The Oglethorpe Hotel Deed Records
Compiled & Transcribed by June (Lott) Nevar

 

Glynn County Georgia Deed Book N pages 607, 608, 609, 610; 13 April 1868

            This Indenture made the thirteenth day of April in the year One thousand Eight hundred and Sixty Eight between the corporation of the Proprietors of the City of Brunswick.  A Corporation duly organized under the laws of the State of Georgia of the first part and Alfred C. Past of the City, County and State of New York of the second part.  Witnesseth this the party of the first part for and in consideration of the Sum of Three hundred and Seventy four dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said party of the Second part at and before the Sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged has granted, bargained, sold, and conveyed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the Said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns all those certain parcels or lots of land situate lying and being in the Old town of Brunswick, County of Glynn, State of Georgia, being known and numbered on Baldwin's map of Brunswick 1807, lots numbers Sixty six (66) and Sixty Seven (67).
            To have and to hold all and Singular the above mentioned and described premises unto the said party of the second part, his heir and assigns together with all the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances or thereunto in any manner belonging to him and for his own and proper use, benefit, and behalf forever in fee simple and the said party of the first part, its successors and assigns the said bargained premises unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns will warrant and forever defend the right and title thereof against himself and against the claims of other persons.  In witness whereof the said party of the first part has caused its Corporate Seal to be hereunto affixed and these presents to be signed by its President and Secretary the day and year first above written.

Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of
Austin Stevens
Jeremiah Milbank, President of The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick

As to Geo. W. Able
Jas. Milbank
Geo. W. Able, Secretary of the Proprietors of the City of Brunswick
As to J. Milbank

 

State of New York }
City and County of New York }

            Be it remembered that on the thirteenth day of April 1886 before Mr. Joseph B.F. Grady, a commissioner in the City of New York duly commissioned and qualified by the Executor authority and under the law of the State of Georgia to take acknowledgements of Deed + to be used on record therein personally appeared Jeremiah Milbank the President of the Proprietors of the City of the Brunswick and Geo. W. Able, the Secretary of the same company to me respectively known who being by me duly sworn did depose and say that they reside in the City, County and State of New York, that he the said Jeremiah Milbank is the President and he the said Geo. W. Able is the Secretary of the Said Company that they know the Corporate Seal of the Said Company that the Seal affixed to he within Instrument is such Corporate Seal that it was so affixed by order of the Board of Directors of Said Company and that they generally signed their names thereto by the like order as President and Secretary thereof and the said Jeremiah Milbank and Geo. W. Able also generally acknowledged to me that they had executed the said Instrument freely and Voluntarily and as the act and deed of the said.  The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick and for the use and purpose mentioned.
            In witness whereof I have hereunto set my affixed seal this thirteenth day of April Eighteen hundred and sixty eight,

Jos. B.F. Grady A comm. of deeds for Georgia

Recorded this 4th day of May 1868 Edgar C.P. Dart Clerk

 

            This Indenture made the thirteenth day of April in the year One Thousand Eight hundred and Sixty Eight between the Corporation of the Proprietors of the City of Brunswick, a Corporation duly organized under the law of State of Georgia of the first part and Jeremiah Milbank of the second part.  Witnesseth that the party of the first part for and in Consideration of the sum of Eighteen hundred and fifty dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part and before the Sealing and delivery of these presents. the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged has granted, bargained, Sold and Conveyed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, Sell and Convey unto the said part of the second part his heirs and assigns all those certain parcels or lots of land situate lying and being in the Old Town of Brunswick, County of Glynn State of Georgia being known and numbered on Baldwin's map of Brunswick 1837 as lots number Seventy Eight (78) one hundred and fifty six (156) two hundred and thirteen (213) two hundred and twenty four (224) also all the certain parcels or lots of land Situated lying and being in the New Town of Brunswick County of Glynn State of Georgia being known and numbered on Baldwin's of Brunswick 1837 as lots Number Sixty Six (66) Sixty Seven (67) Sixty Eight (68) Sixty Nine (69) Seventy (70) Seventy One (71) One hundred and twenty two (122) One hundred and twenty three (123) One hundred and twenty four.  To have and hold all the above mentioned and described premises unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances there unto in any manner belonging to him and for his own proper use, benefit and behoof forever in fee Simple.  And the said party of the first part its Successors and assigns the said bargained premises unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns will warrant and forever defend the rights and title thereof against itself and against the Claims of all other persons.  In witness whereof the said party of the first part has caused its Corporate Seal to be hereunto affixed and the presents to be signed by its President and Secretary day and year first above written.

Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of
Witness to Signature of Geo. W. Able, Austin Sterns
Joseph Milbank President of the proprietors of the City of Brunswick
Witness to Signature of Jeremiah Milbank, Jas. Milbank
Geo. W. Able Secretary of the Proprietors of the City of Brunswick.

 

State of New York }
City and County of New York }

            Be it remembered That on the thirteenth day of April 1868 before me, Joseph B.F. Grady, a Commissioner resident in the City of New York duly commissioned and qualified by the Executive authority and under the laws of the State of Georgia to take acknowledgements of Deeds to be used on record therein, personally appeared Jeremiah Milbank, the President of the Corporation of the Proprietors “the City of Brunswick” And Geo. W. Able, the Secretary of the Same Company to me respectively known who bring me duly sworn did depose and say they reside in the City County and State of New York that he said Jeremiah Milbank is the President and he said Geo. W. Able is the Secretary of the Said Company that they know the Corporate Seal of the Said Company that the Seal affixed to the within Instrument in such corporate Seal that it was so affixed by order of the Board of Directors of said Company and that they generally signed their names thereto by the like order as President and Secretary thereof and the said Jeremiah Milbank and Geo. W. Able also generally acknowledged to me that they had executed the said Instrument freely and Voluntarily and as the act and deed of the said The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick and for the use and purpose therein mentioned.
            In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my official Seal this thirteenth day of April Eighteen hundred and Sixty Eight.

Jos. B.F. Grady
A Comm of deed for Georgia
Recorded 4th May 1868 Edgar C.P. Dart Clerk

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House Deed Book N pages 642 & 643

            This Indenture made the twenty ninth day of July in the year One Thousand Eight hundred and sixty eight between the Corporation of “The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick”, a Corporation duly organized under the laws of the State of Georgia of the first part and Jeremiah Milbank of the second part, Witnesseth the parties of the first part for and in Consideration of the sum of twenty two hundred and Seventy five dollars lawful money of the United States of America there in hand by its said party of the second part on and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged has granted bargained sold and conveyed and does by these presents grant bargain sell and convey unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all these certain parcels or lots of land situate lying and being in the City of Brunswick (Old Town) County of Glynn State of Georgia being known and numbered on Baldwin's map of Brunswick 1837 as water lot number twenty (20) and town lots number one hundred and seventy five (175) one hundred and seventy six (176) Forty five (45) Sixty eight (68) two hundred and thirty (230) two hundred and eighty (280) and two hundred and eighty one (281).  To have and hold all and singular the above mentioned and described premises unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns together with all and singular the tenements hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto in any manner belonging to him with his own proper use benefit and behoof forever in fee simple and be the said party of the first part the said bargained premises unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns its successors and assigns will warrant and forever defend the right and title thereof against its self and against the claims of all other persons.
            In witness whereof the said party of the first part has caused its Corporate seal to be herewith affixed and there presents to be signed by it President and Secretary the day and year first above written.

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Jeremiah Milbank Prest of The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick
Geo. W. Able Secretary of The Proprietors of The City of Brunswick
Jos. B.F. Grady as to Jeremiah Milbank, Austin Stevens and Geo. W. Able

 

State of New York }
City and County of New York }

            Be it Remembered that on this the twenty ninth day of July 1868 before Mr. Joseph B.F. Grady a Commissioner resident in the City of New York duly Commissioned and qualified by the executive authority and under the laws of the State of Georgia to take acknowledgements of Deeds to be used on records therein personally appeared Jeremiah Milbank the President of the Corporation of “The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick”, and Geo. W. Able the secretary of the same company to me respectively known who being by me duly sworn did dispose and say that they reside in the City County and State of New York that he said Jeremiah is the President and he said Geo. W. Able is the secretary of the said Company:  That they know the Corporate seal of the said Company that the seal affixed to the within Instrument is such Corporate seal: that it was so affixed by the Board of Directors of said Company and that they seminally signed their names thereto by the like order as President and Secretary thereof; and the said Jeremiah Milbank and Geo. W. Able seminally acknowledged to me that they had executed the said Instrument freely and voluntarily and as the act and deed of the said “The Proprietors of the City of Brunswick” and for the use and purposes therein mentioned. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my official seal this twenty ninth day of July Eighteen hundred and sixty eight.

