This article is this author's transcript of a photocopy of the deed (warrant) issued by The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania between Jacob and Elizabeth Bausman to Daniel Weygel (Weigel) of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, of the land called "Rasberry". The deed is dated June 18, 1787.

Deed For The Farm Called "Rasberry"
Between
Jacob and Elizabeth Bausman and Daniel Weygel (Weigel)


This Indenture made the Eighteenth day of June ___in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven, between Jacob Bausman of Washington County in the State of Pennsylvania Yeoman and Elizabeth, his wife of the one part, and Daniel Weygel of Lancaster Township in the County of Lancaster in the State of Pennsylvania aforesaid, Yeoman of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Jacob Bausman and Elizabeth his wife for and in Consideration of the Sum of Two hundred and Twenty five pounds, current or lawful Money of Pennsylvania in Gold and Silver Coin to them or one of them in hand will and duly paid by the said Daniel Weygel at and before the Sealing and Delivery of these presents (the Receipt and Payment whereof they do hereby acknowledge, and thereof, and of every Part thereof do acquit, exonerate and forever discharge the said Daniel Weygel his heirs Executor, Administrators and Assigns by these Presents) Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released and confirmed, and by these Presents Do and each of them Doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto the said Daniel Weygel and to his Heirs and Assigns, All that certain tract or Piece of Land called "Rasbery", situate and being on the Drains of the River Ohio in Washington County in the State of Pennsylvania afore said, bounded and described as follow to wit. Beginning at a White Oak on the Bank of the River Ohio, thence by Land of Ward and Company, South twenty five degrees East, Two hundred and twenty six perches to a White Oak, thence by Vacant Land North fifty four degrees East, Two hundred and eighty nine perches to a post, thence by Land of Ward and Company North fourteen degrees West forty four perches to a Hickory and North thirty three degrees West One hundred and fifty nine perches to a Sugar Tree on the Bank of the said River, thence down the same Two hundred and seventy eight perches to the Place of Beginning, containing Four hundred Acres Strict Measure. [It being the same Tract or Piece of Land which the Honorable the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in and by their certain Patent or Grant under the Hand of Charles Biddle Esquire, Vice President of the said Council and the State Seal bearing Date the Ninth Day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Six, (and inrolled in the Rolls Office for the State of Pennsylvania in Patent Book No. 8, Page 38) for the Consideration therein mentioned did grant and confirm unto the said Jacob Bausman(Party hereto) and to his Heirs and Assigns forever] Together with all and singular the Houses, Out houses, Edifices and appurtances thereon erected and being and all Ways, Waters, Water Courses, Woods, Underwoods, Trees, Fences, Gardens, Orchards, Meadows, Marshes, Liberties, Privileges, Advantages, Hereditaments and Appurtances whatsoever thereto belonging or in anywise appertaining, and the Reversions and Remainders, Rents, Issues and Profits thereof, and also all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest, Use, Trust Property Possession, Claim and Demand whatsoever of them the said Jacob Bausman and Elizabeth his Wife, and each of them, at Law and in Equity, or otherwise howsoever of in to and out of the family and Premises with the Appurtenances and every or any Part thereof. To have and to hold the said described Tract or Piece of Land, Hereditaments and Premises hereby granted and released (or meant mentioned or intended so to be) with their Rights, Members and Appurtenances unto the said Daniel Weygel his Heirs and Assigns, To the only proper Use, Benefit and Behoof of the said Daniel Weygel his Heirs and Assigns for ever. And the said Jacob Bausman for himself, his Heirs, Executors and Administrators doth covenant promise and grant to and with the said (or meant mentioned or intended so to be) with the Appurtenances unto the said Daniel Weygel his heirs and Assigns, against him to said Jacob Bausman and the said Elizabeth his Wife and his Heirs and against all and every other person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof, by from or under him, them or any of them shall and will Warrant and forever Defend by these Presents. In Witness whereof the said Parties to these Presents, their hands and seals have hereto interchangeably set. Dated the Day and Year First above written.


Received on the Day of the Date of the above written Indenture of and from the above named Daniel Weygel the Sum of Two hundred and twenty five Pounds current or lawful Money of Pennsylvania in Gold and Silver Coin in full for the Consideration Money above mentioned

Witnesses present:

John Metzger    Jacob Bausman

Robert Campbell

Washington County

Before me the Subscriber one of the Justices of the County Court of Common Pleas in and for the County of Washington aforesaid personally appeared the above name Jacob Bausman and Elizabeth his Wife and acknowledged the above written Indenture to be their Act and Deed and desired that the same might be recorded as such according to Law. The said Elizabeth thereto voluntarily consenting, she being of full age, and separate and apart from her said Husband by me thereon examined, the contents of the said Indenture, having first been made known unto her. In Testimony whereof I have hereto set my Hand and Seal the Eighteenth Day of June in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty seven, wm Baxter


