Deed Book 135, p657
5 Feb 1816
William Reeves of the City of Baltimore in Baltimore County and State of Maryland Master Mariner of the one part and Thorndick Chase and John Snyder both of the City of Baltimore aforesaid Merchants of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Reeves for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars lawful money of the United States to him in hand paid by the said Thorndick Chase and John Snyder at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained sold assigned transferred and set over and by these presents doth bargain sell assign transfer and set over unto the said Thorndick Chase and John Snyder their executors administrators and assigns all that piece or parcel of ground situate and lying in that part of the City of Baltimore aforesaid called Fells Point and distinguished on a plot thereof by the number 162 [one hundred and sixty two] which is contained within the metes and bounds courses and distances following that is to say Beginning for the same piece or parcel at the north East corner of Fleet Street and Starr Alley and running thence north bounding on Starr Alley sixty feet thence East parallel with Fleet Street twenty feet thence south parallel with Starr Alley to Fleet Street and thence West bounding on Fleet Street to the place of Beginning it being the same piece or parcel of ground which by Indenture bearing date the twelfth day of November one thousand eight hundred and fourteen and recorded among the Land Records of the County aforesaid in Liber W G No 130 folio 143 &C was mortgaged by the said William Reeves to the said parties hereto of the second part for securing to them the payment of three hundred dollars with legal Interest thereon from the day of the date of that Indenture and which said sum and the Interest thereof are owing upon the said security. Together with all and singular the buildings upon the said piece or parcel of ground erected made or being and all and every the rights liberties privileges appurtenances and advantages to the same piece or parcel of ground belonging or in any wise appertaining and also all the estate right title Interest term of years yet to come and unexpired equity of redemption property claim and demand whatsoever both in Law and equity of the said William Reeves of in unto and out of the same To have and to hold the piece or parcel of ground and premises above described and hereby assigned and transferred or meant mentioned or intended hereby so to be with the appurtenances unto the said Thorndick Chase and John Snyder their executors administrators and assigns to the only proper use and behoof of the said Thorndick Chase and John Snyder their executors administrators and assigns henceforth for and during all the rest residue and remainder of the term of years yet to come and unexpired therein by virtue of the Original lease thereof with the benefit of renewal of said lease and term from time to time forever under and subject nevertheless to the payment of the yearly rent of fifteen dollars to such person or persons as shall or may be legally entitled to receive the same Provided always and these presents are upon this condition that if the said William Reeves his heirs executors or administrators do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Thorndick Chase and John Snyder their executors administrators or assigns the aforesaid sum of two hundred dollars with legal Interest thereon from the nineteenth day of January 1816 and also the aforesaid sum of three hundred dollars with Interest there on from the aforesaid twelfth day of November one thousand eight hundred and fourteen and that on or before the twelfth day of May next ensuing the day of the date of these presents then and in those events this Indenture and every clause matter and thing herein contained and also the deed of Mortgage above referred to and every matter and thing therein contained shall cease determine and be absolutely void any thing herein before contained or any thing contained in the Mortgage above referred to to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding In Testimony Whereof the said William Reeves hath hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal on the day and year first above written.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of)Wm Reeves (Seal)
Matthew Bennet Nathl Knight ) State of Maryland Baltimore County Be it Remembered that on this fifth day of February in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixteen before the subscribers two Justices of the Peace of the State of Maryland in and for the county aforesaid personally appears William Reeves the party of the first part named in the foregoing Indenture of Mortgage or Instrument of Writing and doth acknowledge the same to be his act and deed In Testimony Whereof we hereunto subscribe our names on the day and year aforesaid Matthew Bennet Nathl Knight