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No 10

This Indenture made the first Day of July in the Year of our Lord
One thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety four. Between Isaac Belknap
and Isaac Hasbrouck Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh, in ye County
of Ulster, and State of NewYork of ye one part; and Aaron Lyons of
the same place of ye other part Witnesseth that ye said Isaac
Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck for and in Consideration of ye
Rents and Covenants herein after mentioned, have Demised and
to farm letten, unto ye said Aaron Lyons, and to his Heirs and
Assigns all that certain piece or parcel of land (Say Seven Lotts)
known & Distinguished in a Map or Chart of the Glebe Land of the
Parish of NewBurgh, by Lotts No 34, 35, 46, 47, 58, 59, and 70 -
Which said Lotts are Bounded on the South by Nicoll Street, on ye West
by Second Street, on ye North by Lotts No 36, 48, and 60. And on ye East
by Lotts No 71 and ye Water Street. (being Two Rods in Breadth all
along said Lott No 70) Containing Seven Acres (Streets Excepted) to
have and to hold
the said Lotts of Land & Premises above mentioned
unto ye said Aaron Lyons, and to his Heirs and Assigns from the Day
of ye Date of these presents for and during ye Natural lives of the
said Aaron Lyons & Elizabeth his wife & his Daughter Polly Lyons.
Yielding & paying yearly & every year, during the Natural lives
as aforesaid, unto the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck or their
Successors, the yearly rent of Six Shillings Lawful Money of ye State
of NewYork for each of said Seven Lotts above mentioned on ye first
Day of May Yearly & every Year, during the Term or Terms of lives
hereby granted. Provided always, that if it shall happen that
ye yearly Rent, or any part thereof be behind or unpaid, for ye space of
Thirty Days after it shall become due as aforesaid, that then, and at
all times thereafter it shall and may be lawful, for them ye said
Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck or their Successors, to
take by Distress any of ye Goods & Chattels of ye said Aaron
Lyons & Expose them to Sale, by way of public Vendue, giving twenty
four hours Warning by One Advertisement, being set up at any
public place within ye said Parish, & when so Expos'd to Sale as
aforesaid, to Return ye Overplus if any there be, and in Case no
Goods or Chattels can be found, or in Case ye said Aaron Lyons be
absconded out of the Country, that then in such Case, it shall and may
be lawful for ye Said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck or their
Successors, wholly to Re-Enter, Re-Possess, and to have and Enjoy ye same

written up left margin:

a new Lease has been given for this land to Aaron Lyons Dated 15 May 1798 & That lease
has Since been Surrendered up to the Trustees by the said Aaron Lyons 26 Oct 1816

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 again as in their former Estate, any thing herein contained to the
contrary notwithstanding, and the said Aaron Lyons for himself, his
Heirs & Assigns, doth covenant and grant, to and with the said Isaac
Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck and their Successors, that he, ye said
Aaron Lyons, shall and will well & truly pay or cause to be paid,
unto ye Said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck or their Successors, ye
yearly Rent of Six Shillings for each of said Seven Lotts of Land above
mentioned, at the Day and time herein before Limited, to be paid without
fraud or Delay, and also that he the said Aaron Lyons, his Heirs & Assigns,
shall and will pay all Taxes Assessments, Costs and Charges that shall
become due, out of the said Demised Premises. Now this Indenture witnes=
=seth
, that for the further Conveying, and Assuring ye Said Seven Lotts of
Land and premises, that is to say, from and immediately after ye
Decease of ye aforesaid Lives, we the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck
for ourselves and our Successors do hereby further Covenant, promise
& Grant, unto the Heirs and Assigns of ye Said Aaron Lyons another Lease
(Vizt) a Renewing Lease to the same purport, Intent and Meaning, as is herein
Included in this present Lease of Indenture, and of the same Lotts of Land
and premises, and Appurtenances, then, and at that time thereunto belong=
=ing and appertaining, and the said Aaron Lyons, performing all and Every
of the said Covenants herein Contained, shall and may from time to time,
and at all times hereafter, during the Term or Terms of the said Lives, peaceably
have, hold, occupy and peaceably Enjoy, all and Singular the said Seven
Lotts of Land and Premises hereby Granted without any Lett, hindrance,
Molestation or Denial of the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck
or any, having or claiming by, from or under them - In Witness whereof
the said Aaron Lyons hath hereunto set his hand and Seal, And to the
other part, Remaining with ye said Aaron Lyons, the said Isaac Belknap
and Isaac Hasbrouck have set their hands and Seals the Day & Year first
above written.

Sign'd Seal'd and Delivered

in the presence of
Robert Carskadan
Dirck Amerman

Aaron Lyons [seal]

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No 11

This Indenture made the twenty ninth Day of September in the
Year of our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety four Between
Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck Trustees of ye Parish of NewBurgh,
in the County of Ulster, & State of New York of the one part, and Benjn Case
of ye same place, of ye other part Witnesseth that ye said Isaac Belknap
and Isaac Hasbrouck for and in Consideration of the Rents & Covenants herein
after mentioned, have Demised and to farm letten, unto ye said Benjm
Case, and to his Heirs & assigns all those certain Lotts of Land herein after
mentioned, known & Distinguished in a Map or Chart of ye Glebe Land of
ye Parish of NewBurgh, by Lotts No 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72,
73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83 ,84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94,
95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 112, 113, 114, 118, 119 & 120
being in all fifty four Lotts, which said Lotts are Bounded as follows No 61, 62, 63,
67, 68, & 69 on ye South by Broad Street, on ye West by VI Street, On ye North by
Nicoll Street, and on ye East by V Street. Lotts No 64, 65, 66, 70, 71, & 72 Are
Bounded on ye East by V Street, On ye South by Nicholl Street, on ye West by VI
Street, And on ye North by North Street. Lotts No 73, 74, 75, 79, 80, & 81 Are
Bounded on Ye East by VI Street, on ye South by Broad Street, on ye West by VII
Street, And on ye North by Nicholl Street. Lotts No 76, 77, 78, 82, 83 & 84
Are Bounded on ye east by VI Street, on ye South by Nicholl Street, on ye West
by VII Street, and on ye North by North Street. Lotts No 85, 86, 87, 91, 92, & 93
are Bounded on ye East by VII Street, on ye South by Broad Street, on ye West
by VIII Street. And on ye North by Nicoll Street. Lotts No 88, 89, 90, 94, 95
& 96 Are Bounded on ye East by VII Street, on ye South by Nicoll Street, on ye West
By VIII Street, And on ye North by North Street. Lotts No 97, 98, 99, 103, 104 & 105
Are Bounded on ye East by VIII Street, On ye South by Broad Street, on ye West by
IX Street, And on ye North by Nicoll Street. Lotts No 100, 101, 102, 106, 107 and
108 Are Bounded on ye East by VIII Street, on ye South by Nicoll Street, on ye West
by IX Street And on ye North by North Street. Lotts No 112, 113, 114, 116, 118, 119 &
120 Are Bounded on ye East by IX Street,On ye South by Nicoll Street, on ye West by
X Street, And on ye North by North Street to have and to hold the said fifty four
Lotts of Land & Premises above mentioned unto ye said Benjamin Case, and to
his Heirs and Assigns from ye first Day of May last for and during
the Natural lives of ye Said Benjamin Case, and his son Benjamin
Case and daughter Polly Case -. Yielding and paying yearly & every year,
during the Natural Lives aforesaid, unto ye said Isaac Belknap and Isaac
Hasbrouck or their Successors, for Lotts 66, 72, 78, 84, 90, 96, 102, 108, 114
and 120 the Yearly Rent of Seven Shillings and Six pence Lawful Money
of the State of NewYork for each of said Lotts - and for ye Remaining
Lotts as above described the yearly Rent of five Shillings of like Lawful
Money aforesaid for each of said Lotts, on the first Day of May yearly
and every year, during the Term or Terms of lives hereby granted.

