Special Collections and Archives. LIU Post. Brookville, New York 11548


Cedar Swamp Historical Society Collection : 18th-19th Century Original Land Based Documents
Finding Aid

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Item
Date
Format / Quantity
Description
Location

1

Liquor License
1846
1 Page
Board of Commissioners granted resident Newbury Hewlett to sell liquor and wine in his dwelling house. Dated June 8, 1846
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2

Will
1841
1 Page
Letter written to James Ogden Egan about how he inherited a house from his recently deceased grandfather James Ogden. Dated April 19,1841
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3

Document
1695
1 Page
A dispute about the boundary line between the towns of Southampton and Easthampton. 14 men, 7 from each side came together to resolve the problem.
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4

Sale of Goods
1825
Folder, 6 Documents
Lists of goods sold; such as, tin ovens, wooden bowls and milk pails. Customers names are written on the documents.
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5

Documents
1741-1748
7 Documents
White family documents, Southampton. 1741-1748
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5.1

Deed
1743
1 Page
Ovarian Rogers deeds land to Ebenezer White. The deed mentions that the land is south by the water and north by Capt. Isaac Hager's land. Dated April 7,1743
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5.2

Deed of sale
1741
1 Page
Isaac Joseph deeds land to James White that was located north of the West Bay near the beach.
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5.3

Deed
1748
1 Page
Ezekiel Hallsays was paid 65 pounds by Ebenezer White "for consideration". Deed is an exchange for 22 acres of land named Littleworth. The land is located south of the highway and north near the land of the heirs of Stephen Hornell Pates.
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5.4

Will
1741
1 page
Will of Jonathon Raynor to James White. White is to be given 18 shillings.
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5.5

Deed
1747
1 Page
Ebenezer White paid Ovadian Rogers three pounds in return for land White received that was east of the highway and south by Widow Hager's land. Dated May 20,1747
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5.6

Deed
1746
1 Page
Ebenezer White paid Ezekiel Halsey 5 pounds to own one- third part of a lot of meadow land lying on the west side of Red Creek Neck located in Southampton.
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5.7

Deed
1747
1 Page
John Sayre gives " one-third part of amendmment number 38 to him (Ebenezer White)". Property was located West bound by Tessups path and east by the highway. Dated May 1747
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6

Documents
1770 -1778
5 Documents
Documents of the White family of Southampton.
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6.1

Deed
1770
1 Page
Ebenezer White and Charles White paid Nehemiah Sayre 32 shillings for "three quarters of a fifty of land" in Red Creek Neck near lot No 1. They were also given meadow land at lot No 27. Dated June 18,1770.
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6.2

Deed
1770
1 Page
Silas Ludlam is paid 40 shillings by James White in return for land located on lot No 3 in little south division near the hay grounds. Stephen Halgey M.D. and Joseph Goldsmith signed and witnessed the document. Dated July 19, 1770.
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6.3

Deed
1771
1 Page
Charles White sold one half of his land located in No 3 in the little south division lying near the hay ground to James White for 40 shillings.
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6.4

Deed
1778
1 Page
James Fanning sold "Quarter and one eighth of a fifty of land" lying in Red Creek Neck in lot No 2 to Ebenezer and Charles White for 40 shillings. They were given additional land westward near lot No 1. Dated Jan 15, 1778.
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6.5

Deed
1774
1 Page
Timothy Howell sold Ebenezer White "one fifty" of land in Red Creek Neck in lot No 2. Dated May 26,1774.
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7

Documents
1783-1792
Folder, 9 Documents
White Family documents, Southampton. 1783.
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7.1

Deed
1783
1 Page
Noah Hildreth sold five acres to William Havens for 23 pounds. Dated December 10, 1783.
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7.2

Document
1783
1 Page
James and Mehetabel White are the executors to the estate of Ebenezer White. 41 pounds and 14 shillings are to be given to Ebenezer's three daughters. Sept 6,1783.
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7.3

Deed
1787
1 Page
James White paid Lemuel Jennings 15 pounds for land that included a dwelling house with a breeding chain.
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7.4

Document
1791
3 Pages
Judge Peter Ogibre of the laid court, states that Isaac Post estate owes 430 pounds, 19 shillings and two pence to James White. Dated April 7, 1791.
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7.5

Deed
1791
1 Page
Major James White paid David Hildreth 12 shillings for "one fifty of wood land" in Red Creek between the Creek and lot No1. Dated June 8,1791.
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7.6

Deed
1791
1 Page
James White paid Henry Herrick an unidentified sum of pounds for a "tract of wood land lying in the great south division, south in the lot No35". Dated April 5,1791
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7.7

Land Survey
1792
1 Page
A survey of Charles White's new land and a statement that mentions that the land contains 92 acres. The survey was executed by James White. Dated January 4, 1792
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8

