appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Betsy Ann Eldridge having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relin quished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this nineteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
J. P. L. S.
<Fees 95 cts>
<Recorded May 24 1844> [p. 164]