Jos. B.F. Grady
A Comm. of deeds for Georgia
Recorded 10th August 1868 Edgar C.P. Dart Clerk

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House Deed Book AA pages 225-226; 11 June 1886

            This Indenture made the eleventh day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty six, between Mrs. Elizabeth L. Milbank, the widow of, and Joseph Milbank, and Mrs. Elizabeth M. Anderson nee Milbank, the sole children of Jeremiah Milbank, late of the City, County and State of New York, deceased, and said widow and children, being the sole heirs at-law and legatees of said Jeremiah Milbank, deceased the parties of the first part, and the Oglethorpe Hotel Company of the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, the party of the second part.
            Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Five Dollars, lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid by the party of the second part, at or before the sealing and delivery of the presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have remised, released and quit claimed, and by these presents do remise, release and quit claim unto the said party of the second part, and to their heirs and assigns, forever, all the right, title and interest, claim and demand of said parties of the first part, in and to that certain tract, lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, known and described on the plan of said City of Brunswick, made by George R Baldwin A.D. 1837, as follows, which form a parallelogram and is bounded on the North by New Town lots, sixty nine (69), and by a projection of Alley, and New Town lot one hundred twenty five (125), on the East by A Street, and on the South by F Street, and on the West by W Street.  The property hereby intended to be conveyed, being known on plan of said City of Brunswick, made by George R. Baldwin, A.D. 1837, in New Town lots Nos. 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, being a total of fourteen lots (14) Lots.
            Together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto, belonging, or in anywise appertaining, and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, reissues and profits thereof.  And, also, all the estate, right, title, interest, property, possession, claim and demand whatsoever, as well in Law as in equity, of the said parties of the first part, of, in, or to the above described premises, and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances.  To have and to hold all and singular the above mentioned and described, together with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part, and assigns forever.
            In Witness Whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.

Sealed and delivered in the presence of
Elizabeth L. Milbank
Jos. Milbank
Elizabeth M. Anderson
G.B. Mead Jr.
Wm R. Rogers

 

State of New York }
City and County of New York }

            This is to certify that I, Jos. B.F. Grady, a duly qualified commissioner of deeds for the State of Georgia, in the City, County and State of New York, did see the above mentioned Elizabeth L. Milbank, Joseph Milbank and Elizabeth M. Anderson sign the above instrument of writing, and heard them acknowledge that they executed for the uses and purposes therein expressed and that the said G.B. Mead Jr. and Wm. J. Rogers did attest said instrument as subscribing witnesses, in the presence of Elizabeth L. Milbank, Joseph Milbank, Elizabeth M. Anderson, and of each other.
            In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal, this the Eleventh day of June 1886.

Jos. B.F. Grady A Commissioner for Georgia in New York

Recorded June 24th 1886 E.A. Nelson Clerk SCGC Ga.

 

Glynn County Georgia Deed Book AA pages 222, 223, 224; 11 June 1886

State of New York }
County of New York }

            This Indenture made and entered into on this the Eleventh day of June One thousand eight hundred and eighty six by and between Joseph Milbank of said State County and City, as the solo qualified Executor of the last will and testament of Jeremiah Milbank, late of said State County and City, deceased party of the first part, and The Oglethorpe Hotel Company, a Corporation duly created according to the Laws of Georgia, by the Supreme Court of Glynn County Georgia during the May Term 1886, and said corporation having its chief office and carrying on it’s business in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, party of the second part.
            Witnessth, That whereas the first day of June 1884, Jeremiah Milbank departed this life in the City, County, and State of New York leaving a last will and testament executed upon the thirty first day of May 1882, in which said Last Will and testament his wife Elizabeth L. Milbank, and his daughter, Elizabeth M. Anderson, were each named as Executrix, and his son Joseph Milbank was named as Executor, of his late will and testament.
            And whereas afterwards on the sixth day of June 1884, said last will and testament was duly admitted to probate in the Surrogate’s Court in the State, County and City of New York and said Joseph Milbank qualified then under as the Executor (the other two parties named as Executrix not qualifying, as such) the Original of said last will and testament so probated being filed and recorded in the Office of the Surrogate, of the County, and State of New York in book 3260 of Wills commencing on page 406.
            And whereas the said last will and testament contained and gave unto the Executor, or Executrix, who should qualify under said will, full power to sell and dispose of all the assets and property of said Estate at private sale, in the discretion of said Executor or Executrix for reinvestment.
            And whereas the said Jeremiah Milbank at and prior to his death was the true owner of the property hereinafter conveyed, and the party of the first part desires to sell and convey the same for the purpose of reinvesting the proceeds of said sale.
            Now, under and by virtue of the power and authority given to the said party of the first part by the said Last Will and testament and for and in consideration of the sum of Four Thousand dollars, lawful money of the United States of America to said party of the first part in hand paid at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, said party of the first part has granted, bargained, sold and conveyed, and by these presents, does grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said party of the second part, its successors and assigns forever, all the right, title, and interest of the said Jeremiah Milbank and of his said Estate, in and to those certain tracts and parcels of land, situated, lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, numbered and described on the plan of said City of Brunswick, made by George Baldwin in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and thirty seven, as New Town Lots number Sixty two (62), Sixty three (63), Sixty four (64), Sixty five (65), Sixty six (66), Sixty seven (67), Sixty eight (68), One hundred and eighteen (118), One hundred and nineteen (119), One hundred and twenty (120), One hundred and twenty one (121), One hundred and twenty two (122), One hundred and twenty three (123), and One hundred and twenty four (124), as well as the tract of land containing forty five (45) by One hundred and twenty feet (120) lying and being bounded on the North by said Lot number 122, on the East by said lots numbers 118, 119, 120, and 121, and on the South by F Street, and on the West by said New Town Lots numbers 62, 63, 64, and 65, as well as all the right, title and interest of the said party of the first part, in and to that strip of land, marked on said Baldwin’s map as an alley between New Town Lots 65, 66, 67 and 68 on the West, and 122, 123 and 124, and a part of said tract 45 feet by 120 feet on the East, and by said Lot 64 on the South, which Alley has never in fact been opened, nor used for or by the public, the intention of this being to convey the right, title and interest of said party of the first part as such Executor, and his decedent in and to the aforesaid property which forms a parallelogram and is bounded on the North by New Town lots 69, and by a projection of said alley and New Town lots 125, on the east by A Street, and on the South by F Street, and on the West by W Street.
            Together with all and singular the rights, members, hereditaments and appurtenances unto said property in anywise belonging or appertaining, of every nature, class and description.
            To have and to hold the same unto the said party of the second part, it’s successors and assigns forever in fee simple in as full and ample a manner as the same were held and owned by the said Jeremiah Milbank at the time of his death, and as full and ample a manner as the same now held by his Executor herein before named.
            In Witness Whereof, the said party of the first part has hereto set his hand and seal as such Executor, the day and year first above written.

Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of
Joseph Milbank Sole Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Milbank, deceased.
G.B. Mead Jr.
Wm J. Rogers

 

State of New York
City and County of New York

            This is to certify that I, Jos. B.F. Grady, a duly qualified Commissioner of Deeds for the State of Georgia, in City, County and State of New York, did see the above mentioned Joseph Milbank sign the above instrument and heard him acknowledge that he executed the same for the uses and purposes therein expressed, and that the said G.B. Mead Jr. and Wm. J. Rogers did attest said instrument as subscribing witness, in the presence of Joseph Milbank, and of each hand.
            In Witness Whereof, I have hereinto set my hand and affixed my official seal, this the eleventh day of June A.D. 1886.

Jos. B.F. Grady A Commissioner for Georgia In New York
Recorded June 24th 1886 E.A. Nelson Clerk SCGC Ga.

