Deed & Wills
[Transcribed by Susan Stalker Mulvey]
BRAY, Charles M., Grantor
STOLIKER, Harry, Grantee
BOOK 93, PAGE 110, 1892
This Indenture, made this thirtieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety two between Charles M. BRAY as Referee in the action hereinafter mentioned, party of the first part, and Harry STOLIKER of the Town of Stuyvesant, in the County of Columbia and State of New York, party of the second part. Whereas, at a Special Term of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, held at the Court House in the City of Hudson, on the fifth day of March one thousand eight hundred and ninety two, it was among other things, ordered, adjudged and decreed by the said Court, in a certain action then pending in the said Court between John H. VAN VALKENBURGH as sole executor of the last Will and Testament of John I. VAN VALKENBURGH dec'd, plaintiff, against Eliza BURGERT, Mary Elizabeth GARDNER, Henrietta THOMPSON, Frank BURGERT and Ida BURGERT his wife, George B. BURGERT and Carrie SPRINGSTEIN, defendants, that all and singular the premises described in a mortgage executed by Peter BURGERT and Harriet his wife to William R. MESICK and recorded in Columbia County Clerk's Office, in Liber No. 13 at Page 198 &, and being the same premises mentioned in the complaint in said action, and in said judgment described, or so much thereof as might be sufficient to raise the amount due to the plaintiff for principal, interest and costs in said action and which might be sold separately without material injury to the parties interested, be sold at public auction according to the course and practice of said Court, by or under the direction of the said Charles M. BRAY who was appointed a Referee in said action, and to whom it was referred by the said order and judgment of the said Court among other things to make such sale; that the said sale be made in the County where the said mortgaged premises or the greater part thereof are situated; that the said Referee give public notice of the time and place of such sale, according to the course and practice of said Court, and that any of the parties in said action might become a purchaser or purchasers on such sale; that the said Referee execute to the purchaser or purchasers of the the said mortgaged premises or such part or parts thereof, as shall be sold, a good and sufficient deed or deeds of conveyance for the same. And whereas, the said Referee in pursuance of the order and judgment of the said Court, did, on the twenty-fifth day of April one thousand eight hundred and ninety-two, sell at public auction at the office of the Hotel Lindenwald in the Village of Kinderhook, N.Y. the premises in said order and judgment mentioned, due notice of the time and place of such sale being first given, agreeably to the said order; at which sale the premises hereinafter described were struck off to the said party of the second part for the sum of four Hundred and forty-four Dollars that being the highest sum bidden for the same. Now this Indenture Witnesseth, that the aid Referee, the part of the first part to these presents, in order to carry into effect the sale so made by him as aforesaid in pursuance of the order and judgment of the said Court, and in conformity to the statute in such case made and provided, did also in consideration of the premises, and of the said sum of money so bidden as aforesaid, having been first duly paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant and convey unto the said party of the second part all the right title and interest of Eliza BURGERT, Mary Elizabeth GARDNER, Henrietta THOMPSON, Frank BURGERT, Ida BURGERT his wife, George B. BURGERT and Carrie SPRINGSTEIN of, in, and to, All that lot of land the dwelling house, and improvements thereon, situate in the Village and Town of Kinderhook, in the County of Columbia and State of New York of which Peter BURGERT died seized, and bounded as follows: northwesterly by the African church lot, and the lot of Harry BARTHROP and by the lot of Eve TITEMORE, lately owner by Patrick MURPHY; northeasterly by the lot of Morris T. Mer__? (Lake Fuller) and aid lot of said Eve TITEMORE; Southeasterly by the lot of Peter T. VAN ALEN, conveyed to him by Peter PADDOCK and wife; and southwesterly by the Skebush road and by said Church lot, and containing about one acre more or less. To have and to hold all and singular the premises above mentioned and described, and hereby conveyed into the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. For witness whereof the said party of the first part, Referee as aforesaid, hath hereunto set his hand and seal, the day and year first above written.
On this Thirtieth day of April in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety two before me the subscriber personally came Charles M. Bray to me ___?to be the person described in and who executed the within instrument, and duly acknowledge that he executed the same as such Referee
Justice of the Peace
Recorded June 20, 1892, 2 P.M.