Transcription of Deed – William Parks to Hira Law, 1833

Transcribed by Julie Tarr, 17 July 2010

Source: Oakland County, Michigan, Deed records, 1821-1926, 7: 103-104, William Parks to Hira Law, 21 May 1833; FHL microfilm 975,563, item 3. Note: Many of the words on the bound-edge of the page were 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 same place and time period. This Indenture made the twenty first day of May in the year of our Lord [one] thousand eight hundred and thirty three between William Parks and Emiline P[arks] his wife of the town of Novi County of Oakland Territory of Michigan of the first part and Hira Law of Leroy Livingston County New York of [the] second part Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in [con]sideration of the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars to them in hand p[aid] by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby confe[ssed] and acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised rele[ased] and conveyed; and by these presents doth grant bargain sell, alien, remis[e] release and convey unto the said party of the second part, and to his hei[rs] and assigns forever, all that certain tract or parcel of land, situate in [the] town of Novi being the West half of South East quarter of Section tw[?*] in township one North of Range eight east in the district of the United States Land offered for sale at Detroit containing eighty acres more or less [save?] to a deed given Nathan Taylor by said parties of the first part for ten ac[res] said subscribed land, described as follows beginning at the south west cor[ner] running East twenty five rods thence Northardly parallel with the West line far enough to contain ten acres together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders, rents, iss[ues] and profits thereof; and all the estate right, title, interest, claim and d[emand] whatsoever, of the said parties of the first part, either in law or equ[ity] of, in and to the above bargained premises with the said hereditaments and appurtenances: To have and to hold the said premises above described [to the] said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, to the sole and only p[roper] use, benefit and behoof, of the said party of the second part his heirs and [assigns] forever. And the said parties of the first part for themselves their heirs ex[ecutors] and administrators doth covenant, grant, bargain and agree to and with [the] said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that at the time of the s[ealing] and delivery of these presents they are well seized of the premise above conveyed, as of a good, sure, perfect, absolute and indefeasible estate of [in]heritance in the law in fee simple. And that the above bargained premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, again[st] all and every person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the whole or any part [t]hereof will forever Warrant and Defend [In] Witness Whereof the parties of the first part hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written. Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of } Saml Hungerford Lucy Hungerford } William Parks L.S. Emiline Parks L.S.

Territory of Michigan } Oakland County } ss. Be it remembered that on the twenty first day of May 1833 William Parks and Emiline his wife personally came before me and severally acknowledged that they executed the within deed of their own accord and for the within mentioned purpose and the said Emiline being examined by me separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged she executed the same freely and without any fear or compulsion from her said husband Saml Hungerford Justice of the Peace Received for recording on the eighteenth day of June A.D. 1833 at eleven o’clock in the forenoon Walter Sprague, Register OC MT. *It is probably Section 20; referencing the deed to Nathan Taylor, which is mentioned above. Oakland County, Michigan, Deed records, 1821-1926, 7: 16-17, William Parks to Nathan Taylor, 9 February 1833; FHL microfilm 975,563, item 3.

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