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The Pownall Land Sales of Edward Hicks

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Know all men by these presents that I Edward Hicks of Pownal in the province of New York for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds money of New York currency to me in hand paid by Caleb Morgin of Pownall and Province of New York afore said to my full satisfaction the Receipt whereof I do have acknowledg have giving Granted bargained and Sold and Conveyed and by these presents do give grant bargain sell convey and confirm to him the sd Calib Morgin his Heirs and Assigns forever a certain tract parsel of Land Lying and being Cituate lying and being in the Town of pownall afore said buted and bounded as follows beginning at a black oake tree at the south west corner of Lot No 39 thence Running North ten Degrees East one hundred and eighty Rods to a stake and stones about it thence running East ten degrees South one hundred and Sixty Rods to a hemlock Tree marked thence Running South ten Degrees west one hundred and eighty Rods to a maple Saplin marked thence running one hundred and sixty rods west ten Degrees North to the first mentioned bounds

To have and to hold all the above mentioned Land and all the Apurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said Calib Morgin His heirs and assigns forever to their own proper use and behoof and of the sd Edward Hicks do bind my Self my heirs and Assigns forever to warrant and defend all the above granted and bargained Land and premises to him the Said Calib Morgin and his forever free and Clear from all claims and Demands of any other person or persons whatsoever by these presents Sealed with my Seal this thirteenth Day of December A D 1769 and in the ninth year of his Majesties Reign

EDWARD HICKS LS her LEVINAH x HICKS mark Signed sealed and delivered In presents of Obedial Dunham Assa Moon

County of Bennington ss Bennington 22 March 1780 Personally appeared before me Obadiah Dunham and made Solem Oath that he was personally present on the thirteenth Day of December 1769 and did see Edward Hicks & Levina Hicks Execute this above deed and that he entered his own name and see Asa Moon enter his name as evidence to the execution of sd deed

Jonas Fay Atst

Received the above deed to record March the 27th 1780 Jos Williams Regr

Edward Hicks sold to George Gardner Nov 10 1768 for 8 pounds containing 45 acres 4TH DIVISION #34 Witnesses were Samuel Thornton & James Barber

Book 2 page 66 was lot #39 in 2nd Div & there is no recorded record of Edward receiving the 180 acres but Derrick Webb sold it to Noah Pratt Nov 19 1760 & they were both of West Hoosick (Williamstown MA) at the time

Book 2 page 67 Edward Hicks sold to Calib Morgin 45 acres in 2nd Div lot #39 being land not laid out yet belonging to right of Derrick Webb signed Sept 10 1772 in presence of William Whelen & Obediah Dunham Edward of Pownal County of Albany province of New York yeoman for consideration me thereunto moving recorded 27 1780

Book 2 page 161 the 45 acres in the 4th Div lot #34 was also the right of Derrick Webb recorded on page 161

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