This Indenture  made this twenty fourth Day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety one Between John McQueen of Argyle in the County of Washington, Miller of the first part and John Folsom of the said place, Merchant of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and  thirty pounds lawful money of the said State of New York to them in hand paid said by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby confesses and acknowledged Hath granted bargained, sold, remised, aliened and confirmed and by these presents Do grant bargain, sell, remise, release, alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part in his actual possession on now being by virtue of a bargain and sale and lease to him thereof made by the said parties of the first part by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the of the date of these presents and by force of the laws for transferring of uses into possession and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece of Land together with the house and Stable thereon erected situated on the Scotch patent being part of Lott thirty four  Beginning at a large pine Tree near the bridge and running along the road north sixty four degrees East twenty four chains nine links from thence north one degree and thirty minutes west four chains fifty links the north east connected of the aforesaid Lott thence south eighty eight degrees & thirty minutes west eighteen chains from thence south twenty three degrees west three chains thence south twenty five degrees west six Chains and fifty links from thence south two degrees east five chains & fifty links containing nineteen Acres three rods & thirty eight perches And further the one half of two Acres being a mill Lott adjoining to the said described Land on the west with the one half of the grist & sawmill with all utensil belonging thereunto and the privilege of water for said Mills or any which may hereafter be erected on the same mill Lott and further one hundred Acres of Land in said Lott thirty four beginning at a large White Oak Tree marked thirty three and thirty four thence running along Campbell Land south twenty eight chains and fifty eight links to a stake east twenty one links from a maple tree marked thirty four and thirty five from thence East thirty four chains and fifty two links and from thence north a sufficient distance to take in the before mentioned one hundred Acres and from thence to the before mentioned White Oak Tree marked thirty three and thirty four. Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revision and revisions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof and all the estate right Title Interest claim or demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part either in law or equity of in and to the above bargained premises with the said hereditments and appurtenances To have and to hold the said Lands, Dwelling, house and the one half of the before mentioned Mills with all the utensils thereto belonging to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever And the said party of the first part for himself his heirs, Executors, and Administrators to covenant grant, bargain, promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and Assigns that the above bargained premises in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said party of the second party his heirs and assigns against all & every person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the whole or any part of the said above mentioned and described premises will forever warrant and defend In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereto interchangeably set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written John McQueen (J.M.), Priscilla McQueen (P.M.) Sealed and Delivered In the presence of William Martindal, Peter Hilton, Nathaniel Folsom Washington esq. Be it remembered that on the tenth day of September in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety four personally appeared before me, Ebeneazer Clark one of the Judges of the Court of common pleas for said County, John McQueen and Priscilla his wife who separately acknowledged their Execution of the within Indenture as their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and the said Priscilla being examined privately and apart from her said husband acknowledges her execution these of without any fear or compulsion from her husband and having examined the said deed and finding no material erasures or interlineations therein do allow the same to be recorded Eben Clark, Judge. 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 thereof this 26th March 1795.                                      John McCrea, Clerk

Deed from Book B-2, Pages 355-357 Court Records, Deeds from Washington County, New York, 1776 - 1796