Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Peters Plan - B24


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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). This page follows transactions involving parcel B24, the second 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 second lot of this parcel via 6:389–390

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6:389–390
   Date: 6 May 1799
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantors: Elkanah Young
   Grantee: Levi Higgins
   Description:24 acres, 114 [square] rods; the "second lot" of 1:445–1:446 above
      Begin at a maple tree, the bound between Elkanah Young and Henry Knowles;
      run first S 33° W 134 rods to a marked stone;
      then S 56.25° E [see note below] 41 rods to a poplar tree;
      then N 45° E 100 rods to the shore;
      then following the shore to the first bound.
   Note: The compass direction of S 56.25° E was written in words in deed 1:445–446. Therefore, although the current deed appears to read 36, it almost certainly meant 56.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via: 1:445–446
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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