Lee County Iowa Land Records

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Note: Below Original Land Patents were dated 1841.
"Filed for Record" date was later in Washington, D. C.

These were submitted by Sara Hemp



United States of America, page 440
to Patent WILLIAM JOLLY and ROBERT WILLIAM LONG

Filed for record March 23, 1935 at 11:00 A. M. by Amelia Smith, Recorder
The United States of America, Certificate No. 1158.

To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings: Whereas William Jolly and Robert William Long of Lee County, Iowa Territory have deposited in the general land office of the United States, a Certificate of the Register of the land office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly and Robert William Long according to the previsions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An Act making further prevision for the sale of the Public Lands”, “for the East half of the North East quarter of Section three, in Township sixty-eight North of Range six West, in the District of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing eighty acres according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly and Robert William Long. Now know ye, That the United State of America, in consideration of the Premises, and in conformity with the several acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, Have Given and Granted, and by these presents Do Give and Grant, unto the said William Jolly and Robert William Long and to their heirs, the said tract above described: To Have and To Hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities, and appurtenance of whatsoever nature, thereunto belong, unto the said William Jolly and Robert William Long and to their heirs and assigns forever. As tenants in common and not as joint tenants. In Testimony Whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made Patent, and the seal of the general land office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty Sixth.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler, Sec’y

L.S.925982 J. Williamson Recorded of the General Land Office.
4-205r Department of the Interior General Land Office, Washington, May 25, 1920.
925982 B R. I hereby certify that the annexed copy of patent is a true and literal exemplification from the record which is in my custody in this office.

In testimony Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the office to be affixed, at the city of Washington, on the day and year above written.

L. Q. C. Lamas, Recorder of the General Land Office.



U. S. Patent Record, No. 1, Page 394
The United States of America
To
WILLIAM JOLLY

Files for record the 21 day of March, 1934 A. D. at 8:30 o’clock A. M. #585 Amelia Smith, Recorder. Recording fee $.50. Receiver’s Receipt and Register’s Certificate No. 5270

The United States of America,
To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting:
Whereas, William Jolly, of Lee County, Iowa Territory had deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands,” for the East half of the South East Quarter of Section Nineteen, in Township Sixty Nine North, of Range Six West, in the District of Lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory, containing Eighty acres. According to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor/ General which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the Premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress in such case made and provided, Have Given and Granted, and by these presents Do Give and Grant, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs, the said tract above described:

To Have and To Hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belong, unto the said William Jolly and his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, Have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed. Given under my hand, at the City of Washington the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty Sixth.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler Secretary

Recorded Volume 11, page 117
J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office



The United States of America
To
WILLIAM JOLLY

Filed for recorded the 12 day of September A. D. 1935 at 9:00 A. M. #2340 Amelia Smith Recorder, Recording Fee $.50
Receiver’s Receipt and Register’s Certificate No. 5305

The United States of America, To All to Whom these Present Shall Come, Greetings;

Whereas, William Jolly of Lee County, Iowa Territory has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820 entitled “An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands”, for the West half of the North West quarter of Section Twenty nine, in Township Sixty nine North, of Range Six West, in the District of Lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing Eight {Eighty}, according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, Have Given and Granted, and by these presents Do Give and Grant, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs, the said tract above described:

To Have and To Hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, there unto belonging, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony Whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty Sixth.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler, Secretary

Recorded Volume 11, page 151 (E4)
J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office


The United States of America
To
WILLIAM JOLLY

Filed for record the 28th day of March A. D. 1944 at 8:00 A. M. #813 W. Ellis Wells, Recorder; Recording fee $.50
Receiver’s receipt and register’s certificate No. 5271

The United States of America, On All to Whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, William Jolly, Of Lee County, Iowa Territory has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “ An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands,” for the East half of the North West Quarter of Section Twenty in Township Sixty nine, North of Range six West, in the District of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing Eighty Acres, according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration to the Premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs, the said tract above described:

To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony Whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty sixth.
L. S. 1982979.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler, Secretary

J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office, Washington D. C. March 23, 1944

I, hereby certify that this photograph is a true copy of the patent record which is in my custody in this office. R. S. Clinton, Chief, Patents Division



U. S. Patent Record, No. 2
The United States of America
To
William Jolly

Filed for record the 12th day of September A. D. 1935 at 9:00 A. M., #2341, Amelia Smith, Recorder, recording fee $.50

Receiver’s receipt and register’s certificate No. 5307
The United States of America, On all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, William Jolly of Lee County, Iowa Territory has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “Am Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands,” for the east half of the north east quarter of section thirty, in township sixty nine north, of range six west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing eighty acres according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, Have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs, the said tract above described:

To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said William Jolly and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty six.

