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CATHERINE C. TROWBRIDGE & HUS[BAND]
CHARLES A. TROWBRIDGE
This indenture made the sixteenth day of January in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight Between Catherine C. Trowbridge wife of David A. Trowbridge and the said David A. Trowbridge of the Township of Randolph in the county of Morris and the State of New Jersey of the First Part. And Charles A. Trowbridge of this Township of Morris and State of New Jersey of the Second Part.
Witnesseth That the said party of the first part for and in consideration of One thousand dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand well and truly paid by the said party of the second part at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and the said party of the first part therewith fully satifisfied, contented and paid haven given granted bargained sold aliened released enfeoffed conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do give grants bargain enfo off convey and confirm to the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assign forever see that tract or parcels of land and premesis herein after particulary described situate lying and being in the Township of Randolph in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey. Puttave and bounded as follows:
Beginning at a heap of stones it being the first corner of a lot David Trowbridge purchased of Aaron Meeker and Joanna his wife and in Christopher Youngs lives, thence (1) North sixty five degrees West three chains and thirty five links; (2) North twenty six degrees east one chain and fifty links to a stone heap (3) South sixty-five degrees East three chains and thirty five links to the second corner of the lot that said Trowbridge pruchased of said Meeker and wife (4) South Twenty six degrees west one chain and
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sixty links to the place of Beginning containing one half acre more or here Being the same premesis conveyed by David Trowbridge to the said Catherine C. Trowbridge by deed dated April 20th 1859 and recorded in the Morris County Clerks office in Book M of deeds page 462 & from which this description is taken. This conveyance is made subject to two mortgages one of which was made by the parties of the first part here to Mary J. Dell for $100 dated 16th July 1870 & recorded in Book 82 of mortgages page 301 & c. The other was made by said parties of the first part hereto John J. Schmidt for $571 dated Jan 13th 1888 and not yet recorded the payments of both of which mortgages the party of the second part has to assume & agrees to pay.
Together with all and singular the houses buildings trees ways water profits privileges and advantages, anywise appertaining. Also all the estate rights title interest property claim and demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part, of, in and to the same, and of in and to every part and parcel thereof, To Have and to Hold all and singular the above described land and premises with the rappurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the only proper use benefits and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever and the said Parties of the first part do for themselves their heirs, executors and adminsitrators-covenant and grant to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that they the said parties of the first part are the true lawful and right owners of all and singular the above described lands and premises and of every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances there unto belonging; and that the said land and premises or any part thereof, at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents are not encumbered by any mortgage except as above mentioned judgements or limitation or by any encumberance whatsover, by which the title of the said party of the second part hereby made or intended to be made for the above described land and premises can or may be
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changed, charged, or altered or defeated in any what whatsover And also that the said party in the first part now have good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain sell and convey the said land and premises in manner aforesaid. And, also, that the said Catherine C. Trowbridge and David A. Trowbridge will Warrant, secure and forever defend the said land and premises unto the said Charles A. Trowbridge his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person or person freely and clearly freed and discharged of and from all manner of encumbrances whatsover.
In Witness Whereof the said party of the first part have here unto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of Willard W. Butler
Catherine C. Trowbridge x her mark x
David A. Trowbridge x his mark x
State of New Jersey
County of Morris
Be it Remembered That on this eighteenth day of January in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight before me Willard W. Butler a Master in Chancery of N.J. personally appeared Catherine C. Trowbridge & David A. Trowbridge who I am satisfied are the grantors in the written Deed of Conveyance named- and I having first made known to them the contents thereof they did acknowledge that they signed, sealed and delivered the same-as their voluntary act and deed for the uses and pruposes therein expressed.
And the said Catherine C. wife of David A. being by me privately examined separate and apart from her husband did further acknowledge the she signed sealed and delivered the same as her voluntary act and deed Freely with out any fear threats or compulsion of her said husband.
Willard W. Butler
M.L.L. of N.J.
Received and Recorded May 23. 1888
Melvin S. Condit clerk