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Memorunddum yt one the Seventh day of december Annoq:
domini 1722 ye Within named Joseph Dickinson Jun"" passonaly
Appeared befor me Sam" Dickinson on of his majestys Justies of
ye peace for Queens County and Acknoledged ye within Written
Deed to be his reail actt and Vallontary deed g^^n j)j(.j^ij^son

Ichabod hopkins deed

TO ALL CHRISTIAN People to Whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Know Ye That I Sam" Coles of oysterbay In Queens
County one ye Island of Nassaw In ye province of New York Yeo-
man for and In Consideration of the Sum of three pounds ten
Shilling of Currant Lawfull Money of New York to me in hand
paid before ye Ensealing and Delivery of these presents by Ichabod
hopkins of the Towne of oysterbay aforesaid Yeoman The Re-
cepte Whereof I do hereby Acknoledge and My Selfe theire with
to be fully Satisfied Contented and paid & their of and of Every
part and parcall their of do Exonrate Acquitt and fully discharge
ye S*^ Ichabod hopkns his heirs Executors administrators for-
ever by these presents Have Given Granted Bargained Sold Elin-
ated Enfefed assuared Conveyed & Confirmed and by these pres-



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ents I ye said Sam" Coles do fully freely Clearly & absolutly give
Grant Bargain Sell allien Enfeoffe assuare Convey & Confirm Unto
ye said Ichabod Hopkns his heirs and assignes for ever all that of
on Cartain parcall Land Scituate Lying and being within the pat-
ting of musketocove Bounded on ye West by ye Highway yt Leads
from Musketocove to Jericho one ye South by the Lands yt Daniel
Hopkins formerly bought of franscis Weekes on ye East by ye
Last addition of ye Lotts as is mentioned for musketocove and to
Exstend northward fifty six rods Containg In Quanty of Acres
within the said bounds more or Less with all ye timber trees Grase
water or Whate Else is Standing Groing or becoming — {p. 323) —
{due) Upon ye same To Have and To Hold all and Singluar ye S^
Granted and Bargained Land & premises with their and Every of
their appurtences Priviledges & Comoditis to ye same Belonging or
in any wise appeartaing to him the said Ichabod Hopkins Heirs and
Assignes ffor ever more to his and their only proper use benefictt
and behoofe forever and I ye S'^ Samuel Coles do further Covenant
promise Grant and Agree to and with ye S'^ Ichabod hopkins his
heirs and Assignes for Ever that befor the Ensealing hereof I am
the true soler and Lawfull owner of ye above Bargained premises
and am Lawfully Seized and possesed of the same In mine owne
proper Right as a good perfectt and absolut Estat of Inherityance
And have In my Selfe Good Right full power and Lawfull Au-
thority to Grant Bargain Sell Convey and Confifirm Unto The Said
Bargained Land & premises In Manner as abovesaid and that ye
said Ichabod hopkins his heirs & assignes Shall and May from time
to time and att all times forever hereafter by Virtue of these pres-
ents Lawfully peaceably & Quietly have Hold Use occupy posses
and Enjoy all and Singluar ye said demised and Bargained Land &
premises with their and Every of their appurtences free and Clear
& freely & Clearly acquitted Exonrated and Discharged of and
from all Manner of former Gifts Grants Bargains Sails Leases
mortguages Dowryes Judgements Executions Extents Incumbrancs
and Troubls Whatsever and I ye said Samuel Coles do further
Covenant & bind my Selufe my heirs Executors & administrators
firmly by these presents To warrant & defend ye S'^ Ichabod hopkins
his heirs and Assignes in In {sic) Quiett and peaceabl possesion of
all and Singnluar ye said granted & Bargained Land and premises
against any Just and Lawfull Claime of any pason or passons What
Soever In witness Whereof I ye s^ Samuel Coles Have here Unto
Sett my hand and Seal this Eighteenth day of april In ye Ninth
Year of his Majestys Raigne annoq : domini on thousand Seven
hundered and twenty three

Sealed and delivered Sam" Coles O

In ye presences of
Benjamin Carpenter
Timothey Carpenter



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Queens Oysterbay September 4*^ 1725

County Thes then Came ye within Named Samuel Coles

passonaly appeared befor me Isacc Hickes Judge of the Cort of
Common pleas of ye County above Said & did acknoledged ye with-
in Written Instrument to be his free & VoUentary actt and deed and
I allow this deed to Be Recorded Isaac hicks