By John Tyler, President of the United States of America
by R. Tyler, secretary
Recorded Volume 11, page 153, J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office


U. S. Patent Record No. 3
The United States of America
To
Robert William Long & William Jolly

Filed for record the 19th day of February A. D. 1949 at 8:00 A. M., Inst. #682, O. R. Herron, Recorder, recording fee $.50, Wm. Soechtig, Deputy, page 88.

Receiver’s receipt and register’s certificate No. 1161.
The United States of America, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, William Jolly and Robert William Long of Lee County, Iowa Territory have deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the register of the land office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly and Robert William long according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “ An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Land”, for the north east quarter of section eleven, in township sixty eight north, of range six west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing one hundred and sixty acres according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly and Robert William Long.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto their heirs, the tract above described:

To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said William Jolly and Robert William Long and their heirs and assigns forever, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants.

In Testimony whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made, patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty six.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler, secretary.

J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office, Washington, D. C., February 10, 1949.
Jas. F. Homer, Chief, Patents Section


Book 3, page 321
The United States of America
To
William Jolly & Robert William Long

Filed for record the 25th day of February A. D. 1946 at 10:30 A. M., Inst. # 1123, W. Ellis Wells recorder, recording fee $.50, Receiver’s receipt and register’s certificate No. 1161.

The United States of America, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, William Jolly and Robert William Long of Lee County, Iowa Territory in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the register of the land office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said William Jolly and Robert William Long according to the provisions of the Acts of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands”, for the north east quarter of section eleven, in township sixty eight north, of range six west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing one hundred and sixty acres according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said William Jolly and Robert William Long.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto their heirs, the said tract above described:

To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said William Jolly and Robert William Long and the their heir and assigns forever as tenants in common and not as joint tenants.

In Testimony Whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty six.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler, secretary.

J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office, Washington, D. C., February 21, 1946.
Jas. F. Homer, Chief, Patents Section


U. S. Patent Record No. 4
The United States of America
To
Lewis Jolly

Filed for record the 25th day of March A. D., 1963 at 8:30 A. M., Inst. # 914, Leona G. Yeager, Recorder, recording fee $1.50, page 285, certificate No. 6132

The United States of America, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, Lewis Jolly, of Lee County, Iowa Territory, has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the register of the land office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Lewis Jolly according to the provisions of the Acts of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands”, for the north east quarter of section eighteen, in township sixty eight north, of range three west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing one hundred and sixty acres according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said Lewis Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, Have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the said Lewis Jolly and to his heirs, and assigns forever.

In Testimony Whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty six.

By the President: John Tyler
By R. Tyler, secretary.

J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office, Washington 25, D. C., March 22, 1963.
Oscar E. Collins, Certifying Officer


U. S. Patent Record No. 3
The United States of America
To
Lewis Jolly

Filed for record the 2nd day of June A. D., 1949 at 8:00 A. M., Inst. # 2224, O. R. Herron, Recorder, Wm. Soechtig, Deputy, recording fee $.50,Book, page 347, certificate No. 6102.

The United States of America, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, Lewis Jolly, of Lee County, Iowa Territory, has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the register of the land office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Lewis Jolly according to the provisions of the Acts of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands”, for the south west fractional quarter of section seven, in township sixty eight north, of range three west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing one hundred and fifty nine acres and seventy four hundredths of an acres, according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said Lewis Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, Have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the said Lewis Jolly and to his heirs, the tract above described:

To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said Lewis Jolly and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty six.

By John Tyler, President of the United States of America
by R. Tyler, secretary

J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office.
Washington, D. C., June 1, 1949

Nellie B. Jeffery, Acting Chief, Patent Section


Instrument No. 2855, page 464
United States of America
To
Patent Lewis Jolly

Filed for record the June 23, 1930 at 1:20 P. M.,
Evelyn Biery, Recorder - Mona Morgan, Deputy
fee $3.00
Pat. C6129 ?, Volume 12, page 464?, ORD. 2777?
Certificate No. 6129

The United States of America, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings:

Whereas, Lewis Jolly, of Lee County, Iowa Territory, has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the register of the land office at Burlington whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Lewis Jolly according to the provisions of the Acts of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitled “An Act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands”, for the h west half of the north west quarter of section seventeen, in township sixty eight north, of range three west, in the district of lands subject to sale at Burlington, Iowa Territory containing eight {eighty?} acres, according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General which said tract has been purchased by the said Lewis Jolly.

