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Title Property Record of 18 Scott Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.388
Scope & Content Property Record of 18 Scott Avenue



- Lots 421 & 422 -

1879 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. M.W. Cooper, Ellington, NY/ 99 years from 5 August 1879/ Term rent $175 (Lot 421)
1881 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. M.W. Cooper, Owattona, MN/ 99 years from 5 August 1879/ Term rent $250 (Lot 422)

- Both Lots -

1888 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Martha E. Aschman, New York City
1889 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Frances M. Hazen, Chautauqua, NY
1892 Chautauqua Assembly lease: C.J. Hamlin
1899 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Frances M. Hazen, Chautauqua, NY
1924 Chautauqua Institution lease: Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Chautauqua, NY/ (Miss Hazen had sold her leasehold, house and most of the furnishings to the congregation meeting and holding services in the Methodist House Chapel, to be used as the parsonage or manse/ The consideration was $4,000.00)/ *Deeds Liber /Page 604/136
1933 *The 1924 Chautauqua Institution lease was not recorded for public view until September 7, 1933 at the Chautauqua County Clerk's office in Mayville, the County Seat. The lease was a typical Chautauqua Institution 99 year residential one with its term beginning August 5, 1879..."for a private residence only." Consideration one dollar and the surrender of lease of said Lots 421 and 422 issued October 9, 1899 to Miss Frances M. Hazen
1960 Assignment dated October 25, 1960 and recorded November 16, 1960 in Hurlbut Memorial Community Church to Chautauqua Institution to enable the Institution to Deed the Manse property to the Church in lieu of the 1924 leae by (A) correcting the name of the Church and (B) pointing out the error in the property description used in an assignment dated June 24, 1960 that was intended to cover only the Hurlbut Church building lot at the South-West corner of Scott and Pratt Avenues but erroneously included the Manse property at the North-East corner of the same intersection by saying "the above described premises, also known as Lots Nos. 421 and 422 on Scott Ave."
1960 Chautauqua Institution deed: Hurlbut Memorial Community Church, Chautauqua, New York dated November 12, 1960 and recorded November 16, 1960 in Deeds In lieu of the lease dated April 22, 1924/ This deed contains the general conditions found in Chautauqua Institution deeds plus one on page 2, second paragraph, "It is one of the conditions of this conveyance, to which by accepting this conveyance second party specifically agrees that first party shall have the right, during the Summer Assembly of first party during each year, to use the premises herby conveyed for the purposes of its Summer Assembly and Summer Schools and other allied and supplementary church purposes." (Note: This license to use DID NOT appear in the 1924 Manse lease. It is an exact copy of the one in the 1931 Church lease and in its Church deed dated June 27, 1960, recorded September 16, 1960 in 1155/184)

Additional material available in the property file.
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Chautauqua
Hurlbut Memorial Community Church
Cooper, M.W.
Aschman, Martha E.
Hazen, Frances M.
Real Estate
Cottages
Object Name Property reference file
Classification Real Estate
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Accumulation 2007
Cottage Nickname The Manse