This Indenture  made this seventh Day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine Between William Frasier of the city of New York, Carpenter and Ruth his wife of the one part and John McQueen of the County of Washington in the State of New York yeoman of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Frazier and Ruth his wife for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and  seventy two and fifteen shillings lawful money of the said State of New York to them in hand paid said by the said John McQueen at or before the  ensealing and delivery here of the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Hath granted bargained, sold, aliened, released and confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto the said the said John McQueen in his actual possession on now being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made for one whole year by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents and by force of the Statute of a transferring uses into possession and to his heirs and assigns forever All that certain Lot of ground in the Town & Lot of the Township of Argyle distinguished by the number thirty four of the Town Lots & Bounded as follows: to wit beginning on the south side of the Street at the Chestnut sapling marked 33 and 34  thence runs East eight Chains two Links to a Beach sapling marked 34 and the Letter “M” Thence runs south forty three chains seventy three Links 35 a Stake East twenty two links from a black Oak tree marked 34 and the Letter “M” thence west eight chains two links to a stake south East ten Links from an Ironwood tree marked 33 and 34 thence north to where it began containing thirty five Acres strict measure and Also all that Farm in the said Township distinguished by number 34 of the Farms bounded as follows to wit beginning at a large white Oak Tree marked 35 and 34 thence now south along Campbell’s Land eight chains sixty eight links to a stake east twenty one links from a Maple Tree marked 34 and 35 Thence east one hundred and fifteen chains nine links to a White Pine Tree marked 35 and 34 thence north twenty eight chains sixty eight links to a White Pine Tree marked 34 and 35 thence west to where it began containing three hundred thirty two and an half Acres of Land including the usual allowance for highways Together with all and singular the rights and privileges advantaged rights members here determents to the same granted from here above mentioned belonging and in anyways appertaining and all the estate rights, rights, Title, covenant Deeder claim and demand of them the said William Frasier and Ruth his wife  of in and to the same and the reversion and revisions remain demand remainder rents issues and profits of the said premises with the appurtenances To have and to hold the said premises hereby granted with the appurtenances unto the said John McQueen his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behoof of him the said John McQueen his heirs and assigns forever and the said William Frasier for himself his heirs and assigns doth covenant and grant to and with the said John McQueen his heirs and assigns that he the said John McQueen his heirs and assigns shall and may from time to time and at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold occupy possess and enjoy the said premises hereby granted with the appurtenances and here determents without the let suit Trouble hindrance molestation Interruption or denial of him the said William Frasier his heirs and assigns and of all and every person and persons whatsoever and freed and discharged  of and from all former and other gifts, grants, bargains, sales, lease, mortgages, deeds, uses, wills, rents and of and from all Other charges estates rights Titles and encumbrances whatsoever and lastly that he the said William Frasier his heirs, and assigns and the said John McQueen his heirs and assigns again him the said William Frasier and his heirs, and against all & every other person and persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents In witness where of these certify to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands & seals the day and year first above written William Frasier (W.F.) Ruth Frasier (R.F.) Sealed and delivered in the presence of the words and the reversion and Eversigns being first wrote on a azure on the fifteenth line Anthony J. Blanch and Peggy Grace. Received on the day of the date of the within Release from the within named John McQueen the full consideration money therein mentioned William Frasier. Witnesses Anthony J. Blanch, Peggy Grace. Be it remembered that on the twenty Day of November the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine before one James M. Hughes Esquire one of the masters of the Court of Chancery for the State of New York personally appeared William Frasier and Ruth his wife in the within Indenture of Release named and the said William Frasier acknowledged that he sealed and delivered the said indenture of release us and for his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentions and the said Ruth being by me & assigned privately separate and apart from her said husband also acknowledged that she sealed and delivered the said Indenture and for her voluntary deed for the uses and purposes thesein mentioned without the Fear, threat, or compulsion of her said husband and I having received the same and finding  no material erasures or Interlineations therein do allow the same to be recorded James M. Hughes master in Chancery. I certify the aforegoing Record to be a true copy of the Original Deed having examined and compared the same with the Record and entry there of this 8th Day of July 1796   John McCrea, Clerk

Deed from Book C, Pages 25-27 (LDS Roll # 0553412) Court Records, Deeds from Washington County, New York, 1776 - 1796