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STATE OF NEW JERSEY,
AT A SESSION BEGUN AT TRENTON, ON THE TWENTY-
STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
AN ACT to authorize James Bird and Aaron Vansyckle, junior, exeeuton of Joseph Bird senior, deceased, to convey to John P. Yawger certain' lands therein mentioned.
Whereas it is represented, that Joseph Bird, senior, late of the township of Bethlehem, in the county of Hunterdon, do- Preamble, ceased, in his lifetime, by article of agreement, under his% hand and seal, bearing date the sixteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty, did agree to sell and convey to John P. Yawger, of the township of Lebanon, in said county, a certain tract of land, whereon Robert T. Bird then lived, adjoining lands of Joseph Ramsey, Timothy Porter, deceased, and Benjamin Low and others, conveyed by Harman Ditts and Christian his wife, to the said Joseph Bird, by deed, bearing date the thirty-first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventeen, supposed to contain one hundred and fifty-one acres, more or less; and a certain lot of land adjoining said place and lands of Peter Huffman, supposed to contain twenty-four acres, three roods, and nineteen perches, conveyed by John Ditts and wife to the said Joseph Bird, by deed, bearing date the third day of May, eighteen hundred and sixteen, for the consideration of three thousand dollars, to be paid in six equal payments, of five hundred dollars each; the first thereof, to be paid on the first day of April, eighteen hundred and thirtyone; the second, on the first day of May, eighteen hundred aid thirty-two; and the others annually, thereafter: that the said John P. Yawger, in pursuance of said agreement, took possession of said premises, and paid the two first payments r hereon, and that the said Joseph Bird hath departed this life, without having executed a deed for said premises, having made tjid published his last will and testament in writ