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No. 74, Hiram Grimes, claimant
Know all men by these presents that I, Robert Boyd, High sheriff of Oahu, in the Hawaiian Islands, having in virtue of my office, sold at public vendue, unto Hiram Grimes of Honolulu, in said Island, the following described property, viz.
That piece or parcel of land commonly denominated the World's end; measuring in length eighty and in breadth seventy-feet or thereabouts; together with building and appurtenances.
Pursuant to a decree of Foreclosure passed by his Excellency, the governor on the 3rd day of September 1844 last past at the suit of Jules Dudoit to foreclose a mortgage security on said property, given him by Henry L. Swinton. And the said Hiram Grimes have bid at said vendue for the property afore ....
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.... his tenth day of December 1844, Robert Boyd, Esquire, High Sheriff of Oahu, who acknowledged that as such Sheriff he had executed the within and foregoing conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
John Ricord, Notary Public
Accompany note addressed to the Secretary of Commission, &c, &c, &c, Will you please send a receipt and oblige,
Your obedient Servant
No. 74 - E. & H. Grimes
Edward Brown was sworn, In January 1833, I bought a property from Bill Barker, the King's cook. I had not known how he got this land and it was I who sold it to H.S. Swinton in the year 1839 by quitclaim and that was the end of my knowledge
[Award 74; R.P. 147; Maunakea St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .74 Ac.]