Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 5 - Lot 3
Title: Block 5 Lot 3
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Title: Block 5 Lot 3 historical research
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 5 - Lot 3
Physical Description: Report
Language: English
Creator: Harman, J. E.
Publication Date: 1970
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine
Coordinates: 29.89319 x -81.311302
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Bibliographic ID: UF00090503
Volume ID: VID00007
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: B5-L3

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BLOCK 5
Lot 3


1764 PUENTE

P, #207 Fernando Villegas, tabby and frame houses (one on present lot 2-
o e or- lot 7---5ch
36 varas North/South c. r. t ?
36 varas East/West

P #208 (Corner Charlotte Street and Hamblen Circle) Heirs of
Manuel Serrano, stone house
12 varas North/South
12 varas East/West

LIST OF PROPERTIES SOLD BY PUENTE TO FISH AND OTHERS 1764
PAPELES DE CUBA LEGAJO 372, SEVILLE, SPAIN

P #207 Nothing

P #208 Nothing

1765 MONCRIEF

P #207 Mr. /Bochet?-/

P #208 Mr. Bag- /Bagley? -/


Date? East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 366 p. 23

Ca. 1784-87
#33 Oglivie/Bay
John Gordon to Robert Payne
Bay #33 Oglivie Payne
to Maria (Martin?) Hernandez #33

1783 Martin Hernandez to Donald Cameron Bay #33 Oglivie

Note: Bundle 409 Book or Register of City lots at Saint Augustine
Historical Society mentions above transactions with reference to
Bundle 366 p. 23 However, Bundle 366 p. 23 does not mention
transaction between Gordon and Payne.

1784 Briefs of East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 366 p. 20 v

1784 Aug. 4 Bay #33 Oglivie

Sale Donald Camiron-Andres Pacete wooden house in front of the River
of the port on lot of Robert Payne as guardian; bought 1783 by Martin
Hernandez whose house bounds it with others on same ground.









1784


(P #207)


Nothing


Block 17 #132


Two story timberframe house, in fair condition, owned
by Marcos Andreu (Andrew ; with deed; lot owned by
the Crown


Block 17 #133 Two-story masonry house, in bad condition, owned by
CP# 2- 0F) the Crown


Block 17 #134


Timber-frame house, in fair condition, owned by Don
Manuel de Guarda; with deed and land that it cites.


QUESADA


Square 5 #32
P #208)


(add 337 1/2 rr)
Uninhabitable rubble-work masonry house of the King
with lot, bounded North by Marcos Andrus, South by
the Seashore, East by the same, West by the Main
Street
13 (NS) x 25 v. @ 1/2 rr per sq. v. 337 1/2
Rubble-work masonry wall
25 x 6 (front and back) @ 3 rr 492


Rubble-work masonry wall
20x6 (sides) x 1/3 @ 3 rr per sq. v.

A rubble-work masonry division
10 x 3 x 1/3 @ 3 rr per sq. v.


360


60


For wood work all worthless


0*


Briefs of East Florida Papers, Bundle 366 p. 49 v

1784 Sept. 16 Bay St. #33 Oglivie

Sale Andres Pacete-Manuel Alonso Fernandez y Velez wooden house in
front of the river on lot belonging to some English minors.
Bounded by others of the same kind; bought Aug. 5 of Donald Camiron.

East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 366, p. 33
#31 Oglivie Charlotte St.

Spanish Government to John McKenzie

p. 33
1784 August 12 Sale
Juan Meguince (John McKenzie)--Juan Paredes, wooden house built
1783 on Charlotte St., on lot belonging to absent Englishman. B. by
House of Adam Canes making a corner to the S., and on the N. by
house of John McFarlane.

ROCQUE


1784


p. 36









1788


West


East


1790


80
r_ 7Z y








Square 5 #33 Wooden house of Manuel Veles on King's lot,
next to the above. 9 (N-S) x 11 V. @ 1/2
RR per sq. V.
Reales
49 1/2

Above is #32, of course.


