liber 108 pp 566 - 569

Robert and Maria Luisa Pell to  George W Pratt

 This Indenture, made the twenty fourth day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine Between Robert L Pell and Maria Luisa his wife of the Town of Esopus County of Ulster and State of New York parties of the first part and George W. Pratt of the City and County of New York party of the second part

Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of thirty six thousand dollars lawful money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said party of the second part his heirs executor and administrators forever released and discharged from the same by these presents have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, conveyed and confirmed unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever

All that certain form of land situate in Esopus adjoining the Hudson River bounded as follows

Beginning at the south east corner of the farm given to John Oliver Beaver and running along the north bounds of the lands formerly of the Widow Wurts now John Jacob Astor, westerly to the Hudson River at a yellow pine tree cornered and marked then northerly along said river to the lands of Robert L Pell, then westerly along the same to the lands formerly in the possession of the heirs of Peter Beaver now Robert L Pell at a cross fence and wall then southerly along the said fence and wall to the place of beginning. Containing sixty five acres more or less

Also that certain other parcel of land situate in the town and county aforesaid adjoining the above named premises that was given to John Oliver Beaver by the last will and testament of John Beaver deceased and bounded as follows to wit

On the East by the last named premised cross fence and wall south by lands formerly belonging to the Widow Wurts now John Jacob Astor on the West by the public highway leading from Rondout to Newburgh, and on the North by the lands formerly belonging to Myer G. Beaver and the farm of Robert L Pell containing sixty acres be the same more or less.

Together with all and singular the tenements hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof. And also all the estate, right, title interest property possession claim and demand whatever, as well in law as in equity of the said parties of the first part of in and to the same and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenance. To have and to hold the above granted bargained and described premises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to their own proper use benefit6 and behoof forever. And the said Robert L. Pell and Maria Luisa, his wife, their heirs executors and administrators do covenant grant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that the said parties of the first part at the time of the sealing and delivery of thee presents were lawfully seized in and of a good absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple of and in all and singular the above granted and described premises with the appurtenances and have good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain sell and convey the same in manner aforesaid. And that the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns shall and may at all times hereafter peaceable and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy the above granted premises and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances without any lot suit trouble molestation eviction or disturbance of the said parties of the first part their heirs or assigns or of any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same. And that the same now are free, clear, discharged and unencumbered of an from all former and other granted titles charges estates judgments taxes assessments and encumbrances of what nature or kind soever. And also that the said parties of the first part and their heirs and all and every person or persons whomsoever lawfully or equitably deriving any estate right, title, or interest of in or to the herein before granted premises by from under or in trust for them shall and will at any tim or times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the proper costs and charges in the laws of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns make do and execute or cause to be made done and executed all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable acts conveyances and assurances in the law for the better and more effectually vesting and confirming the premises hereby granted or so intended to be, in hand of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever as by the said party of the second part his heir4s or assigns or their counsel learned in the law shall e reasonably advised or required. 
And the said Robert L. Pell and wife their heirs the above described and hereby granted and released premises and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part, and their heirs and against all and every person and persons whomever lawfully claiming or to claim the same shall and will warrant and by these presents forever defend

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Sealed and delivered in the presence of     }    Robt L. Pell      (seal)
D. L. Palmer                                                    }    Maria Luisa Pell (seal)



State of New York }
County of New York }
On the twenty fifth day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine before me personally came Robert L Pell and Maria Luisa Pell his wife known to me to be the individuals described in and who executed the foregoing instrument and they seve4rally acknowledged to me that they executed the same. And the said Maria Louisa on a private examination by me made apart from her husband acknowledged that she executed the said conveyance freely and without any fear or compulsion of her said husbands.
                                                                       D. L. Palmer
                                                                      Commissioner of Deeds


State of New York                         }
City and County of New York       }
I, John Clancy, Clerk of the City and County of New York and also Clerk of the Supreme Court for said City and County being a Court of Record do hereby certify that D. L. Palmer whose name is subscribed to the certificate of the proof or acknowledgment of the annexed instrument and thereon written was at the time of taking such proof or acknowledgment a Commissioner of Deeds for said City and County dwelling in the said City, commissioned and sworn unduly authorized to take the same. And further that I am well acquainted with the handwriting of such Commissioner and verily believe that the signature to the said certificate of proof or acknowledgment is genuine
In testimony thereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the said Court and County the 25th day of May 1859.
                                                       John Clancy                 Clerk


A true record entered July 23, 1859 at 3 pm
                                           Vitas Saxton, Clerk

This is a typed transcription of a photo of a handwritten document on file with the Ulster County Clerk's Office in the Vault Room, Fair and Main Streets, Kingston, New York

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