Moses Chase, Agreement, with JS, , and , , Geauga Co., OH, 10 Oct. 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; signatures of Moses Chase, JS, , and ; witnessed by and ; one page; Hiram Kimball Collection, CHL. Includes docket and notations.
This Agreement, Made at this tenth day of Tenth month A. D. 1836, by and between Moses Chase of Said Geauga County Ohio of the first part, and , , Joseph Smith JrBl◊◊◊ Baldwin&Cheney G Hillall of at Present of afforesaid of the second part, WITNESSETH, That the said party of the first part, hath this day agreed to sell unto the said party of the second part, his heirs, executors or administrators, the following tract or lot of LAND, situate in Township number Nine in the Ninth Range, in the , being the farm on which the said Chase now lives containing about one hundred and thirty nine acres and for a more particular discription reference is herein had to said Chase deed from Abigail Demming of the hereby bargained premeses as recorded in record Book L Page 717 always excepting & reserving one acre sold by Said Chase to and one acre and fifty rods deeded by said Chase to Joel McWithey and for a discription of said reservations reference is herein had to the deed to said and McWithey
Together with the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, but subject to all highways. And the said party of the second part doth agree to pay to the said party of the first part, for the land aforesaid, the sum of four thousand, Dollars payable as follows: four five hundred dollars in hand one thousand five hundred by the first day of fi[f]th month next one thousand one year from the first day of fifth month next and one thousand two years from the first day of fifth month next
With interest from this date, to be paid annually: And also to pay all taxes, of every description whatever, that may be levied on said land from and after the date of these presents. NOW, if the said party of the second part, or their heirs, shall well and truly pay the said purchase money, interest, and taxes named in this Agreement, as it becomes due, the said party of the first part, or his heirs, will well and truly make, execute and deliver unto the said party of the second part, or their representatives, a good and sufficient DEED of the Land aforesaid. BUT on the failure of the second part to pay as above specified, then this Agreement to be void as it regards the party of the first part, at his option. it is also agreed by and between the parties to this agreement, that the said Chase is to give the said party of the second part possession of said bargained premeses within two days after the receipt of second payment to wit the sum of one thousand five hundred Dollars and interest thereon except the dwelling house milk house the grass ground around and in front of the same to the highway the orchard Lot the privelege of cutting & hauling wood for the use of the house for one year from date the nusrery saw Logs & timber cut down and tanbark are reserved for the said Chase only—