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John Stites - property dealings

Mortgage - New York.

Mortgage Book 8, pg 161

Registered for and at the request of Mr. Jonas Stanberry this 8th day of September 1796. 

Memorandum that in the twenty eighth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six John Stites of the State of New Jersey Merchant and Susannah his wife did mortgage to Jonas Stanberry of the same place all that certain messuage  or dwelling house lot of ground and premises situate lying and being within the City of New York in .? Montgomery Ward of the same City
on the North side of Queen Street now Pearl Street
bounded West by the house and ground of Joseph Sotten
North by the ground of Jacob Price or his assigns
East by the house and lot of ground of John Burling
and South by what was formerly called Queen street foresaid
containing in breadth in font and rear at each end twenty five feet and in length on each side one hundred feet
lot of ground is distinguished in a Chart or Draft of the land late of William Beekman Esquire deceased by Lot number 12
Together with all and singular &c. provided nevertheless that if the said parties of the first part his heirs executors or administrators shall well and truly pay unto the said party of the second part his heirs executors administrators or assigns the sum of two thousand eight hundred dollars within or at the expiration of one year lawful interest for the same according to the condition of a certain Bond in the said Mortgage recited then the said Mortgage to be void which Mortgage was provided by the acknowledgment thereof by the said John Stites before James Kent Master in Chancery the eighth day of September 1796.

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