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26 May 1796 Deed for east half of Range 3 North, Township 4 East, Section 23
Jonathan Dayton
Doctor John Hole of Hamilton County
Arne H Trelvik 29 January 2007
Warren County, Ohio, Transcribed Deeds, page 59 and 60, Warren County Recorder, Lebanon, Ohio
Transcribed deeds cover land now in Warren County that were located in Hamilton or Butler County when the deed was executed.
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page 59
Page 59

To all to whom these presents shall come. Be it known
that whereas in pursuance [?] of a contract made and executed
on the fifteenth day of October in the year of our Lord One thous-
and Seven hundred and eighty eight between Arthur Lee
Walter Livingston and Samuel Osgood commissioners of
the board of Treasury and Jonathan Dayton and Daniel
in behalf of John Cleves Symmes as his agents and
associates and also by virtue of an act of Congress entitled an
act authorizing the grant and conveyances of certain lands
to John Cleves Symmes and his associates, the President
of the United States did conformable to the powers and au-
thority in him rested, and in consideration of the payments
therefore made in the Treasury of Certificates and Military
Warrants equal in value to One hundred and sixty five
thousand Six hundred and ninety three Dollars and forty
two cents issue letters pattent [?] to and in the name of John
Cleves Symmes
and his associates granting and convey-
ing to him and them six hundred and forty eight thous-
and five hundred and forty acres of land , exclusive of reserves
bounded by the Ohio on the South and by the Little Miami
River on the East, and by the Great Miami on the West
and whereas John Cleves Symmes in consideration
of Military Land Warrants paid into the Treasury of the United
States by Jonathan Dayton and placed to the credit of the said

page 60
Page 60
Symmes equal in their estimated value to forty two thous-
and eight hundred and forty seven Dollars did grant and
convey to the said Jonathan Dayton and to his heirs and
assigns forever by a Deed bearing date the thirteenth
day of October, one thousand seven hundred and ninety four
all the lands contained within the third entire third range of townships
commonly called the Military Range, excepting only the
five Sections numbered eight, eleven, sixteen, twenty six
and twenty nine in every Township, originally reserved
by Congress. Now therefore these presents do testify that the
said Jonathan Dayton in virtue of the titles derived as
aforesaid and in consideration of full satisfaction and
payment made therefore, either in Warrants, certificates
or specie, have granted conveyed and confirmed and do
hereby grant, convey and confirm unto Doctor John Hole,
of the County of Hamilton in the Territory North West of the
River Ohio and to his heirs and assigns forever the equal two
fourths parts of the Section numbered twenty three of the
fourth Township in the third or Military Range, being the
North East and South East quarters thereof and amount-
ing to three hundred and twenty acres of land to Have and
to Hold the said tract of land described as follows aforesaid
with the appurtances unto him the said John Hole and
to his heirs and assigns, to and for him and their only proper
use, benefit and ____ forever, In testimony wherefore the
said Jonathan Dayton have here unto set my hand and
seal this twenty sixth day of May in the year of our Lord
One thousand Seven hundred and ninety six.
Jonathan Dayton {seal}

Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of
Jas. Burnet
Recorded Eliza I. Dayton
Augt. 16, 1797
Hamilton SS Be it remembered that on the Sixteenth
day of August 1797, before me Thomas Gibson
one of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas for the 3d
County personally appeared Jacob Burnett Esq. one of the
transcribing witnesses of the within instrument of writing
who being sworn according to law saith the he was
present at the signing of the within grantor Jonathan
Dayton as his act and deed, sworn and inscribed before me
Thomas Gibson

Transcribed from Hamilton County Records Book B. No. 2 paged 203 & 204.
Feb. 10, 1852 D. W. Bone, Deputy R.W.C.

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