deed listed at    liber 19    pp  136  -  144
Moses Yeomans, esq, Sherif of Ulster County to John J Dumont

This Indenture made this thirty first day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred Between Moses Yeomans Esquire late Sherif of the County of Ulster of the first part and John J Dumont of the Town of New Paltz County aforesaid and State of New York of the second part.

Whereas by virtue of a certain writ of Veriditioni Exponas issued out of the Court of Common pleas in and for the County of Ulster bearing date the ninth day of January in the fourteenth year of our Independence to him the said Sherif directed Reciting that whereas I had been lately commissioned that of the goods and chattles of John Dumond Gentleman one of the attornies & within my bailiwic I should cause to be made forth six pounds eighteen Shillings and six pence lawful Money of New York which John Sleght lately in the said Court had recovered against him the said John Dumond Gentleman one of  ??  for his damages which he had sustained as well by reason of the non performance of a certain promises and undertakings lately made by the said John Dumond to the said John Sleght as and for his costs and charges by him about his Suit in that behalf expended whereof the said John Dumond was convicted as to us appears of Record

And whereas I was further commanded that if sufficient goods & chattles of the said John Dumond within my bailiwick I could not find whereof I could cause the said damages to be made that then I should cause the same to be made of the proper lands and tenements within my bailiwick of the said John Dumond whereof he was seized on the Nineteenth day of March in the Year one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine or at any time thereafter in whose hand soever the same might be and that I should have the monies before the Judges and Assistant Justices of this court on the first tuesday of July then last past to render to the said John Sleght for his damages aforesaid and further reciting that I at that day made return to the Judges and Assistant Justices aforesaid that I had ?? and seized on the goods and chattels, lands and tenements of the said John Dumond to the amount of five Shillings which remained in my hands unsold for want of buyers

Therefore I was commanded by the said writ of Vereditioni Exponas that the goods and chattles lands and tenements aforesaid by me in form aforesaid taken I should exponse to sale at public Vendue.  And also whereas by virtue of an other certain writ of Veriditioni exponas issued out of the Court of Common pleas in and for the County of Ulster aforesaid tested the eight day of May in the fourteenth year of our Independence to me the said Sherif directed Reciting that whereas I had been lately commanded that of the goods and chattles of John Dumond within my bailiwick I should cause to be made as well a certain debt of Forth pounds which Johannis C Masten, Cornelius C Masten, Jacobus Masten and Catharine Masten Administrators and Administratrix of all and singular the goods and chattles rights and credits which were of Cornelius Masten deceased lately recovered against him as also five pounds five Shillings and three pence which to the said Cornelius, Johannis, Jacobus & Catharine Administrators and Administratrix as aforesaid in our said Court were adjudged for their damages which they had sustained as well by occasion of the detention of that debt as for their Costs and charges by them about their suit in that behalf expended whereof the said John Dumond was convicted as to us appears of record

And whereas I was further commanded that if sufficient goods and chattles of the said John Dumond in my bailwic I could not find whereof I could cause the debt and damages aforesaid to be made that then I should cause the same to be made of the proper lands and tenements of the said John Dumond within my bailiwic whereof he was seised on the ninth day of March in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety or at any time thereafter in whose hands soever the same might be and that I should have those Monies before the Judges and Assistant Justices of the said Court on the first tuesday in May then instant to render unto the aforesaid cornelius, Johannis, Jacobus and Catharine Administrators and Administratrix as aforesaid for their debt and damages aforesaid

And further reciting that I at that day made return to the Judges & and Assistant Justices aforesaid that I haqd levie4d and seised on the goods an chattles lands and tenements of the said John Dumond to the amount of five Shillings which remained in my hands unsold for want of buyers.

Therefore I was commanded by the said writ of Veriditioni exponas that the goods and chattles lands an tenements aforesaid by me in form aforesaid taken I should expose to sale at public veneue the first of the sait writs veriditioni exponas being returnable on the first tuesday May next ensuing the teste day of the said write and other being returnable on the first tuesday in July next ensuing the last day of the said writ.  And also where by virtue of a writ of Testatum Fieri Facias issued bof the Supreme Court of Judicature of the people of the State of New York bearing test the eight day of May in the fourteenth Year of our Independence returnable on the last tuesday in July then next at the City of Albany to me the said Sherif directed.

Reciting that whereas the Sherif of the City and County of Albany had lately been commanded that of the goods and chattles of John Dumond in his bailiwic he should cause to be made five hundred pounds which Gerretje Van Keuren, Garrit Van Keuren and Abraham Van Keuren lately in our court before the Justices thereof recoverd against him for a debt and also ten pounds seventeen Shillings and three pence for their damages which they had sustained as well by means of the detention of the debt as for their Costs and charges by them expended about their suit in this behalf whereof the said John Dumont convicted as to us appears of record.

And if the said John Dumont had not sufficient goods anc hattles in his bailiwic whereof he might cause the debt and damages aforesaid to be made that then he should cause the farm to be made of the lands and tenements whereof the said John Dumond was seised on the seventh day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety or at any time since in whose hands soever the same might be and that he should have that money before the Justice of the said Supreme Court of Judicature on a certain day then past to render to the said Gerritje, Gerrit and Abraham for their debt and damages aforesaid. 

And further reciting that at that day the said Sherif of the said County of Albany returned that the said John Dumont had no goods or chattles, lands or tenements in his bailiwic whereof he might cause the debt and damages aforesaid to be made.

