William Deputy Sen to Thomas Clifton

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Date: 14 May 1806 to 24 Aug 1833
Location: Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, United Statesmap
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  1. Deed: William Deputy Sen to Thomas Clifton [1]
    1. Date: 14 May 1806
      1. Location: Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware
        1. Tract: 85 acres


This indenture made this fourteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six, between William Deputy Sen (tanner) of the County of Sussex and State of Delaware of the one part, and Thomas Clifton of the same County and State aforesaid of the other part
Witnesseth that the said William Deputy Sen, for and in consideration of the full sum of three hundred and eight dollars and twenty eight cents current money of the State aforesaid, to him in hand paid by the said Thomas Clifton, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge and, of, and from every part and parcel, thereof doth fully, freely and absolutely acquit, exonerate and discharge the said Thomas Clifton, his heirs executors, administrators, and assigns forever HATH given, granted, bargained, sold, delivered, alienated, enfeoffed, made over, confirmed and by these presents DOTH give, grant, bargain, sell, deliver, alienate, enfeoff, make over, convey and confirm unto the aforesaid Thomas Clifton, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever a certain tract, or divident of land it being part of a larger tract of land formerly surveyed for a certain Sylvester Deputy, deceased, late of this County deceased. Situate in Cedar Creek Hundred
Beginning at a Spanish Oak standing in the line of the pole and a corner of Zachariah Deputy's land lately, sold to William Lofland Sen, and running with same division line North, sixty one degrees, East one hundred and eighty seven and one tenth perches to a large Sweet Gum, thence with the line of John Webb's land North fourteen degrees, East forty two perches to a Maple, a corner of said Webb's, thence North eighty two and a half degrees East twenty seven perches to a Road, thence with said Road, North thirty seven degrees, West fifteen perches, North sixty three and a half degrees West nine perches North seventy six degrees West thirteen perches, North fifty five and half degrees West eight perches North thirty two degrees West two and a half perches then South two and a half degrees West thirty eight perches to a Post in the Stump of the original Sweet Gum by a swamp then North seventy seven and three quarters degrees West eighty eight perches to a post in Thomas Clifton's line then South twenty four degrees East twenty five and four tenths perches to a post by a Road and a corner of Joshua Hudson's heirs land, thence with the lines of said Hudson's land, South sixty five and three quarters degrees West thirty perches to a Black Oak then South fifteen and tree quarters degrees West twenty one and two tenth perches to a While Oak, then South four degrees East fifty six perches to the place of beginning, containing and laid off for eighty five acres and one hundred and forty square perches of land, be the same more or less
Surveyed by James Johnson, Surveyor of Kent County, with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and all deeds, writings, and evidence containing the said land or any part thereof, to have and to hold, the aforesaid eighty five acres and one hundred forty square perches of land and all and singular, the premises before hereby granted, bargained and sold as mentioned or intended to be hereby granted and sold with there and every of there, rights, members, appurtenances, whatsoever unto the said Thomas Clifton, his heirs executors, administrators and assigns forever clear and free of and from all and all manner of other and former gifts, grants, bargains, sales, judgments, executions, mortgages whatsoever
And the said William Deputy Sen, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns and every other person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming by, for, from under him or any of him, shall and will warrant and defend and from the claim or claims of any other person or persons whatsoever, will warrant and forever defend by virtue of these presents
In Witnesseth whereof the said William Dep hath hereunto set his hand and fixed his seal the day and year first above written
William Deaputy (seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Wm Davis
Robt Hill
Sussex County} State of Delaware }
Be it remembered that on the 18th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six, came before me, Andrew Barratt one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of the State of Delaware aforesaid the within named William Deputy and acknowledged the within written Indenture to be his act and deed and desired that the same may be recorded as such, In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year above written.
Andrew Barratt
This Deed was lodged in the Recorders' Office in and for Sussex County on the twenty fourth day of August eighteen hundred and thirty three.
J.P. W.Kollack, Recorder



  1. William Deputy Sen to Thomas Clifton . 14 May 1806. Sussex County Records. Georgetown, Delaware. Deed Record Volume 43. Page 347.

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