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Title Property Record of 11 North Lake Drive
Catalog Number 2007.09.109
Scope & Content Property Record of 11 North Lake Drive

- Lot 64 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Mrs. Mary A. Palmeter, Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $50.00

- West part Lot 64 -

1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Simeon G. Bentley, Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $25.00

- East part Lot 64 -

1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: H.K. Branch, Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $25.00

- All of Lot 64 -

1891 Estate: Simeon G. Bentley died testate in 1891/ H.A. Bentley, Executor
1899 Note: Found in a promissory note dated 12 December 1899..."hereby agrees to keep the Cottage insured for at least $800.00..." However, judging by the Tax Assessors' valuations over the years, a cottage was built on this site in the early 1870s, before the first leases were issued
1900 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Samuel W. Dana, New Castle, PA
1902 Chautauqua Institution lease: Margaret B. Veach, New Castle, PA
1923 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Margaret B. Veach and Miss Alice S. Veach, sisters
1932 Estate: Margaret B. Veach died testate/ Everthing left to her sister
1932 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Alice S. Veach, Chautauqua, NY
1933 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Anne H. Davis, Washington, DC
1938 Agreement: Mrs. Davis conveyed her interest in the leasehold to Chautauqua Foundation, Inc. subject to: "...exclusive use by her and her assigns, not exceeding two at a time, of the bedroom, bath and kitchen in the northeast part of the first floor together with the furniture thereof and with the privilege of sharing the use of the living room and porch until October 1, 1958."
1938 Chautauqua Institution lease: Chautauqua Foundation, Inc.
1958 Chautauqua Institution deed: Chautauqua Foundation, Inc./ Lieu of its 1938 lease/ 1103/27
1958 Clark D. & Ethel F. Reed (H&W), Industry, PA/ With survivors rights/ "This deed made the 26th day of August 1958 in conformity with an order of the County Court/ Case #7440/ Consideration $16,000/ 1111/26
1969 Estate: Clark D. Reed died, wife, Ethel F. Reed, survivor
1972 Estate: Ethel F. Reed died testate/ Son, Robert C. Reed, Executor/ Ancillary #36212 shows Cottage willed to her two children: Robert C. Reed and Jane Elizabeth Walker, Waynesburg, PA
1981 Robert C. Reed and his sister, Jane Walker included their spouses in the ownership by conveying an undivided half interest to each of the married couples: Robert C. & Gretchen S. Reed, (H&W), Industry, PA 1/2 interest/ and David K. & Jane Elizabeth Walker (H&W), Waynesburg, PA 1/2 interest/ 1890/380
1991 Estelle F. Comay, Pittsburgh, PA 1/2 interest in common with David K. & Jane Elizabeth Walker (H&W) as tenants by the entirety of the remaining undivided 1/2 interest/ 2261/562

Additional material available in the property file. See The Chautauquan Daily, August 1, 1974 & The Chautauquan Weekly, January 22, 1920, page 1.

Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Chautauqua Foundation, Inc.
Palmeter, Mary A.
Bentley, Simeon G.
Branch, H.K.
Bentley, H.A.
Dana, Samuel W.
Veach, Margaret B.
Veach, Alice S.
Davis, Anne H.
Reed, Clark D.
Reed, Ethel F.
Reed, Robert C.
Walker, Jane Elizabeth
Reed, Gretchen S.
Walker, David K.
Comay, Estelle F.
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