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WILLIAM BAIR'S ADMOR. to J. B. PHILLIPS

18738

THIS INDENTURE, Made the fourth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five,

BETWEEN David Brown, Administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of William Bair, late of the Township of Drumore, in the County of Lancaster, and State of Pennsylvania, deceased, of the one part,

and J. B. Phillips, of the Township of Drumore, County and State aforesaid, deceased, of the other part:

WHEREAS, the said William Bair, in his lifetime, and at the time of his death was seized in his demesne as of fee, of and in the tract or piece of land herein- latter described, situated in the Township of Drumore aforesaid, containing eight acres and eighty-eight perches, more or less,

AND WHEREAS, Letters of Administration of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said William Bair at the time of his death were in due form of law committed unto the said David Brown,

AND WIHEREAS, the said Administrator at an Orphans' Court, held at Lancaster, in and for the County of Lan-caster, on June 3, 1895, presented a Petition setting forth that the personal estate of the! ,said William Bair was insufficient for the payment of his just debts and praying the Court to , award a private sale of the said premises unto the said J. B. Phillips at and for the sum ' of Five Hundred and Seventy Dollars, the proceeds of said sale to be applied to the payment of the debts of said decedent,

WHEREUPON, it appearing manifest unto the Court aforesaid, that the personal estate of the said William Bair was not sufficient to pay 11is just debts, it was considered and ordered by the said Court, on the said third day of June, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, that said premises be sold privately to the said J. B. Phillips at and for the aforesaid sum of Five Hundred and Seventy Dollars, according to the prayer of the petitioner:

AND WHEREAS, in pursuance of the said order, and by force and virtue or the laws of the State, in such case made and provided, David Brown, Administrator as aforesaid, sold the said premises unto the said J. B. Phillips, privately, for the sum of Five Hundred and Seventy Dollars, which sale, on report thereof made to the Judges of the said Court on the third day of June A. D. 1895, was confirmed, and it was considered and adjudged by the said Court, and that the same should be and remain firm and stable forever; and good and sufficient security, approved by the s aid Court, f or the faithful application of the proceeds of sale, has been duly entered, as by the records of the said Court, more fully and at large appears:

NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH, That the said David Brown, Administrator as aforesaid, for and in consideration of the sum of Five Hundred and Seventy Dollars, to him in hand paid by the said J. B. Phillips, at and before the ensea1ing and delivery hereof, the receipt where- of he doth hereby acknowledge, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and confirmed, and by these presents doth hereby grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said J. B. Phillips, his heirs and assigns, the following described tract or piece of land, situated in the Township of Drumore, County of Lancaster and State of Pennsylvania, BEGINNING at a post in line of lands now or late of John A. Boyd and Samuel M. Long; thence by lands now or late of said John A. Boyd, South eighty-eight and one-half degrees West, eight perches to a stone in the public road; thence down said road, South eleven deg-rees and one-half West, fifteen perches and two-tenths to a stone; thence South sixty-eight degrees and one-half west, thirty-five perches and six-tenths to a stone in the line of lands now or formerly of Samuel Seiple; thence by the same, South forty-four degrees East, forty- five perches and one-tenth to a stone, a corner of lands of the said William Bail'; thence by the same, South eighty-five degrees East, thirteen perches and two-tenths to a stone in line of lands now or formerly of said Samuel MiI. Long; thence by the same, North one degree West, sixty perches and three-tenths to the place of beginning, Containing eight acres and eighty- eight perches, more or less.

BEING part of the same premises which George Smith, Administrator of Levi Harris, deceased, by his Deed of Indenture dated March 28,1863, and intended to be recorded, conveyed to John A. Boyd, his heirs and assigns, and the same premises which the said John A. Boyd, by his Deed of Indenture, dated April 1, 1863, and intended to be re-corded, conveyed to the said William Bair, his heirs and assigns.

TOGETHER also with all and singular the buildings, improvements, ways, waters, water-courses, rights, liberties, privileges, hereditaments and appurtenances, whatsoever thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, and the reversions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof; and also, all the right, title, interest, property, claim and demand whatever, of the said William Bair, in his lifetime, at and immediately before the time of his decease, in law, equity or otherwise howsoever, of, in and to or out of the same.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract or piece of land, hereditaments and premises hereby granted, or mentioned and intended so to be, with the appurtenances, unto the said

J. B. Phillips, his heirs and assigns forever, AND the said David Brown, Administrator as aforesaid, doth covenant, promise, grant and agree, to and with the said J. B. Phillips, his heirs and assigns, by these presents, that he the said David Brown, Administrator as afore-said, hath not done, committed, or knowingly or willingly suffered to be done, any act, mat-ter or thing whatsoever, whereby the premises aforesaid, or any part thereof, is are, shall, or may be charged or encumbered, in title, charge, estate or otherwise howsoever.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said David Brown, Administrator as aforesaid, hath hereunto

signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of John Moore Jno. C. Shirk ,

,RECEIVED, the day 0f the date 0f the above Indenture, of the above named J. B. Phillips, the sum of Five Hundred and Seventy Dollars, in .full for the consideration money above mentioned.

,Witnesses present:

Administrator of William Bair, deceased.

STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA COUNTY OF LANCASTER SS: Before me, the subscriber, a Justice of the Peace in and for said State and County, personally came the above named David Brown, Administrator of the estate of William Bair, deceased, and acknowledged the above Indenture to be his act and deed, and desired the same might be recorded as such, according to law. In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the fourth day of June, 29th A. D. lone thousand eight hundred and ninety-five. J. B. Phillips

John Moore, J. P. ( COMMON SEAL)

Recorded May 19,1937Geo L. Keith Deputy Recorder. *********************************************************************************

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