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Deed from Isaac and Elizabeth Hale, 25 August 1830

This Indenture, Made the twenty fifth, day of August in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Between Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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& Elizabeth [Hale]

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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his wife of the township of Harmony

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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& County of Susquehanna & State of Pennsylvania of the one Part and Joseph Smith, J,r, of the other Part of the place aforesaid
WITNESSETH, That the said Partys of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two Hundred Dollars to them in hand paid by the said Party of the second part at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof, the receipt and payment whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed and confirmed, and by these presents, doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, convey and confirm unto the said Party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns all that certain Piece or parcel of Land situate and lying in the Township of Harmony

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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and County of Susquehanna and state aforesaid, and being a part of a lot of Land in the warrentee name of George Ruper, and a part of the farm on which the said Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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now lives on, Butted & bounded as follows, Beginning at Post on the North bank of the Susquehanna River. thence North half a degree West one hundred and Eleven Perches to a Post thence North eighty nine and half degrees East twenty perches to a Post thence South half a Degree East one hundred and nineteen Perches to a Sugar Maple tree on the bank of Said River, thence down the Said River as it winds & turns to the Place of Beginning, Containing in the whole thirteen acres & Eighty Perches be the same more or less— Bounded on the East by Lands owned by Joseph McKune

16 June 1792–25 Aug. 1861. Farmer. Born in Mamakating, Ulster Co., New York. Son of Joseph McKune, Sr. and Anna Gillett. Married Sarah Clark, 27 Apr. 1811. Moved to Harmony, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, by 1817. Purchased Harmony property from JS and Emma...

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& on the North & west by Lands of Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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TOGETHER, with all and singular the houses, out-houses, edifices and buildings thereon erected and being—and all ways, water-courses, woods, fences, gardens, minerals, rights, liberties, privileges, advantages, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or any wise appertaining—and the reversions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof—and also all the estate, right, title, interest, use, trust, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever of him the said Party of the first part

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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whether in law or equity, or otherwise howsoever, of, in, to, or out of the same— TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Piece or parcel of Land with the hereditaments and premises, hereby granted and released, or mentioned or intended so to be, with the appurtenances, unto the said Parties of the second part his heirs and assigns, to the only proper use, benefit and behoof, of the said Party his heirs and assigns forever And the said partys of the first for himself his heirs, executors, and administrators, do covenant, promise, grant and agree to, and with said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns, by these presents, that, he the said party of the second part and his heirs, the said hereby granted premisses or tracts of Land with the hereditaments and premises hereby granted and released, or mentioned or intended so to be, with the appurtenances unto the said Joseph Smith Jr. their heirs and assigns, against them the said Partys of the first and his heirs, and against all and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim of in or out of the Said Premisses shall and will warrant and forever defend, by these presents.— IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Partys to these presents has hereunto set his Hand and Seal.— Dated the day and year first above written.
Sealed and Delivered)Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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in the presence of)Elizabeth Hale

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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The words “& Elizabeth

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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his wife” intertined [interlined] & the word North interlined
John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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Jesse Lane

20 Apr. 1800–23 Feb. 1881. Justice of the peace, lumber merchant. Born in Cannonsville (later in Tompkins), Delaware Co., New York. Son of Martin Lane and Sarah Craig. Moved to Harmony (later in Oakland), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, by 1823. Appointed ...

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twenty fifth, day of August in  the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty Between Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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<& Elizabeth [Hale]

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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his wife> of the township of  Harmony

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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& County of Susquehanna & State of Pennsylvania of the one Part and  Joseph Smith, J,r, of the other Part of the place aforesaid
WITNESSETH, That the said Partys of the first part  for and in consideration of the sum of two Hundred Dollars to him them in hand paid  by the said Party of the second part  at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof, the receipt and payment whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed,  released, conveyed and confirmed, and by these presents, doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, convey and confirm unto the said Party of the second part  and to his heirs and assigns all that certain Piece o[r] parcel of Land situate and lying in the  Township of Harmony

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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and County of Susquehanna and state aforesaid, and being a  part of a lot of Land in the warrentee name of George Ruper, and a part of the farm on  which the said Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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now lives on, Butted & bounded as follows, Beginning at  Post on the <North> bank of the Susquehanna River. thence North half a degree East <West> one  hundred and Eleven Perches to a Post thence North eighty nine and half degrees East  twenty perches to a Post thence South half a Degree East one hundred and nineteen  Perches to a Sugar Maple tree on the bank of Said River, thence down the Said  River as it winds & turns to the Place of Beginning, Containing in the whole  thirteen acres & Eighty Perches be the same more or less— Bounded on the  East by Lands owned by Joseph McKune

16 June 1792–25 Aug. 1861. Farmer. Born in Mamakating, Ulster Co., New York. Son of Joseph McKune, Sr. and Anna Gillett. Married Sarah Clark, 27 Apr. 1811. Moved to Harmony, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, by 1817. Purchased Harmony property from JS and Emma...

