1801 Manuscript Indenture Between John & William Bennett & William Hawxhurst Oyster Bay Long Island New York
(Oyster Bay)

Oyster Bay New York: 1801. Manuscript indenture for land between these two parties, Dated Oyster Bay May 13 1801; for "...one Certain tract or parcel of Land lying and being situate in the Township of Oyster Bay.. by the highway that leads from the head of Mill River stream to Norwich...lands of John Miller an Junis Hoogland...Isaac Van Nostrand and Thomas Cock...Henry Durland Jun. James Prior and William Wright...Ninety Two Acres..." and another piece of land owned by the Bennetts, with buildings and grounds, in the area owned by Hawxhurst; approx. 15 1/2" x 12 3/4" size; with the witness signatures of Isaac & Jemima Smith, John Bennett, William Bennet & Cornelye Bentnt (Cornelia Bennett), with the old paper-covered red wax seals at bottom; on back is a signed affidavit of the correctness of this document and that Cornelia was not coerced into signing; by Stephens Frost "...one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas..."; William Hawxhurst was the son of Samson Hawxhurst and Hannah Townsend; some edge, tips wear. old fold lines to paper, old tape repairs on back; one small closed tear; overall, in very good condition; and interesting Oyster Bay Long Island community, commercial history & reference. Very Good (Item ID: 15093)


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