Levi Taylor Deed from William Huffington
Somerset Co., Maryland
February 20, 1826
This indenture made this twenty day February in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and twenty six between William Huffington of Somerset county and State of Maryland
of the one part and Levi Taylor of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said William Huffington for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars current money of the United States to him in hand paid by the said Levi Taylor before the sealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof I the said William Huffington doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold alien enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell alien enfeoff
and confirm unto the said Levi Taylor his heirs and assigns a part of the several tracts of land the said William Huffington bought of Levin Taylor laying on the west side of a well known division line between the said William Taylor & Levi Taylor. Begining at a well know white oak post and runing thence with the several lines to the sixth line thence runing twenty two perches to the division line between the said William Taylor & Levi Taylor thence across said Land north eighteen degrees west one hundred and twenty eight perches to the back or outside line of said land and binding with the said outside lines of said land (Severally?) home to the beginning the quantity of acres not ascertained in this deed but by having reference to the old deeds and bonds the courses can fully be seen and made appear and show the quantity of acres and situation of the land the whole lying and being in Somerset County & State of Maryland on the south side of Nanticoke River all the parts and parcels of land butted & bounded as above described and I the said William Huffington doth hereby legally convey and make over and confirm unto the said Levi Taylor his heirs and assigns forever to have and to hold the above mentioned and described granted and bargained premises with all and singular benefits previledges appurtenances and improvements whatever unto the same belonging or in any way thereunto appertaining unto him the said Levi Taylor his heirs and assigns forever and to him and their only proper use benefit and behoof and I the said William Huffington for myself my heirs executors administrators and assigns doth hereby covenant and agree to
and with the said Levi Taylor his heirs executors administrators and assigns that the above mentioned and described granted and bargained premises unto him the said Levi Taylor his heirs and assigns forever and I the said William Huffington will warrant and defend the above described lands from me and my heirs and assigns executors administrators forever claiming any right or title to the same. In testimony whereof I the within named William Huffington have hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written
William Huffington (seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Job Allen – Isaac Kennerly
State of Maryland Somerset County Be it remembered that on the day and year first within written personally appeared before us the subscribers two of the Justices of the peace for said County and State aforesaid the within named William Huffington and acknowledged the within instrument of writing to be his act and deed and the lands therein mentioned to be the Estate write and property of the within mentioned Levi Taylor his heirs and assigns forever according to the purport true intent and meaning of the said deed or instrument of writing and the acts of assembly in such cases made and provided.
Job Allen – Isaac Kennerly
March the 14th day anno Domini 1826 then was delivered unto the subscriber the foregoing deed in order to be enrolled among the records of Somerset County which said deed together with the acknowledgment thereof thereon endorsed are accordingly enrolled among the same records the day and year aforesaid in Liber G. H. No. 3 folio 122 & 123.
Geo. Handy Clk.