 

Glynn County Court House Deed Book AA pages 323-324; 19 July 1886

State of Georgia}
County of Glynn}

            This Indenture made and entered into on this 19th day of July A.D., 1886, by and between Americus V. Putnam, of said County and State, the party of the first part, and the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, an incorporation duly created under the laws of Georgia, by the Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia, the party of the second part.
            Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of Two Thousand dollars, ($2,000) to him cash in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the said party of the first part, hath granted, bargained, sold and conveyed, and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said party of the second part, and to his successors and assigns, forever, those two lots or parcels of land, situate, lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, the first of which is described as follows, to wit:  the Eastern one half of New town lot number one hundred and twenty-five, according to Baldwin’s map of the City of Brunswick, made A.D. 1837, said lot being bounded on the North by New Town lot one hundred and twenty-six, on the East by A street, on the South by New Town lot number one hundred twenty-four, and on the West by the Western one half of said lot number one hundred and twenty-five.  Also New town lot number one hundred twenty-six according to said plan, said lot being bounded on the North by New Town lot number one hundred twenty-seven, on the East by A street, on the South by New Town lot number one hundred twenty-five and on the West by New Town lot number seventy.
            To Have and To Hold, the said above described and hereby granted premises, unto the said party of the second part, its successors and assigns, forever in fee simple, together with all and singular the rights, members and appurtenances of every character and description to the said two lots of land belonging or in anywise appertaining, excepting the house and buildings now erected thereon.
            And the said Americus V. Putnam, and his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, the title to the said property above described and hereby granted, unto the said party of the second part, its successors and assigns, shall and will warrant and forever defend against the claim of himself and themselves and every person or persons whomsoever claiming or to claim the same.
            To Witness Whereof the said Americus V. Putnam has hereto set his hand and seal, the day and year first above written.

Americus V. Putnam

Signed, Sealed and delivered In presence of
A.B. Rowe
A.J. Crovatt

Notary Public

Glynn County Georgia
Recorded July 28th 1886 E.A. Nelson Clerk SCGC Ga.

 

Glynn County Court House Deed Book AA page 325; 26 July 1886

 

 

 

 

State of Georgia}
County of Glynn}

            This Indenture, made and entered into on this the 26th day of July. A. D. 1886, by and between Mrs. Mary Russell, of said State and County, the party of the first part, and The Oglethorpe Hotel Company, an incorporation duly credited under the laws of Georgia, by the Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia, the party of the second part-----
            Witnesseth: That for and in consideration for the sum of Seven Hundred Dollars, ($700) to her cash in hand paid, by said party of the second part, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is acknowledged, the party of the first part has granted, bargained, sold, and conveyed, and by these presents, doth grant, bargain, sell and convey, unto the said party of the second part, it’s successors and assigns, that certain lot, tract or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, and Known and described on the map and plan of said city made by George Baldwin, A. D. 1837, as the Western half of New Town lot number one hundred and twenty-five (125) said half lot being bounded on the North by New Town Lot number one hundred and twenty six (126), and on the East by the Eastern one half of said lot number one hundred and twenty five (125) on the South by New Town lot one hundred and twenty-four (124) and on the West by New Town lot sixty nine (69)----
            To Have and To Hold the above described and hereby granted and bargained premises, unto the said party of the second part, it’s successors and assigns, forever in fee simple, together with all and singular the houses and buildings, improvements, rights, members and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining------------
            And the said party of the first part, and her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, the title to the said above described premises, unto the said party of the second part, it’s successors and assigns, shall and will warrant and forever defend against the claim of herself and themselves, and against the claim of every other person or persons whomsoever, claiming or to claim the same.--------
            In Witness Whereof the said party of the first part has hereto set her hand and seal, the day and year first above written.----------

Mary Russell

Signed, sealed and delivered In presence of
C. A. Russell
Edgar C. P. Dart Ordinary Glynn County Georgia

Recorded July 28th 1886 E. A. Nelson Clerk S.C.

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House Deed Room
Book AA pages 561 562 563 564
1 September 1886

State of New York
County of New York
City of New York

            This Indenture made and entered into on this the first day of September, one thousand eight hundred and eighty six, by and between Joseph Milbank of said State, County and City, as the sole qualified executor of the last will and testament of Jeremiah Milbank late of said State and County and City deceased party of the First Part and “The Oglethorpe Hotel Company” a corporation duly created according to the laws of Georgia, by the Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia during its may Term 1886, and said corporation having its chief office and carrying on its business in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, party of the Second Part._____________________________________
            Witnessth, That whereas on the first day of June 1885, Jeremiah Milbank departed this life in the City, County and State of New York, leaving a last will and testament executed upon the thirty first day of May 1882, in which said last will and testament his wife Elizabeth L. Milbank, and daughter Elizabeth M. Anderson were each named as Executrix, and his son Joseph Milbank was named as Executor of his last will and testament._______________________________________________
            And Whereas, afterwards on the sixth day of June 1884, and said last will and testament was duly admitted to probate in the Surrogate Court in the State, County, and City of New York, and said Joseph Milbank qualified there under as the Executor, (The other said parties named as executrix not qualifying as executors).
            The original of said last will and testament for probate being filed and recorded in the office of the surrogate of the County and the State of New York, in book 3260 of wills commencing on page 406._____________________________
            And Whereas, The said last will and testament contained and gave unto, the Executors or Executrix, who should qualify under said will, full power to sell and dispose of all the assets and property of the said Estate at private sale, in the discretion of such Executor or Executrix for reinvestment._____________________
            And whereas The said Jeremiah Milbank at and prior to his death was the owner of the property, here in after conveyed and the said party of the first part desired to sell and convey the same for the purpose of reinvesting the proceeds of said sale.________________________________
            Now, under and by virtue of the power and authority given to the party of the first part by the said last will and testament, and for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars lawful money of the United States of America to the said party of the first part in hand paid at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents. the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, said party of the first part has granted, bargained, sold and conveyed, and by these presents does grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said party of the second part, its successors and assigns forever, all the rights, title and interest of the said Jeremiah Milbank and of his said estate, in and to those certain tracts or parcels of land situated, lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, numbered and described in the plan of said City of Brunswick made by George R. Baldwin, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven as lots numbers sixty nine (69), Seventy (70), and Seventy one (71), and also all the right, title and interest of the said party of the first part as Executors as aforesaid, in and to the alleyway shown in said Baldwin’s plan whereas the lots herein numbered and conveyed and numbers one hundred and twenty five (125), one twenty six (126), and one hundred and twenty seven (127), in the New Town of the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia.
            Together with all and singular the rights, members, hereditaments and appurtenances unto said property in any wise belonging or appertaining, of every nature, class and description._____________________________________
            To Have and To Hold the same unto the said party of the second part, its successors and assigns forever in fee simple, in as full and ample a manner as the same were held and owned by the said Jeremiah Milbank at the time of his death and as full and ample a manner the same are now holding his Executor here into fore named._______________________________
            In Witness whereof the said party of the first part has hereto set his hand and seal as such Executor the day and year first above written.________________

Jos. Milbank The Executor of the last will and testament of Jeremiah Milbank, deceased.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
G. B. Meade Jr.
Wm. J. Rogers

 

State of New York
City and County of New York

            This is to certify that I, Jos. B. F. Grady. a duly qualified Commissioner of Deeds for the State of Georgia in the City, County, and State of New York, did see the above Joseph Milbank sign the above instrument of writing and heard him acknowledge that he executed the same for the uses and purpose therein expressed, and that the said G. B. Meade jr. and Wm J. Rogers did attest said instrument as subscribing witnesses.
            In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed my official seal this the sixth day of September 1886.____________________________________

Jos. B. F. Grady A Commissioner for Georgia in New York

Recorded October 12th 1886 E. A. Nelson Clerk S.C.G.C.Ga.

            This Indenture made the first day of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and eighty six, Between Mrs. Elizabeth L. Milbank, the widow of, and Joseph Milbank and Mrs. Elizabeth M. Anderson, nee Milbank, the sole children of Jeremiah Milbank, late of the City, County and State of New York, deceased, and said widow and children being the sole heirs at law and legatees of said Jeremiah Milbank, deceased, the parties of the first part, and the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, a corporation duly created according to the laws of Georgia by the Superior Court of Glynn County, Georgia during its May term 1886,-and having its chief office in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, the party of the second part.____
            Witness, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of One dollars _____ in money of the United States of America, To them in hand paid by its said party of the second part, at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have remised, released and quit claimed, and by these presents do remise, release and quit claim unto the said party of the second part, and to its successors and assigns forever, all the right, title, and interest, claim and demand of said parties of the first part in and to that certain tract, lot, or parcel of land situate lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, Known and described on the plan of said City of Brunswick made by George R. Baldwin in A.D. 1837, as New Town lots, numbers Sixty nine (69), Seventy (70), and Seventy one (71) and also all the right, title and interest of the said parties of the first part, in and to the alleyway shown in said Baldwin plan, Between the lots herein numbered and conveyed and lots numbers 125, 126, 127 in the New Town of the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia.___
            Together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders rents, issues and profits thereof. And also, all the estates rights, bills, interest, property possessions, claims and demand whatsoever as well as in law as in equity of the said parties of the first part, of in or to the above described premises and every part and hence thereof with the appurtenances. To Have and to hold all and singular the above mentioned and described premises together with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part and assigns forever.
            In Witness Whereof, the said parties of the first have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.____________________________

Elizabeth L. Milbank
Jos. Milbank
Elizabeth M. Anderson

Signed sealed and Delivered in presence of
G. B. Meade Jr.
Wm J. Rogers

 

State of New York
City and County of New York

            This is to certify that I, Jos. B. F. Grady, a duly qualified commissioner of Deeds for the State of Georgia, in the City, County and State of New York, did see the above mentioned Elizabeth L. Milbank, Joseph Milbank and Elizabeth M. Anderson sign the above acknowledgement of writing, and heard them acknowledge that they executed the same for the uses and purposes therein expressed, and that the said G. B. Meade Jr. and Wm J. Rogers did attest said instrument as subscribing witnesses, in the presence of Elizabeth L. Milbank, Joseph Milbank, Elizabeth M. Anderson and of each other._________
            In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixing my official seal, this the eight day of September 1886.________________________________________

Jos. B. F. Grady, A Commissioner for Georgia in New York

Recorded October 12th 1886 E. A. Nelson, Clerk S.C.G.C.Ga.

