April 1, 1822

This Identure made this first day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty two between John So Strong of Strongsville, In the County of Cuyahoga and the State of Ohio on the one part and the inhabitants of said Strongsville on the other part witnesseth that the said John So Strong for the consideration of one dollar to the said John S. Strong well and truly paid hath demused, granted and to farm let unto the inhabitants aforesaid "Bounded as follows to wit: being part of the lot No. 55 lying on the east side of the State road so called being the land laid out for a burying ground lying in a square form being ten and a half rods on the road and nine rods and twenty links back from Said road Also one other piece of land on said lot bounded au follows, to wit, Beginning nine rods south of said Strongs house on the east side of the State road, thence south 2 degrees east 18 rods, thence east thirty four rods, thence west 29 degrees north to the place of beginning. Also on the west side of said road a piece of land opposite the last piece sufficient for building and academy" to have and to hold Vie said demused property with the appurtenances unto the same belonging, The first piece for the use of a burying ground so long as wood grows and water runs, provided the said inhabitants keep the same fenced with a good and lawful fence reserving to me the said John S. Strong the privilege of feeding the same with small cattle or sheep The other piece for a common and public buildings for so long as they shall occupy the same for public building or buildings, In witness whereunto I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year aforesaid.

in the presence of
John S Strong (L.S.)
Tamer W. Strong (L.S.)

State of Ohio    
Strongsville                                 November 30th 1822 personally
Cuyahoga County                                             appeared
                                                  John S Strong and Tamer W. Strong

sighners and sealers of the within instrument and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed.

Before me. Henry Wait (L.S.) Justice of the Peace

Received December 21st 1822

Recorded December 26th 1822 A.D, Horace Percy (L.S.) Recorder