• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.6.1839.6
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1839-11-02
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Comings, Joseph
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Sparrow, Richard, Esq.
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Acreage :
  • Price : $150
  • Justice of the Peace : Doane, John
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1839-11-02
  • Witnesses : Smith, Joseph; Sparrow, Emeline; Smith, Rebecca K.
  • Other names mentioned : Sparrow, Susan; Smith, Joseph; Myricks, Rachel; Smith, Nehemiah; Myricks, Joanna; Davis, Lothrop
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1840-04-07
  • Transaction keywords : Land, swamp, house, drain, field, meadow
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : Book 26, page 136
  • Archives folder : 6
  • Notes : Buyer Joseph Comings was a master mariner. Susan Sparrow was the wife of Richard Sparrow. Richard Sparrow "reserved forever the privilege of a drain through said premises for the benefit of a swamp situated in the field adjoining the premises." He also allowed Comings the privilege of a drain through the swamp and land to the meadow to the east of these premises.
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