• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.1.3.1848.2
  • Property Town : Brewster
  • Selling date : 1848-04-18
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Freeman, Edward
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Atwood, Nehemiah
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Brewster
  • Acreage : 0.25
  • Price : $30
  • Justice of the Peace : Freeman, Nathaniel
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1848-04-18
  • Witnesses : Nickerson, Sally; Atwood (wife of Nehemiah Atwood), Mercy
  • Other names mentioned : Knowles, Eliza
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 0000-00-00
  • Transaction keywords : peace (piece) of peat swamp, maple swamp field, upland, stake, stone, swamp, drain, shades (sheds? possibly stands?), road, long road, dwelling house, "write" (right) of dower
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : no information
  • Archives folder : 3
  • Notes : Nehemiah Atwood described as "yeoman"; Edmond Freeman described as "machanic" (mechanic); property is 40 rods total; property has a northern boundary of 10 rods, an eastern boundary of four rods, a southern boundary of 10 rods and a western boundary of four rods; deed contains the priviledges of draining the swamp, building "one or to" structures (sheds?) to house the peat and building a road "to and from" the swamp; Mercy Atwood quits her right of dower; several instances of homonyms used ("write" instead of "right," "to" instead of "two").
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