William Durant to Mahala J. Dodge 1851

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Lincoln County Courthouse, Wiscasset, Maine, Lincoln County Deeds , Book 200, Page 347 & 348

Durant to Dodge

Know All Men By These Presents, That I William Durant of Boothbay in the County of Lincoln Yeoman for and in consideration of ten dollars to me paid by Mahala Jane Dodge of Boothbay in said County and wife of Solomon Dodge of said town the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Mahala Jane Dodge her heirs and assigns forever, a certain lot of land situated in  the town of Boothbay and bounded as follows,  Viz, Beginning on the Northeast corner bound of land of the said Mahala J. Dodge on the road leading from the Western harbor to the upper Meeting House, so called thence Westerly thirteen and one quarter rods on said Mahala J. Dodge's North line, thence Northerly three rods to a stake & stones, thence Easterly thirteen and one quarter rods to the aforesaid road thence Southerly by said road three rods to the first mentioned bound containing one quarter of an acre, within the bounds aforesaid. To Have and to Hold the above granted Premises, with the privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging to the said Mahala J. Dodge her heirs and assigns, to their only use and behoof forever. And I the said William Durant for myself and my heirs, executors  and administrators, do covenant with the said Mahala J. Dodge, her heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the afore granted Premises; that they are free from all incumbrances, that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Mahala H. Dodge as aforesaid  and that I will and my heirs, executors and administrators shall Warrant and Defend the same to the said Mahala J. Dodge her heirs and assigns, forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons. In Witness Whereof I the said William Durant have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty eighth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty one William Durant & a Seal

Executed and delivered in presence of us Parker Wilson Lincoln ss. Oct. 28th, 1851 Then personally appeared the within named William Durant and acknowledged the within instrument to be his free act and deed; before me Parker Wilson, Justice of the Peace

Recd August 13, 1853. 9 A.M. & entered & examined By Asa F. Hall Regr