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House
Book AA pages 607 608
12 November 1886

State of Georgia }
County of Glynn }         This Indenture, made and entered into this the 12th day of November A.D. 1886, by and between “The Oglethorpe Hotel Company” a corporation duly incorporated according to the Laws of Georgia, acting by and through it, President, William E. Burbage, and its Secretary and Treasurer, William E. Kay, the party of the first part, and “The Mayor and Council of the City of Brunswick”, a municipal Corporation duly created according to the laws of Georgia having control of the affairs of Brunswick in the county of Glynn and State of Georgia, and acting by and through it’s mayor, John J Spears and it’s Clerk and Treasurer, John F. Nelson, the party of the second part,--------------------------
            Witnessth, That whereas, on the fourth day of November A.D. 1886, said The mayor and Council of the City of Brunswick at it’s regular meeting held on the night of saturday, did pass an ordinance a printed copy of which is as follows, to wit------

[Copy of small two column newspaper clipping was inserted here, announcing the ordinance widening F Street]

            And, Whereas, the said Oglethorpe Hotel Company are willing to convey the property mentioned in said ordinance, unto the said Mayor and Council of the City of Brunswick upon and for the consideration therein named, to wit: the receipt of said land by said municipal corporation in full payment of the Taxes upon all the property, both real and personal of said Oglethorpe Hotel Company, used for Hotel purposes only, for and during the period of seven years, commencing January 1st 1887­­­­---­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­
            Now: In consideration of the premium, and in consideration of the sum of one Dollar ($1) by said party of the second part cash in hand unto said party of the first part on or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged as well as in consideration of the acceptance by said municipal corporation, the party of the second part, of the land herein after described, as full payment and satisfaction of all Taxes which may be levied or accessed upon all the property of said Oglethorpe Hotel Company, both real and personal which may be used for hotel purposes only, for a period of seven years, commencing on January 1st 1887, the said party of the first part has granted, bargained, sold and conveyed and by these presents does grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said party of the second part, and to its successors forever, the land described in said ordinance above set out to wit: a strip of land, fifteen feet in width, commencing at a point fifteen (15) feet North of the North Western corner of “A” and “F” Streets in the New Town of said City of Brunswick, hence running direct West to “W” Street and parallel with “F” Street to a point fifteen feet North of the North Western corner of “W’ and “F” Streets, the said strip of land being situated lying and being in the New Town of the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, and being conveyed to the said municipal corporation for the purpose of widening said “F” Street, as aforesaid.-------------------------------
            To Have and to Hold the said above described strip of land together with all and singular the rights, members and appurtenances, to the same belonging, or in anywise appertaining unto the said party of the second part, and to their successors, forever, in fee simple, for the purpose of widening said “F” Street, as aforesaid.-----
            And the said party of the first part, and their successors, will warrant and forever defend the right and title to the above described strip of land, unto the said party of the second part, and to its successors, by virtue of these presents, against the claim of all and every person or persons whomsoever, claiming, or to claim the same.-----
            And the said party of the second part, as witness its Corporate name and seal attached by its Mayor, and attested by its clerk and Treasurer does hereby accept the same under the terms mentioned in the foregoing conveyance------------
            In Witness Whereof the said party of the first part has caused its President and Secretary and Treasurer to sign its corporate name hereto, and attach its corporate seal, and the said party of the second part has caused its Mayor to sign these presents, and its Clerk and Treasurer attest the same, and to affix the seal of City of Brunswick--------
            The Oglethorpe Hotel Company by its President W. E. Burbage

Attest: W. E. Key Secretary + Treasurer
The Mayor and Council of the City of Brunswick, Ga. by J. J. Spears Mayor

Attest J. F. Nelson Clerk of Council

Signed sealed and Delivered In presence of. As to signature of The Oglethorpe Hotel company

Bolling Whitfield
A.J. Crovatt N.P.G.C.Ga

As to signature of the Mayor + Council Of the City of Brunswick

B. H. Houston

Recorded November 15th 1886 E. A. Nelson Clerk Superior Court Glynn County Georgia

E. A. Nelson Clerk SCGCGa

 

Glynn County Court House Deed Room
Book BB pages 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364
1 July 1887

            This Indenture made and entered into on this the first day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and eighty seven, between the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, a Corporation duly created under the Laws of Georgia, the party of the first part, and the Farmers Loan and Trust Company of the City of New York trustee the part of the second part.
            Whereas, the party of the first part for the purpose of completing the hotel building, now in course of construction and furnishing the same, desires to borrow the sum of seventy thousand dollars ($70,000) upon its real and personal property now held and owned by it, consisting of a hotel building and improvements, upon lots of land in the New Town of the City of Brunswick County of Glynn and State of Georgia, hereinafter fully described and upon its property hereafter to be acquired and desires to issue a total issue of bonds accounting to said sum of seventy thousand dollars ($70,000) with interest at 7% per annum payable semi-annually, said bonds to run for twenty (20) years as recited in certain resolutions of the stockholders at a stockholders meeting of said company, which resolutions are in the language following to wit.
            Whereas, on the 7th day of March 1887 at a meeting of the stockholders of the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, it has provided that an effort be made by the directors to secure the necessary funds for the completion of the hotel building and furnish same by the issue of additional stock to be taken by the present holders of stocks, and in the event of failure to secure such funds by the issue of stock aforesaid to issue 6% bonds running 20 years, the coupons for two years to be clipped there from, to be sold to stockholders pro rata in proportion to their present holdings at par and__________________________
            Whereas both of the said methods for raising necessary funds have failed after diligent efforts upon the part of the Board of Directors, although Mr. Joseph Milbank stood ready and willing to take three fifths of such issue of stock or bonds at par.________________________
            Resolved, that said resolutions be and the same are hereby rescinded and respected as neither such authorized increased capitol stock, nor said bonds have been issued. and__________________________
            Resolved further, that the Board of Directors of this Company be authorized, empowered and requested to at our issue a first mortgage 7% bond running 20 years, interest payable semi-annually to an amount not exceeding $70,000 and secure the same by Deed of Trust or mortgage upon the real and personal property of the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, now held or owned or hereafter to be acquired by it and to take steps at once to raise the necessary money to complete and furnish the same and to pay the necessary expenses of said company for the first two years, including the interest on said Bonds, Insurance, repairs, and if the same becomes necessary, the operating expenses of said hotel_______________
            And the above resolutions were adopted at a stockholders meeting held in Brunswick, Ga. on the 30th of June 1887 and______________________________
            Whereas in pursuance of said resolution of said stockholders meeting, at a meeting of the Board of Directors of said Company held on the 30th day of June 1887 resolutions were adopted to carry the said resolutions of said stockholders meeting of said Company into effect which resolutions of the Board of Directors are in the following language, to wit,____________________________________
            Whereas at a meeting of the stockholders of the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, held this day, it was resolved that 20 year 7% bonds, interest payable semi-annually, be issued to an amount not exceeding $70,000 and that the Board of Directors carry said resolution into effect.______________________________
            Therefore be it resolved that a mortgage or deed of trust be prepared or executed by the President, attested by the Secretary and Treasurer of this Company, to secure the payment of the principal and interest of an issue of $70,000 of first mortgage bonds on all the property, real and personal of this company, now held or hereafter to be acquired by it, and said bonds to be of the denomination of $100. each and forty coupons or interest warrants attached thereto, payable on the first days of January and July 1888, and thereafter on the first days of January and July of each year until the principal is paid off and that said mortgage or Deed of Trust be made to the Farmers Loan and Trust Company of New York City, as Trustee for the holders of said bonds___________________
            The bonds of $100 each to be issued under said resolution bearing interest at the rate of 7% per annum, payable semi-annually on the first days of January and July of each year, at the Farmers Loan and Trust Company in the City of New York, and the principal thereof payable at the agency of the Company on the first day of July 1907 and all of the said bonds to stand equally secured by these present, and all of like tenor and all of the forms following.
            _____________________United States of America_________________________

We The Oglethorpe Hotel Company

$100.

