Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Registry Office Records (RS86)
Charlotte County, Books A & B, 1784 – 1802, microfilm F5179
Book B, p. 733

(1027) John Goss to Peter Goss

Know all men by these presents that we John Goss of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Charlotte and Province of New Brunswick yeoman, and Hannah my wife for and in consideration of the sum of forty pounds lawful money of New Brunswick to us in hand paid by Peter Goss late of Newfoundland shipwright the receipt whereof we hereby acknowledge, have granted, bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Peter Goss his Heirs and Assigns one hundred acres of land on the Eastern side of the River Magaguadavic in the Parish of Saint George aforesaid and adjoining to a lot of land lately granted to James Neal. To Have and To Hold the said lot of land with each and every of the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said Peter Goss his Heirs and Assigns and unto his and their only proper and absolute use benefit and behoof forever, and we do for ourselves our Heirs Executors and Administrators and every of them hereby covenant to and with the said Peter Goss his Heirs and Assigns that we are seized of the premises as a good indefeasible Estate of inheritance in fee simple, free of and from all manner of incumbrances whatsover and that we have good right, full power and lawful authority to grant bargain and sell the same in manner and form as herein before written.

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of

                                                                              John Goss (L.S.)
                                                                              Hannah Goss (L.S.)

County of Charlotte S.S.  Be it remembered that on the fourth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two personally appeared before me one of His Majesty’s Justices of the Peace in and for the County of Charlotte aforesaid, John Goss and Hannah Goss his wife the grantors within named and acknowledged the foregoing Instrument of Writing as their voluntary Act and Deed to and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned – and the said Hannah being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband declared that she executed the same freely and voluntarily without any threat fear or compulsion from him.

                                                                               Hugh MacKay J.P.

Saint Andrews       Registered the 10th Feby 1802.
Charlotte County                                                     Dond. McDonald Regr.