A Deed Between William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT.,
& James Needham GRIFFING, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Volume 18 Page 89
Deed from William CARTER to James Needham GRIFFING
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 Eighty Dollars
Received to my full satisfaction of James Needham GRIFFING of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
Do give, grant, bargain, fell, and confirm unto the said James Needham GRIFFING his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract of land lying at the westerly part of said town, being a part of a tract of land which I the said William CARTER bought of Aarom PARMELE Dec'd, being bounded as follows. Beginning at the southeast corner of Jedidiah BUELL's land, & running from thence northerly 1 rod & 21 links to a heap of stones thence eastwardly 14 rods along the line of David BUEL 2d's land to a heap of stones, thence southerly 10 rods to the highway, thence westerly along the highway 13 rods to the first mentioned bounds. Bounded westerly by Jedidiah BUELL's land, northerly by David BUELL 2'd land, easterly by William CARTER's land, southward by the highway. Containing 80 rods of land to 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 James Needham GRIFFING his heirs and assigns forever, to their own proper use and behoof. And also, the said William CARTER do for my self and my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said James Needham GRIFFING his heirs and assigns; that all and until the ensealing these presents I am well seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple, and have good 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 William 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 James Needham GRIFFING his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 5 day of March, Anno Domini 1808
Signed, sealed and delivered
In presence of
Henry W. LESTER
Middlesex County ss. Killingworth March 5th .AD 1808
Personally appeared, William CARTER, the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me
William MORGAN Justice of the Peace
Entered-June 4th 1808