• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.1.1799.2
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1799-02-15
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Sparrow, John
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Higgins, Hannah; Higgins, Hutsel; Higgins, Joshua; Higgins, Priscilla
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Acreage : 5 1/2
  • Price : $33
  • Justice of the Peace : Sparrow, Isaac
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1799-02-15
  • Witnesses : Sparrow, Lydia
  • Other names mentioned : Higgins, Eliakam
  • Original date recorded by Registrar :
  • Transaction keywords : Labourers, land, bounded, mark
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : 1799-
  • Archives folder : 1
  • Notes : All the sellers, Hannah Higgins, Hutsel Higgins, Joshua Higgins and Priscilla Higgins are described as labourers, as is the buyer, John Sparrow. The piece of land is entirely bounded on all sides by the land of Eliakam Higgins. Both Hannah and Priscilla Higgins sign with a mark, "X." The paper shows the presence of red seals next to all signatures. On 2/16/99 Hatsel Higgins swore to Isaac Sparrow he signed of his own free will. On 6/19/99 Hannah and Priscilla Higgins swore to Isaac Higgins they had signed of their own free will.
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