Victory Parade

MS 39. Literal transcription misspellings are left intact, ax denotes illegible word, italicized items are my own comments for clarification. Please note that in some instances the letter e has been replaced with the letter o, the letter s has been replaced with the letter f, and when a word begins with the letter f, it is doubled (example: the word forty is noted as fforty,) as was the custom at that time TG.

Title: Release

Robert Smith

to

Andrew Reed

In pencil: 24 June 1756

This Indenture Mado Tho Twonty ffourth Day of Juno in tho Thirtioth Yoar of tho Roign of our Sovoroign Lord Goorgo tho Second King of Groat Brittain &c. And in tho Yoar of our Lord Ono Thousand Sovon Hundrod and ffifty Six- Between Robort Smith of Burlington County in tho Provinco of Now Jorsoy Gont: (Gentleman) of tho ono part and Androw Rood of Tronton in tho County of Huntordon and Provinco of Now Jorsoy aforosaid Morchant of tho othor part Whereas Bonjamin Smith Lato of Amwoll in tho County of Huntordon aforosd Morcht Docoasod by his Last Will and Tostamont- Boaring dato tho Thirty ffirst Day of March Anno Dom: 1747 among othor things thoroin montionod did Givo and Doviso unto his brothor Robort Smith (ono of thos partios to thoso prosonts) his Hoirs and afsigns forovor all that Lot of Land in Tronton ffronting King Stroot noar tho Stono Bridgo which wont undor tho namo of Jamos Chamborss all Which by Rocourso boing had to tho abovo Rocitod Last Will and Tostamont may moro ffully and at Largo Appoar Now This Indenture Witnefsoth That tho said Robort Smith for and in Considoration of tho Sum of ffivo Shillings to him in hand paid by tho sd Androw Rood tho Rocoipt whoroof ho tho sd Robort Smith doth horoby Acknowlodge and as also for Divors othor Valuablo Considorations him tho sd Robort Smith moving By thoso prosonts Hath Grontod Bargainod Romisod Roloadod and Quitted Claim and by thoso prosonts Doth Grant Bargain Romiso Roloaso and fforovor Quit Claim unto tho sd Androw Rood his Hoirs and afsigns fforovor all tho abovomontionod Lot of Land Lying in Tronton abovosd and is Buttod and Boundod in tho ffollowing mannor Viz: Beginning at a Stono standing noar tho Bridgo in Kings Stroot on tho East Side of tho sd Stroot and by William Plaskets Cornor and Runs along tho sd Stroot North Thirtoon dogroos East Ono Hundrod and Twonty Two ffoot to a Stono for a Cornor Thonco upon a Squaro Eastwardly Ono Hundrod and Ton ffoot thonco to mako a Squaro Southorly Sixty ffoot to William Plaskots Lino in or noar a Run of Wator Thonco along tho said Lino to the ffirst montionod Stono Standing by tho sd Stroot Together with all tho Housos out Housos Buildings Gardons ffoncos Ways Wators Wator Coursos Rights Royaltios Libortios privilodgos Horoditamonts and appurtonancos whatsoovor unto tho sd Grantod Lot of Land and promifsos Belonging or in any mannor or Way apportaining and all tho Estato Right Titlo Intorost prosont pofsofsion proporty Claim and Demand whatsoovor Eithor in Law or in Equity of him tho sd Robort Smith of in or to tho sd Lot of Land and promifsos With tho Rovorsion & Rovorsions Romaindor & Romaindors Ronts Ifsuos proffits and Commoditios & of ovory part & parcoll thoroof To Have And To Hold Tho abovosd Grantod Lot of Land and promifsos with thoir and ovory of thoir appurtonancos unto tho sd Androw Rood his Hoirs and afsigns To tho only propor uso Bonofit and Bohoof of him tho sd Androw Rood his Hoirs and afisngs fforovor And That tho sd Androw Rood his Hoirs and afsigns Shall and may at all timos forovor horoaftor Peasoably and Quiotly To have Hold uso Occupy pofsofs and Enjoy tho abovosd Grantod Lot of Land and promifsos with thoir and ovory of thoir appurtonancos without tho Lawfull Lot Suit Donyall Troublo Hindranco Molostation Disturbanco Eviction Ejoction or any othor Intorruption of him tho sd Robort Smith his Hoirs Exocutors or administrators or of or by or ffrom or undor any othor porson or porsons whatsoovor Lawfully Claiming or to Claim by ffrom or undor him thom or any of thom or by his thoir or any of thoir Acts Consonts afsonts privity or procuromont In Witnefs whoroof tho sd Robort Smith Hath horounto Sot His Hand and Soal tho Day and Yoar ffirst above Written

Signed Sealed and Deliverd In the prefence of Signed: Rob Smith Seal

Signed: Jos. Yard

Signed: Saml Tucker Junr

Perfonally appeared before Me of a Judge of the County of Hunterdon Robert Smith, Who acknowledged That he Signed, Sealed, and Delivered The Within Inftrument of his Act and Deed for the Ufos Therin Mentioned Given Under My Hand at Trenton This Twenty Seventh Day of the Month Called July one Thoufand Seven hundred & fifty Six

1756

Signed: W Morris

Recorded in the Secretaries Office at Burlington in Liber of Deeds P: folio 542

Signed: Cha Read Secy

Verso: Mr. Andrew Reed

Recorded

For the Stone House near the Bridge

 

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