Now, Know Ye, That the United States of America, in consideration of the Premises, and in conformity with the several Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided, Have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant, unto the said Lewis Jolly and to his heirs, the tract above described:


To have and to hold the same, together with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appurtenances of whatsoever nature, thereunto belonging, unto the said Lewis Jolly and to his heirs and assigns forever.

In Testimony whereof, I, John Tyler, President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed.

Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one and of the Independence of the United States the Sixty six.

By John Tyler, President of the United States of America
by R. Tyler, secretary

J. Williamson, Recorder of the General Land Office.
Eastern States Office
350 South Pickett
Alexandria, VA 22304
June 19, 1980

I hereby certify that this reproduction is a true copy of the official record on file in this office.
Reheein Loutts


GEORGE CLAYPOOLE & WIFE
TO DEED
WILLIAM SAUCER

This indenture made the Twenty Sixth of March in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one, between George Claypoole and Hannah Claypoole, his wife of the County of Lee and Territory of Iowa of the first part and William Saucer of the County and Territory aforesaid of the second part, witnepeth {witness}; That the said part of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of the sum one hundred and fourteen dollars lawful money of the United States in hand paid by the said part of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have given granted bargain, sold conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do give grant bargain sell and conegnd {conveyed} confirm unto the said party of the second part to his heirs or assigns forever the following described tract or parcel of land. Lying in the County of the {Lee} and Territory of Iowa the same being a part of the south west quarter of section No. eighteen of township No. sixty eight north of range No. three west of the 5th meridian and being bounced as follows. To Wit: Beginning at the half mile or {of} quarter section stake situated on the township line which divides section No. eighteen in township No. sixty eight of range No. three west from section No. thirteen in township No. sixty eight of range No. four west running thence south west said township line ten chains to a stake (bearing trees BO 3in No 85 degree No 85 degree west 19 ½ links and BO 6in No 10 W 1 chain 28 links thence east thirty nine chains and eighty eight links to a stake region bearing trees BO 6in No 59 E 19 links and BO 6in No 50 degree E 58 link thence north ten chains and seven links to a stone (bearing tree W O 18in N 60 # E 23 links and Hickory 1in links thence west thirty nine chain and eighty eight links to the place of Beginning forty acres be the same more or less together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging to have and to hold the same unto the said of the second part his heirs and assigns forever and the said parties of the first part do covenant to warrant and forever defend the title to the said premises against the claim of all and every person whatever.

In Testimony whereof the said parties of the first part hereunto set their hands and seals the day and years first above, written signed sealed and delivered in deliver in presence of James D. Gedney & Wesley Hughs

George Claypoole (seal)
Hannah Claypoole (seal)

TERRITORY OF IOWA
COUNTY OF LEE

I, the undersigned an acting Justice of the Peace in and for said county, do hereby certify that on this day, George Claypoole and Hannah Claypoole, his wife, who are both personally known to me to be the persons whose name are subscribed to the foregoing instrument as parties thereto personally appeared before me and acknowledged the execution thereof to be their free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein 4. And said Hannah Claypoole being by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed of conveyances and being by me examine separate and part from her husband acknowledged on such examination that she execute the same and relinquished her dower in the real estate therein mentioned freely and without compulsion or undue influence of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal this 25th day of March.

James D. Gedney
Justice of the Peace (seal)

Book A, page 17
North Lee County Courthouse
Fort Madison, Iowa

William Leslie
To Deed
Gothiel Kammerer

Filed for Record, November 20, 1856, 2o’clock p. m.

Know all men by these presents, that I, William Leslie of Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa in consideration of the sum of fifteen hundred dollars paid by Gothiel Kammerer the following described Real Estate situated in Lee County, State of Iowa, to wit: The North half of the North East quarter of Section No. twenty five (25) in Township No. sixty eight (68) North of Range No. four (4) west, containing eighty acres, more or less, according to the survey made by the United States. And I warrant the title against all person who whatsoever. Witness my hand this Nineteenth day of November A. D. 1856 at Fort Madison, Iowa.

Wm. Leslie

State of Iowa }
Lee County } SS

Before me, the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in and for said county, appeared William Leslie, who is personally known to me to be the identical person whose name is affixed to the foregoing Deed as Granter and acknowledged the same to be his voluntary act and Deed. Given under my hand this 19th day of November A. D. 1856.

Henry M. Salmeon
Justice of the Peace Madison Township


Grantee Book F, page 300
From North Lee County Courthouse
Fort Madison, Iowa

Filed for record January 20, 1868 at 10:30 o’clock A. M.

