DOOAMTa W. LISSO
October 18, 1974
Jack z. Ceowar, Jr., saquire
Suite 119, Florida Title sailing
110 West rorsythe Street
IeO Mrs. C. D. Twoers--poposed deed of MNeatomery
sister property in St. Augwstine to the
State of Florida
Dear Mr. Couerts
Please fi4d eaelesod herewith for ywea review and eaomnte-
and Mrs. Tvers' approval--the deed which have prepared to
effetuate her generseity i.n wavwyin the aferefeteremed property
to the St. Auagtie Historic Prstervation Board.
I trust that the proposed deed properly reflets her oonmmrn
that the Board live up to its promises of maineneae and historic
us and assures her of use during her lifetime and limited use by
her children during theirs.
ThOak you for having returned my telephone call last week; I
had hoped to have this ready before now, but one inter eptima lead
to another. Thank you for your patieosa and o oaiad owrtesies.
Slook fewardt to hearing from you and to weceiving the emseted
Zn closing, please express our warmest thooks to Mrs. Tosers
and from me, personally, my appreciation to her fow the loely net
she wrote in late Jtly.
CCJr/ppb Clinton W. Coulter, Jr.
ntelosure Legal Counsel
cc John D. Bailey /
*ohn W. Grtif
TIIIS INDSNTUS1, made this day of A.D., 1974,
between LIZABETH-4H. TOWERS, of the county of Duval, in the State
ol" florida, herziflafter referred to as the GRANTOR, and the
HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTI'S: PRZSEWVAIIO:; 30ARD OP TRUSTEES, a statutory
body corporate of the State of Florida, of the county of St. Johns1
*in the State of Florida, hereinafter referred to as the GBAITER,
W1ESSSEHm. Thnmt the GXANTOR, for and in consideration of the
GPA;T3E S assurances to expend an historic preservation grant from
the National Park- Service in an amount of not less then Fotty-One
Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-Sight Dollars ($41,23S.) for the
preservation and restoration of the Juan Joaneda House, reliance
thereupon which is hereby acknowledged, has granted, bargained,
and sold to the GR3AITSE, its hetire and assigns forever, said house,
hereinafter more fully described as follows, to wit:
Lot 7, Block 15, City of St. Augustine, County of
St. Johns, Florida, according to tae official map
their of filed January 3, 1905, in the office of
the Clerk oi the Circuit Court.
This conveyance is .iade subject to an exception
and reservation of a life estate in the GRAN2TOR,
provide that during such life estate said property
shall be open both to public access for interior
visitation, no less than twelve (12) .days annually,
and to inaction by representatives of the GRANTSE,
during weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
This conveyance is 'ade subject to exception and
reservation for tae GrIALTO' S three surviving
children for periods of use and oCcu:-.ancy of said
property during their lives hot to exceed an annual
total of twenty-eirAt (28) consecutive days..
This conveyanc, is r.ade subject to their condition that
if the s u of the aforesaid grant 'is not expended by
the GMVTIVE for th6 restoration of said property in
accorclanco with the plans and specifications,
suggested by the GRANTOR &an
approved by the Jational Park Service, then said
property shall i'ao-eiately revert to the GRANTOR, her
heirs or assigns.
This Instrument Prepared Sys Clinton H. Coulter, Jr.
Florida Department of State
-" -- .3, 3 304..
And the RANTOR does hereby fully warrant the title to said
land, and will defend the same against all the lawful claims of
all persons whomsoever.
In Witness Whereof, the ORANS has caused these presents-
to be signed. sealed and delivered the date first above written.
,E.ISABSTN M. TOWERS -(SZAL)
STAT2 Or FLORIDA
COUNTY OF ST. JOiS
I HEREBY CERTIFY, that on this day, before me, an officer .
authorized in the state aforesaid and' in the county aforesaid to
take acknowledgrenta., personally appeared ELIZABETH M. TOwRS to
me known and known to me to be- the person described in and who
executed the foregoing instrument and acknowledged before re that
she executed the same and that said execution was by her freely
and voluntarily made,
WITNIiSS ny hand and official seal in the county and state
last aforesaid this day of A.D., 1974.
My cow-tission expires