A Deed Between John BROOKER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Thomas SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 305
Deed from John BROOKER to Thomas SPENCER, Jun'r
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that I John BROOKER of Saybrook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for ye consideration of fifty Pounds in old tenor Bills of Credit to me in hand paid by Thos. SPENCER of Say-Brook aforesaid have granted and sold & by these presents Do give grant bargain sell & confirm unto the said Thomas SPENCER Jun'r his heirs and assigns forever fifteen acres of land in Oyster River Quarter in Saybrook aforesaid Lying on the Northeast side of Pine Swamp on the Northeast side of land left for a Highway, Beginning at a white Oak stadle thence running Northeastwardly fourty eight rods to a Great Chestnut tree thence Northwestwardly sixty Rods to a white oak stadle thence Southwesterly thirty six Rods to a Black Oak stadle then Southeastwardly fifty two Rods to the first mentioned Bounds all which corner monuments are marked and stones about them & this piece is bounded every way on Common land & land left for a highway which land I do convey to the aforesaid SPENCER Jun'r
To have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Thos. SPENCER his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own Proper use and Behoof
And also I the said John BROOKER do for myself my heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said Thos. SPENCER jun'r his heirs & assigns that at & untill the ensealing of these presents I am well seized of the premises as a Good Indefeasible estate in fee simple & have good right to Bargain and sell the same in manner & form as above written & the same is free of all Incumbrances whatsoever, Furthermore I the said John BROOKER Do by these presents Bind myself & my heirs for ever to Warrant and Defend the above granted & bargained premises against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the fifty day of December in ye 17th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Brittain &c., King Annoque Domini 1744.
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of us
Jed CHAPMAN Jun'r
John BROOKER (Seal)
Say-Brook December ye 5th 1744.
Then personally appeared the above named John BROOKER & acknowledged this Instrument to be his deed
Before me Jed CHAPMAN Just of ye Peace