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provided always, that if it shall happen that ye yearly Rent, or
any part thereof be behind or unpaid, for the space of thirty Days
after it shall become due as aforesaid, that then and at all times there=
=after, it shall and may be lawfull, for them ye said Isaac Belknap and
Isaac Hasbrouck or their Successors, to take by Distress any of the Goods &
Chattels of the said Benjamin Case and Expose them to Sale, by Way of
public Vendue, giving twenty four hours warning by one Advertisement,
being set up at any public place within said parish, and when so Expos'd
to Sale as aforesaid, to Return ye Overplus if any there be, and in Case no
Goods or Chattels can be found, or in Case ye said Benjamin Case be abscond=
=ed out of the Country, that then in such Case, it shall and may be lawful for
the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck or their Successors, wholly
to Re-Enter, Re-Possess, and to have and Enjoy the same again as in their
former Estate, anything herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding,
and the said Benjamin Case for himself, his Heirs & Assigns doth Cove=
=nant and grant, to and with ye said Isaac Belknap & Isaac Hasbrouck and
their Successors, that he, the said Benjm Case, shall and will well & truly
pay or Cause to be paid, unto the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck and or
their Successors, the yearly rent before mentioned for ye aforesaid Lotts at
the Day and time herein before limited, to be paid without fraud or Delay, & also
that he ye said Benjamin Case, his Heirs and Assigns, shall and will pay all
Taxes Assessments, Costs and Charges that shall become due, out of ye said
Demised Premises. Now this Indenture witnesseth, that for the
further Conveying, and assuring the said Lotts of Land and Premises,
that is to say, from and Immediately after ye Decease of ye aforesaid Lives,
we the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck for ourselves & our Suc=
=cessors do hereby further Covenant, promise & grant, unto ye Heirs &
Assigns of the Said Benjamin Case another Lease. Vizt a Renewing Lease
to the same purport, Intent and Meaning, as is herein Included in
this present Lease of Indenture, and of ye same Lotts of Land & Premises,
and appurtenances, then, and at that time thereunto belonging and
appertaining, and the said Benjamin Case, performing all & every of ye said
Covenants herein Contained, shall and may from time to time, and at all
times hereafter, during the Term or Terms of the said lives, peaceably have,
hold, occupy and peaceably Enjoy, all and Singular the said Lotts of Land
and Premises hereby granted without any Lett, hindrance, molesta=
=tion or Denial of the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck or any,
having or claiming by, from or under them - in Witness whereof ye said
Benjm Case hath hereunto set his hand & Seal, and to the other part, remaining
with ye said Benjm Case, the said Isaac Belknap and Isaac Hasbrouck have set
their hands and Seals the Day and year first above written.

 Signd Seald and Delivered in presence of

Benjm Case [seal]

Dirck Amerman
Aaron Lyon

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Journal or Record of the Proceedings of the Trustees and
Inhabitants of ye German Patent, Convened at St. Georges
Church, agreeable to advertisement ([as per] Isaac Belknap
and Isaac Hasbrouck present Trustees) for ye purpose
of Choosing a Committee to Settle ye Accounts of ye parish
with ye Said Trustees, and to Elect other Trustees, in their Stead
Should their Resignation be Acceptable to said Inhabitants.

 Mr. Hugh Walsh Chosen Moderator
Mr Dirck Amerman Clerk

Upon ye questions being put and Seconded - Voted that
Mr John DuBois

Hugh Walsh & be a Committee to Settle the
Timothy Hudson Accounts of ye Parish with ye
present Trustees

Quesn: Whether there be a Sufficient Number to settle Sd asets
Voted: That three is Sufficient

It was next Motiond, & seconded, that William Seymour
and Phineas Howell do in presence of ye Inhabitants
now Convened, Relinquish all former pretensions to the
Office of Trustees of Said Parish, which formerly they held.
Which they readily Consented to, and accordingly did.

Motion'd and Seconded, whether Ye request of Isaac Belknap
Trustee, to Resign his Office as Trustee be Accepted or not.
Voted: in favour of his Resignation.

Motion'd and seconded whether ye parish shall now proceed
to ye election of a new Trustee, or at another time.
Voted that Said Election be adjourned to another Day.

Motion'd and Seconded, that the Meeting be Adjourned
till Monday ye 13th of October at 2 o'clock in ye Afternoon
for ye purpose of Electing a Trustee in ye stead of
Isaac Belknap

Voted in the affirmative 

NewBurgh Sept 22 1794

Dirck Amerman
Clerk

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NewBurgh October 13th 1794

The Trustees and Inhabitants of ye German Patent having
having met agreeable to Adjournment of ye 22nd of September
and chosen Hugh Walsh Moderator and Dirck Amerman Clerk
the Committee then Chosen presented the following Statemt
of Accounts as a final Settlement with ye Trustees of ye
parish, Viz:

 Dr

Isaac Belknap & Isaac Hasbrouck, Trusties

Cr

 

In a/c Current with ye Parish of Newburgh

1790

 

 

1790

 

 

Sept 23rd 

To Balance of Acct Settled
this Day with I. Belknap

 2-10-3

Nov 18th 

By a book for Leases 

1 - - 

1791

 

 

1793

 

 

Augt 17th 

To Cash rec'd for timber 

7-6 

Feby 13th 

By Taxes Pd on School
and Parsonage Lotts

 10 - 7

  

To Do Recd of Jo Patterson
in May 1791

 2-6-6

  

  

  

1793

 

 

1794

 

 

July

To Do Recd of Thos Baker by I.H.

1 - -

July

By Cash paid for Council

1-6-6

Octobr 14th

To Do of Robt Carskaddin

4-2 -

April

By Do paid Do

1-4 -

1794

 

 

 

 

 

July 2

To Do of Do

5 - -

 

By Balance in Ye Hands
of ye Trustees

 39-10-2

3

To Do of Aaron Lyons

8-8 -

 

Sept 29

To Do of Benjm Case Senr

19-3 -

 

 

43-11-3

 

To Do of D Amerman

- 14-1

 

 

 

 

 

42-11-3

 

 

 

  

 Errors Excepted

  

  

Isaac Hasbrouck
Isaac Belknap

 Trustees

Sundries for Glebe Rent

1794

 

 

 

 

 

May

Phineas Howell

13-19 -

1794

Amot Brot Forwd

144-18-1

 

Richard Hudson

2-11 -

May

Hugh Stevenson

16-17-8

 

Martin Wygant

10-8 -

 

Robt Carskaddin

8-12 -

 

Levi Dodge

24 - -

 

Jas Patterson (Deceasd)

16-19-6

 

Samuel Cooper

1-8 -

 

William Williams Note

4-3-4

 

Elnathan Foster

12-6-1

 

Frederic Smith

5-8 -

 

Robert Morrison

4-4 -

 

William Meloy

25 - -

 

Moses Lyons

19-7- -

 

William Collard

11-8-8

 

William Ward

25-10 -

 

Isaac Belknap Senr

2-7-2

  

Trustees of ye Presbyn
Congregn12 -1-

  

Daniel Smith 

8-10 - 

 

Thomas Machin

13-16-1

 

William Mucklehone

1-18 -

 

Eleonor Donally

5-9 -

 

John Dodge

1-2-4

 Amot Carried Forwd

144-18 -

 

Cadwallader Colden

5-11 -

 

 

 

 

William Henry

5-19 -

 

 

 

 

Dirck Amerman

- 19-1

 

 

 

 

Samuel Wyatt

1-10 -

 

 

 

 

Total

251-8-9

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Which after having been Communicated to ye people Convened
they signifyd their approbation of ye same by a Vote in
favour of said settlement. And proceeded to Elect Inspec=
=tors to Canvass ye Ballots for a new Trustee in ye Room of
Isaac Belknap, who Resignd his Trusteeship ye 22nd Sept 1794.
Voted that three Inspector be Chosen to Inspect ye Persons (as to
their being qualify'd to Vote) and the Ballots at this Election.
Voted That John McAuley, Hugh Walsh, and Phineas Howell
be Inspectors for ye purpose above mentioned.