1791 Briefs of East Florida Papers
Escrituras Vol. 1
Bundle 368 p. 143

May 20, 1791

Mortgage

Sebastian Ortega bought through Mateo Guadarrama coquina house
and lot on St. Charles St., #32. Ortega cedes his rights to Cocifacio
and mortgages the property for payments.
#33
1791 Briefs of East Florida Papers, Bundle 368, p. 212 or 13 v

Bond 1791 June 15
Manuel Beles (Velez) wooden house King's lot #33 pledged for payment
#33
1801? Briefs of East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 373 p. 41

Sale April 22, 1801? #33

Manuel Fernandez Veles--Pedro Fornells house on King's lot Calle de la
Marina which forms E boundary; house and lot of the purchaser bounds
it W; Jose Ximenez N; Pedro Cocifacio S. House built by himself, lot
granted by the govt. Measures N. S. 19 yds. E. W. 11 yds. No. 33,
June 15, 1791.

#33
1802 Briefs of East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 373 p. 292

Substitution July 7, 1802 #33

White confirms title of Pedro Fornells to lot 33 Block 5
Manuel Velez having built on it sold to Fornells April 22, 1801.
Measures N. S. 9 yds, EW 11 yds. Bounded E. by la Marina, W. by
house of Fornells, N. by Jose Ximenez, S. by Pedro Cocifacio.





S # 31 & 33


1803 Briefs of East Florida Papers
Escrituras, Bundle 374 p. 91

1803 April 16 #31 & 33
Sale

With Pacto. Pedro Fornells to Don Bernardo Segui 2 houses and
retro. one stone one wood both in a lot fronting the first on Royal
St. the second la Playa bounded both on the North by the house
and lot of the heirs of Antonio Alcantar, South by another of
Don Pedro Cocifacio between two on the front Royal St. 6 1/2 varas
on the Marina 9 varas N & S on the side E & W 25 varas the stone
house was built at my expense another little house e of wood from my
wife Mariana Tudorina & her children (some account follows that I
cannot translate (note in briefs) 22 Nov. 1800 that of wood sold to
Don Manuel Velez entered 22 April 1801 in Archives.

#31 & 33

1803 Briefs of East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 374, p. 254 v

1803 Oct 10 #31 & 33

Return Sale

D. Bernardo Segui to Pedro Fornells by deed 18 April of this year
house of stone another of wood on the lot fronting Royal St. the second
the beach, both bounded North with lot of Antonio Alcantar South Don
Pedro Cocifacio measuring front on Royal St. 6 1/2 varas on the
Bay (?) varas NS, on the side East to West 25 varas; the whole
for 1254 pesos contains reference to a mortgage.


#31 & 33

1803 Briefs of East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 374 p. 256 v

Sale Oct. 10, 1803 #31 & 33

Pedro Fornells to D. Miguel Crosby priest of Parish Church as
described in previous deed above they belonged to Mariana Tudorina
his wife and her four children in archives 22 Nov 1800 that of wood
from D. Manuel Velez by deed 22 April 1801.






BLOCK 5
Lot 3
p.

1803 List of Appraisals

#32

An uninhabited house of coquina belonging to the King,
and its lot, bounded on the north by the preceding,
fronting on the said street, on the south by the Marina,
and on the east by the same; its measurement in front
north south, thirteen yards and a half, and depth twenty-five
ditto, which at the rate of one real a yard, with the
(increase) --m- --- 675
Item twenty-four yards of coquina in length front and
back and three in height, at the rate of three reals a
square yard, amounts to ----- 492
Item twenty yards of coquina in length and six in height
for both sides, at three reals a square yard, amounts to 360
Item a section of wall, one third of a yard thick, three
yards long and three high, at three reals a yard, amounts
to----- 60
Item for the woodwork, it being in a useless condition 80

Total including its increase ------------ 1667

1803 1803 List of Appraisals

Square 5 #33

Wooden house of Don Manuel Velez on the King's lot close by
the preceding; its measurement in front North South nine yards
and depth East West eleven yards amounts, with its increase,
to--- 99 (5)?

