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Geor : Townsend
Entred by me Sam" Underhil



118 Book E

(p. 215) — priar deed To all Christian People to whome these

for ye plains presents Shall Come Greeting Know yee

yt I Richard Willitts of Seaquatodg in
ye Tovvnshipe of Islipe In Suffolk County one ye Island of nassaw
& In ye province of new york yeoman for & in Consideration of
the Sume of Six pounds five Shillings Currant money of new york
To me In Hand paid befor ye Sealing & Delivery hereof by Sam-
uel Priar of oysterbay and in Queens County and on the Island
and Province above Said yeoman The Recepte whereof I Do
acknoledge My Selfe to be fully Satisfied Contented & paid and
thereof & of every parsall thereof I Do Exonrate Acquitt & Dis-
charge ye Said Samuel priar his heirs & assignes Forever by These
presents I Have Given Granted Bargained Sold Alienated Con-
veyed and Confirmed & by These presents I Do freely & abso-
lutly give grant bargain Sell & Confirm unto ye Said Samuel Priar
his Heirs & assigns for Ever one Tractt of Land Containg Thirty
on acres and a quarter Scituate Leing and Being upon Jerico plains
Called The greate plains In ye Township of oysterbay together
Withall ye profitts Comoditis priviledges of grass or what Else is
upon ye Same to Have & to Hold unto him ye Said Samuel priar
his heirs and assignes forever all and Singluar ye Said grainted
pemises withall The appurtences Thereof To the only proper use
& behoofe of him ye Said Samuel priar his heirs & assigns forever
& I the Said Richard Willitts Have put ye Said Samuel Into a
peaceable possesion of ye Same by the Delivery of Turff and
Twigge & by these presents I ye Said Richard Willitts Do for my
Selfe my heirs Executors administrators & assigns Do ffurther
Covenant and agree to & with ye Said Samuel priar that itt Shall
& may be lawfull for him his heirs and assigns Quietly & peace-
ablely to have hold use occupy posses & Enioy all & Singluar ye
Said grainted premises as there Clear Estate forever withoute ye
Lawfull Lett or moUestion of me ye Said Richard willitts my
heirs Executors administrators or assignes or any other parson or
parsons whatsoever Lawfully Claiming ye Same from by or under
me or any of them notwithstanding any former Gifts grants mort-
guags Doweres Sails whatsoever & ye Same to ye Said Samuel priar
his heirs & assignes forever to warrant & Defend ye Said Samuel
priar his heirs & assignes forever In wittness whereof I have here-
unto Set my Hand and affixed to my Seal this twenty third Day
of September Annoq Domini : one thousand Seven Hundred and
Twenty three

