• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.2.1807.2
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1807-04-06
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Small, James; Small, Eli
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Harwich
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Small, William
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Harwich
  • Acreage : 2 acres
  • Price : $75
  • Justice of the Peace : Brooks, Eben
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1807-04-06
  • Witnesses : Snow, Seth; Brooks, Obed
  • Other names mentioned : Small, Thomas; ? Rogers; Bacon, Eben; Kenrick, John
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1809-02-23 Barnstable; 1828-12-26 Orleans
  • Transaction keywords : Houseright, yeoman, meadow, Hog Island "crick" (e.g. creek), broad "crick," hay
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : Folio 90 Barnstable; Folio 1, page 201 Orleans
  • Archives folder : 2
  • Notes : William Small is described as "houseright," and James and Eli Small as "yeoman." Though they live in Harwich, the land is in Orleans. The deed states that it is understood that the land is "to be owned and held in equal halves" by both buyers. The seller reserves one half ton of hay to be cut by the buyers, cured, and carted whenever I shall direct them, for five years successively and no longer. Eben Bacon was the first registrar, and John Kenrick the second.
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