Note: That on the 22nd of April 1801 Don Manuel Vales executed
a deed of sale of the above house and lot in favor of Pedro Fornells

Another

That on this day was issued by the Government a corresponding
title of possession and ownership in perpetuity of the above
house to Pedro Fornells by virtue of the Royal cedula of 17th
June 1801, remitting to those in debt for quitrents the payment
of principal and rents of the houses and lots that they acquired
when restored tothe Royal Patrimony St. Augustine, Florida
I (?)OfJuly 1802






*
#31 & 33

1806 Briefs of East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 375 p. 235 v

1806 July 28
Sale
Miguel Crosby--Bryan Connor, two houses on one lot, one of stone
the other of wood, the first fronting on Calle Real, the other on
the Beach, Both bounded N. by heirs of Antonio Alcantara, S. by
Pedro Cocifacio. Lot measures on Calle Real 62 yds. and on the
Marina 9 yds N. S. ; depth E & W 25 yds. Bought of Pedro Fornells
Oct. 31, 1803.

1808 East Florida Papers, Bundle 311,
Doc. 12, p. 29, Testamentary Proceeding 1808, Feb. 15
Charlotte & Bay
#31 & 33 Oglivie

Inherited by Dona Rosannah Lynch Miranda from Bryan Connor
Estate

1811 Briefs of East Florida Papers
Escrituras Vol. 2
Bundle 378 p. 35

April 2, 1811

Sale

Jose Lorente--Pedro Codifacio (Cocifacio), part of lot
between the north wall of the pier and the house of the purchaser,
now occupied by widow of Mariano de Lasaga. Measures 164 yds N.;
13 and 3/4 yds E; 19 and 2/3 yds. S; 14 yds, 13 in. W. Received
from the Govt. in part payment of services in building the wall and
filling in the street in front of purchaser's house. CMalva- 1 f_3y

1815 Briefs of East Florida Papers
Escrituras Vol 2
Bundle 380 p. 150 v

Sept 25, 1815
Title

Gov. Estrada y Toto to Pedro Cocifacio in lot No. 32, block 5,
for which he gave mortgage as pledge of payment May 20, 1791.
Lot measures N. S. 13 yards, E. W. 25. Bounded W. by St.
Charles St. N. by heirs of Bryan Connor, E. by Calle Marian
(Marine), S. by the Little Square (Plasoleta) of the Marina. LCk/-'i S-]






#32


1816 Briefs of East Florida Papers
Escrituras Vol 2
Bundle 380 p. 235

February 3, 1816
Sale

Santos Rodriguez for P. Cocifacio (now living in Havana)--
Daniel Hulbert Coquina house of 2 stories on St. Charles St.;
which is W. boundary, heirs of Bryan Connor N, Calle Marina
and the wall E; small square in front of the pier' and the Royal
Accounting Office S. House built by Cocifacio on King's lot
granted Sept. 25, 1815. Measures N.S. 132 yds. E.W. 25,
after building the house Cocifacio bought from Jose Lorente
April 2, 1811, land measuring 164 yards N. 13 three-quarters
E., 19 and two-thirds S., and 14 yards 13 in. W.






SW Block 5
Lot 3

Page 1 of 2

East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 382, Doc. 8, p. 729 (Photostat)

