Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Peters Plan - B17


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V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 27 July 2015)





The deed found in book 1 on pages 445–446 covered two parcels on the Peters Plan: B17 (first lot) and B24 (second lot). The transaction below follows the transfer of parcel B17, the first lot.


1:445–446
   Date: 28 March 1792
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantors: Bartholomy DeGregoire and Maria Theresa DeGregoire
   Grantee: Elkanah Young
   Description: 2 lots: 75 acres, 106 [square] rods and 24 acres, 114 [square] rods; both lots shown on Peters Plan
      first lot (75 acres, 106 [square] rods):
         begin at the fence between Ebenezer Salisbury and Elkanah Young;
         run first S 22.5° E 180 rods to a fir tree;
         then S 56.25° E 90 rods;
         then N 22.5° W to the shore;
         then following the shore to the first mentioned bound.
      second lot (24 acres, 114 [square] rods):
         begin at a maple tree, the bound between Elkanah Young and Henry Knowles;
         run first S 33° W 134 rods to a fir stake;
         then S 56.25° E 41 rods to a poplar tree;
         then N 45° E 100 rods to the shore;
         then following the shore to the first bound.
   Grantors obtained this parcel via: grant from the General Court of Massachusetts
   Grantee disposed of the first lot of this parcel via 9:254–256

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9:254–256
   Date: 27 April 1801
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: Elkanah Young
   Grantees: Ephraim Salisbury and Ebenezer Salisbury Jr.
   Description: 75 acres, 106 [square] rods (= the "first lot" of 1:445–446 above)
      Beginning at the fence between Ebenezer Salisbury and Elkanah Young;
      running first S 22.5° E 180 rods to a fir tree;
      then S 56.25° E 90 rods;
      then N 22.5° W to the shore;
      then following the shore to the first mentioned bound.
   Note: This deed conveyed the land described above "together with all the buildings thereunto belonging with fences and every other percusit except a shoe-maker's shop reserved for the Reverend James Covel which is to be removed by him anytime when it is his pleasure to do the same without the interruption of any person"
   Grantor obtained this parcel via: 1:445–446
   Grantees disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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