A Deed Between Benjamin CARTER, Killingworth, New London Co., CT.,
& Philemon CHURCH, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Land Records, Volume 10, Page 48
Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut
Family History Library Film #5540
Entered April 1st 1789
To all People to whom these Presents shall Come: GREETING.
KNOW YE, That I Benjamin CARTER of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex and State of Connecticut for the Consideration of three Pounds lawful Money Received to my full Satisfaction of Philemon Church of Saybrook in the County af'd Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Philemon Church his Heirs and Assigns forever, a certain Peace of Land lying in the Township of Saybrook and in Chester Parish, and adjoining to said Church's Land, containing three Acres, and is bounded as follows viz. Beginning at a white Oak Staddle - thence westerly ? to a Stake & Stones about - thence northerly twenty three rods & Half to a Stake & Stones - thence easterly eighteen Rods & five Links to a Stake and Stones - thence southerly forty one Rods and a Half to a Stake and Stones thence westerly three Rods and five Links to a white Oak Staddle and Stones about it-thence northerly sixteen Rods to the first mentioned Corner - and is bounded Easterly by Michael SPENCER's Land - southerly by the Widow SPENCER's Thirds - Every other Way by S'd Church's own Land
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, the above granted and bargained Premises, with the Appurtenances thereof, unto him the said Philemon Church his Heirs and Assigns forever, to his and their own proper Use and Behoof. And also, I the said Benjamin CARTER do for my self my Heirs, Executors and Administrators, covenant with the said Philemon Church, 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 Benjamin 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 Philemon Church, his Heirs and Assigns, against all Claims and Demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this 27th Day of October 1788
Signed, sealed and delivered, In Presence of
Benjamin CARTER (Seal)
Middlesex county ss. Killingworth 28th of Oct. AD 1788 Personally appeared, Deac'n Benjamin CARTER and acknowledged the same to be his free Act and Deed, before me. Job WRIGHT Justice of Peace
Rec'd April 1s 1789 and Entered from the Original by S. TULLY. Reg'r