            _______________________First Mortgage Bond___________________________

Principal due July 1st 1907, interest payable January 1st and July 1st, Seven percent, Gold per annum________________

            The Oglethorpe Hotel Company for value received hereby promises to pay to bearer the sum of One hundred Dollars in Gold coin of the United States of America, of its present standard at its agency in the City of New York, or its agency in Brunswick, Georgia on the first day of July 1907, and on presentation of the annexed interest coupons, and surrender thereof as they shall severally become due, to pay interest thereon at the rate of seven per cent per annum until such principal sum shall be paid payable semi-annually in like coin on the first days of January and July in each year____________________________________
            This bond is one of a series of bonds amounting in the aggregate to Seventy Thousand Dollars, as described in a mortgage or deed of trust of even date herewith, made to the Farmers Loan and Trust Company of New York City, Trustee.__________________________________________
            This bond shall pass by delivery, but shall not be valid until the certificate authenticating the same, endorsed thereon, shall have been signed by the officers of the Trustee, herein mentioned, or its successor.
            In Witness whereof the said Company has caused its corporation seal to be hereunto affixed, attested by its Secretary and these presents to be signed by its President, and Secretary and treasurer, the first day of July 1887, and the annexed interest coupons to be executed with the printed signature of its Secretary and Treasurer______________________________________________

________________________________________________________President

_________________________________________________Secretary, Treasurer

__________________________________________________________Secretary

_____________________________Coupon_______________________________

$100.________________________________________________________$3.50

___________________The Oglethorpe Hotel Company______________________

            Will pay to bearer on the 1st day of 18__ Three and one half dollars in gold coin of the United States of America at the Farmers loan and Trust Company of the City of New York, being six months interest then due upon its first mortgage bond_____________________________

            We____________________________________________ W. E. Kay, Treasurer.

________________________Trustee Certificate___________________________

            It is hereby certified that the within is one of the mortgage bonds issued under and referred to by the Indenture of Mortgage ordered of trust therein mentioned____________________________________________________________Trustee

            Now Therefore, this Indenture, Witnessth, that the party of the first part, the better to secure the payment of said bonds, with interest, at the time and manners therein mentioned and set forth and in consideration of the sum of one dollar by the party of the second part in hand paid to the party of the first part, on or before the unsealing or delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, has granted, bargained, sold, conveyed, transferred and set over and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, convey, transfer, and set over to the said party of the second part, and its successors and assigns forever, all the real and personal property consisting of lots of land in the New Town of the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia. Known on the plan of said City of Brunswick, made by George Baldwin, Civil Engineer, in the year 1887, as number Sixty two (62), Sixty three (63), Sixty four (64), Sixty five (65), Sixty six (66), Sixty seven (67), Sixty eight (68), Sixty nine (69) Seventy (70), and Seventy One (71), and one hundred and eighteen (118), one hundred and nineteen (119), one hundred and twenty (120), one hundred and twenty one (121), one hundred and twenty two (122), one hundred and twenty three (123), one hundred and twenty four (124), one hundred and twenty five (125), one hundred and twenty six (126), and one hundred and twenty seven (127), forming a parallelogram three hundred and fifteen feet by three hundred feet, and bounded on the North by New Town lots numbers seventy two (72) and a projection of an alley between said lot seventy two (72) and New Town Lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128), and by New Town Lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128) and on the East by “A”, on the South by “F”, and on the West by “W” Street, with the hotel building in process of erection thereon and all the real and personal property which may be hereafter acquired by the said party of the first part of every kind and character, together with all and singular the rights, appurtenances, hereditaments, and privileges to the said property belonging or in any way be derived from the running and operating of said Hotel when completed, and the reversion and reversions, rents, issues and profits thereof.______________________________
            To Have and to Hold, all the property above described and the income above described unto the said party of the second part, as Trustee, as aforesaid, and to its successors and assigns forever.______________________________________
            In Trust Nevertheless, for the equal pro rata use, benefit and security of all persons and corporations who shall become or be the lawful owners or holders of said bonds to the aggregate amount of not exceeding Seventy thousand dollars ($70,000) with preference of any of the said bonds over any of the others by reason of priority in the line of issue or negotiation thereof or otherwise subject only to be used, held, possessed, and operated by the said party of the fist part as long as no default shall occur in the payment of the interest or principal of said bonded debt._______________________________________________________
            Provided, that in case default should be made in the payment of the interest on any of the said bonds or of the principal thereof for sixty days after the same shall become due and payable, upon a written request of the majority of the holders of the outstanding on which principal and interest is not duly paid, said party of the first part as Trustee as aforesaid may take actual possession and operate said hotel, and all the property of the said party of the first part of every kind and description covered by this Trust Deed paying all needful expenses including interest, repairs, and applying balance of earnings or income to the payment of proper compensation of Trustee, including legal expenses and paying any surplus realized to the principal or interest of said bonds so defaulted_________________
            Provided further, that in case default should be made in the payment of the principal or interest due upon the bonds secured by this deed of trust. Then the entire bonded debt and interest thereon shall upon sixty days continuance of said default (at the options of the party of the second part as Trustee) become due and payable, although the period above limited for the payment thereof may not then have expired, anything herein before contained to the contrary not withstanding, and it shall be lawful upon such default for the Trustee to sell such property according to law and after the payment of the fees of the Trustee. The party of the second part as aforesaid, and all the expenses incurred in and about the carriage and conduct of said sale, to apply the balance resulting from said sale to the payment of the principal and interest due there upon the bonds outstanding, and should any surplus there remain, said surplus to be paid to the party of the first part.__________________________________
            Provided further, that all the real and personal property not necessary for operating said hotel of the said party of the first part, may be sold by the party of the first part and the money realized thereon reinvested in property needed, which shall be subject to the lein of the deed of trust, or if not so reinvested, the money so raised shall be deposited with the party of the second part, or its successors, to be held as security for bonds and interest, and the said party of the second part, or to successors, to release any property real or personal from the lein of this mortgage where so sold, provided it is first shown them that is not needed for the operating of the hotel of the party of the first part._________________________
            Provided further, that said party of the second part and its successors are not liable for the removal of any personal property herein mortgaged or secured or in any act or thing which may be done by it or its agents unless occasioned or done by it willfully or in bad faith, and are not liable for acts of agents by it appointed in this deed of trust.___________________________________________________
            Provided further, that the party of the second part and its successors, will upon payment of all bonds secured by this trust deed enter and execute proper satisfaction prices___________________________________________________
            Provided further that the bonds described in this deed of trust shall only be countersigned by the Trustee and delivered upon the certificate of the President of the party of the first part, that they have been bona fide, subscribed for by solvent parties and upon the order of the President of the said party of the first part to the said party of the second part, or its successors, Trustee as aforesaid.
            The party of the second part, as Trustee or otherwise, shall be under no obligation to recognize any person or persons, firm or corporation, as holder or holders, owner or owners of one or more of the bonds secured hereby, or to do, or refrain from doing any act pursuant to the request or demand of any person or persons, firm or corporation professing or claiming to be such holders or owners, until such proposed holder or holders shall produce the said bonds and deposit the same with the Trustee and shall indemnify and save harmless the Trustee, to its full satisfaction, from any and all cost and expenses, outlays and counsel fees and other reasonable disbursements for which it may become liable or responsible on proceeding to carry out such request or demand.__________________________
            The right of action under this Indenture is vested exclusively in the Trustee, and under no circumstances shall any holder or any number of bond holders have any right to institute action or other proceeding on or under this Indenture for the purpose of enforcing any remedy herein and hereby provided, except in case of refusal on the part of the trustee to perform any duly imposed on it by this agreement, and all actions and proceedings for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this Indenture shall be instituted and conducted by the Trustee, according to the sound discretion , but the Trustee shall be under no obligation to institute any such suit or to take any proceedings under this Indenture until it shall be indemnified to its satisfaction for all expenses and cost of every kind, and also for all possible claims for damage.______________________________
            Should any suit or other proceeding be brought against the Trustee be reason of any matter or thing connected with the trusts hereby created or by reason of its being, such Trustee, it shall be under no obligation to enter any appearance by Counsel, or in any way to appear in and defend the said suit or other proceeding until indemnified to its satisfaction for so doing but it may nevertheless appear and defend the same without indemnity if it shall elect to so do, and in such case it shall be compensated there for from the trust fund._______________________
            In case at any time it shall be necessary and proper for the Trustee to make any investigation respecting any facts preparatory to taking or not taking any action or doing or not doing any thing as such Trustee, the certificate of the party of the first part, under its corporate seal, attested to by the signature of the president and the affidavit of one or more directors, shall be sufficient evidence of such fact to protest. The Trustee in any action that it may take, by reason of the supposed existence of such fact._______________________________________________
            It shall be no part of the duty of the party of the second part to see to the recording of the Indenture as a mortgage or conveyance of real estate, or the filing thereof as a chattel mortgage or renewing such mortgage, or to do any other act which may be suitable and proper to be done for the continuing of the lein of this Indenture or for giving notice of the existence of such lein nor shall it be any part of its duty to effect insurance against fire or the damages or any portion of the mortgaged property, or to renew any policies of insurance.
            The Trustee shall only be responsible for reasonable diligence in the performance of the Trust, and shall not be answerable in any case for the act or default of any agent, attorney or employee selected with reasonable discretion.__________________________
            The Trustee shall be entitled to be reimbursed all proper outlays of every sort or nature by it incurred in the discharge of its trust, and to receive a reasonable and proper compensation for any duties that it may at any time perform in the discharge of the same, and all such fees, commissions, compensations and disbursements shall constitute a lein on the mortgage property and premises.
            The recitals herein contained are made on behalf of the party f the first part, and with the party of the second part assumes no responsibility as to the correctness of any statement therein contained.____________________________
            I Witness Whereof the said party of the first part has caused its corporate name to be attached by the bond of its President, attested by its Secretary and Treasurer on the day and year first above written_________________

