Deed, 24 May 1842 [Halsted, Haines & Co. v. O. Granger et al.]
on behalf of , Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to John Howden, 24 May 1842, Halsted, Haines & Co. v. O. Granger et al. (Geauga Co., OH, Court of Common Pleas 1839); Lake County Deed Record, vol. C, pp. 621–622; handwriting of Benjamin D. Chesney; Lake County Recorder’s Office, Painesville, OH. Includes seals.
To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greeting. Whereas , , , & , did, on the sixteenth day of April AD 1839 before the Court of Common Pleas of the County of , in the State of , recover judgment against , William Foster & for the sum of two thousand three hundred & thirty seven dollars & twenty five cents damages, and seventeen dollars & twenty four cents costs of suit in a certain action of then tried & determined in said Court, wherein said , , , & were plaintiffs, & said , Foster & were defendants as appears of record in said Court. And whereas such proceedings were afterwards had on said judgment that a writ of issued thereon out of said court, on the first day of March AD 1841 directed to the of said commanding him, as before he had been, that of the goods & chattels of said defendants, and, for want thereof, then of the lands and tenements of said defendants, he should cause to be made the damages & costs aforesaid, & have the moneys before said Court on the first day of their next term, to answer the damages & costs aforesaid; which writ was delivered to me there & still being Sheriff of said ; by virtue of which I, on the 9th day of March AD 1841 levied the same on the following pieces, parcels, lots & tracts of land situate in the township of being township No. 9 in the 9th Range of the and which is also in the County of Lake (late ) to wit; all that piece known as part of lot No Eighteen in tract No one of said , bounded as follows, to wit. On the south & East by land owned by ; on the north, partly by the highway & partly by land owned by , on the west by s land, supposed to contain seventeen acres. Also lot No thirteen in Block No 143 in the village of Kirtland in said : Also lot No fourteen in Block No 143 in said village or city reference to be had to the City plat for further description, Also on divers other pieces & lots not herein described or herein after conveyed; And at the same time caused the said lands to be appraised by three disinterested freeholders of said County of Lake (formerly ) and resident therein, to wit: Eliakim Brown, Nathan Daggett and L A Moody, who being then & there by me duly sworn & on actual view appraised said lands above described with said other lands; and did appraise said piece first above described at Five hundred dollars; said lot 13 secondly above described at Fifty five dollars; said lot fourteen, thirdly above described at thirty seven; and returned to me their appraisal of said lands with said other lands, a copy of which I forthwith deposited in the Office of the of said Court; and I did not advertise any of said lands for sale for want of time; and I made return of said writ to said Court on the first day of their next Term viz the April Term 1841 with my official return of my proceedings thereon, the substance of which return so far as respects the lands above described is hereinbefore recited in setting forth my said proceedings. And whereas, afterwards on the 7th day of May AD 1841 a writ of ventioni exponas issued out of said Court on said judgment directed to the of said County of & delivered to me, being Sheriff as aforesaid by virtue of which I advertised & offered said lands for sale & made return at the June Term of said Court that the same remained unsold for want of bidders. And whereas afterwards on the seventeenth day of August AD 1841 an writ of issued out of said Court, on said judgment directed to the of said County of , commanding him, as before, to expose said lands for sale at public vendue, & have the monies before said Court at their September Term 1841 to answer the damages & costs aforesaid, which writ was delivered to me then & still being Sheriff of said County of by virtue of which I on the 21st day of August AD 1841 caused a notice to be published & the same was published in the Geauga Freeman a newspaper printed in said County of & in general circulation therein, for more than thirty days preceeding the day of sale therein named, that I should offer said lands for sale at public vendue at the Court House in Geauga County on the twenty first day of September AD 1841 between the hours of Ten O clock AM and four Oclock PM of said day at which time & place I offered all [p. 621]