1842 WISCONSIN TERRITORY Madison-Bayside-Grafton WI CRAMER-BRISBIN Land Deed For Sale
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1842 WISCONSIN TERRITORY Madison-Bayside-Grafton WI CRAMER-BRISBIN Land Deed:
Original partially-printed quitclaim deed John & Hannah Cramer (Waterford, NY,) Eliphalet & Electra Cramer (Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory,) and James C. Brisbin (Saratoga, NY,) for three parcels of land from the Milwaukee Land District, Wisconsin Territory: 1) The W1/2 of Section 31 Township 7N Range 9E (covering the area from present day Schroeder Rd/Whitney Way [Gilbert Rd], to Raymond Rd/Cameron Dr [White Oaks Ln], Greentree/Meadowood neighborhood, Madison, WI; 2) NW 1/4 of Section 4 Township 8N Range 22E (comprising the northern portion of present-day Bayside, Milwaukee County, WI); and 3) the SE1/4 of Section 19 Township 10N Range 22E (located north of Falls Rd, between Cheyenne Ave & Port Washington Rd, present-day Grafton, WI), dated January 15, 1842 (executed 6 years prior to Wisconsin Statehood, May 29, 1848). One page, 16” X 10 1/4”, signed by John & Hannah Cramer (with proxy signatures by Eliphalet & Electa Cramer by John Cramer), (John Close) Cramer. & (Edward Fitch) Bullard, witnesses.
John Cramer (1779-1870,) a United States Representative from New York. He was born in Waterford. He attended the rural schools and was graduated from Union College in 1801. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Waterford. He was a presidential elector on the ticket of Thomas Jefferson and George Clinton in 1804. Cramer was appointed a master in chancery in 1805, and served as a member of the New York State Assembly in 1806 and 1811. He served in the New York State Senate, and was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1821. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1837). He served again as a member of the State assembly in 1842.
Eliphalet Cramer (1813-1872,) Pioneer of Milwaukee WI. Son of John Cramer, graduated from law school in 1831, moved to Milwaukee in 1837 where he was admitted to the bar and made his permanent residence. For many years was President of State Bank of Wisconsin. The Epiphalet Cramer Building, built in 1861, still stands on Water St between Michigan & Clybourn, Milwaukee.
IN NEAR FINE CONDITION! Has a few clean separations along folds, archivally-closed on the verso. We unconditionally warrant, without time limit, the authenticity of this 1842 Wisconsin Territory deed. We have been dealing in historical newspapers and fine documents since 1974 DBA "Historical Newspapers and Journals". 10 day return privilege. Item will be carefully protected in flat cardboard packaging. Buyer pays Priority Post. Illinois residents add 10.25% sales tax.