Deed: Amos S. Bryant to Lydia A. Dunham, 4 Apr. 1864

Know all Men by these Presents, That

I, Amos S. Bryant of Woodstock, County of Oxford, and State of Maine, in consideration of the sum of Four hundred And Seventy-five dollars, paid by Lydia A. Dunham, wife of Lemuel Dunham of Hartford, County and State aforesaid the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said Lydia A. Dunham, her Heirs and Assigns forever a certain piece of land situated in the western division of said Woodstock being a part of lot seventy-two and bounded as follows to wit Northly by land owned by Alanson M. Whitman and occupied by Daniel Cummings; Westerly by Bryant’s Pond; Southly by land owned by Alfred Chase; Easterly by the railroad fence on the west side of the railroad; containing one and one half acres be the same more or less.

To have and to hold the aforegranted and bargained premises, with all the privileges and appurtenances thereof, to the said Lydia A. Dunham, her Heirs and Assigns to their use and behoof forever. And I do covenant with the said Lydia A. Dunham, her Heirs and Assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the Premises, that they are free of all incumbrances ; that I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Lydia A. Dunham to hold as aforesaid ; and that I and my Heirs shall and will WARRANT AND DEFEND the same to the said Lydia A. Dunham, her heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.

In witness whereof, I the said Amos S. Bryant and Jenett L. Bryant wife of said Amos S. Bryant in testimony of her relinquishment of her right of Dower, in the above-described Premises, have hereunto set our hands and seals this fourth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty four.

Amos S. Bryant [Seal]
Jenett L. Bryant [Seal]

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered, in presence of,
E. M. Hobbs

Oxford SS. April 5 1864. Personally appeared the above-named and acknowledged the above instrument to be their free act and deed.

BEFORE ME, E. M. Hobbs Trial Justice of the Peace.

[Recorded 7 June 1864, Oxford County (Me.) Deeds, Book 135, Page 26.]

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