(^. S24)— TO all Christain people To Whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Now Know ye yt I Isaac Willitts & Clamns
{Clemence) willitts my wife of IsHpe In Suffolk County one ye
Island of nassaw & in ye province of New York Yeoman for and In
Consideration of the Sum of five hundered & fifty pounds Currant
Money of New York to me In hand paid for the Ensailing & de-
livery of these presents by henry Dickinson of oysterbay In Queens
County on ye Island And province abovesaid yeoman ye Recepte
whereof we do hereby acknoledge and our selves their with to be
fully Saitsfied Contented and paid of Every part and parcall their
of do Exonrate Acquitt and discharge ye said Henry Dickinson His
Heirs Executors administrators forever by these we have Given
granted Bargained Sold allienated Enfeofed Conveyed and Con-
firmed Unto the S'^ Henry Dickinson his heirs and Assignes forever
on Cartain Mussauge and tract of Land Scituate Lying and being
at Sceader Swampe In ye twoneship oysterbay itt being ye Tract
of Land yt John Townsend at Mill so Called Deceased Conveyed
to his Sonin Law Samson hawxhurst & his Daughter hannah hawx-
hurst Itt is bounded as ye said John Townsend bounded itt one the
East end to ye highway yt Leads from Musketocove to Jerocho &
on ye West End to ye Midle of Sceader Swampe and one ye North
itt is bounded to Zebulund Dickinson homsted Where he Now
Dewels and so to Raing from ye said Zebulands Land Southward
on hundered and twenty Rods by ye Eighteen foot to ye Rod Bear-
ing Equeal breadth att ye East End as at ye west End and Mdle
being by Eastemation on hundered and Eighty Acres More or Less
and we do hereby putt ye said henry Dickinson In a qieut & a
peaceable possesion of the tract of land By the delivery of Turff
and twegge he ye said henry Dickinson is to have And To Hold all
and Singluar ye house and barn fences timber Trees Grase water
or water ponds Medow & mede Ground and what Else Is Standing
Lying groing or becoming due Upon ye sam planttation w*'' ye
appurtencs Priviledgs Commoditis belonging to the Same or in any
wise appertaing to him ye S*^ henry dickinson his heirs and assignes
to his and their only proper Use benefictt and behoofe for ever &
we ye S'^ Isaac Willitts and Clamans my wife for us our heirs
Exe*" admr^ Do Covenant promise Grant and Agree to and with the
said Henry Dickinson his heirs and Assignes yt befor ye Ensealing
hereof we are The true Soler and Law full owners of ye above bar-
gained premises and are Lawfully Sized and possesed of the Same



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in mine owne proper Right as a good perfect and absolut Estate of
Inheritance and have in our Selves Good right full power and Lav^r-
fuU Authority to Grant Bargain Sell Convey and Confirm the S"^
Bargained premises In manner and as above said & yt ye S'* henry
Dickinson his Heirs and assignes Shall and may from time to time
and att all times forever hereafter by Virtue of these presents Law-
fully peaceabley Quietly have hold Use occupy posses and Enjoy
ye said demised and Bargained premises With ye appurtences free
and Clear & freely and Clearly acquitted Exonrated and discharged
of and from all and manner of former Gifts Grants bargains sails
Leasses mortguags wills Entails joyntures Dowrys Judgments Exe-
cutions Incumbrancs and troubls what Soever and we ye said Isaac
Willitts and Clamans do further Covenant and bind our Selves our
heirs Executors and admr^ firmly by these to warrant and defend
ye said henry Dickinson his heirs and assignes In Quiett and peace-
able possesion — (p. 325) — of all and Singluar ye said Granted and
bargained premises and against any Just and Lawful! Claim of any
passon or passons What Soever In Witness Whereof we have here
Unto Sett our hands And Seals this twenty Sixth day of July In
ye year of our Lord Christ on thousand Seven Hundered and twenty
five

Sealed and Delivered Isaac Willitts O

In ye presents of Clamans Willitts O

Sam'i Underbill
Samuel Priar

Queens September 4*^ 1725

Queens ths : Then Came ye within Named Sam" Underbill on of
the Wittnesses to ye within written deed passonaly befor me Isaac
Hicks Judge of the Cort of Common pleas of ye County aboves**
and did Declare Upon his Sollom afifarmation yt he See Isaac Wil-
litts Signe & Seal ye within written Deed & allso his wife Clamans
Signe and Seal ye sam and did declear it be their free and Volloan-
tary actt and deed & he allso Saith yt he see Sam" priar Signe ye
sam Deed as a witness and I allow this deed to be Recorded

