• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.5.1830
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1830-10-27
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Higgins, Simeon
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Higgins, Judah
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Acreage : 3/4 acre
  • Price : $130
  • Justice of the Peace : Doane, John
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1830-10-27
  • Witnesses :
  • Other names mentioned : Rogers, Zenas; Kenrick, John; Rogers, Seth
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1830-10-29
  • Transaction keywords : Land, lake, stones, rods, dwelling house, stake, poles
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) :
  • Archives folder : 5
  • Notes : Might be a promissory note. Juddah Higgins was a mariner. The sale included half of a dwelling house, and the privilege of passing through Seth Rogers property. The property location is described with a convoluted mixture of measurements (i.e., rods), and locations (stones). The property was registered twice, first by Lothrop Davis on Oct. 29, 1830, and again on May 3, 1837. Payment for the property was not received until Dec. 15, 1830.
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