|Collection||Historic Northampton Manuscript Collection|
|Dates of Creation||1681 - 1682|
|Extent of Description||1 item|
|Scope & Content||
Deed, Joseph Hawley to Samuel Bartlett, August 16, 1681.
Deed transferring land between Joseph Hawley of Northampton, Massachusetts with the consent of his wife Lydia Hawley to Samuel Bartlett of Northampton, Massachusetts. Signed, sealed, and witnessed by Martin Smith (signed with his mark) and Samuel Edwards. Signed by Joseph Hawley. The land is described as three acres of land within the "great Meadow fence" in a place commonly called the great swamp. The land is bounded, in part, by the Mill River and by property of William Holton.
Three additional statements appear on the document:
Statement possibly signed by Peter Cliffton stating that Joseph and Lydia Hawley appeared before him to acknowledge the deed, December 21, 1681.
Statement signed by Samuel Bartlett acknowledging the receipt of "all writings" of Joseph Hawley relating to the parcel of land, August 18, 1681.
Statement signed by Samuel Partrigg [Samuel Partridge], Recorder, that the deed was entered in the Book of County Records of Hampshire, March 14, 1681/82.