This indenture made the [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and [blank] : between John Miller of the borough of Lancaster in the county of Lancaster and province of Pennsylvania black-smith and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and [blank] of the other part ... Now this indenture witnesseth that the said John Miller and Elizabeth his wife for and in consideration of the payment of the rents and performance of the covenants and agreements herein after mentioned and reserved which on the part and behalf of the said [blank] his heirs and assigns are or ought to be observed performed and kept and of the sum of [blank] to [blank] in hand paid (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) they the said John Miller and Elizabeth his wife have granted, bargained, enfeoff'd released and confirmed ... unto the said [blank] his heirs and assigns [blank] ... / in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals hereunto. Dated the day and year first above written. Sealed and delivered in the presend of [blank].
- Miller, John, -1771
- Ephratae [i.e. Ephrata, Pa.] : Typis Societatis per P:M: [i.e. Johannes Peter Miller?], [not after 1765]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (2 unnumbered pages) ; 41 x 45 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Miller, Elizabeth, of Lancaster, Pa., Miller, Johann Peter, 1725-1789, Franck, Jacob, Haberstich, Michael, Schaffner, Casper, Zinman, Michael, and Ephrata Cloister
- A deed form., In the title, "This indenture" is one cast piece with flowers and flourishes, and incorporates the imprint., On verso: Received on the day of the date of the above indenture of the above names [blank] the sum of [blank] in full of the consideration-money above mentions. Witnessed present at signing [blank] Lancaster County ss. Be it remembered that on the [blank] day of [blank] anno Domini [blank] before me [blank] Esquire one of his Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county of Lancaster personally came John Miller in the above indenture names, acknowledged the same to be his act and deed, to the intent, that it may be entered of record. And at the same time came Elizabeth the wife of the said John Miller, who on examination apart from her husband acknowledged, that she voluntarily became a party thereto, she being of full age & the contents thereof having been first made known to her. Witness my hand & seal [blank], Printed on vellum., Not in Evans or Bristol., Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints., Library Company copy completed in MS. for Michael Haberstich of Conestoga Township, yeoman, buying land in Millersburg (later Millersville) for £50; dated June 24, 1765; signed by Michael Haberstich, with his seal; witnessed by Jacob Franck and Casper Schaffner; MS. docket title: Deed Michael Haberstich to John Miller for a lott of five acres No. 57., NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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