Signed Sealed and Delivered Richard willitts O

In ye presenes of

Dainel Cock entred by me

Samuel Underbill Sam" Underhil Towne

Recorder



Book E 119

(p^ 216)— Queens December 26t»^ 1723

County Then the within Named Richard willitts

Came passonaly Before me Isaac Hicks

Judge of ye Cort of Commons pleas of Queens County and Ac-

knoiedged this Instrument To be his flfree and Vallintry actt and

Deed

Isaac Hicks
Entred by me Sam" Underbill Towne Recorder

TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE To Whome these presents
Shall Come Greeting Know ye yt I Richard willitts of Islipe In
Suffolk County one ye Island of nassaw and In ye province of new
york yeoman For and In ye Consideration of two pounds ten Shil-
lings Currant Money of new york to me In hand paid before ye
Ensealing and Delivery hereof by Samuel weekes Sen'' of oyster-
bay In Queens County one The Island & province Above Said yeo-
man the Recept where of I Do Acknoledge my Selfe to be fully
Satisfied and paid & thereof And of Every part & parsceal their I
Do Exonrate acquit and Discharge ye Said Samuel weekes his
Heirs & Assignes forever by These presents I have given grainted
Bargained Sold alienated Confirmed unto ye Said Samuel Weekes
His Heirs and assignes forever one Smal Tractt of Land Containg
twelve acres & a halfe Leing and Being one ye Great plains Called
Jerico plains & In ye patting and Tonshipe of oysterbay Together
withall profits Comoditis priviledges of Grasse or what Else Is
Standing leing or groeing or becomeing Due upon ye Same to Have
& to hold unto him ye Said Samuel weekes his heirs & assignes for
ever & I ye Said Richard willitts have put The Said Samuel weekes
Into a peaceable posseson of ye Same by the Delivery of Turff &
tweigg & by these presents I ye Said Richard Willitts Do for my
Selfe my heirs Executors administrators or assignes Do further
Covenant to & with ye Said Samuel weekes yt It Shall & may Be
Lawfull for him his heirs & asigns Quietly peaceable to have hold
use occpy posses and Enioy all & Singluar ye Said Granted premises
as there Cleare Estate & I ye Said Richard willitts Do further
Covenant & Bind my Selfe my heirs Exe" admini^' firmly by these
presents to worrant and Defend ye Said Samuel weekes his Heirs
and assigns of all & Singular ye Said Granted premises Against
any Just and Lawfull Clame of any passon or passons whatsoever
In wittness whereof I the Said Richard willitts I Have hereunto
Set my hand & affixed to my Seal This— (/>. 217)— Twenty third
Day of September Annoq : Domini : one thousand Seven hundred
and twenty three

Signed Sealed & Delivered Richard Willitts

In ye Presents of
Samuel Underbill
Thomas Carpenter



120 Book E

Queens December 26*^ 1723

County Then the within named Richard willitts Came par-

sonly Before me Isaac Hicks Judg of the Cort of
Common Pleas of Queens County and acknolledged this Instre-
ment to Be his free and Volunterry act and Deed

Isaac Hicks
Entred by me Sam" Underbill

Tovvne Recorder

To all Christian people to Whome these presents Shall Come
Greeting now Know ye yt I Job Townsend of New port In his
maj*" Collony of Rhaod Island and providance plantions In
Amarica House Carpenter for and In Consideration of A hundered
& five pounds Currant money of New York to me In hand paid
befor ye Ensealing & Deliverey of these presents by Nathaniel
Townsend of oysterbay In Queens County on ye Island of nassaw
and In ye province of New York house Carpenter ye Recept where-
of I ye Said Job Townsend Do hereby acknoledge & my Selfe
Therewith fully Satisfied Contented and paid there of and of Every
part and parcall there of I Do Exonrate accquitt & Discharge ye
Said Nathaniel Townsend his heirs Executors administrators for
ever by these presents I ye Said Job Townsend Have given granted
bargained Sold alienated Conveyed and Conffirmed {The half
page following this is blank)

(p. 218) — To all Christian People To whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Know ye yt I Richard Willitts of Seaquagetoge in
Townshipe of Islipe In Suffolk County on ye Isalnd of Nasaw and
In ye Province of new york Yeoman for and In Consideration of
ye Sum of on pound five Shillings Currant Money of New York
to me in hand paid befor ye Ensealing and Delivery here of by
Samuel Weekes Jun"" of ye Township of Oysterbay in Queens
County and on ye Island & province above Said yeoman the Re-
cept where of I Do hereby acknoledg and my Selfe their with to
be fully Satisfied Contented and paid & thereof and Every part
And parcel thereof Do Exonrate Acquitt and Discharge ye Said
Samuel Weekes his Heirs Executors administrators for Ever by
these presents have Given Granted bargained Sold Alienated Con-
veyed & Confirmed and by these presents Do freely fully and abso-
lutly Give Grant bargain Sell alien Convey and Confirm Unto the
Said Samuel weekes his Heirs and Assignes for Ever one tract of
Land Cotaing Six acres and a Quarter part of one acre Scituate
Leying and being Upon Jericho plains Commonaly Called the Great
plains and In ye Township of oyster bay to Have and to hold ye
Said Granted and bargained premises to gether with all ye profits
advantages and priviledges of Grass and Commoditis to ye Same
belonging or in any wise there Unto appertaing to him ye S**



