This week's document for transcription is the 1815 land deed record for Benjamin Sever, yeoman of Westminster, Massachusetts, selling 26 acres of land in Hubbardston, Massachusetts for $123 to Sewell Barnes, cooper of Westminster:
[Worcester County, Mass. Deeds - Volume 199, Pages 166-167]:
[Worcester County, Mass. Deeds - Volume 199, Pages 168-169]:
The transcription of this deed is (starting near the bottom of page 167 (right-hand page of image):
NOTE: Genea-blogger John Newmark (who writes the excellent TransylvanianDutch blog) started a Monday blog theme years ago called "Amanuensis Monday." John offers this definition for "amanuensis:"
"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."
Read other transcriptions for my ancestors in Amanuensis Monday Posts.
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