Deed of Several Chesley's to Robert Parker

Source: Original Document Strafford County Registry of Deeds
Book 53 pages 389-390
Submitted and Donated to this project by Barbara Chesley

Know A ll Men by these present That We Hannah Chesley widow Lemuel Chesley Yeoman both of Lee in the County of Strafford John Chesley of Epsom Simon Chesley of Rye Blacksmith Mary Chesley & Elizabeth Chesley of Epsom aforesaid single women, the four last named of the County of Rockingham & all of the State of New Hampshire, For and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and ten dollars & in* in hand before the delivery hereof paid by Robert Parker of Lee aforesaid in the County of Strafford and State of New Hampshire, Gentleman, the receipt where of we do hereby acknowledge, have released and quitted claimed and by these presents do release and quitclaim unto the said Robert Parker his heirs and assigns in our right Title interest estate so named of in & unto all the Land situate in Lee which lies on the fouth (south) side of Newtown mill pond, (?) that was formerly the estate of Lemuel Chesley late of said Lee deceased, it being the same parcel of land which the said Wiow (Widow) Chesley sold to her son Joseph Chesley & he said Joseph Chesley & Andrew Simpson & s'd Andrew Simpson to the above named Robert Parker as will appear by their Deeds estimated at about forty three acres with the buildings thereon standing. The above named widow Hannah Chesley reserving unto herself & for her own use during the term of her natural life thirty eight acres & one half acre of the above described forty three acres of Land which she holds by lease from her Son Joseph, it being the same quantity of land which she said widow had licence to sell from the hon'ble Judge of Probate of wills & for the payment of debts (squiggle).
            To Have and To Hold hold said released premises, with the appurtenances there of to him the said Robert Parker his heirs and assigns to his & their proper use & benefit & behoof forever. In witnefs where of We have hereunto set our hands and seals the 12th day of Feb'y in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six ~~
Signed sealed and delivered
in Presence of us                               }
Hannah Chesle    [ Seal ]
Joseph Leavitt                          } Lemuel Cheslee [Seal]
Lovey "X" Chesley [her mark]           } John Chesley [Seal]
John Layn Jr                                     } Simon Chesley [Seal]
John Jenkins                                     }Sam'l Cass [Seal]
John Leathers                                   }Polly Cass [Seal]
Lurannah "X" Glover [her mark]   } Strafford Fs. Lee Feb'y 12th, 1805
Hannah Chesley, Lemuel Chesley & Simon Chesley all personally appeared & acknowledged this instrument by their signed & sealed to be their voluntary act & Deed before me -
                                  Joseph Leavitt , Jus Peace
Rec'd June 4th 1807
                                 Ex'd by
Jonas C. March , Register

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Transcription appears as written with double words, mispellings and in old English.