Be it remembered that on the forth day of May one thousand seven hundred and ninety two Personally appeared before me John Younglove one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleased in and for the County of Washington, the within named Garret Van Hoosen who acknowledged that he executed the Within Instrument on his Voluntary act and Decd for the Purpose therein mentioned
John Younglove Know all men by these presents. that I, Garret Van Hoosen late a soldier in the second regiment raised in the state of New York common [undecipherable] by Colonel Philip Van Courtland Loving engaged and Continued in the service of the United States untill discharged, for and in Consideration of the sum of Thirty Six pounds [undecipherable] money of the state of New York to me in hand paid [undecipherable] by Ebinezer Farnham of Shatsburg in the country of Bennington and state of Vermont at or before the [undecipherable] delivery hereof, the [undecipherable, undecipherable] of is hereby acknowledged and there with am fully contented, satisfyed, and paid, have granted, bargained, sold, [undecipherable], transferred, and set over, all my estate, right, title, interest, claim, and demand, in and to all the [undecipherable] of [undecipherable] to be granted to me[undecipherable] to a resolution of the Honorable the congress of the united states, and also [undecipherable]to and act of the honorable the Legislature of the State of NewYork, to have and to hold the said estate, claim, and demand of the said proportions [undecipherable], to the granted as aforsaid to the said Ebeneasor Farnham his heir and assigns, to the only [undecipherable] use and behalf of the said Ebeneasor Farnham his heir and assigns for ever: and I [undecipherable] hereby consign and appoint Ebeansor Farnham my [undecipherable] and Lawful attorney and Robert TronsSraf - of the City and County of New York and the survivor of them, my human and lawful attornies, hereby authorizing and empowering them, and the survivor of them, to appear before the commissioners of the land office, or other lessors whomever, and exhibition in my name, [undecipherable] for the said proportions of land, and to ?, require, and receive grants or patents of the said [undecipherable]==lion of land, and at the proper costs and charges of the said Ebeasor Far=nham therefor by good and sufficient decor and conveyanss in the law to the made and executed by my said attornies, or the survivor of them, in my name, to grant, release, and convey the said propertions of Land aforesaid, for the concrderation herein before mentioned, to the said Ebenesor Farnham to have and to hold to this and Ebeneasor Farnham his heirs and assigns, to the only proper use and befoof of the said Ebenesor Farnham his heirs and assigns forever and to do and perform all and every[undecipherable] acts and things nefnary for the requeriting and receving of the said grantsof the said authorities of[[undecipherable], and for Conveying and releasing the same to the said Ebeneason Farnham as might ot could be requiredof[undecipherable] if personally present, or if the same required more special authoily than isthereing set forth, and I do hereby covenent to and with the said Ebenesor Farnh==am that I, or any person on my behalf, have not, or any [undecipherable] my said Discharge, except to the said Ebenesor Farnham [undecipherable], asigned transfered, conv==eyed, or disposed ofmy estate, interest, claims or Demands, of or in the said proportions of lands herein before mentioned, to any person or persons whomsoever, and that I, or any person on my behalf, have not, at any time live my said discharge, except to the said Ebenesor Farnham Given power to, or authorized in any manner whats==oever, any person or persons to lay claim to, or demand, or receive grants for the said portions of lands, or to convey and release the same to any person or persons whomsoever: and I do further hereby declare this letteror attorney to be irrevocable, [undecipherable] in witness whereof I have [undecipherable] to set my hand seal this twenty third day of May 1792 -
Signed Sealed and Delivered Garrot Van Hoosen
in presents of
Joseph Mills [undecipherable].