Tompkins County Deeds, Book A, Page 301
Abraham JOHNSON &c. (Grantor) to William COLLINS (Grantee)
THIS INDENTURE made the first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, Between Abraham JOHNSON and Sally JOHNSON his wife of Danby in the County of Tioga of the first part and William Collins of the same place of the second part.
WITNESSETH, that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged by the said parties of the first part, do grant, bargain, sell, remise and quit claim unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs, assigns, executors and administrators forever:
ALL THE right, title, interest, property, claim or demand whatsoever, of in and to any and all manner of property, right, benefit, interest, claim or demand of what name soever, that has heretofore arose or that may hereafter arise to the said parties of the first part, by reason any interest, dower, or claim of the said parties of the first part, in and to the estate of Isaac DUMOND late deceased, and which the said Sally as wife of the said Isaac DUMOND would in any manner or at any time soever be entitled to, from all or any part of said estate,
IN WITNESS whereof the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Abm. Johnson (L.S.)
Sally Johnson her X mark (L.S.)
Sealed and delivered in presence M. B. Canfield
STATE OF NEW YORK (ss.)
Be it remembered that on the twenty first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen personally appeared before me Abraham JOHNSON and Sally JOHNSON his wife to me personally known as the within grantors and acknowledged that they had signed, sealed and delivered the within deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and the said Sally JOHNSON being examined by me privately and apart from her husband also acknowledged that she had executed the same as her own free and voluntary act, without any fear threat or compulsion from her said husband, and I having examined the same do allow it to be recorded.
Charles Bingham, Master in Chancery
A True record entd this 17 day Decr. 1817 at 3 oclock P. M.
A. H. Shaw Dep. Clk.