1818
#31 and 33 Oglivie
Sale to Daniel Hurlbert

1818
Se pase que Nos Don Diego Miranda y D. a Rosana Lynch Marido y
(Mujer) lejitimos Vecinos de esta Ciudad, (otosgamos?) que
Vendemos zealmente a Don Daniel Hurlbert fambien vecino, Dos
Casas la una de Piedra y la otra de Madera, ambos en un Solar,
haciendo frente la primera en la Calle Real, y la Segunda a la
Marina, y lindando ambos por el Norte con Casa y Solar de
Catalina Acosta, y por el Sur con otra del comprador, nudundo dicho
Solar por el frente de la Calle Real seis varas y media, y por el de la
Marina nueve varas de Norte a Sur y de fondo Este Oeste veinte y
cinco varas el todo del Solar, el qual con dichas casbas el defunto
Don Bryan Connor del presbitero Don Miguel Crosby por Escrituras
en este archive ante el Escribano Don Jose de Zubizarreta a venite
y ocho de Julio de mil ocho cientos seis, cuya citata Finca
fue adjudicada a la D. a Rosana Lynch (como?)
heredero del defunto Don Bryan Connor segun (consta?)
por auto del Tribunal de este Gobierno (provelindo?) en veinte y siete
de Marzo de mil ochocientos dies y seis en los de (Inventario?) de
bienes y Testamentaria (obrados?) por fallecimiento, donde
asi mismo aparece el permiso que por de veinte y nueve
el mismo mes se me concedio para verificar las ventas de las
citadan Casas y Solar, todo lo gual (eaiste?) en el archive del present
Escribano y le Vendemos las citadas dos Casas de Piedra y Madera
con su Solar, con todas sus Salidas (usos?)
costumbres (J ?) y que tiene y le (pertenecen?)
libre de todo /como asi lo Certifico yo (dicho)
Escribano Legunto que resultta) del libro de de un (cargo?)
que a este efecto reconoci/en precio de Mil (cincuenta?) pesos que el
comprador nos ha pagado al contado, de que nos damos por entregados a
nuestra Voluntad, la (prueva) leyes de la entrega,
de los y
demas del caso de que otorgamos formal recibo; en virtud del qual
nos apartamos del de propiedad posecion (util?) Senorio
y demas acciones reales y personales que a casas y
Solar haviamo y que todo lo
y traspasam en el comprador y en quien su
para que como
lo posea venda y a su voluntad en virtud de esta
Escritura Z. a su favor otorgamos en senal de real entrega, con que
es visto haven (adguiridi?) su posecion, sin que necesite de otra
prueva de que le Y nos obligamos a la eviccion






0 Bk 5, Lot 3
p. 2

y de esta venta (en bastante?) forma, y
como mas eonvenga en favor del comprador con

Rest is more of the usual legal phraseology

St. Augustine 27 October 1818
Signed Rosannah Lynch
Daniel Hurlbert

Following is translation

East Florida Papers, Escrituras, Bundle 382, Doc. 8, p. 729
(Photostat)

1818
#31 and 33 Oglivie
Sale to Daniel Hurlbert
1818, 27 October

Let it be known that we Don Diego Miranda and Dona Rosana Lynch,
legitimate husband and wife, residents of this city, agree to sell to
Don Daniel Hurlbert, also resident, two houses, one of stone and the
other of wood, both on a lot, the first facing on the Calle Real
(Charlotte St.), and the second on the Marina (Avenida Menendez), and
both bounding by the North with house and lot of Catalina Acosta, and
by the South with another of the buyer, measuring the said lot along
the front of the Calle Real (Charlotte St. ) six and one half varas, and
along the (front) of the Marina (Avenida Menendez) nine varas from
North to South and in depth EW 25 varas the whole of the lot, which
with the said houses and lot the deceased Don Bryan Connor bought
from the priest Don Miguel Crosby by deed in this archive before the
scribe Don Jose de Zubizarreta on July 28, 1806, which said property
was adjudicated to me Dona Rosana Lynch as heiress of the said
deceased Don Bryan Connor according to judicial decree of this
tribunal dated March 27, 1816, in the distribution of his estate in which
appears the permit that by decree of 29 of same month I was permitted
to sell the said houses and lot






9


Clements 1834


Original 1800


Present 1834

Daniel Halbert


5 Mack Andrew


6 Peter Coxcifacio

Note: Daniel Hurlbert
Signed and spelled his name thusly in 1818,
several ways in the other records.


Daniel Halbert


but Hurlbert is spelled


Deed Record N. St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 506

The Heirs and Legatees
of Daniel Hurlburt, dec.d
to
Susan Hurlburt and
James Hurlburt

Deed 21 May 1838

Re Estate to be divided between widow Ann and her four children
Mary Allen and her heirs, Daniel, Susan, and James Hurlburt
part
Parties of Ist/for one dollar sold a certain House and Lot of. Land
bounded W by Charlotte St., on the E by Bay St, and S by the Public
Square, and on the N by another house and lot belonging to the
Testator.


