Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 33

Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 33

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Gale and Coe Gale. executors. To my two daughters all my rights of land in Orange County." (No witnesses.) Proved, November 4, 1778, upon oath of William Thompson, schoolmaster, "That. on May 2 last, he was called upon to write the will of John Barker, and he took down in writing the several bequests, and that he then did proceed to transcribe the same and put it in form, but before he could finnish it the said John Barker expired." Page 69.-" In the name of God, Amen. I, Jonx Jl(EVSTER, of Cornwall Precinct, Orange County, yeoman, being in a common state of health, November 10. 1.77. All debts to be paid. Ileave to my eldest son, John, all that part of the farm or plantation where I live. Beginning at a large Butternut tree. marked, on the west side ot' Tappan creek, it being the east corner of t-he lands of Hezekiah Howell, Esq., and thence running southeast to the middle of said creek, then down the middle of said creek to opposite a walnut tree on the north side of a creek, and thence to said tree, then north along a fence to a black oak tree on the south side of the main road leading from Warwick to New W indsor. then north across the road to a red oak tree in the corner of the orchard fence, then along the east fence to a tree on a ledge of rocks, then west along a fence to a tree marked, then northwest by a fence to a tree. and then west to an elm sapling near a fence on the east side of a road leading from Warwick road to the Goshen road, near the Otter Kill bridge, then north to a tree, and then by various courses to the land of Ann Hooglandt, according to a settlement lately made by Thomas Palmer; Then along the south bounds of said tract to the west corner of my farm, and along the same to the beginning....
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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908767
  • 9781236908766