  

Poll List

 

Electors Names

Wilmot Goldsmith
Justus Munroe
James Smith
Isaac Belknap Senr
Phineas June
Thomas Gardner
Richard Hudson
John Patterson
Isaac Smith
David Smith
James Stone
Jason Rogers
Jacob June
David Howell
Selah Reeve Junr
John Edgerly
Edward White
John Allen
Anson Bradley

Electors Names

Edward Dolson
Hezekiah Smith
Thomas Young
David Burnett
Martin Wygant Senr
William Nichols
Frederic Smith
Eliphalet Wheeler
Daniel Smith (Lame)
Jacob Nolton
Eleazar Gidney (Carpenter)
Jacob Johnston
Robert Denton
John DeMott
Benjn Buckingham
Gilbert Williams
John Clements
Alberson Smith
James DeMott

Electors Names

Stephen Alberson
Robert Dolph
David Garey - Moses Lyons
Benjamin Burling
Thadeus Smith
Benjamin Case Junr
Henry Watts
Robert Cooper
Hugh Walsh
John Dubois
John McAuley
Phineas Howell
Samuel Loudon
Dirck Amerman
Alexander Karnaghin
William Seymour
Samuel Wright
Benjm Smith Junr
William Bloomer

Amot of Votes

Timothy Hudson declared trustee 

 

 

 

For Timothy Hudson

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Motiond & Seconded whether ye Request of Isaac Has= 
=brouck, to Resign his Office as Trustee, be accepted or not. 

Voted in favour of his Resignation. 

Motion'd & Seconded for Adjournment.

 

Benjn Smith

17

 

Richard Wood

2

 

Total

58

 

Accordingly adjourned to ye 27th Inst 4 oClock PM D. Amerman Clerk 

 

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St. Georges Church (NewBurgh) Oct 27th 1794
The Trustees and Inhabitants of ye German Patent, having
met agreeable to Adjournment of ye 13th Inst for ye purpose
of Electing a Trustee in ye Room of Isaac Hasbrouck, who
Resignd his TrusteeShip, on ye aforesaid 13 October 1794
proceeded to business and Chose
Isaac BelknapSenr Moderator
Adjournd to ye house of Lemuel Wright
William Nichols & Dirck Amerman Clerks
Voted, that ye Election be by Ballot
Voted that Hugh Walsh, William Seymour and Jacob
Mandeville be ye Inspectors of said Election

 Poll list

Electors Names

Electors Names

Electors Names

Dirck Amerman
Eliphalet Wheeler
Levi Dodge
William Seymour
Hugh Walsh
Jacob Mandeville
James Stour
John Patterson
John Clements
Henry Watts

David Howell
Thomas Carskaddin
Selah Reeve Junr
Richard Hudson
Edmund Griswold
Timothy Hudson
Anson Bradley
Edward White
Jacob June
Joseph Pettingal

Benjn Buckingham
Samuel Smith
Lemuel Wright
Stephen Alberson
William Nicoll
Benjn Case Senr
Isaac Hasbrouck
Isaac Belknap
Phineas Howell 

Amot of Votes

 

 

 

 

Phineas Howell

24

Phineas Howell Elected & Declar'd
Trustee, in ye Room of Isaac Hasbrouck

 

Hugh Walsh

3

 

Benjn Case Senr

2

 

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Dirck Amerman Clerk

 Advertisement

The Inhabitants on ye German Patent are desired to
meet ye Trustees of said Patent, at ye house of John Patterson
now Occupyed by Lemuel Wright, on Monday ye 3rd Inst at
four OClock P.M. for ye purpose of Consulting upon Business
of Importance. 

There are also Several Lotts on Lime Stone Hill to be dispos'd
off to ye highest Bidder at same time

NewBurgh November 1st 1794

By Order of ye Trustees
Dirck Amerman Clerk

.

 November 3rd 1794

The inhabitants met agreeable to Advertisement of ye 1st Inst
after some Deliberation ye Trustees proceeded to ye Sale of Sd Lotts
which were dispos'd off in ye following Manner - Viz:

Selah Reeves Junr

No 1

4 -9 -

Benjamin Case Senr

2

2 - -

Samuel Gardner

No 3 & 4 @40/6 and 40/

4 - 6

Abraham Ward

5

3-10- 1

Moses Craft

No 16, 9 & 10 @ 40/ 104/3 70/1

10-14- 4

Richard Wood

7

2 - -

Samuel Wyatt

8

2 - -

William Collard

11

2 - -

Eleazar Gidney &

 

 

Jacob Mandeville

12

4 - -

 

 

 

Dirck Amerman

Conditions of Sale

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Advertisement

[space]

NewBurgh November [space] 1794

The people being Collected agreeable to advertisement
on ye [space] inst for ye purposes therein mentioned the
Vendue Commenc'd under ye following Conditions
of Sale
Viz:

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Purchasers at the Vendue

Nov 29th

Dirck Amerman

No 12

7 1/3

5

3

 

 Do Do (Say Timothy Hudson)

19

8

5

4

 

Edward White

15

5 1/4

2

2

 

William Seymour

17

6

12

12

 

David Howell

13

8 1/2

36

13

 

Do

Do

14

7 3/4

19

 

Jacob June (Say Edward White

26

6

7

1

 

Moses Lyons

27

5

8

16

 

Aaron Lyons

28

5

7

-

 Jno Clements & Benjn Buckingham

18

5 1/5

13

15

 

Aaron Lyons

29

7 1/4

20

-

 

John Tooker

31

8

11

1

 

John Wood

 

30

6 1/4

9

 

 

 

 

 

157

 

 Dirck Amerman
 Clerk and Vendue Master

 

 

215

 

 

372

12

 