Isaac Hicks

To all people to whome these presents Shall Come Greeting
Know ye that I hannah Cock of oysterbay in Queens County one
Nassaw Island in ye province of New York widow for and In
Consideration of one hundered & thirty five pounds of Good &
Lawful! Money of said province to me in hand paid before ye En-
sealing hereof wee!! and truly paid by Thomas Townsend of the
twone (sic) and County above said ye Recepte where of I Do
hereby Acknoledge and my Selfe their with fully Satisfied Con-
tented & paid & theire of and of Every part and parcel! theirof Do
Exonrate Acquitt and fully discharge ye Said Thomas Townsend
his heirs & assignes for ever by these presents have Given granted



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bargained Sold AUienated Conveyed and Confirmed and by these
presents do freely and Absolutely Give Grant bargain Sell Alien
Convey And Confirm ye Said Thomas Townsend his heirs & as-
signes for ever one Cartain Messuage or tract of Land Scituate
Lying and being Neare ye farms of James Dickinsons Within ye
Townshipe and patten of oysterbay aboveSaid ye first Bounds
theire of is a black oak tree By ye Highway ranging North fifty
three Rods then East Sixty rods then South fifty three rods then
East thirty three Rods then South two degrees west fourty Rods
then East twenty Eight Rods then South Seventy five rods then
west Eight degres South fifty three rods to a White oak tree then
west Seven degrees North forty four Rods then north twenty six
East twelve Rods then North Eighteen Rods then north fifteen
degrees East twenty four Rods then north twenty five East fifty
two Rods from thence a Strate Line to first bounds Containing
Seventy — {p. 326) — Three Acres by ye Eighteen foot pole To Have
and to hold ye S'^ granted and Bargained Lands and premises with
all ye houses fences timber trees water and all ye Appurtencs privi-
ledges and Comoditis to ye same belonging or in any wise apper-
taing to him ye said Thomas Townsend his heirs and assignes for
Ever to his and their only proper Use benefict and behoofe forever
furthermore I ye Said Hannah Cock for me my heirs Executors
& Admr^ Do Covenant promise Grant & agree to & with ye S*^
Thomas twonsend his heirs & assignes yt before ye Ensealing hereof
I am the true Soler and Lawful! owner of the A Bove Granted and
bargained Land & premises and am Lawfully Seized and possesed
of the Same in mine owne proper Right as a good perfect and
absolut Estate of Inheritances in fee Simple & have in My Selfe
Good right full power and LawfuU Authority to Grante bargain
Sell Convey and Confirm S*^ Granted and Bargained Lands & prem-
ises in Manner as abovesaid and that the said Thomas Townsend
his heirs and assignes Shall and May from time to time and at all
times by force and Virtue of these presents peaceable and Quietly
have hold Use occupy posses and Enjoy all and Singnluar ye Said
Demised and bargained premises with their Appurtencs free and
Clear freely and Clearly Acquitted Exonrated and discharged of
and from all Manner of former Gifts grants bargains Sails Leases
Mortguges Wills Entails joyntures Dowry s Judgments Executions
Incumbrances and Extents and I ye S'^ Hannah Cock for me my
heirs Executors & admr^ do Covenant promise and Ingage ye above
Demised premised to him the said thomas townsend His heirs &
assignes for ever here after to warrant Secure and defend in peace-
able and Quiet possesion against any passon or passons what Soever
Lawfully Claiming ye same In witness whereof I have here Unto
Sett my hand & fixed my Seal this Sixteenth Day of June one thou-
sand Seven hundered and twenty five
Signed Sealed Hannah Cock O



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and Delivered

In ye presencs of oysterbay June 16**' 1725

James Jackson Queens) Then Came ye w^i^in Named Han-

James Townsend County jnali Cock passoonaly before me Isaac
hick Judge of the Cort of Common
pleas of the County above said and acknoledged the within Instre-
ment to be her free & VoUuntury actt and deed and I haveing prused
the said deed I find Nither Rasier Nor interlineation and I allow
this deed to be Recorded

