A Deed Between Samuel BAKER, Branford, New Haven Co., CT.,
& James WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 572
FHL Film #5538
Deed from Samuel BAKER to James WRIGHT
To all People to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know ye that I Sam'll BAKER of Branford in the County of New Haven and Colony of Connecticut in New England for ye consideration of ye sum of Seventy pounds currant money to me in hand paid by James WRIGHT of Say-Brook in the County of New London the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge have granted sold and conveyed and by these present do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said James WRIGHT his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract of land lying and being in Oyster River Quarter in said Say-Brook which was formerly land I bought of Thomas MERRELL of said Say-Brook. Is bounded Southerly by highway Easterly by Isaac JONES, Westerly by said James WRIGHT own land and Northerly so far as to contain Eleven Acres.
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances unto him the said James WRIGHT his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof.
And also I the said Sam'll BAKER do for myself my heirs executors and administrators covenant with ye said James WRIGHT his heirs and assigns that at and untill the ensealing of these presents I am well seized of the premises as a good indefesable estate in fee simple and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written & that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
And furthermore I the said Samuel BAKER Do by these presents Bind myself my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above granted and bargained Premises to him the said James WRIGHT his heirs and assigns against all and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the Seventh day of February in the Thirteenth year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain & King Anno Domini 1739.
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
John BESIN TUN
Sam'll BAKER (Seal)
Branford February 7th 1739/40.
Then personally appeared the above named Sam'll BAKER ye subscriber to the above instrument and acknowledged ye same to be his free act and deed,
Before me, Wm. GOULD Jus. Peace.
Rec'd February 8th 1739/40 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register.