• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.1.3.1816.3
  • Property Town : Brewster/Orleans/Eastham
  • Selling date : 1816-07-28
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Higgins, Thomas; Higgins, Betty
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Nickerson, Insign
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Chatham
  • Acreage :
  • Price : $105
  • Justice of the Peace : Crowell, Ezra
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1816-07-28
  • Witnesses : Kendrick, Mulford; Nickerson, Seth
  • Other names mentioned : Hopkins, Joshua; Hopkins, Priscilla
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 0000-00-00
  • Transaction keywords : woodland, cleard land, meadow
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) :
  • Archives folder : 3
  • Notes : Originally in Chatham (2.3) box; Insign Nickerson described as "yeoman"; Thomas Higgins described as "yeoman"; Priscilla Hopkins holds improvement on the properties for her natural life; Joshua Hopkins is Priscilla's heir; property is in three different towns; Thomas Higgins gets two-thirds of the property, Betty Higgins gets one-third; Insign also spelled Ensign in document (and signed that way by him); not sure why Nickerson is selling Joshua Hopkins's inheritance--doesn't say he's guardian; no registrar/recording data or acreage; Unique ID number cut-off in scan.
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