Mortgage between Alexander Brown and Caltern Briggs 
- 1842

Located in Book R, Mortgages, page 54

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made the seventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred forty two between ALEXANDER BROWN of the town of Coxsackie in the county of Greene and state of New York of the first part and CALTERN BRIGGS 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 fifty dollars to him 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 these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, release and convey unto the said party of the second part all that certain house and lot of land situated 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 south line of said GATES to the Hudson River thence south fifty feet thence westerly on a line parallel with the south line of said GATES 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, issue and profits thereof: and all the estate right, title and interest in law or in equity of the said party 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. Provided always that if the said party of the first part his heirs, executors or administrators shall pay unto the said party of the second part his executors, administrators or assigns the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars with the interest according to his certain Bond bearing even date with these presents, given by the said party of the first part, to the said party of the second part, then these presents shall be paid and of no effect. And if default shall be made in the payment of the money above mentioned or the interest thereof or any part of the same, it shall be lawful for the said party of the second part, his executors, administrators or assigns to sell the above granted premises or any part thereof at public auction or ___________ according to the statutes of this state and to execute a deed there of to the purchaser in fee simple and out of the proceeds of the sale to reclaim the amount which shall then remain unpaid, and the costs and charges of the proceedings rendering the overflow money ( if any there shall be ) unto the said party of the first part or the person and persons entitled to the same. In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

                                                                                    ALEXANDER BROWN            L.S.


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