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Dr. John Stites - property dealings


Deed - Essex County, New Jersey. 

Book F, pgs 118


Isaac Spinning
to
John Stites 

This Indenture made the first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six, Between Isaac Spinning and Catharine his wife of the Borough of Elizabeth and State of New Jersey of the first part and John Stites of the same place of the second part 

Witnesseth that the said Isacc Spinning and Catharine his wife for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred pounds lawful money of the State of New Jersey to him in hand paid by the said John Stites before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said John Stites thereof discharged forever by these presents, have given, granted, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed by these presents do give, grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto the said John Stites his heirs and assigns forever 

All that messuage tenement and lot of land situate lying and being in the Borough of Elizabeth aforesaid Beginning at the South East corner of Stephen Wheeler’s house,
thence running North 33 degrees East one chain and thirty seven links to a stake,
thence South sixty three and a half degrees East nineteen links to a stake,
thence North thirty two degrees East three chains and eighty two links to Elizabeth Town River,
thence down the river fifty links,
thence South twenty four degrees and ½ West one chain and thirty seven links to the line between Joseph Gibbs and Benjamin Smith,
thence South thirty six degrees West three chains and eighty four links to the road,
thence along the road South sixty three and a half degrees West sixty six links to the beginning corner,

together with all and singular the buildings, improvements hereditaments, appurtenances to the same belonging or any wise appertaining and also all the estate, right, title, interest, possessions, property, claim and demand whatsoever of them the said Isaac Spinning and Catharine his wife of, in, and to the said lot of land and premises both in law and equity 

To have and to hold all and singular the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances to him the said John Stites his heirs and assigns to the only proper use benefit and behoof of him the said John Stites his heir, executors and administrators and the said Isaac Spinning for himself his heirs executors and administrators doth covenant and grant to and with the said John Stites his heirs and assigns that he the said Isaac Spinning his heirs executors and administrators all and singular the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances unto him the said John Stites his heirs and assigns against the lawful claim and demand of all and every person or persons whatsoever, and further that he is fully possessed of all right, just claim and title, and that the said John Stites his heirs and assigns shall peaceably and quietly hold and enjoy all and singular the premises hereby bargained and sold clear of all dowers, mortgages, judgments, executions, debts and from all incumbrances and from all other titles whatsoever, and shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents 

In witness whereof the parties of these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written
Isaac Spinning (seal),  Catharine Spinning (seal)
 

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us    Stephen Wheeler,  Jacob Wheeler 

Acknowledgments
New Jersey, Essex County

Be it remembered that on this twelfth day of September one thousand seven hundred ninety six before me William Shute one of the Judges of the Inferior Court of Common Plea, for said County aforesaid came Isaac Spinning and Catharine his wife grantors of the above Indenture,  who acknowledged that they did execute the same as their voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein contained and the said Catherine being examined separate and apart from her husband did acknowledge that she executed the same without the threats of compulsion of her husband
William Shute 

Received in the office February 8, 1802        J. Parkhurst clk.


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