Book E 121

Samuel weekes his heirs and Asignes forever to his and their
only proper Use benefict and Behofe for ever and I ye Said Richard
Willitts for my Selfe My Heirs Executors and Administrators Do
Covenant promise and Grant to and with ye Said Samuel Weekes
his heirs and Assignes that befor the Ensealing hereof I am ye
true Sole & lawfull owner of ye above Bargained premises and am
lawfully Seized and possed of ye the Same in mine owne Proper
Right as a good perfect And absolut Estate of Inheritance and
have in my Selfe Good Right full power and Lawfull Authority to
Grant bargain Sell Convey and Conffirm ye Said bargained prem-
ises in manner As above Said and their fore I ye Sad Richard
Willitts have putt the Sad Samuel Weekes into A peaceable pos-
sesion of ye Same by ye Delivery of Turff and Twigg and yt ye
Said Samuel weekes his heirs and assignes Shall and from time
to time and at all times forever here after by Virtue of these pres-
ents Lawfully peacabley and Quitly have hold Use Occupy posses
& Enjoy the Said Demised and bargained premises with ye Ap-
purtences free and Cleare and freely and Clearly — (p. 219) —
Acquited Exonrated and Di charged of and from all and all
manner of former Gifts Grants bargains Sails Leases Mortguages
wills Entails Joyntures Dowryes Judgments Executions or Any
orther Incumbrances Whatsoever and I ye Said Richard willitts
Do further Covenant and bind my Selfe my heirs Executors and
Administrators firmly by these presents to warrant and forever to
Defend ye Said Samuel Weekes his heirs and Assignes In ye
Quit & peaceable possesion of all and Singluar ye Said Granted
premises against any Just and Lawfull Claime right or Title of
any passon or passons What Soever In wittness Whereof I ye
Richard Willitts have here Unto Sett my hand and Seal this
Twenty Third Day of Septemb'' In ye tenth Year of the Reaigne of
our Soveraigne Lord George by ye Grace of God of Create Brit-
ten france and larland King Defender of ye faith &c and In ye
year of our Lord annoq : Domini : one thousand Seven Hundered
and Twenty three

Signed Sealed and Delivered Richard Willitts O

In ye presents of
Amos weeks
Tho : Chapman

December 26ti» 1723
Queens Then ye within Named Richard willitts Came passon-
County aley befor me Isaac hicks Judge of ye Cort of Com-
mon pleas of Queens County and Acknoledged this In-
strument To be his free & Vallantry Actt and Deed

Isaac Hicks
Entred by me Sam" Underhil

Towne Recorder



122 Book E

(p. 220) — To all Christian people to whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Know ye yt I Richard Willitts of Seaqugtodg In
ye Town Shipe of Islipe in Suffolk County on ye Island of Nas-
saw and In ye The province of New York yeoman for and In Con-
sideration of the Sum of Six pounds and five Shillings Currant
Money of new york to me in hand paid befor the Ensealing &
Delivery hereof by John priar of ye Township of oysterbay in
Queens County & one ye Island & province above Said yeoman
the Recepte wherre of I Do hereby Acknoledge and my Selfe there-
with to be fully Satisfied Contented and paid and thereof and of
Every part and parcel there of Do Exonerate acquitte and Dis-
charge ye Sad John priar his heirs Executors and administrators
for ever by these presents have Given Granted bargained Sold
Alienated Conveyed and Confirmed and by these presents Do
freely fully & Abosolutely Give Grant bargain Sell Allien Convey
and Confirm Unto the Said John priar his heirs and Assignes for
ever one Tractt of Land Containg Thirty one Acres & one quarter
of a an acre Scituate Lying and being Upon Jericho plains Com-
monly Called ye Create plains and in ye Township of Oysterbay to
have and to hold ye S"^ Granted and bargained premises together
with all ye profits advantages & priviledges of Grass and Com-
modites to the Same belonging or in Any wise thereunto appar-
taing to him ye Said John priar his heirs and Assignes forever to
His and their only proper Use benefict and behoofe forever And
I ye Said Richard willitts for me my Selfe my heirs Executors and
Administrators do Covenant promise & Grant to And with ye Said
John priar his heirs and Assignes yt befor the Ensealing hereof
1 Am ye true Sole and Law full owner of ye Above bargained
premises and am Lawfully Seized and possesed of ye Same in
mine owne proper Right As good perfect and absolute Estate of
Inherittance & have in my Selfe good Right full power and Law-
full Authority to Grant bargain Sell Covey and Confirm ye Said
bargained premises in Manner as above Said & therefore I ye Said
Richard willitts have put ye John priar into a peaceable possesion
of ye Same by the Delivery of Turff and twigg and that ye Said
John priar his heirs & Assignes Shall and ra{a)y from time to time
and at all times for ever here after by virtue of these presents Law-
fully peaceably and Quietly have hold Use occupy posses and
E. 221)— And. Discharged of And from All and All man-
ner of former Gifts Grants Bargains Sails leases Mortguages Wills
Entails joyntures Dowrys Judgments Executions or Any other In-
cumbrance whatsoever and I ye Sad Richard Willits Do further
Covenant and bind my Selfe my heirs Executors and Adminis-
trators firmly by these presents to warrant and forever to Defend
ye Said John priar his heirs And Assignes in ye Quiett and peace-