1834


1838





SBk 5, Lot 3
North of my lot



Deed Record N, St. Johns Co., Fla., p. 503

Heirs Legatees of
Daniel Hurlbert Dec.d
to
Ann Hurlbert & Dan (J?) Hurlbert
trustees of Mary Allen
Deed
1838 21 May 1838
Indenture between Ann Hurlbert, widow of Daniel Hurlbert, Mary
Allen, wife of Darius Allen, Daniel Hurlbert, Susan Hurlbert and
James Hurlbert, heirs at law and Legatees of said Daniel Hurlbert
deceased and Ann Hurlburt and Daniel Hurlburt, Executrix and
Executor who by last will and testament of said deceased are trustees
of children of Mary Allen parties of 2nd part

deceased by will gave to parties of 1st part and 2nd part in trust for
children of Mary Allen wife of Darius Allen saving to her the annual
interest and profits thereof all his property personal andReal to
be divided

for one dollar paid by party 2nd part parties of 1st part sold in trust
to the heir of the children of Mary Allen to a certain house and lot
of grounds situated in and bounded W by Charlotte St., and running
thence E to the Bay, being N of the house late the residence of the
said Testator and bounded also by a house and lot lately belonging to
Margaret Cook.





*


Deed Book O, St. JohnsCo., Fla., p. 574


James Hurlbert and wife
to
Susan Quincy and husband Frederick

1843 Deed 20 April 1843

Hurlberts instituted suit to partition property held in common by
two parties.

bounded on the west by Charlotte St., on the North by property of
Darius Allen, on the East by Bay St. on the South by the Public
Square, a Decree of said Court was rendered 13 Nov. 1842 for
a partition of said premises

Premises divided as follows

Susan Quincy got that portion of said lot being the E half or moiety
thereof, which they designated as Division Lot No. 2, and which is
bounded on the North by part of the said lot of the said Darius Allen,
and measures from W to E to the NW corner of the small stone building
on said Division Lot No. 2, and commencing at the point of inter-
section of the Division Line with the Northern boundary line of said
lot, 31 ft. and 30 hundredths, thence to said Bay St on the .East,
23 ft and 6 inches; on the E it is bounded by Bay St; on the S by the
Public Square and measures from E to W commencing at said Bay
St. and running to the point of intersection of the said Division Line
with the Southern boundary line of said Lot, 50 ft and 5 hundredths,
all which will more fully and clearly appear by reference to said
report of said commissioners.

for one dollar and in consideration of decree

Hurlbert to Quincy

final decree 29 March


20 April 1843





*

Deed Book O, St. Johns Co., Fla, p. 592

Frederick (J?) Quincy and wife Susan
to
James Hurlburt

1843 Deed
20 April 1843
re: division of property see p. 574

description of property before division see p. 574

James Hurlburt got result of Court Decision and for one dollar.

that portion of said lot and premises designated as Division Lot
No. 1, and which is bounded by Charlotte St. on the West and
measures thereon from S to N 39 ft; on the N it is bounded by a
portion of the property of said Darius Allen and wife and measures
from West on said Charlotte St to E 51 ft and 95 hundredths, to a
point whence the Division line of said lot is drawn from N to S to
the Southern boundary line of said lot; on the South by the Public
Square, and measures from said termination of said Division line
from E to W to said Charlotte St. 51 ft and 95 hundredths


Deed Record S, St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 330-31
1870
E. J. DeMedicis of St. Augustine
to
William Sinclair of New York -
Administrators Deed
intestate
DeMedicis administrator of Estate of deceased/James Hurlbert of City.

28 March 1870 Public Sale of Real Estate of James Hurlbert
Sold for $4000
Duly confirmed by Judge of Probate 30 March 1870

All that certain lot or parcel of lands in St. Augustine described and
bounded as follows ( ) bounded by Charlotte St. in the West
and measures thereon from South to North 39 ft: on the North by
a portion of the property of Darius and Mary Allen and measures from
West on said Charlotte St to East 51 ft and 95 hundredths to a point
where the division line of said lot is drawn from North to South, to
the|Southern boundary line of said lot; on the south by the public
square, and measures (there?) on fifty-one ft and 95 hundredths,
being division lot No. one in a (partition?) between Frederick J.
Quincy and wife and the said James Hurlburt, as set out in deeds of
April 20th A. D. 1843, Recorded in Book O p. 592


