Patterson land transactions
D. W. Lyons to Wm Patterson
Know all men by these [presents?] that Mr. David W. Lyons & Sarah A. Lyons of Allamakee County State of Iowa in consideration of the sum of eighteen hundred Dollars in hand paid by Wm Patterson of Morgan County State of Ohio do hereby sell and convey unto the same Patterson the following premises to wit:
The South half of the North East quarter of Section twenty One (21) and South half of the North West quarter of Section twenty two (22) in Town Ninety Six North of Range [blacked out] West of the fifth principal meridian Dubuque Land District.
And we do hereby covenant with the same Wm Patterson that we are lawfully seized of said premises That they are free from incumbrance except a mortgage held by [?] school fund commissionor of four hundred and ten dollars which Wm Patterson is to satisfy That we have good right and lawfull authority to sell and convey the same
Do hereby covenant to warrant and defend the said premises against [illegible] lawful claims of all persons whomsoever except as above described and the same Sarah A. Lyons does hereby relinquish her right of dower to the premises [?hereinbefore]..[remainder of document not copied]
Filed for record June 23, 1855 at 7 O'clock PM
[The signatures are not on my copy of this deed]
Moses B. Early & wife to William Patterson
For the consideration of Nine Hundred Dollars we hereby convey to William Patterson the following tract of Land: To wit: The South half of North West quarter of Section twenty two (22) in Township Ninety Six (96) North of Range Six (6) west.
And warrant the title against all persons, whomsoever.
Executed this twenty fifth day of December A.D. 1856.
Moses B. Early & Susannah Early
Executed in presence of John Laughlin
State of Iowa Allamakee County. On this twenty fifth day of December A.D. 1856, before me a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, personally appeared moses B. Early and Susannah Early to me personally known to be the identical persons whose names are affixed to the Deed, and acknowledge the same to be their voluntary act.
Witness my Hand: John Laughlin, Justice of the Peace
- submitters notes: Any typing within the [ brackets ] has been added by me.
- transcribed from copies of the origional documents by Sharyl Ferrall
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