This Indenture, Made the <twenty fifth,> day of <August> in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and <thirty> Between < <& his wife> of the township of & 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 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 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 & on the North & west
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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 < 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.
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