Whereupon on behalf of the said Gerritje, Gerrit and Abraham it being sufficiently testified in our Court before us that the said John Dumont had sufficient goods and chattl3es, lands and tenements in the bailiwic o fme the said Moses Yeomans whereof I might cause the debt and damages aforesaid to be made

Therefore I was commanded by the said writ of Testatum Fieri Facias that of the goods and chattles of the said John Dumont in my bailiwic I should cause to be made the debt and damages aforesaid and if the said John Dumont had not sufficient goods and chattles in my bailiwic whereof I could cause the same to be made that then I should cause the debt & damages aforesaid to be made of the lands and tenements whereof the said John Dumont was seised on the Seventh day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety or at any time since in whose hands soever the same might be and that I shold have those monies before the Justices of the Supreme Court of Judicature at the City of Albany on the last tuesday in July then next to render unto the said Gerritje, Gerrit and Abraham for their debt and damages aforesaid.

Whereupon I the said Moses Yeomans as late Sherif as aforesaid in obedience to three several before-mentioned writs levied and seized on the full four fifths of

All that certain lot of land known and distinguished by the Northern lot number nine situate lying and being on the west side of Hudsons River in the Paltz Patent in Ulster County so as the same was possessed held occupied & enjoyed by Michael Devoe the whole lot Number nine, being bounded North by lot Number ten, Westerly three English Miles into the woods from Hudsons River aforesaid, Southerly by lot number eight and Easterly by the said River so as the same is by three sundry deeds of Conveyance from Abraham Denjoy, Isaac Bevier and Moses Duyou conveyed unto the said Michael Devoe and so also as the same is conveyed by the said Michael Devoe unto Joel Harvey relation being had to the said respective Convenances may more fully and at large appear.  Excepting and reserving out of the above granted premises the land which the said Michael Devoe before the execution the said conveyance to the said Joel Harvey had conveyed to his son in law Gabriel Carling.  Containing seven hundred and forty nine Acres and an half

Together with all and singular the houses out houses, barns, stables & to the said premises belonging or in anywise appertaining as the property of the said John Dumont and whereupon I the said Moses Yeomans as late Sherif as aforesaid in obedience to the several writs as aforesaid and also according to the law in such case made and provided caused and advertisement to be published in the Newspapers printed at Kingston in the said County of Ulster by Samuel Freer and Son for six Weeks or more successively previous to the day of Sale giving public notice that II the said Sherif would expose to sale the aforesaid premises at public vendue on the premises on the twenty third day of April 1798 and whereas in pursuance of the said Notice as aforesaid given the aforesaid premises with the houses barns, stables etc thereunto belonging were on twenty third day of April in the Year aforesaid exposed to sale at public vendue on the premises aforesaid, aforesaid,

And whereas the said premises as aforesaid described with the house barns, stables etc. then unto belonging were at the vendue purchased by the said John J. Dumont for the sum of Three hundred pounds being the highest bid given for th3e same

Now therefore this Indenture Witnesseth that I the said Moses Yeomans late Sherif as aforesaid by virtue of the several before mentioned writs and also by virtue of the law in such case made and provided and for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred pounds lawful money of New York to me in hand paid by the said John J. Dumont the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge Have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, assign3ed, set over and conveyed and by these presents Doth grant bargain, sell alien, assign set over and convey unto the said John J Dumont and to his heirs and assigns forever

All the estate right title interest whatsoever which he the said John Dumond had of in and to the said above mentioned and described premises toether with the houses out houses, barns, stables etc thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining 

To have and to hold the said messages(?) houses out houses barns Stables etc. and also the full four fifths of all that certain lot of land above described with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and all and singular the premises herein before mentioned and intended to be hereby sold and conveyed to him the said John J Dumont his heirs and assigns forever as fully and absolutely as I the said Moses Yeomans as late Sherif as aforesaid might could or ought to do, by virtue of the said several write before mentioned and by virtue of the law aforesaid or otherwise hosoever

In Testimony whereof I the said Moses Yeomans as late Sherif as aforesaid have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of my said Office to be affixed the say and Year first above written

 

Sealed and delivered in the presence of  }
Note: the words "Dated the day of one     }
thousand seven hundred and ninety           }
then next on fifth sheet were first                 }
obliterated before the execution & also     }
the obliteration in the note at the                 }
bottom                                                            }    Moses Yeomans
Note:  the word eight in the first sheet       }     late Sheriff
& first line and the words "then last past"   }     of Ulster County
in the 5th line from bottom were first           }
write on an erasure and the word "Sleght" }
between the 9th & 10th line from the top    }
first sheet were first interlined before         }
the execution                                                 }

Anthony Dumond                                                }

Rachel Beekman                                          }

 

State of New York                }
Ulster County                        }

 On the tenth day of July in the year one thousand and eight hundred and two before me Abraham B. Bancker Master in Chancery came Anthony Dumond one of the Subscribing Witness to the within indenture and to me personally known who being duly sworn declared that he was personally acquainted with Moses Yeomans the grantor and saw him execute and deliver the said Indenture as late Sherif of Ulster County for the purposes therein mentioned and that Rachel Beekman & himself subscribed thereto as Witnesses in the presence of each other; and finding no material erazure or interlination in the said Indenture excepting those noticed and also the obliteration noticed before the execution thereof, I do allow the same to be recorded.
                                     Abm B. Bancker

A true record entered this 13th day of August 1808
                                             Christ. Tappen,  Dpy Clerk

 

This  handwritten deed located in the Ulster County Clerk's Vault Room, Kingston, New York was transcribed to this web December 29, 2001. 

Veriditioni Exponas:   document issued by a court confirming its findings
vendue  :  a public sale or auction  
                from Dutch vendu old French vendue    French vendre
 fieri facias:  a writ of execution commanding a sheriff to lay a claim to
                   and seize the goods and chattels of a debtor o fulfill a judgment
                    against him (from Latin "cause it to be done")

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