Document
1790
1 Page
Abraham Raye, James White and Jonathan Squier moderated a land dispute between Mary White and Lemuel Jennings. The decision found that Jennings had to pay the debt on the land called Deerfield. The document contents mention a division lane between the
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9

Documents
1799-1805
5 Documents
White Family documents, Southampton. 1799-1805
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9.1

Deed
1799
1 Page
James White paid 14 pounds to Jeremiah Howell for wood land located in the old twenty acre division on lot No16, near "Noyac". Dated February 16, 1799
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9.2

Deed
1800
1 Page
Benjamin Rogers sold James White "a certain piece of wood land being part of lot No88 located in the great south division for 16 dollars and 12 cents". Dated July 24, 1800
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9.3

Deed
1802
1 Page
James White paid Isaac Sayre 42 dollars for wood land located in the middle of the division in lot No41. Dated July 3, 1802
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9.4

Deed
1805
1 Page
James Lines and Fredericks Lines sold land to James White for 3 pounds. The land is located in the great north division in lot No41. Dated October 4, 1805
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9.5

Deed
1805
1 Page
A resident name Elias Gulver mentions that his wife Sarah, Mary Lupton Juneir and Phoebe Lupton are daughters of the deceased Christopher Lupton. They were given half of his land in his will and were now selling the property to James White for 42 pounds.
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10

Deed
1742
1 Page
is by James White paid Joe Peirson 13 shillings for one fifty of land in the township of Southampton. Dated June 15, 1742
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11

Deed
1743
1 Page
Nathan Hildreth is paid 1 pound by Ebenezer White in exchange for a "one-half fifty allotment of meadow at Red Creek". Dated February 25, 1743
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12

Quitclaim
1753
1 Page
Elias Cook legally transfered 25 acres of land to James White. Dated 1753.
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13

Sale of Goods
1770
3 Pages
The document reads " the condition of this vandue [venue] is that whoever purchases shall pay in six months after sale and security to be given if required". The document lists customer names, the products they purchased and the amount each o
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14

Document
1775
1 Page
First Lieutenant Samuel Barkley is appointed as Military Officer in the Militia by the Provincial Congress for the Colony of New York. Dated October 25, 1775.
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15

Document
1783
1 Page
Nicholas Schenck wrote a letter to inform the New York Supreme Court that he has selected Morgan Lewis (NY Governor) as his attorney and counsel. Dated October 25, 1783
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16

Land Survey
18th century
1 Page
This survey mentions a "record of 20 acres lot No 16 of the lines". There is discussion about the number of poles and their locations on the land. The survey of the property is on the back of the document.
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17

Deed
1716
1 Page
Nathaniel Halsey paid Blacksmith J. Edward Howell 13 pounds in exchange for one half of a hundred and fifty for a lot of meadow land that is titled "Jumping Creek".
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18

Deeds
1718-1729
3 Pages
18th Century Deeds Document
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18.1

Deed
1718
1 Page
Yeoman Job Wick is paid 20 pounds to give James White 30 acres located in lot No 46. Dated September 2, 1718
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18.2

Deed
1720
1 Page
Matthew Burnett and yeoman Thomas Cooper, as executors of the estate of the late John Wick, sell 20 acres by the highway north of Capt. Daniel Hager's land to James White for 36 pounds and three shillings. Dated 1720
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18.3

Deed
1729
1 Page
James paid Yeomen William Jennings 19 pounds White for lot No 8 located north east by the highway. Dated December 29, 1729.
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19

Receipt
1785
1 Page
Nicholas Schenck paid Morgan Lewis 40 pounds for being his attorney to fight an indictment for adhering to the enemy and misleading the aide of the Attorney General and the Clerk of the Supreme Court. Dated January 10, 1785.
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20

Document
1764-65
1 Page
Top of Document: James White bequeathed: his home, 8 acre lots, 1 1/2 acres in Captains neck, ten acre lots, and all meadow land in Shinnecock to his second son James White (Jr). Bottom of Document: Grandson John White of deceased James White gave Ebe
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21

Documents
1750-1769
10 pages
White Family documents, Southampton. Dated 1750-1769
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21.1

Deed of Sale
1750
1 Page
James White paid Thomas Scott 40 pounds in exchange for 10 acres of land located in the south lot No 33. Dated December 4, 1750
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21.2

Deed of Sale
1751
1 Page
Ebenezer White paid John Woolley 25 pounds for " 1 half of meadow in Red Creek Neck bounded East". Dated May 6,1751.
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21.3

Bill of Sale
1751
1 Page
Ebenezer White paid Charles White 8 pounds and 5 shillings for a certain track of land. Dated September 10, 1751
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21.4

Receipt
1754
1 Page
This receipt lists the items Sarah Stanbrough was given by her son John Stanbrough and Ebenezer White, executors of husband's will. The list includes a large table, chairs, iron pot and three sheeps. Dated July 1754
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21.5

