Know all Men by these Presents,
That I Elton L. Dunham of Greenwood county of Oxford and State of Maine
in consideration of Eight hundred
dollars paid by Lemuel Dunham of Greenwood, County and state aforesaid
the receipt whereof I
do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said Lemuel Dunham his
heirs and assigns forever, a certain lot of land situated in said Greenwood being lot numbered eleven (11) in the ninth (9th) range of lots in the north half of said Greenwood.
Also one other piece or parcel of land situated in said Greenwood being a part of lot numbered eleven (11) in the eighth (8th) range of lots and bounded as follows to wit: on the south and east by the original lot lines; on the north partly by a stone wall thence by a line running from said wall to the old county road; and on the west by the county road aforesaid containing twenty (20) acres be the same more or less, being the same real estate precisely conveyed to me by said Lemuel Dunham bearing even date herewith to which reference is had.
To have and to hold
the aforegranted and bargained premises, with all the privileges and appurtenances thereof to the said Lemuel Dunham his
heirs and assigns, to their use and behoof forever.
do covenant with the said Grantee his
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 Grantee, to hold as aforesaid; and that I
heirs, shall and will warrant and defend the same to the said Grantee his
heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
That if the said Elton L. Dunham his
heirs, executors, or administrators
pay to the said
shall well and truly support and maintain
heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, the sum of the said Lemuel Dunham and his wife Lydia during their natural lives furnishing them with good and sufficient food, drink, clothing, nursing, and medical attendance when sick, treating and causing them to be treated in a kind manner as children should treat their parents and in all things furnish them with accommodations as their condition in life may require, and shall pay them ten dollars a year if called for,
from the day of the date hereof,
with interest on said sum at the rate of per centum per annum, payable annually,
then this Deed,
as also certain promissory note bearing even date with these presents,
given by the said Elton L. Dunham
to the said Lemuel Dunham for said support
to pay the sum and interest at the time aforesaid,
shall be void, otherwise to remain in full force.
the said Grantor hereby covenants
with the said Grantee that the right of redeeming the above mortgaged premises shall be forever foreclosed
year next after the commencement of foreclosure by any of the methods now provided by law.
In Witness Whereof, I
the said Grantor, and Mabel wife of said Elton L. Dunham
in testimony of her
relinquishment of her
right of dower and all other rights
in the above described premises, have hereunto set our
day of February
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety eight.
Elton L. Dunham
Mabel C. Dunham
SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED IN PRESENCE OF
Alden Chase to E. L. D.
State of Maine
SS. February 6
1900. Personally appeared the above-named Elton L. Dunham
and acknowledged the above instrument to be his
free act and deed.
BEFORE ME, Alden Chase
Justice of the Peace.
[Recorded 29 Oct. 1906, Oxford County (Me.) Deeds (Eastern District), Book 297, Page 182.]