• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.2.2.1790
  • Property Town : Chatham
  • Selling date : 1790-03-04
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Atwood, Sears
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Chatham
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Atwood, Joseph (Attwood)
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Chatham
  • Acreage : 21 acres
  • Price : 120 pounds
  • Justice of the Peace : Knowles, Elijah
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1790-03-04
  • Witnesses : Knowles, Elijah; Howes, Joseph; Howes, Enoch
  • Other names mentioned : Godfrey, Col.; Wing, Joseph; Atwood, Sarah; Baker, Lot; Chase, Sylvanus; Bacon, Eben
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1790-04-22
  • Transaction keywords : dwelling house, woodland
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : Book 43, Folio 70 (?)
  • Archives folder : 2
  • Notes : Joseph Atwood and Sears Atwood are both described as "yeoman." Eben Bacon is described as "Registrar." Sara Atwood is to receive 1/2 part of the dwelling house (as long as unmarried) plus two pieces of woodland in Harwich -- one piece purchased of Lot Baker and one piece of Sylvanus Chase.

    Sears Atwood "to support my parents Joseph and Deborah Atwood during their natural lives in sickness and in health." Joseph Atwood grants to Sears Atwood "my homestead with the buildings now standing thereon."
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