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Re: Gradenigo/Chevis
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William Chevis To Chacere peres
Mortage of Land¬
Recorded 29th September 1836

Know all men by these presents that William Chavas free man of Colour of theState of Louisiana and Parish of [St.] Landry acknowledges himself indebted toMssrs. [sp?] Chacheres freres in the sum of eight seven dollars which sum hepromises & Obliges himself his heirs to pay to them or order on the first dayof May next with interest thereon from this day until payment at the rate often per Cent per an[n]um. And to secure the payment of the aforesaid sum ofmoney and the Interest which may accrue thereon he the said William Chaves hashypothicated and mortgaged and does hereby for himself his heirs andhypothicate & mortgages to the said Chachere's freres their heirs or assigns acertain tract or parcel of land situated in the aforesaid Parish and lying inthe Prairie adjacent to Mallet's woods & being one half of the South Eastquarter of Section No. 3 in Township No. 6 South of Range No. 2 East, andbounded on the North by land of Augustin Mallet, on the South by MichelLacasse fils on the East by Margarett Provoux and on the West by PelagiePierre Auguste, containing about eighty superficial acres, and being the Samewhich the said William Chevis this day acquired by purchased from ValeryPierre Auguste. The Mortgagees dispinses [sic] with the certificate requiredby the 3328th Article of the Louisiana Code. In Testimony whereof the partieshave hereunto Signed, the said William Cheves by making his mark not knowinghow to write in presence of Benoist Debaillon & Caleb Green Jr. competentwitnesses and before George King Parish Judge & ex-officio Notary Public inand for the aforesaid parish of St. Landry this twenty ninth day of Septemberin the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty six. William x Cheves(seal) Chacheres freres Witness Bt. Debaillon Caleb Green Jr. Geo. KingP. Judge*****

Valerie P. Auguste [f.m.c.]
To Chevis [f.m.c.]
Sale of Land

Recorded September 29th 1836
This deed of Sale made this twenty nineth [sic] day of September one thousandeight hundred & thirty six between Valery Pierre Auguste f.m.c. of thisS[t]ate of Louisana and Parish of St. Landry of the one part and WilliamChevis f.m.c. of the same State and Parish of the other part Witnesseth, thatfor & in consideration of the price and sum of one¬ [Page 51]hundred dollars Cash in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged ,the said Valery has bargained and sold and does by this act grant bargain sellalien convey set over and deliver to the said Chevis a certain tract of landbeing one half of the South East quarter of section No. 13 in Township No. 6,South of Range No. 2 East, & bounded on the north by land of Augustin Malletton the South by Michel Lacasse fils, on the East by Margueritte Provost & onthe West by Pelagie Pierre Auguste , containing about eighty superficialacres. To have and To hold the said tract of Land to him the said WilliamChevis his heirs & assigns forever, and the title to the said tract of landwith its privileges and appurtenances to him the said Chevis his heirs &c.free from the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever, the said Valery PierreAuguste does hereby warrant & will forever defend. The certificate requiredby the 3328th Article of the Louisiana Code and by all other laws of thisState relation [sic] to mortgages is dispensed with [by] the purchaser. Intestimony of all which the said parties have hereunto signed by making theirOrdinary mark not knowing how to write, at Opelousas in presence of CalebGreen Jr. & Benoit Debaillon competent witnesses and before George King ParishJudge in & for the aforesaid Parish of St. Landry the day and Year abovewritten. Valery Pierre x Auguste (seal) William x Chevis (seal) Witness¬ Caleb Green Jr. Bt. Debaillon Geo. King P. Judge

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