Book E 123

able possesion of all and Singluar the Said Granted premises
Against any Just and LawfuU Claime Right or title of Any passon
or passons what Soever In Witness Where of I ye Sad Richard
vvillitts have Hereunto Sett my Hand and Seal This twenty Third
Day of September In ye tenth year of ye Reigne of our Soveraigne
Lord George by ye Grace of God of Greate Britten ff ranee and lar-
land King Defender of ye faith &c : and in ye year of our Lord
Annoq : Domini : one thousand Seven hundered & Twenty three
Signed Sealed and Delivered Richard Willitts O

In ye presences of
Sam" Underbill
Daniel Cock

December 26''^ 1723 \

Queens) then ye within Named Richard Willits
County j Came passonaly befor Me Isaac Hicks
Judge of ye Cort of Common pleas In
Queens County And Acknoledged this Instrement to be his free
Actt and Deed Isaac hicks

Entred by me

Sam" Underhil Towne Recorder

(p. 222) — To All Christian People To whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Know ye that I Richard willitts of Seaquage in ye
Townshipe of Islipe In Suffolk County one ye Island of Nassaw
& In ye province of new York yeoman for and In Consideration of
ye Sum of three pounds and fiveteen Shilling Currant Money of
New York to me in hand paid befor the Ensealing and Delivery
hereof by Richard Latten of ye Townshipe of oysterbay in Queens
County and ye Island and province above yeoman the Recept where-
of I Do hereby acknoled and my Selfe Therewith to be fully Sat-
isfied Contented and paid and their of and of Every part and parcell
thereof Do Exonrate aquitt and Discharge ye Said Richard Lat-
ten his heirs Executors administrators forever by these presents
have given Granted Bargained Sold Alienated Conveyed and Con-
firmed and by these presents Do freely Fuly and ATDSolutly Give
grant bargain Sell aline Convey And Confirm Unto ye Said Rich-
ard Latten his heirs and assignes forever One Tractt of Land Con-
taing Eighteen acres and three Quarters parts of one acrs Sictu-
ate Lying and being Upon Jericho plains Commoly Called the
Great plains and In Townshipe of oysterbay to have and to hold
ye Said Granted And bargained premises to Gether \yithall ye
profits advantages and privledges of Grass and Commoditis to the
Same belonging or in Any wise there unto Appertaing to him ye
Said Richard Latten his heirs and Assignes for ever to his and
their only proper use benefict and behoofe for ever and I ye Said
Richard willitts for my Selfe my heirs Executors And adminis-
trators Do Covenant promise and Grant to and with the Said



