• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.6.1841.2
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1841-04-01
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Higgins, Eliakem
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Knowles, Isaac; Knowles, Sally
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Acreage : 1/2 part of 1 1/2 acres
  • Price : $50
  • Justice of the Peace : Doane, John
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1841-04-01
  • Witnesses : Crosby, Edmund; Rogers, Mehetabel
  • Other names mentioned : Snow, Jesse; Higgins, Eliakem; Higgins, Sally; Davis, Lothrop
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1842-04-05
  • Transaction keywords : Peat marsh, upland, swamp, lot, will
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : Book 20, p. 301
  • Archives folder : 6
  • Notes : Sally Knowles was said to be a seller "in her right." Possible that an butting property was owned by a second Eliakem Higgins, who gave it to his daughter, Sally Higgins, in his will. Isaac Knowles was a yeoman. The property sold was 1/2 part of one and a half acres of peat marsh.
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