Isaac Hicks

(^. S27)—To all Christian People To Whome these presents Shall
Come Greeting Know ye yt whereas Thomas Cock Late of oyster-
bay deceased where in Vested of A Cartain Tract of Land In ye
Towne Shipe and patten of oysterbay in Queens County in ye
province of New York the bounds there of may Alppeare by a deed
of Saile for ye Same Under ye hand & Seal of James Townsend
bearing date the third day of January one thousand Seven hundered
& Eighteen Ninteen and ye s^ thomas Cock Did Sell and Convey ye
Said tract of Land Unto Henry Cock of oysterbay above Said in
Consideration of Eighty Six pounds to him the said thomas Cock
as May Appeare by a deed of Sale for ye same Under the hand
and Scale of sad thomas Cock bearing datt January ye Ninth day
one thousand Seven Hundered Eighteene Nineteene Now Know
ye that I ye said Henry Cock for And in Consideration of Eighty
Six pounds of Good & Lawfull money of said province to me in
hand before the Ensealing hereof Well and truly paid By Hannah
Cock Relick of S^ thomas Cock deceased the Recepte Whereof I do
hereby Acknoledge and My Selfe theirewith fully Satisfied Con-
tented And peaid and theire of & of Every part & parcall theire
of do Exonrate acquitt and fully discharge ye S^ hannah Cock hur
heirs and assignes forever By these presents do Covenant Remise
Release and forever Quitt Claime All My Right title Intrust Claime
and demand What Soever of two or In the Said Lands A fore said
Unto hannah Cock hur heirs and Assignes forever And I ye Said
henry Cock for me My heirs Executors admr^ Do Covenant prom-
ise Grant and Agree to and With ye said Hannah Cock hur heirs &
Assignes yt itt Shall and may be Lawfull for them and Every of
them by forse and Virtu of these presents peaceabley and quietly to
Have hold Us? occupy posses and Enjoy all and Singluar ye said
demised Lands as above said I ye S'^ Henry Cock for me my heirs
Executors & administratrs do Covenant and Ingage ye above de-
mised Land and premises to hur the Said Hannah Cock hur heirs
and assignes for ever here after to Warrant Secure and defend
Against any persoon or pearsons Lawfully Claiming the Same from
by or LTnder me In Wittness whereof I have here Unto Sett my
hand and fix my Seal this fifteen day of June one thousand Seven



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hundered twenty & five

Signed Sealed and Delivered Henry Cock O

In ye presence of

Queens County ths Oysterbay June W^ 1725

Then Came ye Within Named Henry Cock parSonally Before
me Isaac Hicks Judge of ye Cort of Common pleas of ye County
above Said & acknoledged ye Within Instrument to (be) his free
and Valluntory act and deed & having Examened S'^ deed find No
interlination nor Rasure to any purpos again S^ i deed & I alow
this deed to be Recorded

Isaac Hicks

(p^ 328)— To all Christian People To Whome these Presents Shall
Come Greeting Know ye yt I James Townsend Jun"- of Oysterbay
(in) Queens County one ye Island of Nassaw Yeoman for and In
Consideration of the Sum of one Hundered & twenty Six pound
Currant money of New York to me In Hand paid before the En-
sealing & Delivery here of by thomas Cock of the Said Oysterbay
&c the Recepte Where I Do hereby Acknoledge & my Selfe
there with fully Satisfied & Contented and there of and of Every
part & parcall there of do Exonrate acquitt & discharge the Said
thomas Cock his heirs Executors & administartors forever by these
presents Have Given Granted Bargained Sold alienated Conveyed
& Confirmed and By these presents do freely fully & absolutly Give
Grant bargain Sell alienat and Convey & Confirm Unto ye said
Thomas Cock his heirs & assignes forever one Cartain Messuage
or Tract of Land Scituate Lying & being in Norwich In the Old
Purtchase of Oysterbay butted & bounded as followeth Vize Be-
gining at a black oack tree by ye Highway which is the S W Bounder
form (from) a black oak tree n° 53 Rod then East 60 Rod then S°
53 rod Then East 33 Rod then S^ W 40^ Rodd then East 28 Rodd
S° 75 Rodd then W 8 S° 53 Rodd to a white oak tree then W* 7°
N° 44 Rodd then N 26 E 12 rod N° 18 Rod then N° 15 E : 24 Rodd
then N 25 E : 52 then form (from) that a Strate Line to ye ffirst
bounds Containg Seventy three Acres by ye Eighteen foot pole To
Have and to hold ye S*^ Granted & Bargained Premises w**" all ye
Appurtences privileds and Comoditis to ye Same Belonging or In
Any Wise appertaing to Hime the S"^ Thomas Cock his heirs and
Assignes forever to his and their only proper Use Benefict & be-
hoof forever and I the Said James Townsend for me my heirs
Executors & andministrator do Covenant promise & Grant to and
With ye S^ Thomas Cock his heirs & assignes yt before ye Enseal-
ing there of I am ye true Sole & Law full owner of the Above Bar-
gained premises and am Lawfully Seized & possesed of the Same
In mine owne proper Right as a good perfect and absolute Estate
of Inheritance & have In my Selfe Good right full power and Law-
full Authority to Grant Bargain Sell Convey & Confirm ye Said



