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Title Property Record of 1 Irving Place
Catalog Number 2007.09.70
Scope & Content Property Record of 1 Irving Place

1991 Note:
Irving Place was in the Northwest corner of the 50 acre parcel purchased in 1874 at Fair Point for the first Assembly Grounds.

- Lot 181 at North & Davis Avenues -
as re-surveyed by J.F. Hunt in 1887

1888 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Sarah P. (Mrs. Wm.) Thomas, Meadville, PA/ 99 years from 1 September 1873/ Consideration: Assignment and surrender of former interests in Lot 181 and in the premises known as the CORRY TRACT/ Chautauqua Assembly hereby covenants that it will not suffer any buildings to be erected on said tract or premises outside the lot lines of Lots 177 to 182, inclusive.

1902 Estate: Sarah P. Thomas died testate in Meadville and willed her cottage to her husband William, subject to life use by her sister-in-law Celestia S. Bennett in cooperation with members of the Thomas family.

- West 1/2 Lot 179 & Lot 181 -

1902 William Thomas obtained the West half of Lot 179
1913 Estate: William Thomas died testate in Meadville and willed the property to the same devisees under his deceased wife's will/ (Heirs sold leasehold)
1914 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Sarah J. Gleason, Mayville, NY
1927 Chautauqua Institution lease: Florence A. Roblee, St. Louis, MO
1948 Chautauqua Institution deed: Louis Roblee McCarthy (AKA Mrs. Eugene Ross McCarthy)/ In lieu of the 1927 lease to Florence A. Roblee/ 830/411

- Lot 177 & East 1/2 Lot 179 -

1937 Chautauqua Institution lease: Florence A. Roblee, St. Louis, MO
1943 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Eugene Ross McCarthy, Clayton, MO/ In lieu of the 1937 lease to Florence A. Roblee/ 653/264

- Lots 177 & 179 & 181 -

1966 Mary Oran Meisse, Jamestown, NY/ 1303/88

2009 September 25 Seller: Mary Oram Reading; Buyer: David Jaffe, 100 Buck Hill Rd., Easton, CT 06612; 2685/85 & 89
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Hunt, J.F.
Thomas, Sarah P.
Thomas, William
Bennett, Celestia S.
Gleason, Sarah J.
Roblee, Florence A.
McCarthy, Louise Roblee
McCarthy, Mrs. Eugene Ross
Meisse, Mary Oran
Reading, Mary Oram
Jaffe, David
Real Estate
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