4 April 1870







Deed Record S, St. Johns Co., Fla., pp. 332-33
1870
James N. Allen Commissioner of St. Augustine
to
William Sinclair of New York City
8 July 1870

re sale or resale of real estate of deceased James Hurlbert
Allen was commissioner appt. by a judge
5 July 1870 public sale too
also advertised in St. Augustine Examiner

Sinclair bought for $4, 000. 00

The lot bounded by Charlotte St on the West, and measures thereon
from South to North 39 ft on the North by a portion of the property of
Darius and Mary Allen, and measures from West, beginning on said
Charlotte St. to East 51 ft and 95 hundredths Thence South 39 ft to a
pt 51 ft and 95 hundredths from Charlotte St; being bounded on the East
by property belonging to Mrs. Susan E. Quincy and on the South by the
Public Square measuring from East to West on said Square 51 ft and
95 hundredths, together with the tenements--










Deed Record S, St. Johns Co., Fla., p. 348


1870
Darius Allen, Mary Allen, James Allen, Laura Allen and others
(Calvin Eatman and Annie Allen Eatman, Daniel Allen and Susan
Allen (Mercy?) Allen and Edward Allen to William Sinclair of
New York City
27 July 1870
for $1200. 00 sold

All that westerly part of that certain lot of land and premises late of
Daniel Hurlbert, deceased, acquired by Mrs. Mary Allen as one of the
heirs and devisees of Daniel Hurlbert deceased, and set apart to her by
virtue of the agreement of division between the heirs and devisees of
Daniel Hurlbert Decd; beginning on the easterly edge of Charlotte St.
at the NW corner of the lot, on which stands the stone house of said
William Sinclair, which house and lot were lately purchased by him on
the sale of the Estate of James Hurlbert Dec.d, Thence, running firstly
northerly along said easterly edge of Charlotte St. 34 1/2 ft. to the
Southerly line of lot of the estate of B. E. Carr Dec. d 52 ft 8
inches to the division line now made---running northerly and southerly--
which separates this westerly part or portion of the lot above mentioned
from the easterly part or portion thereof which is retained by Mrs.
Mary Allen, thence, thirdly, southerly along said division line about
34 1/2 ft in a straight line passing through the center of the kitchen
or western chimney of said Mrs. Mary Allen, as the same now stands,
to the N (?) E corner of said lot of William Sinclair 51 and 95 hundredths
ft to the place of beginning. With all tenements etc.







Deed Record T, St. Johns Co., Fla., p. 480-483


1872


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Susan E. Quincy of Charleston, S. C.
to
William Sinclair of Baltimore, Maryland for $1000.00

Deed
27 August 1872

all that certain piece or parcel of land with the buildings thereon,
being known and described on the plot or plan -of Said City as the
South East corner of Block Number 5 bounded on the N by Lands of
Darius and Mary Allen, on the E by Marine or Bay St, on the S by
the Plaza or Public Square on the W by land formerly owned by
James Hurlburt but now owned by saidWilliam Sinclair of the second
part, measuring on the said public square from East to West
50 5/100 ft more or less, and on the North line or boundary 54 ft
and 9 inches more or less, and measuring on Marine or Bay St 40 ft
more or less and on the western line or boundary 40 ft more or less,
it being the same piece of land conveyed by James Hurlburt and wife
to the said party of the first (pt?) as Susan Quincy formerly Susan
Hurlburt one of the heirs and legatees of Daniel Hurlburt, which
deed is recorded in Book 0/574 together with tenements--

p. 482 that she (Quincy) had right to property "saving any claims
made or hereafter to be made to said Land by the United States of
America. and he (Sinclair) have without claims by any except
United States

Map showing the lot granted and described within deed and Lands
surrounding as shown by map of Saint Augustine.

p. 483 T-inef S Lk .+l eet-









Deed Record U, St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 27


1873

The United States To William Sinclair

No. 1 Certificate of Release
21 Dec. 1863
Lot 10 Block 5 St. Augustine, Fla. assessed by the late U.S. (?)
Tax Commissioner for Florida in name of Frederick J. Quincy and
was sold for the unpaid tax charged thereon--
and William Sinclair produced satisfactory evidence that he is
legally entitled to redeem the above described property and that
he has paid into the U. S. Treasury the amount of tax, penalty,
costs, and interest required amounting to sum of
$40.50 properly released.


