This Indenture  made this twenty second day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy six Between Edward Savage of New Perth in the County of Charlotte (Washington) and province of New York of the first part and Peter McQueen of the County and province aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Edward Savage of the first part grant for and in consideration of the sum of twenty eight pounds current money of New York to him in hand paid said by the said Peter McQueen at or before the  ensealing and delivery of these presents to his full satisfaction the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge and these and therefrom doth freely clearly and fully acquit, exonerate and discharge the said Peter McQueen his heirs and assigns forever by these presents hath granted, bargained to and sold aliened released and forever quitclaimed forever grant Peter McQueen two certain Lotts of Land lying in the Township of New Perth (Salem) in the County of Charlotte and province of New York lying in a Patent of Land granted to Alexander Turner and others Lott # twenty nine begins at a Beech tree with Stones the north East Corner of # twenty eight and runs from thence East one hundred and sixty Rods to a Beach Staddle with with Stones then west one hundred and sixty Rods from thence to the first mentioned Bounds containing eighty eight acres with the usual allowance for highways No. thirty three begins at a beach tree the the northwest Corner of thirty two and runs north thirteen degrees east twenty two Rods to the beach Tree thence East thirteen degree south twenty three Rods to a beach tree thence south thirteen degrees west twenty two Rods from thence to the first mention bounds containing three Acres and twenty six perches. Together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, Barns, Stables, Orchards, gardens, woods, underwoods, Trees, Timber, Feedings, pastures, meadows, marshes, swamps, ponds, pools, inlets, runs and streams of water profits and privileges appurtenances whatsoever To have and to hold all and singular the abovementioned Lotts of Land and premises and every part and parcel theseof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Peter McQueen his heirs and assigns forever and that the said Peter McQueen his heirs and assigns may from time to time  and at all times forever here after quietly and peaceably use, occupy, possess and enjoy the aforesaid Lott of Land and premises abovementioned without any left suit, hindrance, molestation, claim or demand from and by Edward Savage his heirs and assigns or any of these and further the said Edward Savage his heirs and assigns with covenant promise grant and agree to and with the said Peter McQueen his heirs and assigns toward Grant and defend the said Lotts of Land and Premises abovementioned against himself and the said Edward Savage his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever be the said Peter McQueen his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns paying quitrents of said land according to the restrictions and reservations of the said Letters patent at such times and places as his majesty’s Collector Receiver general for the time being shall appoint in Witness whereof the said Edward Savage of the first part hath hereunto Interchangeably set his hand and seal the day and year first above written Edward Savage (ES), Mary Savage (MS) Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of William Reid and Hamilton McCollister Personally appeared before William Duer Esq. Of his Majesty’s Judges for the County of Charlotte William Reid and Hamilton McCollister the substantiating witnesses to the within instrument of writing who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God made oath that they saw Edward Savage subscribe and duly execute the within Instrument of writing and I having examined the same and finding no material erasures or Interlincations  do allow the same to be recorded New Perth May 2nd, 1776 Wm Deur. I feel, I certify the aforegoing Record to be a true Copy of the original Deed examined and compared 20th September 1786 John McCrea, Clerk

Deed from Book A, Pages 47-49 (LDS Roll # 0553411) Court Records, Deeds from Washington County, New York, 1776 - 1796