Deed of Gift
1762
2 pages
Ebenezer White signed a deed of gift to his father James White. Ebenezer White stated that he would provide his father with "bushels of wheat yearly, and bushels of corn yearly and to winter and summer six cattle yearly and winter and summer six shee
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21.6

Deed of Sale
1764
1 Page
Farmer Jonah Howells is paid one pound by Ebenezer White in exchange for 1 fifty of land in Red Creek Neck located in lot No 1. Dated November 26,1764
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21.7

Quitclaim
1765
1 Page
This Quitclaim states that Farmer Jeremiah Howell "by way of exhange firmly sold units to Ebenezer White and Charles White". Howell sold the Whites meadow land estimated to be 2 acres by the side of the creek and 1 acre near the beach. Dated M
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21.8

Document
1765
1 Page
Ebenezer White and Charles White created a division of meadow land at Red Creek and made an agreement that Ebenezer White would have a piece of meadow land lying east side of Red Creek Neck. Dated October 10, 1765
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21.9

Document
1767
1 Page
Daniel Hildreth, Ephrain Hildreth and Samuel Howell are paid 1 pound, 17 shillings and 6 pence in exchange for a certain track of land Red Creek Neck. Dated December 1, 1767
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21.10

Deed
1769
1 Page
Charles White and Ebenezer White paid Abner Howells, Josiah Howells, Elias Howells 51 shillings by in exchange for 1 fifty and a quarter right of land lying in Red Creek in the lot No 1. February 23, 1769
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22

Deed
1804
2 pages
James White paid Silas Havens 38 pounds in exchange for a certain track of wood land that contained 105 acres. Dated December 5, 1804
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23

Document
1790
1 Page
Hugh Smith leased out his Mill Shop and house to Elijah Price for 4 years. Smith stated he would provide the tools for Price to run the clothing business in the Mill Shop and in the end both men would divide the profits equally. Dated August 2, 1790
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24

Documents
1700-1732
5 documents
White Family documents, Southampton. 1700-1732.
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24.1

Deed
1732
1 Page
James White paid 58 pounds to Abraham Howell "for consideration" and in exchange James White is named the executer of the will and given 30 acres of land and a house.
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24.2

Deed
1700
1 Page
James White recivied 2 acres of land from John Howell. Dated November 23,1700
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24.3

Deed
1704
1 Page
James White paid Aaron Burnat 12 pounds in exchanged for 4 acres of land located south of the highway and west by the land of Aaron Burnat. Dated April 24,1704
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24.4

Bill of Sale
1705
1 Page
Henry Ludlam, a yeoman, is paid 12 pounds by James White for four acres of land.
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29.5

Document
1729
1 Page
James White paid Daniel Halsy 13 pounds 10 shillings in exchanged for 30 acres "of a lot of upland ". Dated December 11, 1729
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30

Deed of sale
1745
1 Page
David Ludlem, "an inhabitant in Hanover in West Jersey" is paid 50 pounds, 17 shillings and 9 pence by James White. In return, White received a tract of land that is known as "the Milpons". Dated June 4, 1745
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31

Receipt
1784
2 pages
Jerusha Havens and Mehatabel Hildreth received 27 pounds from their late mother Mehatabel White's will. 5 pounds were left to pay Mrs. White's debt and 2 pounds were given to James White for handling her estate.
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32

Deed
1787
1 Page
James White paid Arazina Barnett, widow of Joesph Barnett, 23 shillings in exchange for "one eighth of a fifth right of Cammonage in the town of Southampton running and lying from Easthampton to the Canoeplace. Dated September 1, 1787
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33

Land Grants
1780, 1818
2 Documents
Original Documents. Land Grants of Gov. Patrick Henry and President James Monroe. 1780, 1818.
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33.1

Land Grant
1780
1 Page
Patrick Henry, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, granted Stephen West a certain tract or parcel of land. Dated October 2, 1780.
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33.2

Land Grant
1818
1 Page
James Monroe, the Fifth President of the United States signed a land grant given to Samuel Smith of Knox County, Indiana. The land given to Smith is said to be located in the territory northwest of the Ohio and above the mouth of Kentucky River. Dated
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34

Path Record
1793
1 Page
"And all necessary roads & paths are to like as they be for passing roads". Ordered by the town or trustees. Signed by William Herrick. Dated July 18, 1793. Note: Parts of this document are missing.
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35

Document
1667
1 Page
A drawing of the Matinecock Islands interpreted by the Indian named Sachem. Dated March 22, 1667
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36

Deed
1792
1 Page
James White paid Henry Hudson 3 pounds in exchange for "one equal half of a certain tract of land" located in lot 22 in the great north division. Dated December 8, 1792
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Prepared by James Daley  
MSLIS, Archivist  
October 12, 2012