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& on the North & west by Lands of Isaac  Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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TOGETHER, with all and singular the houses, out-houses, edifices and buildings thereon erected and being—and all ways, water-courses, woods, fences, gardens, minerals, rights, liberties,  privileges, advantages, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or any wise appertaining—and the reversions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof—and also all the estate,  right, title, interest, use, trust, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever of him the said Party of the first part

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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whether
in law or equity, or otherwise howsoev er, of, in, to, or out of the same— TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said Piece or parcel of Land with the  hereditaments and premises, hereby granted and released, or mentioned or intended so to be, with the appurtenances, unto the said Parties of the second part his  heirs and assigns, to the only proper use, benefit and behoof, of the said Party his  heirs and assigns forever  And the said  party<s> of the first  for himself his heirs, executors, and administrators, do covenant, promise, grant  and agree to, and with said party of the Second part his  heirs and assigns, by these presents, that, he the said party of the second part  and his heirs, the said hereby granted premisses or tracts of Land with the  hereditaments and premises hereby granted and released, or mentioned or intended so to be, with the appurtenances unto the said Joseph Smith Jr. their  heirs and assigns,  against them the said Party<s> of the first  and his  heirs, and against all and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim of in or out of the Said Premisses  shall and will warrant and forever defend, by these presents.— IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Party<s>  to these presents has hereunto set his Hand  and Seal.— Dated the day and year first above written.
Sealed and Delivered)

Signatures of Isaac and Elizabeth Hale.  


Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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in the presence of)Elizabeth Hale

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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<The words “& Elizabeth

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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his wife”  intertined [interlined] & the word North  interlined>

Signatures of John Whitmer and Jesse Lane.  


John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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Jesse Lane

20 Apr. 1800–23 Feb. 1881. Justice of the peace, lumber merchant. Born in Cannonsville (later in Tompkins), Delaware Co., New York. Son of Martin Lane and Sarah Craig. Moved to Harmony (later in Oakland), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, by 1823. Appointed ...

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On 6 April 1829 JS signed an agreement to purchase properties (land and buildings) from his father-in-law, Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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, in Harmony

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania. Area settled, by 1787. Organized 1809. Population in 1830 about 340. Population in 1840 about 520. Contained Harmony village (no longer in existence). Josiah Stowell hired JS to help look for treasure in area, Oct. 1825...

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, Pennsylvania. This document, a deed from JS’s in-laws dated 25 August 1830, acknowledged receipt of JS’s payment in full. After Isaac and Elizabeth Hale

19 Nov. 1767–16 Feb. 1842. Innkeeper. Born in Litchfield Co., Connecticut. Daughter of Nathaniel Lewis and Esther Tuttle. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Charlotte Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), 1776. Married Isaac Hale, 20 Sept...

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signed and sealed the deed, JS’s friend John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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and Jesse Lane

20 Apr. 1800–23 Feb. 1881. Justice of the peace, lumber merchant. Born in Cannonsville (later in Tompkins), Delaware Co., New York. Son of Martin Lane and Sarah Craig. Moved to Harmony (later in Oakland), Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, by 1823. Appointed ...

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, a local justice of the peace, signed as witnesses.
The document consists of a printed form with handwritten additions. An endorsement inscribed on the document indicates that it conveys a deed from Isaac Hale

21 Mar. 1763–11 Jan. 1839. Farmer, hunter, innkeeper. Born in Waterbury, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Reuben Hale and Diantha Ward. Member of Methodist church. Moved to Wells, Albany Co., New York (later in Rutland Co., Vermont), ca. 1771, to live with...

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to JS and is dated “August 31, 1830.” An embossed seal is partially legible. The document also notes that it was recorded at the “Susquehanna County Office for Recording Deeds &c” in Deed Book No 8 page 59 on 31 August 1830.

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