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This is the second deed I found via the Deed Index on the York County [PA] Archives website, I transcribed the first here, and discussed it here. Now to make an attempt at the second deed. This deed concerns the same lots George Myrise rented from Mathias and Mary Baker, and is dated 1789, so now I know that George had possession of these two lots for a little over 3 years.

You can see it here in PDF: Deed Book 2F page 213/214

George Myrice
& John Arlsberger

George Myrise To all People to whom these presents Shall come Sendeth Greeting. Whereas Mathias Baker and Mary his Wife by Indenture under their hands & Seals and for the Consideration and under the Reservations and ground rents therein mentioned and Reserved bearing date the twenty Second Day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and eighty five did grant, bargain Sell Convey & Confirm unto the aforesaid George Myrise Farmer of Germany Township and County of York and to his Heirs and Assigns forever, the following parcel or two Lots of ground in the Town of Petersburg lying and being Situate on the South Side of the Main Street Called King Street, Bounded on the North by the Street aforesaid on the East by a Lot of ground of Nicholas Onstats [?] on the South by a twenty feet alley & on the West by a sixteen feet alley and known on the general plan of the Said Town by the Numbers Seventy five and Seventy Six Containing in front on the Street aforesaid Sixty Six feet and in length or debth two hundred and Sixty four feet [*] as in & by the Deed aforesaid Recorded [*] will fully appear. Now Know Ye that I the aforesaid George Myrise for in Consideration of the Sum of Seventeen pounds gold or Silver now Lawfull money of Pennsylvania to me
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in hand paid by John Arlsberger of the Town aforesaid before the [unsealing?] hereof the receipt of which I hereby acknowledge [*] Hath granted bargined & Sold and by these presents Do grant bargin Sell release and Confirm unto the Said John Arlsberger his Heirs and Assigns, the two Lots of ground and premises aforesaid as the Same is above dicribed Bounded and Numbred & Containg in breadth & length as aforesaid. Together with the Houses, Out Houses & buildings thereon made & erected, fences, Gardens, Trees, Waters, Ways, Heriditaments and appurtenances in any wise belonging or appurtening reversions remainders, Rents, Isshues and profits thereof As also of the Estate right, Title, Interest Claim and demand of me the said George Myrise of in or to the Lots of ground aforesaid and premises with the appurtenances with the Deed before recited And to all other the Title papers touching the same in my Hands or Custody. To have and to hold the two Lots of ground and premises aforesaid with the appurtenances unto the said John Arlsberger his Heirs and Assigns, To the only proper use benefit and behoof of him his Heirs and Assigns forever, Subject to the payment of the ground rents hereafter to become due & to be paid therefor but Clear and free & Clearly and freely discharged of all other Incumbrances else whatever[.] And I the said George Myrise for myself and my Heirs Do Covenant and grant to and with the said John Arlsberger his Heirs and Assigns that I or they Shall & will forever Warrant and defend the Said two Lots of ground and appurtenances unto the said John Arlsberger his Heirs and Assigns from & against me them or any of them[.] In Witness whereof I the said George Myrise have hereunto Set my Hand & Seal the fifth Day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & eighty nine[.]
{George Myrise} seal

Sealed & Delivered in our presence
{Philip Sholl, Jacob Parr[?]}

Received before the above date of John Arlsberger the Sum of Seventeen pounds in full the Concideration Sum above mentioned to be paid by him to me  & Rec’d as Per me
{George Myrise} seal
Witness present at Signing Philip Sholl Jacob Parr
York County [?] Before me Rob’t McIlhinny Esq one of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas for {seal} said County, Came George Myrise and acknowledged the foregoing Instrument of Writing As & for his Act & Deed to the Intent the Same be entered on Record as Such according to Law. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the fifth Day of January 1789
{R McIlhinny}
A true Copy taken from & Compared with the Original at York the Ninth Day of November A. Dom. 1789
{J Barnitz} Recorder

The signature of George Myrise in January 1789. The script has been likened to Suetterlin Script.

Is this the signature of George Myrise in 1789? Note the difference in writing between the Recorder’s “George Myrice” and the Signature. The script has been likened to Suetterlin Script. My thanks to Cathy Meder-Dempsey for pointing that out!

http://www.suetterlinschrift.de/Englisch/Sutterlin.htm

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