A Deed Between William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT.,
& Miller HAWLEY, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Volume 18 Page 117
Deed from William CARTER to Miller HAWLEY
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 Six Hundred Dollars
Received to my full satisfaction of Miller HAWLEY of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
Do give, grant, bargain, fell, and confirm unto the said Miller HAWLEY his heirs and assigns forever one certain piece of Meadow lying in the Neck field so called with a wharf & causeway thereon which myself & Jonah RUTTY built ma? Being bounded as follows-beginning at the southeast corner of James PELTON's land south of the highway-running thence by s'd land westerly 2 rods, & 18 links-thence northerly 1 rod & 8 links by s'd PELTON's land to a stone - thence by highway westerly 1 rod & 7 links to a stone - thence foutherly 19 rods by Miller HAWLEY's meadow to Hammenaset River - thence Easterly 4 rod by s'd River - & thence northerly 18 rod, by Jonah RUTTY's meadow to a stake being the first mentioned corner --- Bounded northerly & Easterly by James PELTON - & northerly on highway westerly by Miller HAWLEY - Southerly by Hammenaset River and Easterly by Jonah RUTTY - Containing seventy five rods of land be the same more or less - Reserving a privilege for Jonah RUTTY to lay his Boat or Scon at the wharf & to land his Sesc? & cast it off the wharf & get his hay across the Caseway and carrying on on a few land, of his wood on to the wharf during the time of his natural life--
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him the said Miller HAWLEY his heirs and assigns forever, to their own proper use and behoof. And also, I the said William CARTER do for my self and my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Miller HAWLEY 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 Miller HAWLEY his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 21st day of December, Anno Domini 1808
Signed, sealed and delivered
In presence of
Henry W. LESTER
Middlesex County ss. Killingworth Dec'r 21 .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-Dec'r 31 1808