12 March 1873





*

Deed Record V, St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 240

1875 Deed 13 May 1875
Mary H. Allen and husband Darius of St. Johns County and their
children and their children's husbands and wives (James W. Allen
and Laura L., Daniel H. Allen and Susan, Edward Allen and Lorenza,
Martha Allen Scott and William of St. Johns County to William
Sinclair of Baltimore for $1562. 50 sold parcel of land.

Beginning at the north east corner of a lot belonging to the said
William Sinclair which joins the lot herein described and granted,
on the west, and running eastwardly along the south boundary line
of a lot of the estate of B. (E?) Carr, deceased 56 feet inches
to Bay or Marine St. thence southwardly along the west boundary line
of said street 29 feet inches to the northeast corner of another lot
belonging to the said William Sinclair which lot is generally known as the
Quincy lot, thence westwardly along the north boundary line of the so
called Quincy lot 56 feet inches to the southeast corner of the said
lot of the said William Sinclair which joins the lot herein described and
granted on the west as aforesaid thence northwardly along the east
boundary line of the said lot of the said William Sinclair on the west,
about 34 1/2 feet be the same more or less to the point of beginning
being the east part of the same lot or parcel of land that formerly
belonged to Daniel Hurlbert, Sr. deceased and which was conveyed
by the heirs and legatees of the said Daniel Hurlbert, Sr. deceased to
Ann Hurlbert and Daniel Hurlbert in trust for children of Mary Allen
wife of Darius Allen by deed bearing date of 21 May 1838 (Book N
p. 503)

1875 Deed Record V, St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 251

James Sykes of Alachua Co. Fla. husband of Mary Allen Sykes,
deceased
To
William Sinclair of Baltimore Quit claim 29 May 1875 for one dollar
quit claimed all interest in following

bounded on the east by Bay or Marine St. on the south by lot or lots
of the said William Sinclair, on the west by Charlotte St. and on
the north by lot of the Estate of B. E. Carr deceased. Being the same
lot or parcel of land formerly belonging to Daniel Hurlbert, Sr.,
deceased, and conveyed by the heirs or legatees of the said Daniel
Hurlbert, Sr., deceased to Ann Hurlbert and Daniel Hurlbert in trust
for the children of Mary Allen wife of Darius Allen, by deed bearing
date of May 21, 1838 (Book N p. 503) and which said lot has since
been conveyed by the said Mary Allen and Darius Allen and the children
of said Mary Allen to the said William Sinclair by deed dated May 13,
1875 with tenements etc.






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Deed Record V St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 161


1875 Deed 4 May 1875
Edward C. Allen of St. Augustine one of the children of Mary and
Darius Allen of St. Johns Co. -wife to William Sinclair for sum of
fifty dollars sold.

beginning on the East Edge of Charlotte St. at the NW corner of the
lot on which stands the stone House of said William Sinclair. Thence
running northwardly along said Easterly edge of Charlotte St. 34 1/2
ft to the southerly line of the lot of the Estate of B. (E.) Carr deceased.
Thence Eastwardly along the southerly line of the said lot of the Estate
of B. (E.) Carr, 52 ft 8 inches to a division line between this lot and
a lot of the children of the said Mary Allen and Darius Allen, and now
occupied by the said Mary and Darius Allen, Thence Southwardly along
said division line about 34 1/2 ft in a straight line passing through the
center of the kitchen chimney or Western chimney as it now stands on
the lot, now occupied by the said Mary and Darius Allen to the Northeast
corner of the said lot of the said William Sinclair thence Westwardly
51 95/100 feet to the place of beginning, being the same lot or parcel
of land that was conveyed to the said William Sinclair by Darius and
Mary Allen et als by deed of July 27, 1870 (Book S pp. 348-and also
being the westwardly part of the same lot or parcel of land that was
conveyed by the heirs and legatees of Daniel Hurlbert Sr deceased to
Ann Hurlbert and Daniel Hurlbert in trust for the children of Mary
Allen wife of Darius Allen by deed of May 21 1838 (Book N pp 503)


Deed Record V, St. Johns Co. Fla., p. 174

1875 Deed 8 May 1875

Martha Allen Scott of St. Augustine, one of children of Mary and
Darius Allen and her husband William Scott to William Sinclair
sold for $50. 00.


