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Transcribed by Julie Tarr, 31 May 2010
Source: Oakland County, Michigan, Deed records, 1821-1926, 9: 219, Calvin C & Harriet Parks to Henry H Panton, 2 May 1835; FHL microfilm 975,564, item 1. Note: Many of the words on the bound-edge of the page we cut off in the fold of the book when it was microfilmed. Brackets are used to designate those words as assumed by studying other deeds of the time period. Know all men by these presents that we Calvin C Parks [and] Harriet Parks husband and wife of Auburn Oakland County Territory of Michigan in consideration of one thousand and five hun[dred] Dollars to us paid by Henry H Panton of the City of New York the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge do by these presents give g[rant] bargain sell and convey unto the said Henry H Panton his heir and a[ssigns] a certain parcel of Land situate in said village of Auburn Oak[land] County Mich Tr. bounded and described as follows to wit being [?] by the plat of said village duly Executed & Recorded as village Lot number forty five (45) with the buildings thereon situate. Tog[ether] with all the privileges and appurtenances to the said Land in any [wise] appertaining and belonging. To have and to hold the above granted p[remises] to the said Henry H. Panton his heirs and assigns to his and t[heir] use and behoof forever. and we the said Calvin C. & Harriet Parks for ourselves our heirs Executors and administrators do covenant w[ith] the said Henry H Panton his heirs and assigns that we are lawfully seized in fee of the aforegranted premises that they a[re] free from all incumbrances that have good right to sell and con[vey] the same to the said Henry H Panton as aforesaid and that we [will] and our heirs Executors & administrators shall warrant and def[end] the same to the said Henry H. Panton his heirs and assigns fore[ver] against the lawful demands of all persons. In testimony whe[reof] we have hereunto set our hands and seals this second day of May i[n] the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Thirty five Signed sealed and delivered in presence of John Sturgis & H. A. Lambert } } Calvin C. Parks L.S. Harriet Parks L.S.
Territory of Michigan } Oakland County } ss. Be it remembered that on this the [2d] day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty five personally appeared before me the undersigned J[ustice] of the peace in and for said County Calvin C. Parks and Har[riet] his wife and severally acknowledged that they Executed the wit[hin] deed for the use and purposes therein mentioned and the said Ha[rriet] Parks being by me Examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she Executed the same with[out] any fear or compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal the day and year above mentioned Henry A Lambert Justice of the P[eace] Received for Recording on the Twelfth day of May 1835 at Eight oclock A.M. Francis Danner Register of O County M.T.