• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.3.1.1686.2
  • Property Town : Eastham
  • Selling date : 1686-09-15
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Hurd, John; Hurd, Deborah
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Boston
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Ffessy, Aaron
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Barnstable
  • Acreage : 20
  • Price : Free
  • Justice of the Peace : Usher, John
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1686-09-15
  • Witnesses : Wisborne, Thomas; Hill, Edward; Paul, Samuel;
  • Other names mentioned : Ffreeman Junior, John; Lothrop, Joseph
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1698-02-06
  • Transaction keywords : land, upland, salt marsh, Setuket (?) or Sesuit (?),
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : 2nd, p. 184
  • Archives folder : 1
  • Notes : Aaron Ffessy is an Indian; name is spelled "Feazy" in Chapter 23: Resolve Concerning John Hurd's Petition for Confirmation of Land Given to Him by an Indian (p. 64 of The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Vol. IX, Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co. 1902); property conveyed out of kindness, respect and love Ffessy has for Deborah Hurd and that her parents showed for his family; Deborah is John's wife; property appears to be 10 acres each of upland and salt marsh; John Usher is a colonial administrator rather than a Justice of the Peace; note on back of deed reproduction says "From State Archives--Mass Vol. 45 p. 354"
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