W. E. Burbage President
Attest W. E. Kay Secretary & Treasurer

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
J. E. Moore
A. J. Crovatt Notary Public Glynn County Georgia

Recorded August 10th 1887 E. A. Nelson Clerk SCGCGa

 

Glynn County Georgia Deed Room
Book BB page 757
December 1887

Brunswick, Georgia December A.D. 1887

            We promise to pay the Brunswick, Balks Collender Co. on order. Eight Hundred and Seventy-five Dollars, for one 12 foot cherry NO1 counter, one 9 ft cherry Refrigerator sideboard, one 72 x 92 cherry congress counter mirror, one 10ft copper tank, 2 trestles, one 12ft Brass foot rail and 4 brackets. One 12ft cherry arm rail and 5 brackets. One Aramith complete billiard table 4½ x 9ft NO 28104, and Two six pocket Aramith complete Pool Tables 4½ x 9ft NO28105.28.70, with also two sets of Ivory pool Balls, three dozen cues, three cue racks. One set of counters, three bridges, three movers. One set Ivory Billiard balls. Two triangles. three rubber covers two bottles and small balls. As follows
            Two Hundred no/100 Dollars on the first day of February A.D. 1888
            Two Hundred no/100 Dollars on the first day of March A.D. 1888
            Two Hundred no/100 Dollars on the first day of April A.D. 1888
            And Two Hundred and seventy-five no/100 Dollars on the 1st day of May A. D. 1888 until all shall be paid with interest at the note of 5 per cent per annum from date.
            It is understood, and we hereby agree that the title of said Fixture and Tables, and all fixtures belonging thereto, is to remain with the said The Brunswick Balks Collender Co. until this promissory note is paid, and in the event we fail to make payment according to the terms and effect of this note, we hereby agree to forfeit to the said The Brunswick Balks Collender Co said above recorded Fixtures and Tables, and fixtures belonging to them without bringing any action of terms or other legal process therefore, and the amount paid thereon considered as rental. We further agree to take the said Tables and fixtures, insured against loss by fire, protection. The Brunswick Balks Collender Co as far as their interest may appear, at their expense, until the full payment of this note.
            As against the collection of this debt, We hereby waive and renounce the right of ourselves or our families to the benefit of homestead and exemption under the laws of Georgia, and further agree to pay ten per cent attorneys fees in the event this note is placed in the hands of an attorney for collection.

Witness our hands and seals the day and year above written.

The Oglethorpe Hotel Company
By W. E. Burbage Prest
W. E. Kay, Secretary & Treasurer

Witness
A B. Rowe
A J Conrad Notary Public Glynn County – Ga

Recorded Jan 17th 1888 John C Lehman dep Clerk SCGCGa

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House Deed Room
Book BB pages 402-403
10 May 1888

            This certifies that we The Oglethorpe Hotel Company now residing at Brunswick Georgia, have received of Ludden and Bates Southern music House, one Piano. Chickering Style S No 14.805. And value at Six Hundred and Sixty-five Dollars., which I am to use with care and return in as good condition as it is now. The advisory use and wear thereof expected, and in case of loss or damage by fire, water, tempest, or otherwise. I agree to make good such loss or damage.
            We have agreed to hire said instrument for the term of 8 and ½ months from this date, and to pay during said term the sum of Six Hundred and Sixty-five Dollars, as rent thereof, in the following manner. Viz: Three Hundred Dollars on the 12th day of May, 1888, which is in payment of the rent for the first month only, and as advance deposit to secure against damages to said instrument while in my possession, or for any expenses incurred in its recovery, in the aforesaid rental payments are not paid as agreed, and thereafter Three Hundred and Sixty-five Dollars, February 1st 1889, with interest at the rate of 7 per cent. we further agree to make all payments in current funds, at their office, in Savannah, Georgia, without notice of demand, and to assume all cost of remittance or collection of deposit, +c.
            But if default shall be made in either of said payments, or if we shall sell, offer for sale, remove, or attempt to remove said instrument from our aforesaid Hotel, without the written consent of said Ludden and Bates Southern Music House, other hand in that case we agree to return the same and that they or their agent may resume actual possession thereof and we hereby authorize and empower the said Ludden and Bates Southern Music House. or it’s agent to enter the premises wherever said instrument may be and take and carry the same away hereby waiving any action for trespass or damages, therefore, and disclaiming any right of resistance thereto And we further agree to pay all expenses incurred by the said Ludden + Bates Southern Music House, in the renting and returning of said instrument, including reasonable attorney fee, and all other legal expenses which may be incurred in obtaining possession of said instrument or in the collection of any payment due therein.
            It is further understood that we may at any time within said term of rental purchase the said instrument by paying the above valuation therefore and then, in that case, only all amounts theretofore paid as rent, or advance deposit, shall be deducted from price of instrument.

Witness my hand and seal this 10th day of May, 1888.
The Oglethorpe Hotel Co by W.E. Kay. Sec + Treas

Signature and witnessed by
A.B. Rowe

Recorded May 19th 1888 Jno. C. Lehman Dep Clerk GC

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House Deed Room
Book CC pages 515 516 517 518 519 520

