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 D.W. Harshbarger et ux to Nelson Sherman
Submited by Sue Edminster
Book 165, page 556

This indenture made the twenty-sixth day of April A.D. one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six between D.W. Harshbarger and Parmilla Harshbarger of New Albany Borough, County of Bradford and State of Pennsylvania grantors of the first part, and Nelson Sherman of Albany Township, and county and state aforesaid grantee of the second part, withesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and seventy one dollars, lawful money of the United States of America, to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part, at or before the sealing or delivering hereof, the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge, and thereof acquit and forever discharge the said party of the second part, his heirs, executors and administrators, for these presents having granted, bargained, sold, aliened, --?--, released and confirmed and by these presents do grant, sell, alien, --?--, release, convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot, piece, parcel of land lying and being in the township of Overton and Sullivan County PA. and bounded as follows viz: on the north by lands of John Hottenstein; on the east by lands of Francis Ousthous on the south by the lands of Mr. Sherman; on the west by lands of Mr. Wm O’Brien. Containing about 130 acres more or less. It is the intention to hereby convey the undivided interest of above named grantors as heirs or legatee of the estate of Henry Sherman deceased deeded by Henry Sherman to D.W. Harshbarger M.D. March the twenty second A.D. 1882 and recorded on deed book 149, page 72 the fourteenth day of August 1882. at Towanda, Bradford County PA. Together with all and singular the rights, liberties, privileges, hereditaments, appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining; and the --?--, and remainders, rents, issue and profits thereof. And also all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever, of the said parties of the first part, in law or equity of, in to or out of the same. To have and to hold the said herediments and premises, hereby granted or mentioned or intended so to be with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the only proper use 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 himself and heirs executors and administrators, promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, that the above described premises, with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part the heirs and assigns forever will warrant and forever defend, against all or any person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same. In witness whereof, the said party of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Sealed and delivered D.W. Harshbarger

in presence of Permilla Harshbarger

C.A. Wilcox

Bradford County Ss.

Be it remembered, that on the 26th day of April A.D. 1886 personally appeared before the subscriber, one of the Justices of the Peace in and for said county D.W. Harshbarger and Permilla Harshbarger his wife, the above named grantors, and they acknowledged the foregoing indenture to be their act and deed for the purpose herein contained. She, the said Permilla Harshbarger being of full age, and by me examined separate and apart from her husband and the full contents thereof being by me first made known to her, acknowledged that she executed the same of her own free will and accord, without coercion or compulsion on the part of her said husband. Witness, my hand and seal the day and year aforesaid.

F.U. Wilcox, J.P.

Recorded May 10, 1886

Note on side of paper:

I, J. W. Hurst do certify that the foregoing deed was duly recorded in vol 165 page 556 during the official term of A.D. Thum my predecessor in office which said instrument was left on record on the 10th day of May A.D. 1886 and having been uncertified is now certified as required by law. J.W. Hurst, Recorder

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