A Deed Between Joseph CARTER, Saybrook, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& Benjamin CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Land Records, Volume 10, Page 219
Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut
Family History Library Film #5540
Entered April 1, 1792
To all People to whom these Presents shall come: GREETING.
KNOW YE, That I Joseph CARTER of Saybrook in the County of Middlesex and State of Connecticut for the Consideration of Six Pounds lawful Money Received to my full Satisfaction of Benjamin CARTER of Killingworth in the County & State afores'd Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Benjamin CARTER his Heirs and Assigns forever, a small Piece of Land lying in the Township of Saybrook, near the Place known by the Name of Barber's Plain-containing three Acres more or less, and is bounded easterly by my own land - Northerly by Land set out to my Sister Mary BAILEY -Southerly by said Benjamin CARTER's Land-Southerly by Barber GRENELL's Land
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, the above granted and bargained Premises, with the Appurtenances thereof, unto him the said Benjamin CARTER, his Heirs and Assigns forever, to his and their own proper Use and Behoof. And also, I the said Joseph CARTER do for myself, my Heirs, Executors and Administrators, covenant with the said Benjamin CARTER his Heirs and Assigns, that at and until the ensealing of these Presents I am well seized of the Premises, as a good indefeasible Estate in Fee-simple, and have good Right to bargain and sell the same in Manner and form as is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever. And furthermore, I the said Joseph CARTER do, by these presents, bind my self and my Heirs, forever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained Premises, to him the said Benjamin CARTER, his Heirs and Assigns, against all Claims and Demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this 23d Day of March 1792 and in the sixteenth year of American Independence
Signed, sealed and delivered, In Presence of
Joseph CARTER (Seal)
Middlesex County ss. Killingworth March 23d 1792 then Joseph CARTER, the grantor of the foregoing Instrument personally appeared and acknowledged the same to be his free Act and Deed, before me. William MORGAN Justice of Peace
? April 2d 1791 & Entered ?am'l TULLY Regr.
[Transcriber's note: binding was very tight on this book when filmed and the writing in the margin is cut off in spots.]