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Smith, Gerrit, & Ann Smith
Warranty deed for a parcel of land, between Gerrit Smith of Peterboro, Madison County and his wife, Ann Carroll Smith; and James Lyon of the village and county of Oswego
Oswego: May 26, 1837. Oblong pro-forma folio broadside (approx. 13½" x 17") accomplished in ink, outlining the sale of "those certain pieces or parcels of land described as blocks numbers seventy-two (72) and seventy-three (73) in the village of East Oswego ... and also block number thirty-six (36) ... reference being had to a map of said village ... in the office of the Secretary of State..." for the sum of one thousand, one hundred dollars. Signed by all three parties to the transction, the Smiths' signatures also with wax seals still intact. The verso with several dockets by M. W. Matthews, the clerk's office recorder, and O. W. Steele, commissioner of deeds. Previous folds with neat, professional repair on verso, some minor loss at the interstices, and the whole lightly toned; good or better. Accompanied by a 2-page A.L.s. from Gerrit Smith to James Lyon, dated May 16, 1838, address panel and roundstamp on integral leaf, noting thart he has just returned from New York "in a bad state of health, originating in a very severe cold. I find your letter enclosing your and Mrs. Lyon's deed, and also a writing signed by Mr. Fitzhugh. Be assured that it affords me great gratification to be an instrument of contributing relief of mind to those whom I respect as greatly as I do Mrs. Lyon and yourself ... Much as I shall lose in the property you convey to me, you lose still more in it - and difficult as it is for me to suffer losses in my present circumstances, it is still more difficult for you to suffer them. I accept the deed of Mrs. Lyon and yourself and I have caused an endor … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [United States]
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