Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Salem Towne map - B5


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V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 11 June 2016)





This parcel is almost certainly lot No. 71 on the Salem Towne map instead of lot 21, which was stated in the deed. Lot 71 contains 227 acres, the amount stated in the deed, whereas lot 21 contains only 74 acres.


61:394
   Date: 5 November 1829
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantors: John Quincy Adams, Nathaniel Curtis, and Alicia Boylston, executors and trustees of the last will and testament of Warn N. Boylston
   Grantee: Shaw Higgins
   Description: 227 acres
      "a certain piece or lot of land lying in said Eden [now Bar Harbor] containing 227 acres more or less and is lot No. 71 [contrary to 21 as stated in deed] on a plan taken in 1808 by Salem Town[e] Jr., Esquire"
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 62:191

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62:191
   Date: 7 June 1833
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantors: Shaw Higgins and Eunice Higgins
   Grantee: Luther G. Higgins
   Description: 227 acres
      "a certain piece or lot of land lying in said Eden [now Bar Harbor] containing 227 acres more or less and is lot No. 71 [contrary to 21 as stated in deed] on a plan taken in 1808 by Salem Town[e] Jr., Esquire"
   Grantors obtained this parcel via 61:394
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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