DEED OF HARMON SCOUTON
VOLNEY, NY

Thought you might like to put a SCOUTON deed on the web site.
Transcribed by:Cynthia Lupole Drage at: cdrage54 at yahoo com 

Oswego County Clerk's Office
Deed Book 118; page 334
 

Caroline Burcham 
          To
Harman Scouton

This indenture made the 12th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven between Caroline Burcham of Volney Oswego County New York of the first part and Harman Scouton of the same place of the second part  Witnesseth, that the said party of the first part, for, and in consideration of of the sum of one dollars dollars, lawful money of the United States of America, to her in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged has granted, aliened, remised, released, en[  ]pped and confirmed, and by the presents do grant, alien, remise, release, enfeoppe and confirm unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever.  All that tract or parcel of land situated in the town of Volney on lot No Seventeen (17) of the Seventeenth (17) Township of Scriba's patent. said parcel being a village lot at Bradstreets Riffs and is located and described as follows:

First Tolcert Van Buren has laid out and dedicated to the public a street adjoining the Oswego Canal, the east line of which is eight rods or thereabout from the slope wall of the east side of said canal & is marked by iron bolts placed in the ground at the Southerly bank of a watercourse & runs thence south 48[degrees] East four chains and ninetylinks to an iron Bolt drove in the earth.  Secondly said village lot has its southwesterlly corner in said street line at a stake southerly one hundred and twenty (120) feet from an iron bolt in said street line at the southerly bank of a water course. said lot is one hundred and eighty-nine and one half (189 1/2) feet deep  containing one fourth acre of land and being the same premises conveyed be Catherine France to said Caroline Burcham by deed dated April 15, 1865.

Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof, and all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part, either in law or equity, of, in and to the above granted premises, with the said herditaments and appurtenances, To have and to hold the above mentioned and described premises. with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof, to the said party of the second part his heirs and assighns forever  And the said party of the first part for herself and her heirs executors and administrators, do covenant, grant, bargain, promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, to warrant and forever to defend the above granted premises, and every part and parcel therof, now being in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, against the said party of the first part, her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, and against all and every other person or persons claiming or to claim the said premises or any part thereof.  In witness whereof the said party of the first part her unto set her hand & seal the day and year first above written.
Sealed and delivered in presence of           Caroline Burchim     L.S.
                       J Esmond
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[ Note:   Harmon Scouton and Octavia his wife, sold this same property in deed dated 11 January 1868 (Oswego County Deed Book 118; page 492) to Isaac Van Buren in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars]


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