(Modern View of Transcribed Text)

This Indenture made the Eighteenth day of June ___in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven, between Jacob Bausman of Washington County in the State of Pennsylvania Yeoman and Elizabeth, his wife of the one part, and Daniel Weygel of Lancaster Township in the County of Lancaster in the State of Pennsylvania aforesaid, Yeoman of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Jacob Bausman and Elizabeth his wife for and in Consideration of the Sum of Two hundred and Twenty five pounds, current or lawful Money of Pennsylvania in Gold and Silver Coin to them or one of them in hand will and duly paid by the said Daniel Weygel at and before the Sealing and Delivery of these presents (the Receipt and Payment whereof they do hereby acknowledge, and thereof, and of every Part thereof do acquit, exonerate and forever discharge the said Daniel Weygel his heirs Executor, Administrators and Assigns by these Presents) Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released and confirmed, and by these Presents Do and each of them Doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto the said Daniel Weygel and to his Heirs and Assigns, All that certain tract or Piece of Land called "Rasbery", situate and being on the Drains of the River Ohio in Washington County in the State of Pennsylvania afore said, bounded and described as follow to wit. Beginning at a White Oak on the Bank of the River Ohio, thence by Land of Ward and Company, South twenty five degrees East, Two hundred and twenty six perches to a White Oak, thence by Vacant Land North fifty four degrees East, Two hundred and eighty nine perches to a post, thence by Land of Ward and Company North fourteen degrees West forty four perches to a Hickory and North thirty three degrees West One hundred and fifty nine perches to a Sugar Tree on the Bank of the said River, thence down the same Two hundred and seventy eight perches to the Place of Beginning, containing Four hundred Acres Strict Measure. [It being the same Tract or Piece of Land which the Honorable the Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in and by their certain Patent or Grant under the Hand of Charles Biddle Esquire, Vice President of the said Council and the State Seal bearing Date the Ninth Day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Six, (and inrolled in the Rolls Office for the State of Pennsylvania in Patent Book No. 8, Page 38) for the Consideration therein mentioned did grant and confirm unto the said Jacob Bausman(Party hereto) and to his Heirs and Assigns forever] Together with all and singular the Houses, Out houses, Edifices and appurtances thereon erected and being and all Ways, Waters, Water Courses, Woods, Underwoods, Trees, Fences, Gardens, Orchards, Meadows, Marshes, Liberties, Privileges, Advantages, Hereditaments and Appurtances whatsoever thereto belonging or in anywise appertaining, and the Reversions and Remainders, Rents, Issues and Profits thereof, and also all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest, Use, Trust, Property, Possession, Claim and Demand whatsoever of them the said Jacob Bausman and Elizabeth his Wife, and each of them, at Law and in Equity, or otherwise howsoever of in to and out of the family and Premises with the Appurtenances and every or any Part thereof. To have and to hold the said described Tract or Piece of Land, Hereditaments and Premises hereby granted and released (or meant mentioned or intended so to be) with their Rights, Members and Appurtenances unto the said Daniel Weygel his Heirs and Assigns, To the only proper Use, Benefit and Behoof of the said Daniel Weygel his Heirs and Assigns for ever. And the said Jacob Bausman for himself, his Heirs, Executors and Administrators doth covenant promise and grant to and with the said (or meant mentioned or intended so to be) with the Appurtenances unto the said Daniel Weygel his heirs and Assigns, against him to said Jacob Bausman and the said Elizabeth his Wife and his Heirs and against all and every other person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof, by from or under him, them or any of them shall and will Warrant and forever Defend by these Presents. In Witness whereof the said Parties to these Presents, their hands and seals have hereto interchangeably set. Dated the Day and Year First above written.


Received on the Day of the Date of the above written Indenture of and from the above named Daniel Weygel the Sum of Two hundred and twenty five Pounds current or lawful Money of Pennsylvania in Gold and Silver Coin in full for the Consideration Money above mentioned

Witnesses present:

John Metzger    Jacob Bausman

Robert Campbell

Washington County

Before me the Subscriber one of the Justices of the County Court of Common Pleas in and for the County of Washington aforesaid personally appeared the above name Jacob Bausman and Elizabeth his Wife and acknowledged the above written Indenture to be their Act and Deed and desired that the same might be recorded as such according to Law. The said Elizabeth thereto voluntarily consenting, she being of full age, and separate and apart from her said Husband by me thereon examined, the contents of the said Indenture, having first been made known unto her. In Testimony whereof I have hereto set my Hand and Seal the Eighteenth Day of June in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty seven, wm Baxter