Lusetta Saucer & Josephine Leslie To Articles of Agreement

This agreement made and intend into this 18th day of January A. D. 1868 by and between Luzetta {Lusetta} Saucer and Josephine Leslie of Lee County and State of Iowa. Witnessth {Witnessed}: that said Luzetta Saucer and Josephine Leslie being fortuity interested in a curtain farm. Known as the Northwest quarter of section No. eighteen (18) in township No. sixty eight (68) North part and Range No. three (3) west also forty acres in the North part of the Southwest quarter of said section No. eighteen (18) in the above named Township and Range being two hundred (200) acres in all in said farm which is in Green Bay Township, Lee County and State of Iowa. Said Luzetta Saucer and Josephine Leslie hereby mutually agree with each other that the interest each of them shall own in said above described lands with the improvements thereon from the date of the signing of this agreement shall be an undivided half of the same to each of them to hold the same as their property in fee simple and each of them shall have a right to sell or otherwise dispose of the half of said farm each is to own by the terms of this agreement and make a deed of conveyance for the same - Luzetta Saucer and Josephine Leslie also agree with each other to sell the whole of said farm if it can be sold on certain terms and conditions to which have been mutually agreed upon by said parties this date. It is also agreed that Josephine Leslie is to continue to have the possession and control of said farm till it is sold or otherwise disposed of by both parties. She may rent of occupy the said farm or rent a part of it and occupy the rest of it as the may consider best for both parties concerned in said farm. The rent or means received by Josephine Leslie for the use of said farm or the amount due for by her the occupancy of it or any part of it shall be accounted for by her to Lusetta Saucer or her legal representative on or before the first day of April in each year after the present year but any payments made or expenses incurred in making repairs or improvements of said farm or taxes or insurance or other expenses paid rents or yearly returns shall be equally divided between Luzetta Saucer and Josephine Leslie. In Testimony, whereof the said parties have hereunto subscribed their names the day and year first above written in Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa.

Lusetta Saucer
Josephine Leslie

$100 Isrey Stamp
L S J L January 18,1868

State of Iowa}
Lee County } SS

Be it remembered that on this 18th day of January A. D. 1868 personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for said county, Luzetta Saucer and Josephine Leslie personally known to me to be the identical persons by whom the forgiving agreement was signed and severally acknowledged the same as their free and voluntary act and deed. Witness: My hand and seal notarial on the day and year last above written.

Francis O. Dorr
Notary Public


Grantee Book G, page 518
From North Lee County Courthouse
Fort Madison, Iowa

Filed for record March 3rd, 1870 at 3 o’clock P. M.

Josephine & Wm. Leslie
To Deed
Luzetta {Lusetta} Bader

This indenture made and excited this twenty first day of February A. D. 1870 by and between Josephine Leslie and William Leslie of Madison Township, county of Lee and State of Iowa of the first part and Luzetta Bader of Browning Township, County of Schuyler and State of Illinois of the second part; Witness that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration the sum of one dollar and other valuable consideration the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain sell and forever quit claim unto the said party of the second part her heirs execution and assigns all them interest claim or demand in and to the following described Real Estate situated in the County of Lee and State of Iowa. To Wit: Ninety (90) acres of land in the east part of the Northwest fractional quarter of section number eighteen, township number sixty eight North of Range number three (3) West bounced as follows on the East, North and South by the lines around said quarter section made by the United States Surveyors, and on the West by a line running North and South made at a distances of ninety rods, West from the East line of said quarter section and extending across said fractional quarter section from it’s South line to it’s North line, Stones being placed at the Southeast corner of said fractional quarter section 18 and at the southwest corner of said ninety (90) acres tract of land also at the Northwest corner of said of the same being in Lee County, Iowa: To Have and to hold the same with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said with party of the second part grantors so hereby covenant with the said grantee, her heirs and assigns that the title so conveyed is free and unencumbered by any act of the grantors herein and the said Josephine Leslie of the above described premises: In
Testimony whereof the said parties of the part have hereunto set their hands the day and year first above written.

Josephine Leslie
William Leslie

$50 insrev stamp
W L J L March 3, 1870

State of Iowa }
Lee County }

On this twenty first of February A. D. 1870 before me a Notary Public in and for said County personally came Josephine Leslie and William Leslie to me personally known to be the identical persons whose names are affixes to the above Deed as grantors and acknowledged the execution of the same to be their volunteer act and deed. Witness: My hand seal Notarial the day and year above written.

Francis O. Dorr
Notary Public

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