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William Chevis and Valerie Pierre-Auguste
In Response To: Re: Meuillon ()

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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 the
State of Louisiana and Parish of [St.] Landry acknowledges himself indebted to
Mssrs. [sp?] Chacheres freres in the sum of eight seven dollars which sum he
promises & Obliges himself his heirs to pay to them or order on the first day
of May next with interest thereon from this day until payment at the rate of
ten per Cent per an[n]um. And to secure the payment of the aforesaid sum of
money and the Interest which may accrue thereon he the said William Chaves has
hypothicated and mortgaged and does hereby for himself his heirs and
hypothicate & mortgages to the said Chachere's freres their heirs or assigns a
certain tract or parcel of land situated in the aforesaid Parish and lying in
the Prairie adjacent to Mallet's woods & being one half of the South East
quarter of Section No. 3 in Township No. 6 South of Range No. 2 East, and
bounded on the North by land of Augustin Mallet, on the South by Michel
Lacasse fils on the East by Margarett Provoux and on the West by Pelagie
Pierre Auguste, containing about eighty superficial acres, and being the Same
which the said William Chevis this day acquired by purchased from Valery
Pierre Auguste. The Mortgagees dispinses [sic] with the certificate required
by the 3328th Article of the Louisiana Code. In Testimony whereof the parties
have hereunto Signed, the said William Cheves by making his mark not knowing
how to write in presence of Benoist Debaillon & Caleb Green Jr. competent
witnesses and before George King Parish Judge & ex-officio Notary Public in
and for the aforesaid parish of St. Landry this twenty ninth day of September
in the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty six. William x Cheves
(seal) Chacheres freres Witness Bt. Debaillon Caleb Green Jr. Geo. King
P. 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 thousand
eight hundred & thirty six between Valery Pierre Auguste f.m.c. of this
S[t]ate of Louisana and Parish of St. Landry of the one part and William
Chevis f.m.c. of the same State and Parish of the other part Witnesseth, that
for & in consideration of the price and sum of one

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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 sell
alien convey set over and deliver to the said Chevis a certain tract of land
being 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 Mallett
on the South by Michel Lacasse fils, on the East by Margueritte Provost & on
the West by Pelagie Pierre Auguste , containing about eighty superficial
acres. To have and To hold the said tract of Land to him the said William
Chevis his heirs & assigns forever, and the title to the said tract of land
with its privileges and appurtenances to him the said Chevis his heirs &c.
free from the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever, the said Valery Pierre
Auguste does hereby warrant & will forever defend. The certificate required
by the 3328th Article of the Louisiana Code and by all other laws of this
State relation [sic] to mortgages is dispensed with [by] the purchaser. In
testimony of all which the said parties have hereunto signed by making their
Ordinary mark not knowing how to write, at Opelousas in presence of Caleb
Green Jr. & Benoit Debaillon competent witnesses and before George King Parish
Judge in & for the aforesaid Parish of St. Landry the day and Year above
written. Valery Pierre x Auguste (seal) William x Chevis (seal) Witness
Caleb Green Jr. Bt. Debaillon Geo. King P. Judge

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