...Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part in consideration of six thousand dollars to them paid doth grant and convey to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all that certain piece or parcel of land situate in the town of Conesus in the County of Livingston and State of New York Known and distinguished as Lot number (21) twenty one in township number eight in the sixth range of township containing one hundred and twenty three acres and seventy hundreds of an acre as surveyed by George Mathewson be the same more or less and the said Alonzo and Silas E. Richmond do covenant with the said Ezra W. Clark as follows 1st that they were lawfully seized of the said premises 2 That they have good rights to convey the same 2rd That the same is free from incumbrances 4th That they will Warrant and Defend the title to the same against all lawful claims.
Witness our hands and seals the day and year first above written.
In the presence of Numan M. Acker
Peter Clark, Justice of the Peace
In 1844 Elijah Richmond, father of Alonzo and Silas E. Richmond, paid the taxes on Lot #21; by 1847 Silas Richmond paid the taxes on Lot #21. In 1850 Alonzo was listed as a taxpayer of record for Lot #21.