            An Indenture, made on this the first (1st) day of June, A.D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight. Between The Oglethorpe Hotel Company, a corporation duly created and organized by and under the laws of the State of Georgia, the party of the first part, and The First National Bank of Brunswick, Georgia, a corporation organized under the national bank laws of the United States, and located in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and State of Georgia, the party of the second part.
            Witnessth, That whereas the said party of the first part, is the owner of the certain lots or parcels of land, in the New Town of the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, and Known, numbered and described on the plan of the said City of Brunswick, made by George R. Baldwin, A.D. 1837, as New Town Lots Sixty-two (62). Sixty-three (63). Sixty-four (64). Sixty-five (65). Sixty-six (66). Sixty-seven (67). Sixty-eight (68). Sixty-nine (69). Seventy (70). Seventy-one (71). One Hundred and Eighteen (118). One Hundred and Nineteen (119). One Hundred and Twenty 120. One Hundred and Twenty-one (121) One Hundred and Twenty-two (122). One Hundred and Twenty-three (123). One Hundred and Twenty-four (124).
            One Hundred and Twenty-five (125). One Hundred and Twenty-six (126). One Hundred and Twenty-seven (127), and forming a parallelogram, bounded on the North by New Town lots Seventy-two (72) and One Hundred and Twenty-eight (128). with the line alley between said two lots, on East by “A” Street, on the South by F Street, and on the west by W. Street, and having a frontage of two hundred and eighty-five (285) feet upon A Street, and running back three hundred and fifteen (315) feet to W Street. (Where having been fifteen (15) feet front on “A” Street, running back three hundred and ten (310) feet on “F” Street, and being the Southern one-half of New Town lots, sixty-two (62). and one hundred and eighteen
            (118). deeded to the City of Brunswick, Georgia, to widen F Street); Together with that brick building. Known as the Oglethorpe Hotel, with all and singular the plumbing, gas fixtures, kitchen and laundry machinery, comforts, beds and bedding, bed-room sets, curtains, bed-room and parlor furniture, kitchen and dining room furniture, with equipment, silverware, glass crockery, cutlery, linen, sideboards, office furniture, safe, bar and billiard rooms, and barber shop fixtures, and generally all and every class of furniture now stored in said building, to which said company has at this date title, and being all the furniture in said building, except a small portion to which the Robert Mitchell Furniture Company have title to secure a balance of unpaid purchase money thereon; and also that certain water-tower, with tank and all pumping machinery and all fences, house, out-houses, and every other class of buildings, improvements or furniture, whatsoever.
            And whereas there is a first mortgage executed therein to secure an issue of Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000) of first mortgage bonds, made by its said party of the first part.
            And whereas at a special meeting of the stockholders of the said party of the first part, held on the 30th day of April 1888 pursuant to call therefor, duly advertised, at which stockholders meeting a majority of stock of said company was present and represented, The Directors of said Hotel Company in a report to said stockholders meeting, stated that in permanence of authority given them at the annual stockholders meeting, held on March, 5th 1888, they had endorsed to procure an agreement from all the holders of the Twenty Thousand Dollars issue of first mortgage bonds, as aforesaid, to accept at han for their said bonds, new bonds, secured by a new issue for the sum of One Hundred Thousand Dollars, but that they had been unable to promise such consent, and asked said special meeting of stockholders to authorize an issue of a second mortgage, upon the seal and personal property of said company, described as aforesaid, to secure an issue of second mortgage bonds of a total amount of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) whereupon said Stockholders meeting adopted the following resolution---
            Resolved, That the Board of Directors of the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, be, and they are hereby authorized to make an issue of thirty Thousand Dollars, ($30,000) of second mortgage bonds, bearing interest at the rate of 7% per year payable semi-annually, in such denominations as they may deem best, secured by the seal and personal property of such company and the proceeds thereof on as usual as is necessary to be used to meet the deficit due by said company, and to pay any floating debt incurred by said company.
            And whereas, the Board of Directors, of said party of the first part in pursuance of authority, granted by the resolution aforesaid at a meeting held on the 5th day of May, 1888, passed a resolution authorizing the issue of thirty thousand dollars of second mortgage bonds, to be secured by a mortgage, or deed of Trust made to the said party of the second part, as trustee, the said bonds bearing date the first day of June 1888 and of the denomination of One Hundred Dollars each, and numbered from one to three hundred inclusive, and bearing, seven per cent (7%) interest coupons, and by each of which bonds the said party of the first part shall promise to pay to the bearer the amount therein mentioned, at the office of the said party of the second part, in the City of Brunswick, on the first day of June 1908, the said interest payable, semi-annually, on the first days of June and December of each year, on presentation and surrender of the interest coupons attached thereto.
            And whereas, the said bonds, and the Trustee’s certificate, to be endorsed thereon, are in the form substantially as follows, that is to say,
            No…$100.00
            United States of America,
            State of Georgia,
            The Oglethorpe Hotel Company,
            Second Mortgage Bond,
            Principal due on the first day of June, 1908; interest payable June 1st and December 1st.
            The Oglethorpe hotel Company, of Brunswick, Georgia for value received, hereby promise to pay to bearer the sum of One Hundred Dollars, in gold coin of the United States of America, of its present standard, at its agency in the City of Brunswick, Georgia on the first day of June, 1908, and on presentation of the annexed interest coupons, and surrender thereof as they shall semiannually become due, to pay interest thereon, at the rate of seven per cent, per annum, until such principal sum shall be paid, payable semi-annually, in like coin on the first days of June and December of each year. This bond is one of a series of bonds amounting in the aggregate to $30,000. as described in a mortgage or deed of Trust of even date herewith, made to the First National Bank of Brunswick, Georgia, trustee.
            This bond shall pass by delivery, but shall not be valid until the certificate authenticating the same, endorsed hereon, shall have been signed by the cashier of the Trustee herein mentioned.
            In witness whereof, the said company has caused its corporate seal to be hereunto affixed, attested by its Secretary, and these presents to be signed by its President and Secretary and Treasurer, the first day of June, 1888 and the annexed interest coupons to be executed with the printed signature of its Secretary and treasurer.

Coupon

            The Oglethorpe Hotel Company will pay to the Bearer at the First National Bank, of Brunswick, Georgia-------------------Dollars in gold coin of the United States, on the first day of (left blank) , for semi-annual interest on Bond numbers

Secretary and Treasurer.

 

Terms of Trustee’s certificate,

            This is to certify that this is one of the Bonds issued under an indenture of mortgage or deed of Trust, bearing date June 1st 1888, herein referred to.
            Now therefore, This Indenture, Witnessth, that in order to secure due and punctual payments of the principal and interest, mentioned in and to become payable upon the above mentioned bond, to the amount in aggregate of Thirty Thousand Dollars and the Coupons accompanying the same, according to the terms and effect of each bond and coupons, respectively, and to carry out the resolution of the Board of Directories hereinto fore referred to, and in consideration of the sum of One Dollar, to the said party of the first part, in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, as Trustee as aforementioned, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. The said party of the first part hereto hath granted, bargained, bargained, sold, conveyed, transferred and set over, and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, convey, transfer, and set over, unto the said party of the second part, and to its successors, forever, all and singular the real and personal property of the party of the first part, hereintofore described, as well as all the rights, privileges, and franchises which the said party of the first part now holds, posses or is entitled to, or which it may in future acquire. or become possessed of, subject only to the first mortgage or deed of Trust, executed to The Farmers Loan and Trust Company, of the City of New York, to secure an aggregate issue of Seventy Thousand Dollars of the first mortgage bonds.
            To Have and To Hold, all and singular the said real and personal property, hereintofore described, unto the said party of the second part, as Trustee, as aforesaid, and to its successors in said trust, never the less, for the equal pro rate use, benefit and security of all persons and corporations, who shall become or be the owners, or lawful owners of any of the said bonds, to the aggregate amount of Thirty Thousand Dollars, intended to be hereto secured as aforesaid, without previousness of any of the said bonds, over any of the others, by the reason of priority in time of issue, or negotiation thereof, or otherwise.
            And the said party of the second part, is hereby authorized to certify and deliver the said bonds, upon the order of the Secretary and Treasurer of the said party of the first part.
            And it is consented and agreed by and between the parties hereto, that until default shall be made by the said party of the first part, its successors or assigns, in the payment of the principal or interest of the said bonds, or some one of them, or some part thereof the said party of the first part, its successors and assigns, shall be permitted to posses and enjoy the said premises, with their appurtenances, and all and singular, the rights, franchises and property, hereintofore described, and to receive, take and use the income, earning, and profits thereof, but if default shall be made in the payment of the principal or interest monies mentioned in the said bonds, or coupons, or any or either of them, or any part thereof, according to the terms and effort of said bonds and coupons, or either of them, and if such default shall continue for the period of six months, then and in that event the said party of the second part, its successors in said trust are hereby authorized and empowered at the request of holders, in value of one third of the bonds then outstanding, on receipt of which, or the coupons upon which such default shall have been made, to institute proceedings for foreclosure at law, or in equity, under the said deed of trust, and procure a leaver of foreclosure, and sell the property and franchises hereinbefore described, and apply the proceeds of such sale to the payment of the principal and interest of the bonds described as aforesaid.
            In Witness whereof the parties hereto have caused their respective corporate seal to be hereinto affixed, and these presents to be signed by their respective Presidents, the day and year first above written.

The Oglethorpe Hotel Co by W. E. Burbage, Prest
Attest, W. E. Kay Sec and Tr-
The First National Bank of Brunswick Ga By C. Downing, Jr Prest.

Executed in presence of
D. W. Krauss
A.J. Crovatt Notary Public Glynn Co. Ga

as to signature of C. Downing, Jr. Prest
Jos. Herr Smith.

C. F. Way Notary Public Glynn County Ga

Recorded June 19th 1888- Jno. C. Lehman Dep Clerk SC

 

Glynn County, Georgia Deed Room
Book CC pages 496 497
14 June 1888

Georgia }
Glynn County }         Know all men by these Presents. That we, The Oglethorpe Hotel Company, a corporation under the Laws of the State of Georgia having its chief office and doing business in the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, do hereby admit that we have purchased of the Robert Mitchell Furniture Company, a corporation under the laws of the State of Ohio, whose chief office is in Cincinnati, one lot of furniture which is now and has been delivered to us, and is stored in the Oglethorpe Hotel building in the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, and which is located in the Southern end of the block formed by “G” “A” + “F”, “W”, streets, in said City of Brunswick, and said furniture being described as follows.

