Mortgage to Peter French, 5 October 1836

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Wm. Miller, , & Joseph Smith Jr. To
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that we William Miller & , Joseph Smith Jun. of in the <​County of Geauga &​> State of Ohio for the consideration of nine thousand, seven hundred, and Seventy seven dollars 50/100 received to our full satisfaction of , do give grant, bargain sell & confirm unto him the said the following described Tract or lot of land situate in the township of being number nine in the ninth Range of Townships in of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the State of Ohio, and which is also in the County of Geauga and is known by being a part of Lots No. one, nine and ten and is bounded as follows, beginning at the S.W. corner of Tract No. two thence E on the line of said tract Eighty rods sixteen and a half links, thence northerly on the W. line of a lot of land now owned by Eli Bunnell to said Bunnells N.W. corner, thence E to the centre of the highway leading from to the Metcalf Settlement so called, thence northerly on said highway to the S. E. corner of a lot of land now owned by Joshua Roberts; thence westerly on the S. line of said Roberts land one hundred and eighteen rods and six links to the W. line of said Tract No. two thence S. on said line, two hundred and ninety two rods and twenty two links to the place of beginning. Also another piece beginning at the N W. corner of land now owned by , thence south on said Riders and John Huffmans land, to the corner of the sixty acres formerly owned by Joel Roberts thence W. parallel with the N. line of said lot to the centre of the Road thence N westerly on the centre of said Road to the centre of the E & W. (County) Road thence E on said Road far enough so that a line drawn N. parallel with the E line of said Lot shall contain thirty acres; thence north on said line to the N. line of the Gore or lot, thence East on said Lot line to the place of beginning, containing in all the two above Surveys two hundred thirty nine acres and ninety one rods, be the same more or less, but subject to all legal highways. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said his heirs and assigns forever to his own proper use and behoof. And we the said Wm Miller , & Joseph Smith Junr. do for ourselves our heirs executors and administrators, covenant with the said his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents we were well seized of the premises, as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as above written, and that the same be free of all incumbrances, whatsoever. And furthermore we the said Wm Miller , and Joseph Smith Junr. do by these presents bind ourselves and our heirs, forever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said his heirs and assigns, against all lawful claims and demands whatsoever. And we the said Phebe Miller, Caroline [Grant] Smith, & , do hereby remise, release, and forever quit-claim unto the said his heirs and assigns, all my right and title of dower [p. 383]
Wm. Miller, , & Joseph Smith Jr. To
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that we William Miller & , Joseph Smith Jun. of in the County of Geauga & State of Ohio for the consideration of nine thousand, seven hundred, and Seventy seven dollars 50/100 received to our full satisfaction of , do give grant, bargain sell & confirm unto him the said the following described Tract or lot of land situate in the township of being number nine in the ninth Range of Townships of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the State of Ohio, and which is also in the County of Geauga and is known by being a part of Lots No. one, nine and ten and is bounded as follows, beginning at the S.W. corner of Tract No. two thence E on the line of said tract Eighty rods sixteen and a half links, thence northerly on the W. line of a lot of land now owned by Eli Bunnell to said Bunnells N.W. corner, thence E to the centre of the highway leading from to the Metcalf Settlement so called, thence northerly on said highway to the S. E. corner of a lot of land now owned by Joshua Roberts; thence westerly on the S. line of said Roberts land one hundred and eighteen rods and six links to the W. line of said Tract No. two thence S. on said line, two hundred and ninety two rods and twenty two links to the place of beginning. Also another piece beginning at the N W. corner of land now owned by , thence south on said Riders and John Huffmans land, to the corner of the sixty acres formerly owned by Joel Roberts thence W. parallel with the N. line of said lot to the centre of the Road thence N westerly on the centre of said Road to the centre of the E & W. (County) Road thence E on said Road far enough so that a line drawn N. parallel with the E line of said Lot shall contain thirty acres; thence north on said line to the N. line of the Gore or lot, thence East on said Lot line to the place of beginning, containing in all the two above Surveys two hundred thirty nine acres and ninety one rods, be the same more or less, but subject to all legal highways. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said his heirs and assigns forever to his own proper use and behoof. And we the said Wm Miller , & Joseph Smith Junr. do for ourselves our heirs executors and administrators, covenant with the said his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents we were well seized of the premises, as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as above written, and that the same be free of all incumbrances, whatsoever. And furthermore we the said Wm Miller , and Joseph Smith Junr. do by these presents bind ourselves and our heirs, forever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said his heirs and assigns, against all lawful claims and demands whatsoever. And we the said Phebe Miller, Caroline Grant Smith, & , do hereby remise, release, and forever quit-claim unto the said his heirs and assigns, all my right and title of dower [p. 383]
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