• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.2.1810.1
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1810-03-12
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Higgins, Eliakam
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Sparrow, John
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Acreage : 10 acres
  • Price : $100
  • Justice of the Peace : Bascom, Timothy
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1810-03-28
  • Witnesses : Jarvis, Edward; Sparrow, Jabez; Sparrow, Jabez, Jr.
  • Other names mentioned : Sparrow, Seth; Higgins, Elnathan; Sparrow, Rosanna; Sparrow, Major (?)
  • Original date recorded by Registrar :
  • Transaction keywords : Mariner, yeoman, lot, land, dwelling house, swamp, drain, salt pond, fresh pond, homestead, road
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) :
  • Archives folder : 2
  • Notes : John Sparrow was a mariner, and Eliakam Higgins was a yeoman. The lot was located near Seth Sparrow's dwelling house, the swamp, drain, and salt pond, Elnathan Higgins land. Part of the lot included one quarter of the swamp within its boundaries, together with John Sparrow's homestead, and also reserving to Seth Sparrow the land under his dwelling house, and a road 80 feet wide to the main road. John Sparrow's wife, Rosanna also signed the deed.On the verso side was written, in pencil by another hand, "This tract is that which you enter at the drain .... (?) Higgins property includes the house. JP 1899"
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