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No 12

This Indenture made the fourteenth Day of September in Ye
Year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and Two, Between Hugh Walsh
& Levi Dodge Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh of the first part, and Jacob
Powel and Thomas Powel of the Town of NewBurgh County of Orange and State
of NewYork, Merchants of the Second part Witnesseth that the said Trustees of
the parish of NewBurgh for and in Consideration of the rents and Covenants
herein after mentioned and reserved on the part of the said Jacob and Thomas
Powel to be paid and performed, have Granted, Demised, leased, and to farm
Letten, and by these presents do grant, Demise, lease and to farm lett, unto
the said Jacoband Thomas Powel, their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns,
that certain lott of Land, hereinafter mentioned and directed, situate, lying and being
in NewBurgh aforesaid in the County and State aforesaid being a part of a certain
tractof five hundred Acres of Land, by letters Patent, under the great seal of the late
Colony now State of NewYork bearing date on the Twenty Sixth day of March One thousd
seven hundred and fifty two, Granted to Alexd Colden and Richard Albertson, first
Trustees of the Parish of Newburgh, and to their Successors forever, for the benefit and behoof
of a Minister of the Church of England, as by Law Established, to have the care of the
Souls of the Inhabitants of a certain tract of two thousand One Hundred and Ninety
Acres of Land, Situate in NewBurgh, and in said Letters Patent mentioned and of a
School Master to Instruct the Children of said Inhabitants of the Aforesaid Tract of
Land, and is known and distinguished, on a Map or Chart of what is called the
Minister and School lotts, in the parish of Newburgh aforesaid by the Eastermost
part of Lott No 26 bounded in the East by Lott No 25 on the North by Lot No 27
and on the West by the Lands of John McAuley being the Westermost part of the same
Lott No 26 and on the South by the Main Road, which leads from the Vilage of New
Burgh Westerly through gidney Town containing Two acres and three Quarters of Land
to have and to hold the said Lott of Land and premises herein before Granted,
and Demised, with the Appurtenances unto the said Jacob Powel & Thomas Powel
their Executors, Administrators and Assigns, from the day of the date of these presents
and during the full term of Nine hundred years, from thence next ensuing (if the Sd
Inhabitant of the said tract of Two thousand, One hundred and Ninety Acres, of
Land above mentioned and in and by the said Letters Pattent, Also mentioned, and
described, Shall so long continue distitute of a Minister of the Church of England as
by Law Established, to have the care of Souls of the said Inhabitants of the
aforesaid tract of Land, as is in the said Letters Patent Recited, Yielding and paying
therefor yearly and every year, from and after the first day of May next ensuing
the date hereof, during the continuance of said term, unto the said Trustees of the
parish of NewBurgh or to their Successors, ayearly rent of five Shillings Lawful
Money of the State of New York per Acre on the first day of May in every year during
the term hereby granted and Demised aforesaid, provided always, and it is the
true intent and meaning of these presents, and of the parties hereunto, that if
the said yearly rent, or sum of five Shilling for each of said Acres, hereby reserved
Or any part thereof, shall be behind and unpaid, for the space of thirty days
next after the same shall become due and payable as aforesaid, that then and
at all times from thenceforth, it shall and may be Lawfull to and for the said Trustees, of the said
parish of NewBurgh or their Successors, into and upon the said hereby Granted premises

 

Premises and into and to every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances in the Name
of the whole to Re-enter, and the same to have and repossess and enjoy the same as in the first or former
Estates, and they the said Jacob and Thomas Powel their Executors, Administrators, or Assigns and
All and every Other Occupyer or Occupyers of the said hereby Demised premises from thence utterly
expel remove and put out, anything in these presents to the contrary thereof in anywise
Notwithstanding. Provided Also, and it is hereby expressly declared and agreed, by and between
the said parties to these presents, that in case the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh or
their Successors with the consent of the Major part of the Freeholders of said Tract of two thousand
One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, being resident therein, shall
before the expiration of the said Nine hundred Years, from the date hereof, call chuse and
present a good sufficient Minister of the Church of England, as by Law established to oficiate
on the Glebe, in said Letters Patent mentioned and to have the care of souls of said inhabitan
ts of the aforesaid tract of Two Thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before
Mentioned, as in and by the said Letters Patent it is provided and directed that then and
in every such case, the said term of Nine hundred years herein before granted and Demised
shall from thenceforth cease, determine and be utterly Void to all intents and purposes
herein before granted, and demised aforesaid, shall and from thenceforth remain and be to
and for the only proper use and behoof of such Minister of the Church of England as
Aforesaid and his Successor so to be called, chosen and presented as aforesaid and to and
for no Other use, intent or purpose whatsoever anything herein contained to the
Contrary Notwithstanding, and the said Jacob Powel and Thomas Powel for them=
selves their Executors Administrators and Assigns, do Covenant grant and agree,
to and with the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh or their Successors, that they,
the said Jacob Powel & Thomas Powel, their Executors, administrators or Assigns
Shall and will well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the said Trustees or their Success
ors, the aforesaid yearly rent of five Shillings [per] Acre, at the Days and times
as in such manner and form as is herein before limited for the payment thereof
according to the true Intent and meaning of these presents. In Witness
whereof the said Jacob and Thomas Powel hath hereunto set their hands and Seals,
and to the Other part remaining Jacob Powel and Thomas Powel, the said Hugh
Walsh & Levi Dodge have set their hands and Seals the day and Year first above
written.

 

Signed, Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of

Abraham Ward
Jacob Carpenter

Jacob Powell [seal]
Thomas Powell [seal]

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No 13

This Indenture made the Fourteenth Day of September in the Year of our
Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Two, between Hugh Walsh & Levi Dodge
Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh in the County of Orange and State of New York
of the first part, and Leonard Carpenter & Jacob Carpenter of the same place, Ship
Carpenters of the Second part Witnesseth. that the said Trustees, for and in Consideration of the
Sum of Fifteen Dollars to them in hand and paid and the
Rents and Covenants herein after mentioned, have Demised and to Farm letten, and by these
presents do demise and to farm Lett, unto the said Leonard Carpenter and Jacob Carptenter, and to
their Heirs & Assigns, all that certain Lott of Land herein after mentioned & described
Situate, lying and being in NewBurgh aforesaid, in the County and State aforesaid (being
a part of the Glebe Land in the parish of NewBurgh aforesaid which said piece of Land
formerly occupyed or known by William Collards lot purchased by the aforesaid Wm Collard
Novr third 1794 as this book of Record will Show and is known & Distinguished in a Map or Chart
of the Glebe Land of the Parish of NewBurgh, by Lott No 11 the said Lott of Land
hereby granted is butted and bounded as follows: on the North by Lott No Ten now in the possession
of the said Leonard Carpenter & JacobCarpenter on the West by a Street running North and
South on Limestone hill, on the south by Lott No Twelve and on the East on a Street
running under limeStone hill - to have and to hold said Lott of Land & Premises
unto the said Leonard and Jacob Carpenter, and to their Heirs, Executors, Adminstrators and Assigns
from the Day of the Date hereof for and during the full term of Nine hundred Years, from thence
next ensuing, Yielding & paying therefor Yearly and every Year, from and after the first day
of May next ensuing the date hereof during the continuance of the said term, unto the
Said Trustees of the parish of Newburgh or to their Successors, the yearly rent of Five Shillings
Lawfull Money of the State of New York [per] Acre on the first day of May in every year during
the term hereby Granted and demised as aforesaid Provided always that if it shall
happen that the yearly rent, or any part thereof, be behind or unpaid for the space of thirty days
after it shall become due as aforesaid, it shall and may be lawfull for the said Trustees or
their Successors, to take by distress any of the Goods & Chattles of the said Leonard & Jacob Carpenter
and expose them to sale, by way of public Vendue, giving Twenty four hours warning by One
Advertisement, being put up at any public place within said Parish, & when so exposed to
sale, after paying reasonable charges, then to return the Overplus if any there be, and in
Case the Sd Leonard & Jacob Carpenter be absconded out of the County, or in case no goods
or Chattles can be found, it shall be Lawfull for the Sd Trusees or their Successors
wholly to re-enter, Re-possess, and to have and Enjoy the same again as in their former Estate,
anything herein contained to the contrirary notwithstanding, and the said Leonard &
Jacob Carpenter for themselves, their Heirs and Assigns doth Covenant to pay or cause to be
paid, until the said Trustees or their Successors, the yearly rent of five Shillings [per] Acre without
fraud or delay, and doth Covenant to pay the Taxes, Assessments, costs and charges that shall
become due, out of any of the demised Premises & the said Leonard Carpenter and Jacob Carpenter
their Heirs or Assigns, paying the yearly rent, and performing all and every of the said Covenants
herein contained, shall and may from time to time, and at all times hereafter, during Ye sd term hereby
Granted, peaceably and quietly have, hold, Occupy, Enjoy and posess all and Singular the said
hereby Granted premises, without any Lett, trouble, Hindrance, or Denial of the aforesaid
Trustees or their successors, and of all and every Other person or persons claiming and to
Claim by, from or under them In Witness whereof the said Leonard
and Jacob Carpenter have hereunto set their hands and seals, and to the other part, remaining
with the said Leonard Carpenter & Jacob Carpenter, the said Trustees above Named, have set their
hands and Seals the Day and Year first above Written.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
or any of them Interlined before the signing and delivery of
the presents between the fifth & Sixth lines
Words (Sum of Fifteen dollars to the [ ] in hand paid and the)

