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this land southerly on a rangeway (Barberry Lane); westerly on the Church lot and land of Samuel and Joshua Rand; northerly on Thomas Ireland; and easterly on Thomas Ireland. This easterly land of Thomas's we shall deal with later herein. We shall find it was a five-acre parcel and was the extreme corner of Barberry Lane and Walnut Street. We shall find, also, that the mortgaged premises bounded on Walnut Street, although one would not learn it from this description. John Ireland died in 1788 insolvent. He owed £ 29, and had only £ 22 of apparent assets, and they hunted for assets, too, for they appraised his bed cord. After the first inventory was filed, which, by the way, showed no real estate, some sharp creditor thought that he had some land in Douglas, and had a new set of appraisers apointed to appraise this land. They reported that it had been sold for taxes. There is no deed on record, so far as I have found, by John Ireland, conveying his equity in the land which h