forty acres be the same more or less excepting and reserving these ___  the grist mill and sawmill standing on said lot together with the land occupied thereby also so much land around the same not exceeding five acres for yards ways and water privileges as may be necessary to the full free and perfect enjoyment of the said mills or of any other mills which may be erected thereon also another piece or parcel of land being a part of the aforesaid lot no.23 whereon the now dwelling house of said Loammi Towner now stands bounded as follows beginning at a stake and stones west of said dwelling house and running thence south 57 degrees 30 minutes, east 5 chains 69 links to a stake, thence north 33 degrees, east 2 chains 91 links to the highway thence along the same north 80 degrees, west 6 chains 25 links, thence south 26 degrees 30 minutes, east 75 links to the place of beginning containing one acre 9 rods of land together with all and singular tenements, heredemants, and appurtenances whatsoever unto the said above mentioned and described premises any wise appertaining or belonging and the revisions and reversions,  remainder and remainders, rents issued and profits thereof and also all the estate right, title, interest, dower, and right of dower property, claim and demand whatsoever as well in law as in equity of the said parties of the first part of is unto 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 party of the second part his heirs and assigns to their own proper use and behalf forever and the said Elijah Towner for himself his heirs, executors and administrators doth covenant, grant, promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that he the said Elijah Towner at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents was lawfully seized in his own right of a good absolute and indefensible estate of inheritance is fee simple of and in all and singular the above granted, bargained and described premises with the appurtenances and hath good right full power and authority to grant bargain, sell, and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid and that the said party of the second part his 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 thereof with the appurtenances without any let suit trouble, molestation, eviction, or disturbance of the said parties of the first part their heirs and assigns or of any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same and that the same now are free, clear, discharged, unencumbered of and from all former and other grants, titles, changes, estates, judgments, taxes, assessments, and encumbrances of what nature or kind so ever and also that the said parties of the first part and each and every of their heirs and all and every other person or persons whomever lawfully or equitably deriving any estate, right, title, or interest of in or to the within before granted premises by from under or in trust for them or either of them shall and will at any time or times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the proper costs and charges in the law of the said party of the second part or of his heirs and assigns make do and execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all and any such further and other lawful and reasonable acts,  conveyances and assurances in the law for the better, and more affectionately vesting and confirming  the premises hereby intended to be granted in and to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever as by the said party of the second part, his heirs  or assigns or by his ___ ___ in the law shall be reasonably devised, advised, or required and the said Elijah Towner and Luranda for their heirs the above described and hereby granted and released premises and every first? thing with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part and their heirs and against all persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same shall or will warrant and by these presents forever defend. In witness thereof parties to these presents here have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals? The day and year first above written.                              

                                                                                                                     Elijah Towner
Sealed and delivered in the presents of us:                                          Luranda Towner

Munson Buel
Ambrose Baldwin
John Beach Jr
Witness to Luranda Towner


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