Abraham Ward

Dan Birdsall

Leonard Carpenter [seal]

Jacob Carpenter [seal]

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No 14

This Indenture made the fourteenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord One
Thousand Eight Hundred and two, Between Levi Dodge and Hugh Wals Trustees of the parish of
NewBurgh, in the County of Orange and State of New York of the first part, and Abraham Ward of the
same place of the second part. Witnesseth that the said Trustees for and in consideration of the
Rents and Covenants herein after mentioned, have demised and to farm let, in and by these presents
do demise and to farm let unto the said Abraham Ward and to his Heirs & Assigns, all that certain
Lott piece or parcel of Land herein after mentioned and described being a part of the Glebe Land, Situate Lying and
being in the Town of NewBurgh aforesaid and is bounded as follows to witt Beginning at a heap
of Stones at the North West corner of a Lott of Land now owned and in possession of William Seymour
being a part of this go[se] and runs from thence North 81 large west Twenty four Chains to the highway
Laid out East of limeStone Hill thence South 15 West ten Chain thence South 6, west three Chain thence
South 18 West four Chain and ten links to the post Road or main Road thence North 76 East Ten
Chain thence South 86 East four Chains and Forty Links thence North 84 East two Chain and
twenty links thence North three Chain and Seventy Links to the place of Beginning containing Twenty
One Acres and One Rod be the same more or less To have and to Hold said Lott of Land with
the Appurtenances to the said Abraham Ward his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns for and
during and untill the full end and term of Nine Hundred Years from the date hereof and from thence
next Ensuing and fully to be complete and ended Yielding & paying therefor yearly and every
Year during the said term unto the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh or to their Successors a
Yearly rent of Sixty two and a half Cents per Acre Lawfull Money of the United States of America
on the first day of May in every year during the said Term Provided always that if it shall happen
that the yearly rent or any part thereof be in arrears or unpaid for the Space of thirty days after it shall
become due then it shall and may be Lawfull for the said Trustees or their Successors to take by distress
any of the goods & Chattles of the said Abraham Ward and expose them to sale, by way of public
Vendue giving twenty four hours warning by One Advertisement, being put up at any public within
the said Village of Newburgh and when Sold after paying reasonable charges of such distress and
Sale then to return the overplus if any there be and in Case the said Abraham Ward shall not be within
the said County or in case no Goods or Chattles can be found, it shall and may be Lawfull for the said
Trustees or their Successors to reenter, repossess, and to have and to enjoy the same demised premises again as
in their former Estate, any thing herein contained to the contrirary notwithstanding, and the said Abraham
Ward for himself, his Heirs and Assigns, doth Covenant to pay or cause to be paid, unto the said Trustees
or their Successors, the Yearly rent of Sixty two and a half Cents for each and every acre of Land above menti
=oned yearly and every year during the said term, and he doth further Covenant to pay all Taxes
Assessments, Costs and charges to be levied Assessed or imposed upon of the said demised Premises and the said
Abraham Ward his Heirs Executors Administrators, or Assigns, paying the yearly rent and performing
the Covenants herein contained on his part to be paid and performed shall and may from time to time
and at all times hereafter, during the said term, peaceably and quietly have hold occupy possess and
enjoy, the above demised premises with the Appurtenances without any let, trouble, hindrance, or denial
of the aforesaid Trustees or their Successors and of all and every other person or persons whatsoever claiming
and to claim by, from or under them or any of them in Witness whereof the said Abraham Ward
hath hereunto set his hand and seal, and to the Other part, remaining with the said Abraham Ward
the above named Trustees have set their hands and Seals the day and Year first above Written.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
Interlined before the Sealing & delivery on the Seventh
line (words) and described

Jacob Powell

Daniel Birdsall

Abraham Ward [seal]

 

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No 15

This Indenture made fourteenth of Septer. in the year of our Lord One thousand
Eight Hundred and two Between Hugh Walsh and Levi Dodge Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh
in the County of Orange and State of New York of the first part, and Abraham Ward of the same place of the
second part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the rents and Covenants herein after menti=
=oned, have demised and to farm letten and by these Presents do Demise and to farm lett unto the
Said Abraham Ward, and to his Heirs and Assigns all them Certain Lotts pieces and parcel of Lands and
is known and distinguished in a Map or chart of the Glebe Land of the parish of Newburgh by Lott
No One, Situate Lying and being on line stone hill, and is bounded on the East and West by a
Public Highway on the North by the south Line of a certain farm formerly owned and occupied
by Joseph Pettingill but now owned and Occupied by William Seymour and on the South by Lott
No two said Lott No 1 running North Eight One degrees and fifteen minutes West Six Chain
and Seventy Links south of fifteen west One Chain and fifty Links containing One acre of Land Also
Lott No Eight in the same range on lime Stone hill and is bounded on the east and west by public high
way on the North by Lott No Seven on the South by Lott No Nine and is the Same in length and bredth as
Lott No One containing One acre of Land Also Lott No Seven in same range

To have and to Hold said Lotts of Land and premises unto
the said Abraham Ward his Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns; from the day of the date hereof
for and during the full term of Nine Hundred years from thence next Ensuing, Yielding and paying
therefore, yearly and every Year from and after the first day of May next ensuing the date hereof, during
the continuance of said term unto the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh or their Successors a Yearly
rent of Sixty two and a half Cents Lawfull Money of the State of NewYork [per] Acre on the first day of
May in every year during the term hereby granted, and demised aforesaid, Provided always that
if it shall happen that the yearly rent or any part thereof be in arrears or unpaid for the Space of thirty
days after it shall become due as aforesaid then it shall and may be Lawfull for the said Trustees or
their Successors, to take by distress any of the goods & Chattles of the said Abraham Ward and expose
them to sale by way of public Vendue, giving Twenty four hours warning by One Advertisement,
being put up at any public place within said parish and when so exposed to sale after paying
reasonable charges, then to return the Overplus if any there be and in Case the said Abraham Ward
should abscond or be out of the County or in case no Goods or Chattles can be found, it shall
be Lawfull for the said Trustees or their Successors Wholly to Repossess, and to have and enjoy
the same as in their former estate, any thing herein contained to the contirary notwithstanding, and the
said Abraham Ward for himself, his Heirs and Assigns, doth Covenant to pay or cause to be paid, unto the
said Trustees or their Successors, the Yearly rent of Sixty two and a half Cents [per] acre without fraud or delay
and doth Covenant to pay all Taxes Assessments, Costs and charges that shall become due out of any
of the said Demised premises. and the said Abraham Ward his Heirs and Assigns, paying the Yearly rent
and performing all and every the said Covenants herein contained shall and may from time to
time and at all times during the said term hereby granted, peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy
possess and enjoy, all and singular the said hereby granted premises without any let, trouble, hindrance,
or denial of the aforesaid Trustees or their Successors and of all and every other person or persons claiming and
to claim, from or under them or any of them in Witness whereof the said Abraham Ward hath
hereunto set his hand and seal, and to the Other part, remaining with the said Abraham Ward
the said Trustees above named have set their hands and Seals the day and Year first above Written.

 Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
Interlined before the Sealing & delivery in fifteen line [ ]
Lott No Seven in the Same range -

Abraham Ward [seal] 

[seal]

Jacob Powell

Daniel Birdsall

 

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No 16

This Indenture made the fourteenth Day of Sepembr in the Year of our Lord One thousand Eight
hundred and Two, Between Hugh Walsh & Levi Dodge Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh of the first part,
and Jacob Powel and Thomas Powel of the Town of NewBurgh County of Orange and State of NewYork, Merchants
of the Second part Witnesseth that the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh County of Orange and State
of New York for and in consideration of the rents and covenants herein after mentioned and reserved on the
part of the said Jacob and Thomas Powel to be paid done and performed, have granted, bargained, demised,
Leased, and to farm letten, and by these presents do grant, demise, lease and to Farm Lett unto the said Jacob
and Thomas Powel, their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, that Certain Lott or part of Lott of Land, herein
after described, Situate, lying and being in NewBurgh aforesaid in the County and State aforesaid being a
part of a certain Lott of Five hundred Acres of Land, by Letters Pattent, under the great seal of the late Collony
now State of NewYork bearing date on the Twenty sixth day of March One thousand seven hundred and fifty
Two, Granted to Alexd Colden and Richard Albertson, first Trustees of the Parish of Newburgh, and to their Successors
forever, for the benefitt and behoof of a Minister of the Church of England, as by Law Established, to have the Care
of the Souls of the Inhabitants of a Certain tract of Two thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land, Situate
in NewBurgh, and in said Letters Pattent mentioned and of a SchoolMaster to Instruct the Children of said
Inhabitants of the Aforesaid Tract of Land, and is known and distinguished, on a Map or Chart of What is called
the Minister and School lott, in the parish of NewBurgh aforesaid by the Eastermost part of Lott No Twenty
Seven bounded in the East by Lott No Twenty four on the North by Lot No 28 on the West by the Lands of Levi dodge
being the westermost part of the said Lott No 27 and on the South by the Lands of Jacob & Thomas Powel being
the Eastermost part of Lott No 27 Containing Two Acres and three quarters of Land to have and to
Hold
the said Lott of Land and premises herein Granted and demised with the Appurtenances unto the
Said Jacob & Thomas Powel their Executors, Administrators and Assigns from the day of the date of these presents
and during the full term of Nine hundred years, from thence next ensuing if the said Inhabitants of the said
Tract of Two thousand, One hundred and Ninety Acres Land above mentioned, and in and by the said letters
Pattent Also mentioned and described, shall so long continue destitute of a Minister of the Church of England as
by Law established, to have the care of souls of the said inhabitants of the aforesaid tract of Land, as is in the said
Letters Pattent is Recited) yielding and paying therefor yearly and every year from and after the first day
of may ensuing the date hereof, during the continuance of said term, unto the said Trustees of the parish
of NewBurgh, or to their Successors a yearly rent of five Shilling or Sixty two and a half Cents Lawfull
Money of the State of New York per Acre on the first day of May in every year during the term hereby Granted
and Demised aforesaid Provided Always, and it is the true intent and meaning of these presents, and
of the parties hereunto, that if the said yearly rent, or sum of five Shillings or Sixty two and a half Cents
for each of said Acres, hereby reserved or any part thereof shall be behind and unpaid for the space of thirty
days next after the same shall become due and payable as aforesaid, that then and thenceforth it shall
and may be Lawfull to and for the said Trustees of the said parish of NewBurgh or their Successors, into and upon
the said hereby Granted premises and into and upon to every part and parcel thereof with the appurte=
=nances in the name of the whole to reenter, and the same to have and again repossess and enjoy as in
the first or former Estate, and they the said Jacob and Thomas Powel their Executors, Administrators, or
Assigns and All and every Other Occupyer or Occupyers of the said hereby demised premises from thence utterly
expell remove and put out, anything in these presents to the Contrary thereof in anywise Notwith=
=standing. Provided Also, and it is hereby expressly declared and agre'd, by and between the said
parties to these presents, that in case the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh or their Successors
with the consent of the major part of the Freeholders of said Tract of Two Thousand One
hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, being resident therein, shall before the
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expiration of the said Nine hundred Years from the date hereof call and chuse and present a
good sufficient Minister of the Church of England, as by Law Established to Eficiate on the Glebe,
in said Letters Pattent mentioned and to have the care of souls of said inhabitants of the
aforesaid tract of Two Thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, as in and
by the said Letters Pattent it is provided and directed that then and in every such case, the said
term of Nine hundred Years herein before granted and demised Shall from thenceforth Cease,
determine and be utterly Void to all intents and purposes and the Same premises herein
before granted and demised aforesaid, shall and from thenceforth remain and be and for the
only proper use and behoof of such Minister of the Church of England Aforesaid and his Successors
so to be called, chosen and presented as aforesaid and to and for no Other use, intent or
purpose whatsoever anything herein contained to the contrirary notwithstanding, and
the said Jacob and Thomas Powel for themselves their Executors Administrators and
Assigns, do Covenant grant and agree, to and with the said Trustees or their Successors,
that they the said Jacob and Thomas Powel, their Executors, Administrators or Assigns
Shall and will well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the said Trustees or their Successors,
the aforesaid yearly rent of five Shillings or Sixty two and a half Cents [per] Acre at the
days and times limited for the payment thereof According to the true Intent and
meaning of these Presents. In Witness whereof the said Jacob and Thomas Powel
have hereunto set their hands and Seals, and to the Other part, remaining with the said
Jacob & Thomas Powel, the said Trustees above named have set their hands and seals
the day and Year first above written.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of us

Abraham Ward
Dan Birdsall 

Jacob Powell [seal]
Thomas Powell [seal]

