Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Peters Plan - C30


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V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 25 May 2016)





The deed found in book 2 on pages 419–420 covered two parcels on the Peters Plan: C30 (back lot) and G10 (first lot). This web page follows transactions involving the back lot.


2:419–420
   Date: 28 March 1792
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantors: Bartholomy DeGregoire and Maria Theresa DeGregoire
   Grantee: John Cousins
   Description: 100 acres, composed of 2 lots:
      first lot (65 acres, 108 [square] rods):
         Beginning at a birch tree, the northwest bound of said [John] Cousins' lot;
         run first S 38° W 126 rods to a poplar tree;
         then S 56.25[°] E 100 rods to a maple tree;
         then N 26° E 132 rods to the shore;
         then following the shore to the first bound.
      back lot (34 acres):
         Begin ... at the north corner of Elisha Cousins' lot;
         run first N 56.25° W 51 rods to a spruce tree, the bound between him [John Cousins] and Monsieur DeGregoire;
         then S 33.75° W 112 rods to Mr. Smallidge's line;
         then S 60.25° E 51 rods;
         then N 33.75° E to the first mentioned bound.
   Note: The directions and distances in the back lot do not lead to an ending point that is coincident with the beginning point.
   Grantors obtained this parcel via: grant from the General Court of Massachusetts
   Grantee disposed of the back lot of this parcel via 25:133

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John Cousins was the owner of record on the Peters Plan.

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25:133
   Date: 24 May 1808
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: John Cousins
   Grantee: John Moulton
   Description: 34 acres
      Beginning at the northern corner of Elisha Cousins' lot;
      and running N 56.25° W 51 rods to a spruce tree (the bound between his lot and Bartholomy DeGregoire's);
      then S 33.75° W 112 rods to Mr. Smallidge's line;
      then S 61.25° E 51 rods;
      then N 33.75° E to the first mentioned bound.
   Note: The directions and distances in this lot do not lead to an ending point that is coincident with the beginning point. Also, the third direction differs from the corresponding direction in the original deed (2:419–420 above).
   Grantor obtained this parcel via: 2:419–420
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 33:159

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33:159
   Date: 9 April 1813
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: J. W. Moulton, "late of Eden"
   Grantee: Nehemiah Higgins
   Description: 34 acres:
      Beginning at the northern corner of Elisha Cousins' lot;
      and running N 56.25° W 51 rods to a spruce tree, the bound between his lot and Bartholomy DeGregoire;
      then S 33.75° W 112 rods to Mr. Smallidge's line;
      then S 61.25° E 51 rods;
      then N 33.75° E to the first mentioned bound.
   Note: The directions and distances in this lot do not lead to an ending point that is coincident with the beginning point. Also, the third direction differs from the corresponding direction in the original deed (2:419–420 above).
   Grantor obtained this parcel via: 25:133
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 38:197–198

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38:197–198
   Date: 1 July 1818
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: Nehemiah Higgins
   Grantee: Josiah Higgins
   Description: 34 acres:
      Beginning at the northern corner of Elisha Cousins' lot;
      and running N 56.25° W 51 rods to a spruce tree, the bound between his lot and Bartholomy DeGregoire;
      then S 33.75° W 112 rods to Mr. Smallidge's line;
      then S 61.25° E 51 rods;
      then N 33.75° E to the first mentioned bound.
   Note: The directions and distances in this lot do not lead to an ending point that is coincident with the beginning point. Also, the third direction differs from the corresponding direction in the original deed (2:419–420 above).
   Grantor obtained this parcel via: 33:159
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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