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John PENNINGTON & Wife

To

Sampson DAVIS

This Indenture Made the seventeenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve. Between John Pennington of Bart Township in the county of Lancaster and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Schoolmaster, and Lydia his wife of the one part and Sampson Davis of West Fallowfield township Chester County, Commonwealth aforesaid Yeoman of the other part.

WITNESSETH That the said John Pennington and Lydia his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Three Hundred and Fifty Dollars, current lawful money of Pennsylvania aforesaid to them in hand well and truly paid by the said Sampson Davis at and before the sealing and delivery hereof the Receipt whereof the do hereby acknowledge, and thereof acquit and forever discharge the said Sampson Davis his heirs executors and administrators by these presents have granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed released and confirmed and by theses presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Sampson Davis and to his heirs and assigns. A CERTAIN Lot or Parcel of Land situate in the Township of Colerain and County of Lancaster aforesaid BEGINNING at a black oak thence by land of David Miller North thirty three degrees West fifty four and an half perches to a post thence North fifty four and three fourth degrees East twenty five and fourth tenth perches to a post thence North thirty three degrees West one hundred and four perches to a post thence North fifty four and three fourth degrees East thirty perches to a white oak stump thence South eighty two degrees East fifty five and an half perches to a post thence by land of George Black South five and an half degrees West seventy perches to a post thence by the same South five and an half degrees East, sixty three perches to a chesnut three thence by the same South fourteen and an half degrees West eight perches to a chesnut tree, thence by the same South thirty eight degrees West twenty one perches and an half perches to the Place of BEGINNING. Containing Forty acres strict measure. (BEING a tract of land convey'd by Thomas PENNINGTON and wife to John PENNINGTON bearing date June the 14th 1809 which was a part of larger tract containing 73 A. 1 R. 7 P conveyed by David Miller and wife to Thomas PENNINGTON by there (sic) Indenture bearing date the first day of May 1805) TOGETHER with all and singular, the houses, buildings, gardens, ways, water water (sic) courses, rights, liberties, privileges, hereditaments and appurtenances, whatsoever thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining. SUBJECT nevertheless to a proportional part of the payment of the purchase money interest &c. to the Commonweath for Patending &ca. AND the reversions, remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and also all the estate, right, title, interest, use, possession, property, claim and demand whatsoever as well at Law, as in equity or otherwise howsoever of them the said John PENNINGTON and wife of in to or out of the same. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said described lot or parcel of land Hereditaments and premises hereby granted with the appurtenances ( subject as aforesaid) unto the said Sampson Davis his heirs and assigns forever. And the said John PENNINGTON for himself his heirs and assigns doth covenant, promise, grant and agree to and with the said Sampson Davis his heirs and assigns that he the said John PENNINGTON and his heirs the said described Lot or parcel of land hereditaments and premises hereby granted with the appurtenances. Subject as aforesaid unto the said Davis his heirs and assigns, against him the said John PENNINGTON and Lydia his wife and their heirs and against all and every other person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim, by from or under him her them or any or either or them shall and will WARRANT and forever Defend by these presents.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the said parties to these presents havehereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above mentioned. Signed, Sealed & Delivered in the presence of Francis McKNIGHT, Jos. WALKER

John PENNINGTON (Seal)

Lydia PENNINGTON(Seal)

Received the day of the date of the above and aforewritten Indenture of and from the above named Sampson Davis the sum of Three Hundred and Fifty Dollars in full being the full consideration money before mentioned. ATTEST: J. Baxter John PENNINGTON Lancaster County. SS: Personally appeared before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace for the County affsd. The above named John PENNINGTON and Lydia his wife and acknowledged the above written Indenture to be their Act and Deed and desired that the same might be recorded as such the said Lydia being of full age and by me privately and apart from her husband examined the contents thereof being first fully made known to her, she thereunto voluntarily consenting.

IN TESTIMONEY WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hadn and seal this seventeenth day of April eighteen hundred and twelve. Jos. Walker (Seal) Exd. Recorded the 14th day of October A. D. 1812 Rr. William Bausman, Recr.

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