Deed from Peter Simpson of the town of Claverack in the County of Columbia and the State of New York to Philip H. Holshapple of the Town of Granger, county and State aforesaid
For the sum of $500.
All that Piece or parcel of Land situate lying and being part in the town of Claverack and part in Hillsdale county aforesaid. Bounded and described as follows. Beginning at a Black oak tree being the northwest corner of the following survey about thirty rods south of Peter Simpsons now Dwelling House. North eighty degrees and thirty minutes East twenty two chains to a heap of stones thence north five degrees and thirty minutes West seven chains and fifty links to a heap of stones, thence north Eighty Eight degrees East thirteen chains and fifty links thence South three degrees East two chains and sixty nine links thence South seventy nine degrees east five chains and ninety five links thence south five degrees East nine chains and fifty four links, thence south Eighty degrees West forty chains and fifty links, thence north thirty two degrees west four chains thence north six degrees west four chains and thirty two links, thence north thirty two degrees East one chain and twenty eight links to the place of beginning, Containing fifty acres and no more.
Sealed and delivered in the presence of Jacob Pleas
John J. Miller, one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of the said County certified that on 14 April 1809, Peter Simpson appeared before him to acknowledge the above deed.
John J. Miller, one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of the said County further certified that on 17 April 1809, Sary Simpson, wife of Peter Simpson appeared before him to acknowledge the above deed.