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OYSTER BAY

TOWN RECORDS

Volume VI — 1750-1763

WITH AN

APPENDIX

The Jackson patent, and other matters



PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE TOWN
BY

DANIEL UNDERHILL
JESSE F. MERRITT
W INSLOW S. PIERCE

Committee



COMPARED, ANNOTATED AND INDEXED
BY

JOHN COX, JR.



NEW YORK

TOBIAS A. WRIGHT, INC.

PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS

1931



I hereby certify that I have compared or caused to be compared this
printed volume with the original manuscript records in my office, and
that I believe the same to be a correct and exact copy of said original
records, excepting interpolated matter as explained in introduction to

^^'"'"^ ^' CHARLES E. RANSOM,

Town Clerk.
January 6th, 1931,
Town of Oyster Bay,
County of Nassau, N. Y.
Official Seal.



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{Continued from Volume 5, page 672)



(^p (55)_To all Christian People to whome these Presents Shall
Come or In Any Ways Concern Know Yee that I William Jones
of Oysterbay South In Queens County and Colony of New York
Yeoman for and Inconsideration of the Just and full Sum of
Twenty and three Pounds Eight Shillings good and Law full
Money of the Colony of New York afore Said Which I the Said
William Jones Received of Wright Coles of the Same Town
County & Colony afore Said att and Before the Ensealing and
Delivery Hearof the Recept Whereof I the Said William Jones
Do own and Acknowledge and My Self to be there With fully
Satisfied Contented and Paid and thereof and of and from Every
Part and Percell thereof Do hearby Exonerate acquitt and fully
Discharge the Said Wright Coles his Heirs Ex^°'^ ad'"^^ and
assignes for Ever Hath given Granted Bargained Sold alienated
Enfeofed Conveyed and Confirmed and by these Presents Do
frely fully Clearly and absolutely give grant Bargain Sell alien
Enfeofe Convey and Confirm Unto the Said Wright Coles his
heirs & Ex^o^s ad*°" and assignes for Ever all that of a Certain
Piece or Percell of Meadow ground Scituate Lying and Being In
the Township afore Said Lying Among the Meadows Adjoyning
to the Upland of the Town Spott of oysterbay aforesaid Bounded
on the South by John Butlers Meadow on the West by Zebulon
Dickinsons Land on the North by Said Wright Coles Meadow
and on the East by James Dickinsons Land Being In Quantity
three Acrees More or Less Togather With the Priveledges and
Appurtenances to the Same Belonging or In Any Ways apper-
taining To Have and to hold All the Said granted Meadow With
the Priveledgs And appurtenances as above Bounded and Ex-
presed Unto him the Said Wright Coles his Heirs Executors
ad*°" and assignes to his and there only Proper Use Benifitt and
Behoof for Ever free and Clear and freely and Clearly Acquitted
and fully Discharged of and from all other former gifts and
grants Incumbrances and Entanglements WhatsoEver and . (59)— As by his Deed for the Same Under
his Hand and Scale Bearing Date the Seventh Day of May Seven-
teen Hundred forty and four Refference Being there Unto Had
May More fully and att Large appear and also the Moety or
Equall Half Part of A Dwelling House and Kitchen and the gar-
don and Tract of Land whereon ye Said Buildings Stands which
Is Scituate Toward the Westard Part of the Said Town the first



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Bounder thereof Is the Northest Corner of the Said Kitchen
thence Riming Northerly three Links of Chain thence Westerly
one Hundred and Seventeen Links thence Southerly to the Mill
Dam one Hundred and Sixty two Ljnks thence Bastardly by the
Said Mill Dam one Hundred and Seventeen Links and thence
Northardly One Hundred and Sixty two Links to the first Station
Which Said House and Premises Was Purchased by the Said
William and Benjamin Hawxhurst of Henry Townsend Jun"- of
Said oysterbay as by the Said Henry Townsend Deed for Same
bearing Date the third Day of June Seventeen Hundred and forty
Eight Refiference Being thereunto Had May More fully Appear
Also the Moety or Equall Half Part of A Tract of Land Pur-
chased by the Said William and Benjamon Hawxhurst In Part-
ner Ship of William Wright Scituate Lying and Being on the
West Side of Cold Spring Swamp So Called In oysterbay afore
Said as by there Deed from the Said William Wright bearing
Date the Sixteenth Day of May Seventeen Hundred forty and
Eight Reference there Unto Had May More fully and att Large
appear and also the Eq(u)a.\\ Moety of fifty Acrees of Land which
the Said William and Benjamin Hawxhurst Purchased of Sam-
uell Maccoun Scituate Lying and being on the West Side of the
afores'i Cold Spring Swamp In oysterbay afore Said as by the
Said Deed Dated the 22*^ Day of aprill Seventeen Hundred and
forty Eight Reference there Unto Being Had May More fully
and att Large appear all which Said Tracts or Percels of Land
Described and bounded as above Is Sett forth or HowSoEver
other ways the Said Tracts May be Butted and bounded or Whether
they or Either of them May Contain In Quantity More or Less
Refering to the Severall Deeds of Conveyance as above Said To-
gather Withall the Edifaces Buildings and Improvements thereon
of What Nature or Kind SoEver Withall the appurtenances Priye-
ledges and advantages to Every of the S^ Tracts of Land Belonging
or In Any Ways apertaining Is hearby Sold Conveyed and Con-
firmed to him the Said Benjamon Hawxhurst and to his Heirs
Executors administrators and assignes for Ever to have and to
hold As his and there Proper Right In fee and So the Same and
Every Part thereof from time to time and att all times forEver
hearafter by force And Vertue of these Presents to have and to hold
Use Improve Possess And Enjoy Without Lett Hindrance or
Deniall of him the Said William Hawxhurst who Doth Covenant
and agree to and With ye Said Benjamon Hawxhurst that att the
time of the Ensealing and Before the Delivery Hearof that he Is



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