# 22929


Deed of conveyance between Selig Alexander and Henry Bateman, relating to a land allotment in Sandridge (Port Melbourne), November 1857.

$175.00 AUD

Manuscript on parchment, folio (470 x 320 mm), [4] pages, written in a fine clerical hand, dated 9 November 1857 and recording the conveyance of part of Allotment 3, Section 9 in the Parish of South Melbourne at Sandridge (on Stoke Street in what is now Port Melbourne), from Selig Alexander, merchant, of the City of Melbourne, to Henry Bateman, boatman, of Sandridge near Melbourne; the third page with the signatures of Selig Alexander and witness W. Briggs (Clerk to solicitors Selwyn & Klingender) and red wax seal; last side with record of entry of the document into the Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 10 November 1857; original folds, the last side mottled and dust-soiled, else in fine condition.

The Jewish merchant Selig Alexander is possibly the same Selig Alexander who had formerly run a pawnbroker business in Main Road, Ballarat.