124 Book E

Richard Latten his heirs and Assignes yt before the Ensealing
hereof I am ye true Sole and Lawfull owner of the above bar-
gained premises and am Lawfully Seized & posesed of ye Same
in mine owne proper right As A good perfectt and Absolut Estate
of Inheritance and have in my Slfe Good Right full power and
lawfuly Authoryty to grant bargaine Sell Convey and Confirm
ye Said Bargained premises in manner as above Said & therefore I
ye Said Richard Willitts have put ye Said Richard Latten Into a
peaceable possesion of ye Same by ye Delivery of Turfif and
Twigge and that ye Said Richard Latten his Heirs and Assignes
Sail and may from time to time and att all times forever here
after by virtue of these presents Lawfully peaceably and Quietly
have hold use occupy posses and Enjoy ye Said Demised and bar-
gained — (p. 223) — Premises with ye appurtences free and Clear
and freely and Clearly Acquitted Exonrateed and discharged of
and from all manner of former Gifts Grants bargains Sails Leases
Mortguges wills Extants Joyntures Dowrys Judgements Execu-
tions or any other Incumbrances What Soever And I ye Said
Richard willitts Do further Covenant and bind my Selfe my heirs
Executors And administrators ffirmly by these presents to war-
rant & forever Defend ye Said Granted premises Against Any
Just & Lawfull Claime Right or Title of any passon or passons
what Soever In Witness Whereof I ye Said Richard willitts Have
hereunto Sett my hand and Seal this Twenty third Day of Sep-
tember In ye tenth Year of ye Reigne of our Soveraigne Lord
Georg by ye Grase of God of Create Britain France and larland
Kinge Defender of ye Faith &c : and ye Year of our Lord Annoq
Domini one thousand Seven hundered and twenty three
Signed Sealed and Delivered In ye Richard Willitts O

presences of

AmosWeekes Queens) „ ^ o^fh 1*70^

Tho : Champman County \ I>ecember 2&^ 1723

Then ye within Named Richard Willitts Came passonly befor
me Isaac Hickes Judge of ye Cort of Comon pleas in queens County
And Acknoledged this Instrement to be his free and Valluntry
Attt and Deed

Isaac hickes
Entred by me Sam" Underhil Town Recorder

{p. 224) — To All Christian people to whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Know ye yt I Jacob willitts of Lusam In ye bounds
of oysterbay in Queens County one ye Isand of Nassaw In ye
province of New York yeoman ffor and In Consideration of ye
Sum of A hundered and Ninty pounds Currant Money to me in
hand paid befor ye Ensealing And Delivery herof of by James
Springer of ye Same Towne and County above Said Carpenter ye
Recept Where of I Do hereby acknoledge and My Selfe therewith



Book E 125

fully Satisfied & Contened & there of and of Every part & parcel
there of I Do Exonrate acquit and Discharge ye Said James
Springer his heirs Executors & administrators and Assignes for
ever by these presents I Have Given Granted bargained Sold
aliened Conveyed & Conffirmed & by these presents I Do freely
fully & absolutly give grant bargaine Sell alien Convey & Confirm
Unto ye Said James Springer his heirs & assignes for ever one
Cartain Tractt of wood Land Leying in ye new Genural purtches
of oyster bay which was Laid oute to my father Richard willitts
and Thomas Willits Deceased in ye year 1687 Leying att ye East
Side of ye hed of Seceder Swampe which is Now Called wheatley
bounded As falloweth ye first bounds is on The East by James
wekes Land & So rainging 125 rods Long and 78 rods wide and
bounded on Each end and Each Side by marked trees with an
addition Joyning att ye South End there of Rainging Southwardly
to A Spring Called Grape Swampe 70 pols and 14 wide Containg
In ye hole Sixty Seven Acres by ye Eighteen foot pole withall my
Right in yt Tractt To Have and to hold ye Granted and bargained
premises with All ye Appurtences privledged and Commoditis to
ye Same belonging or in any wise Appertaing to him ye Said
James Springer his heirs and Assignes forever to his and their
only proper Use benefictt and behoofe forever and I ye Said Jacob
willitt for me my Selfe heirs & Assignes Do Covenant promise and
grante to and with ye Said James Springer his heirs and Assignes
yt befor ye Ensealing hereof I am ye the true Sole and Lawfull
owners of ye above bargained premises and am Lawfuley Seized
and posesed of ye Same in mine owne proper right as good per-
fect and absolut Estate of Inhereitance and have in my Selfe good
right full power and Lawfull authority to grant bargain Sell and
Confirm ye Said primises In manner as above Said and yt ye Said
James Springer his heirs and Assignes Shall and may from time
to time and att times forever hereafter by Virtue of these presents
— {p. 225) — Lawfully paceabley & quiettly Have hold Use occupy
posses and Enjoy ye Said Demised and bargained premises w*^
ye Appurtence free & Clearly acquitted Exonrated And Discharged
of & from All manner of former Gifts Grants bargains Sails
leases mortguges Wills Entails joynters Dowrys Judgements Exe-
cutions Incurbances troubls what Soever and I ye Said Jacob wil-
litts Do further Covenant and bind my Selfe my heirs and Asignes
firmly by these presents to warrant and Defend ye Said James
Springer his heirs and Assignes In Quiett and peaceable possesion
of all & Singluar ye Said Granted premises Against Any Just And
Lawfull Claime of Any passon or passons What So ever In witness
Where of I ye Said Jacob Willitts Have here Unto Seett my hand
and Seal This Ninth Day of April Annoq Domini, one thousand
Seven hundered and Ninteen
Sealed and Delivered Jacob willitts O