Jacob Carpenter 

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No 17

This Indenture made this thirtieth day of April in the year of our
Lord One thousand Eigh Hundred and Three, Between Hugh Walsh and Levi Dodge EsqrsTrustees
of the Parish of NewBurgh County of Orange and State of NewYork of the first part, and Elnathan
Foster of the same place of the Second part Witnesseth that the said Trustees for and in consider=
=ation of fifty Cents in hand paid by the said Elnathan Foster to the Trustees aforesaid
together with the the rents, covenants and Agreements herein after mentioned and reserved, in the
part of the said Elnathan Foster to be paid, done and performed, have Granted, Demised, leased,
and to Farm letten, and by these presents do grant, Demise, lease and to farm lett,
unto the said Elnathan Foster, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, all that
certain lott of Land, hereinafter mentioned and described, Situate, lying and being in the Town of
NewBurgh Aforesaid being a part of a certain tractof Five hundred Acres of Land, by Letters Pattent
under the Great Seal of the Late Collony, now State of NewYork, bearing date on the Twenty Sixth
day of March One thousand Seven Hundred and fifty two, Granted to Alexander Colden and
Richard Albertson, first Trustees of the parish of Newburgh, and to their Successors forever, for
the benefit and behoof of a Minister of the Church of England, as by Law Established, to have the care
of the souls of the Inhabitants of a certain tract of Two Thousand one hundred and Ninety Acres of
Land, Situate in NewBurgh, and in said Letters Pattent mentioned and of a School Master to
Instruct the Children of the said Inhabitants of the aforesaid Tract of Land and is known and
distinguished on a map or chart of what is called the Minister and School lotts, in the parish
of Newburgh Aforesaid, being the Westermost part of lott No Twenty Nine and is bounded on
North the East and the South by the Lands of Leonard Carpenter on the West partly by the
high way and partly by the Lands of Derick Ammerman Containing in said Lott, four Acres
and two tenth parts of an acre of land to have and to hold the said Lott of Land and premises
herein before Granted, and Demised, with the Appurtenances unto the said Elnathan Foster, his
Executors, Administrators and Assigns, from the day of the date of these presents, for and during
the full term of Nine hundred Years, from thence next ensuing (if the said Inhabitants of the
said Tract of two thousand, One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land, above mentioned and
described, shall so long continue destitute of a School Master to instruct the Children of the
said inhabitants of the aforesaid tract of Land, as is in the said Letters Pattent Recited), Yielding
and paying therefor yearly and every year, from and after the date of these presents
during the continuance of said term, unto Hugh Walsh and Levi Dodge present
Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh or to their Successors, a yearly rent of Five Shillings
or Sixty Two and a half Cents Lawful Money of the State of New York [per] Acre on the
first day of May in every year during the term hereby Granted and Demised afores'd,
Provided always, and it is the true intent and meaning of these presents, and of the
parties hereunto, that if the said yearly rent, or sum of Sixty Two and a half Cents for each
of said Acres, hereby reserved or any part thereof, shall be behind and unpaid,
for the space of thirty days next after the same shall become
due and payable as aforesaid, that then, and from thenceforth, it shall and may be Lawfull
to and for the said Trustees, of the said parish of NewBurgh, or their Successors into and upon the
said hereby Granted premises, and into and to every part and parcel thereof with the
Appurtenances in the Name of the whole to reenter, and the Same to have again repossess and
Enjoy the same as in their first or former estate, and him the said Elnathan Foster his Executors,
Administrators, or Assigns, and all and every other person Occupyer or Occupyers of the
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said hereby granted and demised premises from thence utterly expel remove and put out
anything in these presence contained to the contirary thereof in anywise Notwithstanding.
Provided Also, and it is hereby expressly declared and agreed, by and between the parties
to these presents, that in case the said Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh or their Successors
with the consent of the Major part of the Freeholders of said Tract of Two thousand
One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, being Resident thereon, shall before
the Expiration of the said Nine hundred Years, from the date hereof, Nominate and
Appoint a good Sufficient Schoolmaster to teach and Instruct the Children of the said
inhabitants of the Aforesaid Tract of Two Thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of
Land before mentioned, as in and by the said Letters Pattent it is provided and directed
that then and in every such case, the said Term of Nine hundred years herein before granted and
demised, shall from thenceforth cease, determine and be utterly Void to all intents and
purposes, and the same premises herein before granted and demised aforesaid, shall
from thenceforth remain and be to and for the only proper use and behoof of such School
Master and his Successor by the said Trustees of the parrish of NewBurgh or their Sucessors
so to be nominated and Appointed as aforesaid and to and for no Other use, intent or
purpose whatsoever anything herein contained to the Contorrary Notwithstanding,
And the said Elnathan Foster for himself his Executors Administrators and Assigns,
doth Covenant grant and agree, to and with the said Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh and
their Successors that the said Elnathan Foster, his Executors, Administrators or Assigns Shall
well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh
or their Successors the Aforesaid yearly rent of five Shillings [per] Acre, at the days and
times, and in such manner and form as is herein before limited, for the payment thereof
According to the true intent and meaning of these Presence. In Witness whereof the
said Elnathan Foster hath hereunto set his hand and Seal, and to the Other part
remaining with the said Elnathan Foster, the said Trustees have set their hand and
Seals the Fourteenth day of September in the Year first above written.

 Inteerlined before the Sealing and delivery in the Eight line first Sheat /Word,
/and by these presence grant demise lease and to farm lett / Also thirty sixth line
word / or any part thereof shall be behind and unpaid /

Signed, Sealed and Deliverd
in the presence of us
Dan Birdsall
Elizabeth Birdsall

Elnathan Foster [seal]

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No 18

This Indenture made the thirtieth Day of April in the Year of our Lord One thousd
Eight hundred and three, Between Hugh Walsh and Levi Dodge Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh
in the County of Orange and Stateof NewYork of the first part, and Leonard Carpenter of the same place
of the Second part Witnesseth that the said Trustees for and in Consideration of fifty
Cents in hand paid by the said Leonard Carpenter to the said Trustees aforesaid together with the rents,
Covenants and agreements herein after mentioned and reserved on the part of the said Leonard
Carpenter to be paid done and performed, have granted, Demised, leased, and to farm letten and by
these presents do grant, demise, lease and to farm lett unto the said Leonard Carpenter, his
Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, that Certain lott of Land, hereinafter mentioned and
described, situate, lying and being in NewBurgh aforesaid being a part of a certain tractof five
hundred Acres of Land, by Letters Patent under the great seal of the late Collony now State
of NewYork bearing date on the Twenty first day of March One thousand Seven hundred
and fifty two Granted, to Alexd Colden and Richard Albertson, first Trustees, of the parish of
Newburgh, and to their Successors forever, for the benefit and behoof of a Minister of the
Church of England as by Law Established to have the care of the Souls of the Inhabitants
of a certain tract of two thousand One Hundred and Nintety Acres of Land, Situate in New
Burgh, and in said letters pattent mentioned, and of a School Master to Instruct the Children
of said Inhabitants of the Aforesaid Tract of Land, and is known and distinguished, on a map
or Chart of what is called the Minister and School lotts, in the parish of Newburgh afored
being the Eastermost part of lott No 29 and is bounded as follows Viz Beginning
at the North Eastermost bounds of Lott No 30 and runs thence N 2 degrees E five chain and Twenty
five links to the south corner of a lott of land of John Brown thence N 81 degrees forty five
Minutes W five chain and Seventy five links to the lands of Elnathan Foster, thence along
the line of his land south 28 degrees & two Chains and ten links & South 20 degres W 20 link
and S 81 degrees W 20 links and South 2 degrees west three Chain and thirty links to the
N bound of the Aforesaid lott No 30 thence along the same S 81 degrees and 45 minutes East
five chains and fifty links to the place of beginning containing Three Acres and One tenth
of an Acre of Land To have and to hold the said Lott of Land and premises herein
before granted and demised, with the Appurtenances unto the said Leonard Carpenter his Executors, Adm=
=inistrators and Assigns, from the day of the date of these presents for and during the full term of
Nine hundred years, from thence next ensuing (if the said Inhabitants of the said tract of Two
thousand, One hundred and Ninety Acres, of Land above mentioned and described and in and by the said
Letters Pattent, Also mentioned, and described, Shall so long continue destitute of a School Master
to instruct the Children of the said inhabitants of the Aforesaid tract of Land, as is in the said
Letters pattent Recited/ Yielding and paying therefor yearly and every year, from and after
the date of these presents during the continuance of the said term, unto Hugh Walsh and Levi
Dodge present Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh or to their Successors, a Yearly rent of Sixty two
and a half Cents Lawfull Money of the State of New York forever on the first day of May
in every year during the term hereby Granted, and Demised, aforesaid, Provided Always,
and it is the true intent and meaning of these presents, and of the parties hereunto, that if the
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 or any part thereof, Shall be behind, and unpaid, for the space of thirty days next after the
same shall become due and payable as aforesaid, that then and at all times from thenceforth, it shall
and may be lawfull to and for the said Trustees, of the said parish of NewBurgh or their Successors,
into and upon the said hereby Granted and demised premises and into and upon every or any
part or parcel thereof with the appurtenances in the Name of the whole to reenter and
the same to have again repossess and enjoy as in the first or former Estate, and him the
Said Leonard Carpenter his Executors, Administrators, or Assigns and all and every Other
Occupyer or Occupyers of the said hereby Granted, and demised premises from thence Utterlly
expell remove and put out, anything in these presents to the contirary thereof
in anywise notwithstanding. Provided Also, and it is hereby Expressly declared Agreed,
by the said parties to these presents, that in case the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh
or their Successors with the consent of the major part of the Freeholders of the Aforesaid Tract
of Two thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, being resident
thereon, shall before the Expiration of the said Nine hundred Years, from the date hereof,
Nominate and appoint a Good Sufficient School Master to teach and instruct the
Children of said inhabitants of the aforesaid tract of Two Thousand One hundred and
Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, as in and by the said Letters Patent it is
provided and directed that then and in every such Case, the said term of Nine hundred
Years cease determine and be utterly Void, to all intents and purposes and the [same]
premises herein before Granted and demised as Aforesaid Shall and from thenceforth
remain and be to and for the only proper use and behoof of such School Master &
his Successor by the said Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh or their successors so to be
nominated and appointed as Aforesaid - and to and for no Other use, intent or
purpose whatsoever anything herein contained to the Contirary notwithstanding, and
the said Leonard Carpenter for himself his Executors Administrators and Assigns
doth Covenant grant and agree to and with the Said Trustees of the parish of Newburgh
and their Successors that he the said Leonard Carpenter his Executors Administrators or
Assigns, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the said Trustees or to
their Successors, the aforesaid yearly rent or sum of Sixty two and a half cents [per]
Acre, at the days and times as in such manner and form as is herein before limited
for the payment thereof according to the true Intent and meaning of these presents.
In Witness whereof the said Leonard Carpenter hath hereunto set his
hand and Seal, and to the other part, remaining with the said Leonard
Carpenter, the said Trustees have set their hands and Seals the fourteenth day
of Septr in the Year first above written.