1 Cherry Wardrobe 1 Ladies Chair, Plush
3 Walnut “ 1 arm chair Plush
4 Oak “ 1 combination chair, and cushion
1 Oak “ 2 cherry Pedestals
1 Cherry “ 1 cherry stand, Brass feet.
2 Walnut “ 1 Pier Mirror
14 Oak “ 1 Pier Mirror
1 Table, Brass feet, 18 chairs
2 Sofas 1 Hanging Mirror
2 Arm-Chairs 24 Rockers
2 Chairs 24 chairs
1 Library, table 2 Settle
1 Arm-chair, Leather 1 Settle
1 Small chair, plush 2 Settles
1 arm chair 6 Dressers

and that the same are now and are to remain the property of the Robert Mitchell Furniture Company. until same have been fully paid for by the said Oglethorpe Hotel Company, the terms of payment therefor being that the purchasers pay $2,077.50 for which one third or $692.50 be paid in cash on June 14th 1888, and the balance, $1385.00 will be paid in four installments, represented by four notes of the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, all bearing date June 14th 1888, each of the same for $346.45 with interest from date at the rate of six percent, the first, three months after date, the second, six months after date, the third, nine months after date, and the fourth, twelve months after date, and until full payment of each and all of the said promissory notes no title shall be given to said property, but same shall remain the property of Robert Mitchell Furniture Company as above,

In Witness whereof, said Oglethorpe Hotel Company has caused its name to be signed by the Secretary and treasurer

The Oglethorpe Hotel Company by W. E. Kay Sec & Tr.

Witness
P.A. Morris
A.J. Crovatt (Not Pub. GCGa)

Recorded June 18th 1888 Jno. C. Lehman Dep Clerk, S.C.

 

Glynn County, Georgia Court House Deed Room
Book EE pages 83 84 85
7 May 1889

State of Georgia }
County of Glynn }         This Indenture made and entered into on this the seventh day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty nine, by and between The Oglethorpe Hotel Company, a corporation duly created under the laws of the state of Georgia, and having its chief office in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, the party of the first part, and Max Ullman and William E. Burbage, of the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn, and the State of Georgia, the parties of the second part.
            Whereas, Heretofore, to wit, on the 24th day of August 1886, said party of the first part did sell and convey unto the said parties of the second part, that tract or parcel of land situated in what is known as the New Town of the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, and known and designated on the map made by George R. Baldwin, A. D. 1837, as New Town lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128) as and for the total purchase price of Eleven hundred and twenty five Dollars and which sale was ratified on the 24th day of August 1886, by a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, and which deed was duly delivered, but thereafter and before the record of same, said deed of conveyance to the said Ullman and Burbage was lost, and can not now be found, And Whereas, It is the desire of the said party of the first part, and the said parties of the second part, that a new deed should be executed ratifying and confirming the previous sale.
            Now Therefore, In consideration of the premises, and of the sum of Eleven hundred and twenty five Dollars previously paid by the said parties of the second part to the said party of the first part, the said party of the first part does hereby admit that on the 24th day of August 1886, it did grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Ullman & Burbage, all that certain tract, parcel or lot of land, situate, lying and being in the City of Brunswick, County of Glynn and State of Georgia, and known, numbered and designated on the plans of said City of Brunswick made by George R. Baldwin, A. D. 1837, as New Town lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128), at and for a total consideration of Eleven hundred and twenty five dollars. And does hereby ratify and confirm said act, and does grant, bargain, sell and convey now unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns, forever, all that certain tract of land heretofore described and set out as New Town lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128). Together with all and singular the rights, members and appurtenances unto the same belonging or in any wise appertaining.
            To have and to hold the said above described and bargained lot of land unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns, forever in fee simple.
            And, the said party of the first part and for itself, its successors and assigns, will warrant and forever defend the title to the above described and bargained lot of land, unto the said parties of the second party, their heirs, executors and administrators, against the claims of itself, and of all persons claiming by, through or under it, and against the claim of each and any other person or persons whomsoever claiming or to claim the same.
            In Witness whereof, The said party of the first part has caused its corporate name to be hereunto affixed by its President, W. e. Burbage, and attested under its corporate seal by its Secretary W. E. Kay, under and by virtue of a resolution of its Board of Directors passed on the 24th day of August 1886, approving said sale, this the day and year first above written.

The Oglethorpe Hotel Company by W. E. Burbage President
Attest: W. E. Kay Secretary

Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of:
F.E. Cunningham
C.F. Way Notary Public Glynn County Ga.

Recorded this June 12th 1889 H.L. Harvey Dep. Clerk S.C.G.C.

 

Glynn County Georgia Deed Room
Book LL pages 447 448
12 January 1893

State of Georgia
Bibb County

            Under and by order of a Decree of The United States Circuit Court for The Eastern Division of The Southern District of Georgia, made on the 12th day of January in The Year of Our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and ninety three in the case of the Farmers Loan and Trust Company complainant against The Oglethorpe Hotel Company and others defendant, after having advertised the property hereinafter more fully set forth and described in pursuance of orders passed by the Court, we the undersigned Alexander Proudfit, as Receiver, and Alexander Proudfit and James N Talley, as Master Commissioners, appointed by the Court did on the 6th day of February 1894, between the legal hours of sale, before the Courthouse doors in he City of Brunswick, expose said property for sale where the same was knocked down to John E. Du Bignon as the highest and best bidder, for the sum of Twenty One Thousand Dollars ($21,000) and said John E. Du Bignon purchaser of said property having complied with all the terms of said sale, and said sale having been submitted to the presiding Judge of said Court, The Honorable Emory Speer. The same confirmed on the 21st day of February 1894 and the men were directed to convey the said property hereinafter described to the purchasers thereof:
            Now this Indenture made this the fifteenth (15) day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight-hundred and ninety four 1894 between Alexander Proudfit, as Receiver appointed by the Court-in the above stated case, and Alexander Proudfit and James N. Talley, as Master Commissioners, for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty One Thousand Dollars ($21,000) cash in hand paid to them, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained, sold, aligned, conveyed and confirmed, and doth by these present grant, bargain, sell, align, convey and confirm unto the said John E. Du Bignon, of Glynn County, Georgia, his heirs and assigns, all of the following described property to wit:
            All of the real estate and personal property belonging to the Oglethorpe Hotel Company, consisting of lots of land in the New Town of the City of Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia. Known in the plan of said City of Brunswick made by George R. Baldwin civil engineer in 1837, as lots sixty two (62) sixty three (63) sixty four (64) sixty five (65) sixty six (66) sixty seven (67) sixty eight (68) sixty nine (69) seventy (70) seventy one (71) and one hundred and eighteen (118) and one hundred and nineteen (119) one hundred and twenty (120) one hundred and twenty one (121) one hundred and twenty two (122) one hundred and twenty three (123) one hundred and twenty four (124) one hundred and twenty five (125) one hundred and twenty six (126) one hundred and twenty seven (127) forming a parallelogram three hundred and fifteen (315) feet by three hundred (300) feet and bounded on the north by New town lot number seventy-two (72) and the properties of an alley between said lot number seventy two (72) and New Town lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128) and by New Town lot number one hundred and twenty eight (128) and on the east by A Street, on the south by F Street, on the west by W Street and the Hotel building thereon.
            And all the personal property of every kind and description in said Oglethorpe Hotel, a full and complete list of the same is fully set forth in the inventory of file in the United States Circuit Court Clerk for the Eastern Division of the Southern District of Georgia, to which reference is made. Reference is hereby made to the decree of the Court passed in said case, and to the advertisement of sale copies of which are hereto attached and the same are made part of this conveyance.
            To Have and to Hold the said described real and personal property with all the rights, members and appurtenances thereunto appertaining and belonging to the only proper use, benefit and behoof of the said John E Du Bignon, his heirs and assigns, forever in fee simple in as full and ample a manner as the said Oglethorpe Hotel Company possessed and enjoyed the same.
            In Testimony whereof, the said Alexander Proudfit, Receiver and the said Alexander Proudfit and James N. Talley as Master Commissioners have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals the day and year first above written.

Alexander Proudfit Rec’r
Alexander Proudfit Master Comm.
James N Talley master Comm.

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of
R C Jordan
W D Nottingham Notary Public Bibb, Co. Ga.

Recorded May 5th 1894 W.H. Rainey Deputy C. L. C.

 

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