A Deed Between George CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth, Middlesex County, CT
Land Records FHL Film #4361
Volume 23, Page 455
TO ALL PEOPLE TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME-Greeting.
Know Ye, That I William CARTER of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut for the consideration of five hundred dollars received to my full satisfaction of George CARTER of the same Town County & State do give, grant, bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said George CARTER his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract of land in Killingworth in the first society beginning at a stone in the northeast corner of my garden, thence westerly to the east line of my house, thence Southerly to the Southwest corner of my orchard, thence easterly to the southeast corner of s'd orchard, thence Northerly to the first named bound, Bounded northerly on Main street Westerly on my own land, Southerly on Elias CRANE's Land, Easterly on Elias REDFIELD's land, containing two acres of land be the same more or less with a Store wood house & fruit trees thereon standing. Also one other piece of land bounded northeasterly on ? road Southeasterly on land of Oliver HULL 2'd & Hiel HULL, Southwesterly on Hammonasset River & Northwesterly on land of Gideon KELSEY, containing Seventeen acres be the same more or less.--
To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said George CARTER his heirs and assigns for ever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also, I the said W'm CARTER do for myself and my heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said George 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 is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
And furthermore, I the said W'm CARTER do by these presents bind myself and my heirs for ever, to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said George CARTER his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever. The condition of the foregoing deed is such that whereas the said George CARTER has endorsed a note for said W'm CARTER dated 25th day of May 1829 for the sum of five hundred dollars payable at the ? N. S. Branch Bank in Hartford in four months from the date thereof. Now if the said William shall will and truly pay or cause to be paid the Note in foresaid according to the tenor thereof and ? harmless and indemnify said George from all losses and damages in consignee of endorsing said Note then this deed is to be void but then to remain in full force.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 29th day of May Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine
SIGNED, SEALED, AND DELIVERED
IN PRESENCE OF
W'm CARTER (L. S.)
Middlesex County, ss. Killingworth May 29th A.D. 1829
Personally appeared W'm CARTER the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed.
Austin OLCOTT , Justice of Peace
Rec'd June 2'd 1829
and recorded by
Elisha KELSEY Reg'r