A Deed Between Samuel CARTER, Killingworth, New London Co., CT.,
& The Governor & Colony, Killingworth, New London Co., CT

[Transcribed by Janece Streig]

Land Records Volume 4 Page 268
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
FHL Film #4622

Entered January ye 24th 1733/4

To all Christian People to whome these presents shall Come Greeting Know ye that I Samuel CARTER of Killingworth in the County of Newlondon and Coloney of Conecticut In New England in Consideration of the sume of fifty pounds Currant money of new England in hand Received before the Ensealeing had delivery hereof to full content paid by the Governour and Companey of his majesties English Coloney of Conecticut in New England in America hath Given Granted, Conveyed and Confirmed, and doth by these presents freely and absolutely, Give, Grant Convey and Confirm unto them the said governour and Companey and to their successors and assigns forever one Certain tract or parcel of Land scituate in the township of Killingworth afore s'd and the same is Butted and bounded as followeth beginning at the South East Corner of a walnut tree marked stones about it thence northerly ninty two Rods to a whitewood tree marked stones about it still proceeding northerly forty Rods to a stake & heap of stones, thence southerly ninty two Rods to a stake and heap of stones thence Easterly thirty seven rods & five feet to the first mentioned Boundary being thirty acres lying on a place Called Tower hill in s'd Killingworth with the privilidges and appurtenances there of or thereunto belonging To Have and To Hold the above Granted premises with all and singular the appurtenances unto them the said Governour and Companey and to their successors and assigns forever and the s'd Samuel CARTER doth hereby for him self his heirs Exeuctors and administrators that at the time of the Ensealeing of these presents he is the true and only owner of the above Bargained premises and is thereof seized in fee simple and therefore hath Good Right and Lawfull authority & is position there of to make in manner aforesaid and that the s'd Governour and Companey & their successors and assigns shall and may by virtue of these presents Lawfully and peaceably Have Hold and Enjoy the above Granted premises and appurtenances free and Clear and Clearly acquitted and discharged of an from all and all manner of former or other Gifts, Grants Allienations, Claimes, Troubles and Incumbrances whatsoever & and in such possession them the said Governour and Companey and their successors and assigns he the said Samuel CARTER his heirs Executors and Administrators shall and will by these presents warrant and forever defend: Provided never the Less that if the above named Samuel CARTER his heirs Executors or Administrators or Either of them shall and do well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the Governour and Companey their successors or assigns the full and just sum of fifty pounds money Either in silver at twenty shilling per ounce tray weight or in gold aquinted or in true Bills of public Credit at said Coloney of Conecticut and that on or before the first day of may which will be in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and forty two then the before going Deed and Every Claus and article therein Contained shall be null void and of no Effect last in Default of such payment to be and abide in full force In witness whereof the afore named Samuel CARTER hath thereunto set his hand and seale this 22d Day of January in ye seventh year of his majesties Reign annoque=Donimie 1733/4

Signed sealed and delivered
in presence of John RICHARDS

Samuell CARTER (Seal)

Newlondon Jan'y ye 22d 1733-4
then the above named Samuel CARTER the subscriber to the Instrument personally appeared before me the subscriber and acknowledged the above written Instrument to be his free act and Deed before me Rich'd CHRISTOPHERS Justice peace

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