Index to Deeds: 4 Commonwealth (Demolished)

The following is an index to property transfer deeds recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase to its sale to the Ritz-Arlington Trust, after which it was razed. Mortgages, trust agreements, and other similar recorded documents are not included. This index is intended as a guide only; actual deeds should be reviewed for details.

For transactions related to the successor building, see separate index for 2 Commonwealth.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
24Feb1954 Herbert C. Graves (one-half undivided interest) Edward N. Wyner, Rudolph H. Wyner, and John S. Slater, trustees of the Ritz-Arlington Trust 6989 276
24Feb1954 Charles Banino (one-half undivided interest) Edward N. Wyner, Rudolph H. Wyner, and John S. Slater, trustees of the Ritz-Arlington Trust 6989 274
24Feb1954 Matthew Brown (one-half undivided interest) Herbert Graves 6950 138
24Feb1954 Irving Saunders Matthew Brown and Charles Banino 6938 495
12Sep1947 Julian M. Beaudoin Irving Saunders 6364 17
12Sep1947 Ralph Lowell, trustee, The Lowell Institute Julian M. Beaudoin 6364 11
27Jan1925 John T. Morse, Jr., and Philip Dexter, trustees under the will of Adelaide Root Manning (confirming deed on 29Dec1924 incorrectly made to A Lawrence Lowell as trustee of the Lowell Lecture Fund) A. Lawrence Lowell, trustee, The Lowell Institute 4649 573
20Sep1883 Henry G. Parker; Lucy Josephine Parker, his wife, in her own right; Merriweather H. Griffith; Olivia G. Griffith, his wife, in her own right, and Henry H. Brown; heirs of William Brown and Lucy H. Brown. Adelaide R. Manning, wife of J. L. Manning, held by her as separate property 1612 202
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
13Jan1859 (recorded 26Mar1861) Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Brown 795 78
Party Wall Agreements
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
28Jun1912 A. Lawrence Lowell, trustee, the Lecture Fund (2 Commonwealth) John T. Morse, Jr., and Alfred Bowditch, trustees under the will of Adelaide Root Manning (4 Commonwealth) 3651 106