This Indenture, made this eleventh day of December, A. D. 1905 between Edgar A. Belyea and Lydia Belyea his wife of the City of Guthrie of Logan County, in the Territory of Oklahoma, of the first part, and Noah B. Wickham, Superintendent of The Oklahoma and Indian Territory CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY of the second part.
WITNESSETH, The said parties of the first part, in consideration of the sum of One and No DOLLARS, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do by these presents grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said party of the second part, him and assigns, all of the following described real estate, situated in the County of Logan and Territory of Oklahoma, to-wit: Block Sixteen in "Belyea's Second Addition" to the City of Guthrie in Oklahoma Territory. The said property is to be used by the aforesaid CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY - or its lawful successor- in the prosecution of its work for dependent, and "homeless" children- orphans and others: sound in body and mind, and not incorrigible; committed to its care and custody from infancy to fourteen years of age at their last birth day.
And at his demise, or when the said Noah B. Wickham ceases to continue as Superintendent of the said Children's Home Society, or its lawful successor, the Title to the said property shall vest in his Successor in the Office of Superintendent- or should there for any reason be no Superintendent, then the said property shall vest in the lawful Board of Directors- or Trustees- of said Society, or its lawful successor for the same purposes herein before named.
To have and to hold the same, together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining forever.
And said Edgar A. Belyea and Lydia Belyea his wife, for themselves for their heirs, executors or administrators, do hereby convenant, promise and agree to and with said party of the second part, that at the delivery of these presents lawfully seized in their own right of an absolute and indefeasible estate of inheritance, in fee simple, of, in and to all and singular the above granted and described premises, with the appurtenances; that the same are free, clear, discharged and unencumbered of and from all former grants, titles, charges, judgments, taxes, assessments and incumbrances, of what nature and kind soever; and that they will warrant and forever defend the title to the same unto said party of the second part and his assigns, against said parties of the first part, their heirs, and all and every person whomsoever, lawfully claiming or to claim the same.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, The said parties of the first part have hereunto set a hand the day and year first above written.
Edgar A. Belyea
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