Isaiah Thayer 1856 Deed

Media Type:
The original deed of Isaiah Thayer. The inscription was transcribed as closely as possible to the original wording.
To all to whom these Presents shall come:

Whereas Isaiah Thayer of the Village of Brighton in the County of Northumberland in the Province of Canada, Gentleman,

is entitled to receive a conveyance of the Lands hereinafter mentioned, which Lands are part of certain property vested in Her Majesty, under and by virtue of a Statue of this Province, passed in the sixteenth year of the reign of Her Majesty, intituled “An Act to amend the Laws relating to the University of Toronto, by separating its functions as a University from those assigned to it as a College, and by making better provision for the management of the property thereof, and that of Upper Canada College;” And whereas, under the provisions of the Statute aforesaid, DAVID BUCHAN, of the City of Toronto, Esquire, the Bursar of the University and Colleges at Toronto, has been authorized by a Commission under the Great Seal of this Province, to transfer and convey any of the property aforesaid to purchasers and other entitled to receive conveyances thereof: Now these presents witness, that the said DAVID BUCHAN, as such Bursar, under and by virtue of the said Commission and the said Statute, and IN CONSIDERATION OF the sum of Twenty-five Pounds, paid therefor by the said Isaiah Thayer hereby GRANTS, TRANSFERS AND CONVEYS, to the said Isaiah Thayer, his heirs and assigns for ever, ALL that certain parcel or tract of Land, being composed of the North twenty acres of the East half of Lot number thirty-four in Concession B in the Township of Murray in the Said County of Northumberland and described as follows, that is to Say, Commencing at the North East angle of Said Lot then West Sixteen degrees South, ten chains then South Sixteen degrees East twenty chains then East Sixteen degrees North ten chains then North Sixteen degrees West twenty chains more or less to the place of beginning.

In Witness whereof the said David Buchan, as Bursar aforesaid, has hereunto set his hand and affixed the Seal his office, this Seventh day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty Six.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered, in the presence of
(signature illegible)

David Buchan,
Date of Publication:
7 Aug 1856
Local identifier:
abdad king_001
Language of Item:
Geneva Kinney
Copyright Statement:
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Isaiah Thayer 1856 Deed

The original deed of Isaiah Thayer. The inscription was transcribed as closely as possible to the original wording.