 Signed, Sealed and Deliver'd
in the presence of us
Dan Birdsall
Elizabeth Birdsall

Leonard Carpenter [seal]

 Sold and Surrendered to Trustees and
New Lease
Given
 

59

No 19

This Indenture mad the thirteenth Day of Apl in the Year of our Lord
One thousand Eight hundred and three, Between Hugh Wals and Levi Dodge Esqrs Trustees of
the Parish of NewBurgh of the first part, and Jacob Powel and Thomas Powel of the same
place Merchants of the Second part Witnesseth that the said Trustees of the parish of
Newburgh for and in Consideration of thesum of five Cents in hand paid Current Lawfull
Money of the State of NewYork together with the rents and Covenants and agreements herein
after mentioned and reserved on the part of the said Jacob and Thomas Powel to be paid
done and performed, Have Granted, demised, leased, and to farm letten, and by these
Presents do grant, demise, lease and to farm let, unto the said Jacob and Thomas Powel,
their Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, all that certain Lott or piece or parcel of Land hereinafter
mentioned and described, Situate, Lying and being in NewBurgh aforesaid in the County of
Orange and State of NewYork being a part of a certain tract of five hundred Acres of Land,
by Letters Pattent, under the great Seal of the late Colony now State of NewYork bearing date
on the Twenty Sixth day of March One thousand seven hundred and fifty two, Granted
to Alexander Colden and Richard Albertson, first Trustees of the Parish of Newburgh, and
to their Successors forever, for the benefit and behoof of a Minister of the Church of England,
as by Law Established, to have the care of the souls of the inhabitants of a Certain tract of Two
thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land, Situate in NewBurgh, and in said
Letters Pattent mentioned, and of a School Master to Instruct the Children of said
Inhabitants of the Aforesaid Tract of Land, and is known and distinguished, on a map or
chart of what is called the Minister and School lotts, in the said Parish of New
Burgh Aforesaid by Lott No thirty being part of said Lott and is butted and bounded
as follows, Viz, on the North by Lott No twenty Nine on the South by No thirty One
On the East by a Street two rods wide and on the west by part of said Lott No
thirty containing two acres and three fourths of an acre of Land, to have and
to hold
the said Lott of Land and premises herein before Granted and Demised, with
the Appurtenances unto the said Jacob and Thomas Powel their Executors, Adms
and Assigns, from the day of the date of these presents, and during the full term of
Nine hundred and Ninety Nine years, from thence next ensuing /if the Sd Inhabitants
of the said tract of Two thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres, of Land above mentioned
and in and by the said Letters Pattent Also mentioned and described, shall so
long continue destitute of a schoolmaster to Instruct the Children of the said
Inhabitants of the aforesaid tract of Land, as is in the said Letters Patent is Recited,)
Yielding and paying therefor yearly and every year, from and after the first day of may
next ensuing the date hereof, during the continuance of said term, unto the said
Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh or to their Successors, a yearly rent of Sixty two
and a half cents Lawfull Money of the State of New York [per] Acre - on the first

day of May in every year during the term hereby Granted and demised
aforesaid, Provided Always, and it is the true intent and meaning of these
presents, and of the parties hereunto, that if the said yearly rent, or sum of Sixty
two and a half cents for each of said Acres hereby reserved or any part thereof, Shall
be behind and unpaid, for the space of thirty days next after the same shall become
due and payable as aforesaid, that then and from thenceforth, it shall and may
be lawfull to and for the said Trustees, of the parish of NewBurgh, or their Successors,
into and upon the said hereby granted premises, and into and to every and
any part and parcel thereof, with the Appurtenances in the Name of the whole
to reenter, and the same to have and repossess and enjoy as in the first
or former Estate, and them the said Jacob and Thomas Powel their Executors, Administratrs,
or Assigns and all and every other Occupyer of the said hereby granted premises, from
thence utterly expel remove and put out, anything in these presents containd
to the contirary thereof Notwithstanding. Provided also, and it is hereby expressly
declared and agreed, by and between the said parties to these presents, that in case
the said Trustees of the parish of NewBurgh, or their Successors with the Consent
of the Major part of the Freeholders of the Aforesaid Tract of two thousand One hund
and Ninety Acres of Land before mentioned, being resident thereon, shall before
the expiration of the said Nine hundred and Ninety Nine Years, from the date hereof,
Nominate and Appoint a good and Sufficient School Master, to teach and
Instruct the Children of the of said Inhabitants of the aforesaid Tract of Two
Thousand One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land before Mentioned, as in and by
the said Letters Patent it is provided and directed, that then and in every such case the
said term of Nine hundred and Ninety Nine years herein before Granted and
demised shall from thenceforth cease, determine and be utterly Void to all intents
and purposes, and the same premises herein before Granted and Demised as Aforesaid,
shall from thenceforth remain and be to and for no other use, intent or purpose
whatsoever anything herein contained to the Contirary Notwithstanding, and the
said Jacob and Thomas Powel for themselves their Executors Administrators and
Assigns, do Covenant, grant and agree, to and with the said Trustees of the parish
of NewBurgh or their Successors, that they, the said Jacob Powel and Thomas Powel,
their Executors, Administrators or Assigns Shall well and truly pay or cause
to be paid unto the said Trustees of the Parish of NewBurgh or their Successors, the aforesd
yearly rent of sum of Sixty two and a half cents [per] Acre, at the day and times
and in such manner and form as is herein before granted limited, for the
payment thereof According to the true intent and meaning of these
Presents.

 

In Witness whereof the said Jacob & Thomas Powel hath hereunto set their
hands and Seals, and to the Other part, remaining with the said Jacob and Thomas
Powel, the Said Hugh Walsh & Levi Dodge have set their hands and Seals the day
and Year first Above Written.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered

Jacob & Thomas Powell [seal]

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