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Bargained premises In maner as above Said & that ye S*^ Thomas
Cock His Heirs and Assignes Shall may from time to time and att
all times forever here after by Virtue of these presents Lawfully
peaceably & Quietly Hold Use occupy posses and Enjoy ye Said
demised & Bargained premises with All ye Appurtence free & Clare
& freely and Clearly acquited Exonrated & discharged of and from
all and all manner of former Gifts Grants bargains Sails Leases
mortguages Wills Entails joyntures Dowrys Judgements Excu-
tions Incumbrances & troubls whatsoever and I ye sad — (/>. 329) —
James Townsend do further Covenant and bind My Selfe my heirs
Executors and administrators firmly By these presents to Warrant
& Defend the S'^ thomas Cock his heirs and Assignes In Quiet and
peaceable possession of all and Singluar the Said Granted Premises
Against any Just & Lawfull Claime of any parson or passons What
Soever In Witness whereof I ye S*^ James townsend have Here
Unto Sett my hand and Seal this third day of January one thousand
1718/19 In ye fifth year of the Reigne of our Soveran Majestie
George by ye Grace of God of Create Britten King defender of ye
faith

Sealed And Delivered the mark

Jacob Wright James (J) Townsend O

Jacob Weekes of

The: Butler

Memorunddum yt one ye 13 day of april Annoq

Domini 1722 the within Named James Townsend

Came befor me James Dickinson one of his Majestis Justies of the

peace for queens County and acknoledged ye within written deed

to be his Reail actt and Vollontary deed

James Dickinson

To all Christian People To Whome these presents Shall Come
Greeting know ye That I Thomas Cock of oysterbay In Queens
County on ye Island of Nassaw In ye Colony of New York Yeo-
man for and In Consideration of the Sum of Eighty Six pounds
Curr* of New York to me In hand paid att & before ye Ensealing
and delivery Here of by Henry Cock of ye said oysterbay &c The
Recepte Where of I do hereby Acknoledge & My Selfe there With
fully Satisfied & Contented and there of and of Every (part) &
parcele there of do Exenarate Acquitt and discharge ye S*^ Henry
Cock his heirs Executors & administrators forever by these pres-
ents Have Given granted Bargained Sold allienated Conveyed and
Confirmed & by these presents do freely fully and absolutly give
grant bargain Sell Alienate & Confirm Unto henry Cock his Heirs
and Assignes for ever one Cartain messuage or Tract of Land
Scituate Lying and being att Norwich In the bounds of oysterbay
In ye old purchase and patting of ye S*^ Oysterbay butted and
bounded as followeth Viz begining att A Black oack tree by ye high-



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way side which is S W bounder N° 53 Rods then East 60 Rods then
S" 53 Rod then East 33 Rodd then S° ^ W 40 Rodd then East 28
Rodd then S° 75 Rodd then W S° 53 Rodd to a White Oack tree
then W 7° N° 44 Rodd then N" 26° E 12 Rodd then N° 19 Rodd
then N° 15 E 24 Rodd N° 25° E 52 Rodd from that a Starate Line
to ye ffirst bounder Containg Seventy three Acres by the Eighteene
(foot) pole To have and To Hold ye S'^ Granted & bargained prem-
ises with all ye appurtencs priviledges & Commoditis to the Same
Belonging or In Anywise appeartaing To him the Said Henry Cock
for me my heirs Exer^ admr^ do Covenant promise Grant to &
With ye Said Henry Cock his hirs and assignes — (p. 330) — and
assignes That before the Ensealing here of I am the Sole true &
Lawful Owner of the Above Bargained premises & am Lawfully
Seized and possesed of the Same in mine Owne Proper Right as a
good perfectt & absolut Estate of Inheritance & have In my Selfe
good Right full power and Law full Authority to Grant Bargain
Sell Convey & Confirm the Said Bargained Premises In Manner as
Above Said & ye S'^ Henry Cock his heirs & assignes Shall & may
from time to time and att all times forever here after by Virtue of
these presents Lawfully peaceabley & Quietly Hold have Use oc-
cupy posses & Enjoy ye S^ demised & bargained premises w*^ ye
Appurtence free & Clear freely and Clearly Acquitted Exonrated
and discharged of and from all manner of former gifts grants Bar-
gains Sails Leasses Mortguges Wills Entails joyntueres Dowrys
Judments Executions Incumbranceane and troubls what Sovevere
and I the S'^ Thomas Cock Doe further Covenant & bind my Selfe
my heirs Executors & admr® firmly by these presents to warrant &
Defend the S



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