A Deed Between Samuel BROOKER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& George GRINELL, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 85
FHL Film #5538
Know all Men by these Presents That I Samuel BROOKER of Say-Brook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for in consideration of the sum of fifty three pounds Money in hand received of George GRINNELL of Say-Brook in the County of New London and Colony aforesaid with which I acknowledge myself fully satisfied contented and paid have given granted sold Conveyed and confirmed and do by these presents give grant sell aliene convey and confirm unto him ye said George GRINELL his heirs and assigns forever the just and exact half of a certain piece of land lying in Oyster River Quarter in the town of Saybrook aforesaid the whole of said Piece containing about twenty acres and a Quarter, more or less bounded Southerly part on my own land and part on land of Widow Mary LAY bought of my Brother John BROOKER and Westerly partly on John MURDOCK's land and part on common land and Northerly on highway and easterly on highway the Southeast Corner a Black Oak Tree thence running about fifty six rods Westerly to a large Black Oak Tree and thence Northerly about Eighty rods to a small White Oak tree and thence Easterly about Eighty seven rods to a large White Oak Tree standing in a Rockie valley and thence about twenty nine rods to the first mentioned Tree; all said Trees having stones about them the Eastern half of said piece of land.
To Have and to Hold with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging to the only proper use benefit and behoof of him the said George GRINNELL his heirs and assigns forever; And I the said Samuel BROOKER for myself my heirs executors and administrators Do Covenant with and grant to ye said George GRINNELL his heirs and assigns that at and until ye ensealing of I am the true sole and lawfull owner of ye premises and have good right to convey the same and that the said George GRINNELL may forever hereafter he his heirs and assigns enjoy the same and with the said Samuel BROOKER for myself my heirs executors administrators do hereby engage the above demised premises to him the said George GREENALL his heirs and assigns against the lawfull claims or demands of any person or persons whatsoever to Warrant and Defend.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22d, day of May 1742.
Signed Sealed and Delivered
In presence of
Robert LAY Jun'r
Samuel BROOKER (Seal)
Say-Brook July ye 5th 1742.
Then personally appeared the above named Samuel BROOKER and acknowledged the above Instrument to be his deed,
Before me Jed CHAPMAN Just. Peace.
Rec'd November 6th 1742 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register.