126 Book E

In ye preseces of

Joseph priar

Samuel Underbill Quene | „ , o^th 1-70^

Daniel Underbill Countyf December 26t»> 1723

Tben Came Befor me Isaac Hicks
Judge of ye Cort of Common pies
In Queens County ye witbin named Wittnesses Samuel Underbill
and Daniel Underbill and Did Decleare Upon tbere Sollom afama-
tion yt tbey See Jacob willitts Signe and Seal ye witbin deed and
decleare it To be his free and Valluntry Actt and Deed

Isaac Hicks
Entred by me Sam" Underbill

Towne Recorder

(p. 226) — This In Denture made ye Twenty & ninth Day of Janu-
ary in ye Year Sixth year of ye Reign of our Soverign Lord George
knge of Great britten France larland &c and ye year of our lord
Christ on thousand Seven hundered & ninteen twenty betwen Jams
Springer of oysterbay in Queens County on nassaw Island & in ye
Collony of new York Carpenter of ye one part And Simon Loisen
of fflatboosb kings County on ye Island of ye province above Said
weaver of the other part witnesseth yt ye Sad James Springer for
& in Consideration of ye Sum of three Hundered & Sixty & five
pounds of Good and Law full money of new York to him in hand
well & truly paid befor ye Ensealing & Delivery of these presents
by ye Said Simon Loicen the Recete whereof to full Content and
Satisfaction he ye Sad James Springer Doth by these presents
Acknoledge and him to be therewith fully Satisfied Contented &
paid and thereof & of Every part and parcall thereof Doth aquitte
Exonrate & fully Discharge him ye Sad Simon Loicen his heirs
Executors administrators and Every of them for ever by these
presents & for Divers other good Causes and Consideation him
ye Said James Springer Especially moveing Hath given granted
bargained Sold allienated Enffefed Conveyed assuared Released
Quitted Claimed & Confirmed and by these presents Doth fully
freely Clearly and absolutly give grant bargain Sell Alien Enfifefe
Convey Asuare release Quitte Claime & Confirm Unto ye Said
Simon Loicen in his full possesion & Sizen & to his Heirs and As-
signes forever all yt of his farm that he hath lying & being Sictuate
At a place Called wheatly in ye bounds of oysterbay afor Said ye
bounds begining at a white oak tree Neare grape Swamp Rainging
north five Degrees west Eighty two rods and from thenc North
fourty two Degres west one hundered & Sixty rods and from
thence East twenty Degrees North one hundered & Seventeen Rods
to ye Northeast Corner of ye Land yt Did belong to thomas wil-
litts late of Seacatauge Deceased & from thence South twenty
Degrees East one hundered and fifty & three rods to a white oake



Book E 127

tree ye South East bounds of ye Said willitts Land and from thence
South Seventeen Degrees west Ninty and five rods to an old
Stumpe near to grape Swampe and from thence west twenty one
Degrees South Seventeen rods to ye first bounds Containg within
ye Said bounds ninty acres & a halfe and all So three greate Lotts
of Land So Called within ye new genurally purches So Caled of
oysterbay being ye Seventh and ninth and ye tenth Lotts as they ly
marked & numbered and Recorded in ye Records of oysterbay
Reference there Unto being thereunto had may more fully appear



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