· March 1, 1836

· Thos. Piers & Wife:            This indenture made this first day of March
· To: Deed                            in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
· John B. Cheshire                hundred and thirty-six between Thomas Piers

of the Township of Lafayette, County of Floyd and State of Indiana of the
one part and John Baptist Cheshire of the Town, County and State aforesaid
of the other part:

Witnesseth:- That the said Thomas Piers, for and in consideration of an
euql (sic) piece or parcel of Land to him sold by John Baptist Cheshire
aforesaid, the possession of which is hereby acknowledged hath granted,
bargained and sold unto the said John Baptist Cheshire and by these
present doth grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the same, his heirs and
assigns all that tract or parcel of Land now in the actual possession of said
John Baptist Chesshire, situate and being in the Township of LaFayette and
Court of Floyd, containing One (1) Rod and Thirty-seven (37) Perches,
bounded on the South and West by Mr. Thomas Pier's land; on the North
by King's land and on the East by John Baptist Chesshire's land and the creek,
together with all and singular the premises and apputenances thereunto
belonging or in anywise appurtaining.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the land hereby conveyed, with the appurtenances,
unto the said John Baptist Chesshire, his heirs and assigns forever; and the
Thomas Piers for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, the aforesaid
tract of land and premises unto the said John B. Chesshire, his heirs and assigns
against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whomsoever doth
and will warrant and forever defend by these presents.

· IN WITNESS whereof the said Thomas Piers hath
· hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
· Acknowledged in presence of:- } Thomas Piers (Seal)
· James Coleman Elenor Piers {Seal}


· Monday 2nd January 1837
· State of Indiana }
· Floyd County, Sct }

· On the 5th of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six
· Thomas Piers and Eleanor, his wife, the Grantors named in
· the within Deed of Conveyance personally appeared before me; John Coleman,
· a Justice of the Peace of said County and Severaly acknowledged the
· signing and sealing of the same as their act and deed for the purposes
therein expressed; and the said Eleanor having been made known to the
contents of said Deed and being by me examined separate and apart from
her husband, declared that she voluntarily and of her own free will and
accord, without fear of coercion of her husband, did and now doth as-
knowledge the signing and sealing thereof.

· Given under my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

· John Coleman, J. P. (Seal)


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