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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleMC 31 Legal System/ Legal DocumentsCreator
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Printed notice dated June 17, 1876, a list of Creditors of Stowell Brothers,hardware and stove merchants of Elmira, N.Y. and the amount owed each creditor. Due to "circumstances" they each agree to accept twenty-fivr cents on the dollar.DocumentA0901
Abstract of Title, original conveyance: John Dunn & Wife to John Davis,recorded April 11, 1805."Conveys 150 acres,fully described being the 'Clinton Patent', situate in the westerly part of the City of Elmira(Water Street). Last entry is dated February 6, 1920, Boyd McDowell and Carrie Pitkin McDowell, his wife to Arthur W. Booth and Jeannette Van Cleef Booth, his wife.Abstract of TitleA0902
Mortgage, dated March 29, 1899, Sarah A. Kelly of Elmira to Jennie Moroney & Ella Moroney,of the same place, consideration: $1100.00,property: an "undivided" one fourth interest in Lots 1 & 2, S.E. corner E. Washington Avenue & Lake Street.DocumentA1001
"Bond" Sarah A. Kelly to Jennie Moroney, dated March 29, 1899, due March 29, 1904, amount: $1100.00DocumentA1002
First entry: Eli S. Hubbell & Helen M., his wife to Thomas Moroney, recorded April 14, 1868, property: Lots 1 and 2, at E. Washington and Lake Street, City of Elmira.Last entry dated August 23 1902, Sarah A. Kelly to Jennie Jerome & Ella Jerome.Absract of Title(Copy)A1003
Printed document:"Bond": michael Kelly and Sarah Moroney Kelly to The Elmira Building Company, dated August 5, 1903, consideration: $936.08(Bond), owing: $468.04.Property being mortgaged not specified.DocumentA1004
Mortgage, James C. Moroney to Carrie E. Chapman,recorded June 2, 1886, consideration: $223.51, property: Lot # one, City of Elmira,and one fifth of Lot # two as well.MortgageA1004
Mortgage: Michael Kelly and Sarah Moroney Kelly, Husband and Wife to The Chemung Valley Mutual Loan Association,recorded August 7, 1903, consideration: $1800.00, property: Lake and Washington, City of Elmira.MortgageA 1005
Mortgage: Michael Kelly and Sarah Maroney(sic) Kelly to The Elmira Building Company, dated August 5, 1903, consideration: $468.04,property: Ciy of Elmira, Washington and Lake. This mortgage is "second and subsequent" to a mtg. made by the "parties of the first part" to The Chemung Valley Mutual Loan AssociationMortgageA1005
Deed, Daniel D. & Alice D. Moore to Sarah Kelly, recorded March 11, 1924, property: known as Lot 102 on a map or plot of Park View with building specs and restrictions, consideration: one dollar or more.DeedA1006
Warranty Deed: The Elmira Building Company to Michael & Sarah Maroney(sic)Kelly, Husband and Wife,recorded August 7, 1903, property: Washington & Lake, City of Elmira, consideration:one dollar.DeedA1007
"Land Contract": The Elmira Building Co., with Michael Kelly & Sarah M. Kelly, his wife, dated Sept. 2, 1902, amount: $2521.40, property at Washington and Lake, City of Elmira,new construction with price regarding plumbing and heating for same.Land ContractA1008
Copy of mortgage, Sarah A. Kelly to Jennie Moroney, recorded September 21, 1900,only one page; no property location or consideration given.DocumentA1010
Mortgage: Ernest M. & Ada B. Belknap, Husband & Wife.Township of Wells, Bradford Co., Pa. to Susie E. Brabrook of Elmira, recorded August 28, 1917,consideration: $600.00, property: a lot 61 feet by 156 feet deep, to a 16 foot alley,, situated on the east side of Maxwell Avenue,(Lot 6, block 6) now known as Lackawanna Avenue.MortgageA1101
"Deed": Blanche A. Belknap to Ida Dandrea, recorded October 14, 1948, consideration: one dollar, property: commonly known as 1218 Lackawanna Avenue, Elmira, New York.DeedA1102
"Deed": Ethel L. G. Payne to John B. Kent, recorded April 11, 1916, consideration: one dollar, property: Lot 6, Block 6, City of Elmira, east side of Maxwell Avenue, 61' by 156' to a 16' alley, DeedA1103
"Deed": Blanche Belknap(formerly Blanche Belknap Holmes) to Mabel B. Belknap, recorded January 4, 1935, consideration: one dollar, property: Lot 6 Block 6, City of Elmira, east side of Maxwell Avenue(now known as Lackawanna Avenue), being 61' wide by 156' deep to a 16' alley.DeedA1104
"Bond", Ernest M.& Ada B. Belknap to Susie E. Brabrook, dated February 27, 1918, amount: $200.00, property: Lot 6 Block 6, east side of Maxwell Avenue(now known as Lackawanna Avenue), lot 61' by 156' to a 16' alley.BondA1105
"Deed": Mabel B. Belknap to Blanche Belknap, recorded October 7, 1939, consideration: one dollar, property known as 1218 Lackawanna Avenue, Elmira, New York.DeedA1106
Bill from Atty. Sheldon Roe for $12.00,"extending Blanche Belknap Search", dated September 14, 1948,to Thomas Bowlby,Clerk of Chemung County.BillA1107
"Deed": Ernest M. Belknap and Frances Belknap, His Wife to Blanche Belknap Holmes, recorded June 29, 1926, consideration:$2400(paid), property: Lot 6 Block 6, City of Elmira, situate on the east side of Maxwell Avenue(now known as Lackawanna Avenue) being 61' by 156' to a 16' alleyDeedA1108
"Land Contract" between Ernest M. & Frances E. Belknap and Albert F. & Julia E. Higgins, dated June 21, 1926, consideration: $2800.00 with $400 down,"with interest payable at $20 per month", property known as 1218 Lackawanna Avenue, Elmira, N.Y.Land ContractA1109
"Bond": Ernest M. & Ada B. Belknap to Susie E. Brabrook, $1200 bond, $600 payable, dated August 28, 1917, due one year, interest 6%BondA1110
"Deed": Ellen Kent to John H. & Ida M. Combs, recorded May 11, 1906, consideration: one dollar, property:Lot 6 Block 6, City of Elmira, situate on the east side of Maxwell Avenue, now known as Lackawanna Avenue.DeedA1111
"Deed", John H. & Ida M. Commbs to Ernest M. & Ada B. Belknap, recorded June 26, 1917, consideration: one dollar,property: Lot 6 Block 6, City of Elmira, situate on the east side of Maxwell Avenue, now known as Lackawanna Avenue.DeedA1111
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