• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.1.3.1832.1
  • Property Town : Brewster
  • Selling date : 1832-04-21
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Small, Eldridge; Small, James
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Brewster
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Mayo, Jeremiah
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Brewster
  • Acreage : 29
  • Price : $38
  • Justice of the Peace : Sampson, Joseph
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1832-04-21
  • Witnesses : Sampson, Deborah R.
  • Other names mentioned : Crosby, Samuel; Eldridge, David; Crosby, Widow Mercy; Crocker, Heman
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 0000-00-00
  • Transaction keywords : brush and cleared land, Long pond, Sheep pond, dower
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : no information
  • Archives folder : 3
  • Notes : Jeremiah Mayo described as "Administrator to the estate of Samuel Crosby"; Samuel Crosby described as "mariner"; Court of Probate licensed Jeremiah Mayo on the "second Tuesday of December 1831" to sell part of Crosby's real estate for the payment of his "just debts"; real estate sold at "public vendue" on "nineteenth day of April" (1832) to the Smalls; deed is for one half of the 29 acres "lying in common and undivided with David Eldridge" and is subject to the dower of the Widow Mercy Crosby (which she later relinquishes when she sells the other half of the property to the Smalls?).
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