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1864 Lease -Abe Westbrook to Phoebe SMITH "Palmer"
1847 Transfer of Mill from Calvin Reynolds to Moses Crawford
From the Family Papers of George Fethers, Great Grandson of Phoebe Smith

Scanned from the 1875 Atlas. The Mill was in the location where the stream crosses the road, center in the photo. I (Joyce M. Tice) presently live to the northwest where it says D. T. Smith on the map.
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This is a transcription of the 1864 Mill Race Agreement  in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, PA transcribed by Jane Webb

Agreement for Mill Race

Westbrook to Palmer 1864

Reynolds to Crawford 1847

January 26th 1864
For value received I hereby transfer to Phebe Palmer all my right title and Interest in and to a certain lease Given by Calvin Reynolds to Mosses Crawford of which the within is a Copy
A Westbrook

Copy Made in 1864 on back of the 1864 agreement

In consideration of twelve dollars and forty five cents to me in hand paid by Moses Crawford I do hereby agree to sell to him the ground occupied by the head race leading to his mill in Sullivan township for the purpose of a race and for no other purpose whatsoever

To have and to hold the same to him his heirs and assigns to and for their only proper use and behoof forever the said Race being about 100 Rods in length and about four Rods in width according to its present course, and I hereby Reserve to myself the right of crossing the said race with my fences, whenever I may think proper But in such manner as not to obstruct the race
Witness my hand and eal[sic] at Wellsboro, this, 15th day of February A.D. 1847
In presence of Signed ) Calvin Reynolds

Bradford County PA
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