• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.3.4.1763
  • Property Town : Eastham
  • Selling date : 1763-07-27
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Freeman, Jonathan; Cole, Joseph Jr.; Cole, James
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Eastham
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Higgins, Zaccheus
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Eastham
  • Acreage : n/a
  • Price : 56 pounds, 8 shillings, 11 pence
  • Justice of the Peace : Doane, Jonathan
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1763-08-16
  • Witnesses : Young, Elisha Jr.; Sparrow, Isaac
  • Other names mentioned : Young, Seth; Otis, Solomon
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1764-03-20
  • Transaction keywords : Two-thirds part of a parcel of upland
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : book 30, folio 52
  • Archives folder : 4
  • Notes : not clear if property is in Eastham, but owner lived in Eastham

    Zaccheus Higgins is listed as yeoman. Jonathan Freeman and Joseph Cole Jr. are both listed as yeomen. James Cole is listed as laborer. The land was formerly part of the estate of Seth Young (deceased) of Eastham. Zaccheus Higgins had purchased the land from Joseph Cole Jr. on July 26, 1763. One-third part of the land went to Jonathan Freeman, one-sixth went to Joseph Cole Jr., and one-sixth went to James Cole. Solomon Otis is listed as registrar.
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