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DEED BOOK "H," VOLUME 1, PG 386-7-8 DAUPHIN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA

(page 386)

Lawrence Bennetch 

John Balsley ) 

 

(This Indenture made the twenty seventh day of) April in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and ninety three Between Lawrence Bennetch of Paxton Township in the county of Dauphin and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Blacksmith of the one part and John Balsley of the Burrough of Harrisburg County and Commonwealth aforesaid yeoman of the other part Whereas the said Lawrence Bennetch in and by certain give conveyances and assurances in the Law became and is seized and forfeited in his demesne as of Fee of in and to certain Plantation and Tract of Land situate in Paxton Townhip

(page 387)

Whereas the said Lawrence Bennetch caused the aforesaid Tract of Land to laid out and parted into Out Lots as in and by the said ??? conveyance and plan of said Out Lots will more fully and at large appear. Now this indenture Witnesseth That the said Lawrence Bennetch for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds Specie lawful money of Pennsylvania to him will andtruly in hand paid by said John Balsley at and before the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt as hereby acknowledges and the said John Balsley his Heirs and Executors and Administrators thereof acquitted and forever discharged by these present Hath granted bargained Sold aliened ??? All and Singular the two following described Lots peice and parcel of lands Beginning at a post on Bank of River Sesquehanna thence North Seventy seven degrees and twenty six minutes East one hundred and twenty eight perches and eight tenths of a perch to a post thence North twenty degrees west eleven perches and three tenths of a perch to a post thence South Seventy eight degrees and thirty two minutes west one hundred and twenty eight perches and eight tenths of a perch to a post Thence down the river Susquehanna thence several courses thereof thirteen perches and eight tenths of a perch to the place of Beginning containing ten acres of Land and market in the general plan of said Out Lots Number/twelve and thirteen Together also with all and Singular the Improvements Buildings House Out Houses Barns Stables garden Orchards Meadows Pastures Ways Waters Water courses Rights Liberties privleges Hereitaments appurtenances unto the above described two Lots piece and parcel of Land belonging or in any wise apportaining and the Reversions and remainor rent Issues and profits thereof and al the Estate Right Title Interest property claim and demand him the said Lawrence Bennetch of in to or out of the same or any part or parcel there of To have and hold the above two described piece and parcel of Land containing ten acres Herediaments premises hereby granted or mentioned so to be with the appurtenances unto him the siad John Balsley his Heirs and assigns To the only proper use and Behoof of him the said John Balsley his heirs Executors and Administrators doth covenant grant and agree to and with the said John Balsley his Heirs and Assigns that he the siad Lawrence Bennetch and his Heires the above described two Lots piece and parcel of Land hereby grants or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto him the said John Balsley his Heirs and Assigns against him the said Lawrence Bennetch and his Heires and against all and every other person and persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part or parcel thereof him by ???????

(page 388)

him or any of them shall and will Warrant and forever defend by these Present In Witness whereof the said parties have hereunto interchangeably of their hands and seals the day and year first above written Sampson Haine Joseph Wiegley Lawrence Bennetch (seal)

Received on the day of the date of the above written Indenture from the above named John Balsley the sum of two hundred pounds Specie it being in full for the consideration money above mentioned

Witness present Sampson Haine Joseph Wiegley
                                        Lawrence Bennetch

Dauphin County vs:

The twenty seventh day of April Anno domini one thousand seven hundred and ninety three personally came before me the subscribed one of the Justice of the Peace in and for said County of Dauphin Lawrence Bennetch and acknowledges the above written Indenture to be his Act and Deed and desire that the same might be ??? as such according to Law Witness my hand and seal the day and year aforesaid

                                            J. Dentzele (seal)

Transcribed and copyright by Karen Klaene <benklaene@compuserve.com>

NOTE:

Later deeds regarding this land in Harrisburg are from John Balsley to John Reed dated May 18, 1793; to George Wormley dated May 9, 1795; toConrad Fahnestock dated May 9, 1796.

 

 

 

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