A Deed Between Benjamin CARTER, Killingworth, New London Co., CT.,
& Silas CARTER, Killingworth, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Volume 18 Page 193
FHL Film #4689
Deed from Benjamin CARTER to Silas CARTER
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--Greeting.
Know Ye, That I Benjamin CARTER of Killingworth County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
for the consideration of Six hundred & one Dollars fifty eight cents
Received to my full satisfaction of Silas CARTER of the Town County & State afores'd
Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Silas CARTER his heirs & assigns forever-certain tracts or pieces of land lying in the afores'd Town County & State - bounded ins for me following viz: First all the land which I own north & East of the road which leads by my Dwelling house together with the buildings standing thereon containing 50 acres more or less-Bounded southerly on highway & George ELLIOT's land-Easterly on Saybrook line-then northerly on Jonathan & David WRIGHT's land-then westerly on Josiah & Silas CARTER's land-then northerly & easterly on Silas CARTER - then northerly & westerly on Hubbel CARTER & highway-Also a lot called the swamp pasture bounded East on highway - South on Thacker LANE's land - west & north on George ELLIOT's land - Containing Eleven acres more or less - Also a lot known by the name of Barn lot with the barn standing thereon - bounded west north & East on highway & South on Asa WATROUS land - Containing fifteen acres more or less - Also a piece of black grass meadow adjoining Hammonaset River near a place called Ellis COVE Containing one acre more or less - bounded southerly on the River - Westerly & northerly on the Creek - & easterly on the land of Gideon KELCEY - Also a lot known by the name old lot - Containing six acres more or less - bounded north & west on Asa WATEROUS land - south on Silas CARTER's land & East on highway-
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him the said Silas CARTER his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And I the said Benjamin CARTER do for myself and my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Silas CARTER his heirs and assigns; that at and until the ensealing 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 it is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
AND FURTHERMORE, I the said Benjamin CARTER do by these present bind myself and my heirs forever, to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said Silas CARTER his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of September Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and nine
Signed, Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Benjamin CARTER (Seal)
Middlesex County ss. Saybrook Sept'r 9th AD 1809-
Personally appeared Benjamin CARTER the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me,
John PLATTS, Justice Peace
Entered Sept'r 18 1809