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To help pay the debts of John Bowles, recently deceased, his wife, executrix of his estate, and Goldsbrow Banyar, executor, sell a parcel of land in Montgomery County, New York, south of the Mohawk River, to William Cockburn.

GOLDSBROW BANYAR. Manuscript Document Signed. Deed, co-signed by Catherine Bowles, Abraham Ludlow, [?] Van Wycke. May 22, 1792. 1 p., with filing memoranda, dated May 24, 1792, signed by John Ray, Master in Chancery, proving deed.

Inventory #21480.09       Price: $400

Partial Transcript:

This Indenture made the twenty second of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two Between Goldsbrow Banyer and Catherine Bowles Executors of the last will and testament of John Bowles late of the City of New York Gentleman deceased of the one part and William Cockburn of Kingston in the County of Ulster Surveyor of the other part … Whereas the said William Cockburn hath contracted and agreed to and with the said Goldsbrow Banyer and Catherine Bowles for the absolute purchase of the said tract or parcel of land in fee simple at and for the price or sum of sixty two pounds and twelve shillings … All that certain tract or parcel of land situate to the Southward of the Mohawk River being part of a tract of land heretofore in the County of Albany but now in the County of Montgomery which was granted to Richard Lowdon and twelve others by Letters patent bearing date the thirty first day of March in the tenth year of the reign of George the third…”

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