Description same as p. 161 Deed Record V, St. Johns Co.





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1875 Deed Record V, St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 244

Annie E. Allen Eatman and husband of St. Johns Co. (child of Mary
and Darius Allen) to William Sinclair
Deed
8 June 1875
for $312.50 sold
same description as p. 240 deed Record V

Deed Record V. St. Johns Co. Fla. p. 246

Anna Allen Moody and husband of Alabama to William Sinclair of
Baltimore
Deed
18 May 1875
for $312.50 sold

Same description as p. 240
Deed Record V.

1875 Deed Record V., St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 305

James Sykes, parent and natural guardian of Mary Sykes, George W.
Sykes, William Sykes and James Sykes, of Alachua Co. Fla. children
of Mary Allen Sykes to William Sinclair
Deed 21 August 1875 for $312.50 conveyed

Same property as on p. 251 Record Book V

1902 Deed Record "2" St. Johns Co., Fla. p. 452

5 March 1902
Phebe S. Sinclair, widow of New York, to Charles F. Hamblen of
Saint Augustine for $3750. 00 Sold lot

situated in the city of Saint Augustine on Square Five of said city,
bounded North by the lot formerly of B. E. Carr, now of Bartolo
Genovar, measuring on this line 111 feet East by Bay Street,
measuring on this line 71 feet and 6 inches; south by the Public
Square, measuring on this line 104 feet; and west by Charlotte St.;
measuring on this line 72 feet and 10 inches; being that parcel of
land acquired in several smaller parcels by William Sinclair,
deceased in his life time and by said William Sinclair devised to
grantor herein






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1905 1905 City Map p. 21
of Supplement To Official City Map

Block 5 Lot 3

C. F. Hamblen Dwelling

St. Augustine Yacht Club Club House

George W. Corbett Dock and Fish House

iSt. Aug. and S. Beach
Railway and Bridge Co. Bridge

1920 Probate Court, Saint Johns County, Fla.

Last Will and Testament of Charles F. Hamblen
14 August 1920

I give and devise the House and Lot where I now live in the city of
St. Augustine, Fla. called "Blenmore, being lot No. three of Block
No. Five according to the map of said city, and so much of the
furniture therein as my executors may deem suitable for the purpose
which I designate my said house, to my executors, herein after
named, and a majority of them to organize under the laws of Florida,
a corporation not for profit, under a corporate name which shall
perpetuate my name, the object or purpose of said corporation shall
be to take the legal title of said house and lot and to hold same
perpetually and to conduct therein a club (to be known as "The Charles
F. Hamblen Club") for male wage earners and men of small income
where such men may have a place of resort, especially during evenings
and Sundays, open to all well behaved men regardless of religious
belief or political views; except that no person advocating the
forcible overthrow of the constitutional government of the United
States of America shall be entitled to the privileges of said club
house. I empower and direct my said executors to convey my said
house and lot to said corporation when duly incorporated, such
conveyance to be in fee. The expense of conducting said club is to
be met in such manner as said corporation may provide, but no part
of my estate shall be used for maintaining or operating said club.

Appt. William W. Dewhurst and G. B. Lamar, executors

Second codicil to Will 4 Nov. 1920 applies to lot 3 Block 5

Same purpose except club got rent free (but to pay taxes, insurance
repairs) and at end of 8 years if in good financial shape got title to
house and property otherwise go other charitable institution or purpose.










1970 Tax Assessors Records
St. Johns County
1970

Block 5, Lot 3

C. F. Hamblen Club
(current owner 1970)

Note: According to Hamblen's will club would get title after 8 :years
if it met certain conditions, however, I did not locate the deed to
the club.





J. E. Harman
May 18, 1970




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