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Charles Boyle, for letters patent for certain premises in Oyster
bay, Queens county, escheated to the king by the death of John
Newman ; report thereon.

Cal. Land Papers, p. 197: X, 166; 9 June, 1731. Warrant for a
patent to Charles Boyle, for seven tracts of land in Queens county,
on Nassau Island, and for the lands undivided or in common in
Oyster bay, old and new purchases, of which John Newman lately
died seized.

Ibid, 197: X, 161 ; 9 June, 1731. Description of a survey of six
parcels of land in the township of Oysterbay, in Queens county,
containing in all about 290 acres, laid out for Charles Boyle, by
James Livingston, deputy Surveyor.

Ibid, 197: X, 166; 9 June, 1731. Certificate to Charles Boyle,
for sundry tracts of land in the town of Oysterbay. in Queens

Ibid, 197: X, 165 ; 24 June, 1731. Petition of Charles Boyle, in
relation to the lands in Oysterbay, of which John Newman died

Ibid, 233: XII, 128; 16 Mar. 1738. Petition of Charles Boyle,
praying a patent for one whole right of land in the new purchase
in the town of Oysterbay, which originally belonged to one Henry
Bell, also a piece of meadow land situate at a place called the cove,
containing about 4 acres, with a piece of land lying upon the Main
street, over against Rose Burcham's. containing about 10 acres, and
100 acres in the old purchase near the Milo river, which three pieces

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are situate within the township of Oysterbay, aforesaid, in Queens

(Charles Boyle, with others, petitioned in 1739, for license to
purchase 6,000 acres on the south side of the Mohawk River, near

Unrecorded Deeds

{The following unrecorded deeds of property within the Town
of Oyster Bay were discovered in 1928 in a small hair trunk in
the residence of James Willits of Glen Cove, recently the home of
his father, the late Frederick E. Willits, and before that of Fred-
erick's father, James Willits. They will be mounted in a book, for
preservation, in the Toivn Clerk's office.

Parts of several of these deeds are so badly zvorn, or missing,
as to require restoration of many words. Only such words have
been put in as appear best to convey the meaning, and as are
found in other deeds of the locality and period.)

KNOW all men by these presents that John Rogers of Oyster-
bay In Queens County on Nassaw IsLand In the Colony of New-
yorke for and In Consideration of forty Shillings In Current
money of Newyorke or the Value thereof in hand paid and by
him the said Joh[n] Rogers Received of John Cock of Matena-
cock in the bounds of Oysterbay aforesaid In full payment and
satisfaction att and before the sealing and Delivery hereof and
for [ma]ny other good Causes and Considerations him the said
John Rogers Especially Moveing Hath Given Granted aliened
assigned Released and confirmed and by these presents Do Give
Grant alienate assigne release sell and Confirme unto the said
John Cock his Heires and assignes forEver. All that of Certain
thirty Acrees of Land w^'^ ye S^ John Rogers bought of the In-
dians Lying and Joyning on the Northside ye Highway that Leads
from Oyster bay to Musketacove bounded [on] ye East side to
the sd John Cocks Land and on the west by the Highway that
Leads from Matenacock to Jericho and on the North to Henry
Cocks Land and on the South to the aboves"^ Highway yt Leads
to Musketacove Together Withall the Right Title I[ntere"st claim]
and Demand whatsoever which the said John Rogers now hath
or which any [or either] of his Heires Executors administrators
or assignes may hereafter have of to [or in] the said Granted
Land Withall the Profitts Comodities priviledges possession tim-
ber Trees grass or what Else of Right is belonging to the same
to HAVE and to Hold unto him the said John Cock his Heires


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and assignes all and singular the said granted Land and premises
with the appurtenances thereof to the only proper use benifitt and
behoofe of him the said John Cock his Heires and assignes for
ever more And the said John Rogers doth bind himself his Heires
Executors and administrators and all and Every of them firmly
by these presents to warrant and forEver Defend the said John
Cock his Heires and assignes In the Quiet and peaceable posses-
sion of all ye aboves'i granted Land and premises against all
Just and Lawfull Claimes whatsoEver IN WITNESS WHERE-
OF the said John Rogers Hath hereunto Sett his hand and scale
the two and twentieth Day of March Annoq Domini one thousand
Seven hundred and Six Seven
Sealed and Delivered his

In the presence of John X Rog[ers O]

John Wright mark

Sam" Dickinson

Memorandum that on the Day and Date within written
the Within Named John Rogers Came before me
and Acknowledged the Within written Deed to be his
real Act and Voluntary Deed

John Townsend Justice

(Parts of this document zvorn away.) .

THIS INDENTURE or Instrument of Writing made this
Twenty Seventh Day of April Annoq Domini One Thousand
Seven Hundred and ffourty Seven by and between Hezekiah
Cock of ye Township of Oyster Bay In Queens County on ye
Island of Nassau in ye Colony of Newyork yeoman of ye one part :
and ye executors of ye Last will and Testament of his bother
James Cock of ye Same place Lately Deceased Namely Deborah
Cock and Daniel Cock of ye other part Being Impowered In and
by ye s^ will to divide his Land with ye S'^ Hezekiah [Cock]
May further appear by ye S'^ will Witnesseth That ye S

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