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Mortgage between Moses Briggs and Charles Bartlett
- 1839

Located in Book P, Mortgages, page 125

Transcribed and contributed by Barbara Craddock


This indenture made the fifteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred thirty nine between MOSES B. BRIGGS of the town of Coxsackie county of Greene and state of New York of the first part and CHARLES BARTLETT of the same place of the second part witnesseth that the said party of the first part in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid by the said parties of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged: has granted, bargained, sold, released and conveyed and by these presents do grant ,bargain, sell, release, and convey unto the said parties of the second part. All that certain piece parcel and lot of land situate at the landing commonly called the Upper or Moore’s Landing in the town of Coxsackie aforesaid: Beginning at the north east corner of said lot being on the south side of lot formerly owned by JONAS BRONK and lately by AMBROSE BAKER and on the west side of the Albany and Greene Turnpike Road and running thence west along said south line of said AMBROSE BAKER’S lot one hundred and thirty two feet thence south on a line parallel with the said turnpike one hundred twenty two feet nine inches thence east such a corner as will intersect the east bounds of the lot hereby conveyed at a point one hundred twenty three feet and nine inches from the place of beginning. Thence north along said turnpike to the place of beginning. Which lot is in front one hundred twenty three feet and nine inches in rear, one hundred twenty two feet and nine inches and in depth one hundred thirty two feet. Together with all the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging and the reversion and remainders, rents, efees 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 into the said parties of the second part their 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 parties of the second part their executors, administrators or assigns the sum of two hundred dollars in good and currant money in the manner following: fifty dollars on the first day of October next, fifty dollars on the first day of October 1840, fifty dollars on the first day of October 1841. Fifty dollars on the first day of October 1842 and the interest to be paid with the several payments annually according to a certain bond bearing even date with there presents given by the said party of the first part and the said parties of the second part then there presents shall be void 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 parties of the second part his executors administrators or assigns to sell the above granted premises or any part thereof at public auction or venue according to the statute of this state and to execute a deed thereof to the purchaser in fee simple and out of the proceeds of the sale to retain 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 or persons entitled to the same. In witness thereof the parties to those presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. 

                                                                                MOSES B. BRIGGS                      L.S.


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