Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Local Projects - Montgomery House
Title: [Letter to Jack E. Cowart]
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Title: Letter to Jack E. Cowart re: Mrs. C. D. Towers--proposed deed of Montgomery sisters' property in St. Augustine to the State of Florida.
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Local Projects - Montgomery House
Physical Description: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Coulter, Clinton H.
Publication Date: 1974
Copyright Date: Public Domain
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Box: 6
Divider: B15 L7 Joaneda - Architecture, History, Archaeology
Folder: Local Projects - Montgomery House
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
57 Treasury Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Joaneda House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 57 Treasury Street
Coordinates: 29.893459 x -81.313492
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Bibliographic ID: UF00094804
Volume ID: VID00021
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: B15-L7

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October 18, 1974

Jack z. Ceowar, Jr., saquire
Suite 119, Florida Title sailing
110 West rorsythe Street
Jacksonville, Florida

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
deed soon.
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
sil Thurston

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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


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.
Logal Counsel
Florida Department of State
The Capitol
-" -- .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.





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.

(S AL)

Notary Public,
My cow-tission expires

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