A Deed Between Benjamin CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT.,
Administrator of the Estate of Ruth PIERSON, Late of Killingworth,
& Leet HURD, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Volume 17 Page 242
Deed from Benjamin CARTER to Leet HURD
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--GREETING.
KNOW YE, That I Benjamin CARTER of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut administrator on the Estate of Ruth PIERSON late of Killingworth Dec'd.
for the consideration of one hundred and fifty three Dollars 74 cents
Received to my full satisfaction of Leet HURD of the Town & County aforesaid
Do in my capacity give, grant, bargain, fell, and confirm unto the said Leet a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in s'd Killingworth at a place called the three corner meadow hill. Bounded as follows. Beginning at the south east corner by the highway thence northerly 49 ½ rods to the corner thence next 31 ½ rods to a heap of stones thence southerly 58 rods to a heap of stones thence Easterly 27 rods to the first corner - Containing by estimation 10 acres & one quarter to be the same more or less - Bounded east & north by Caleb L. HURD west by land set to Anne south by highway
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him the said Leet his heirs and assigns forever, to their own proper use and behoof. And also, the said Benj'n in my s'd capacity do for my self and my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Leet his heirs and assigns; that all and until the ensealing these presents I am in my capacity 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 Benja'n in my s'd capacity
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 Leet his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of Sept'r Anno Domini 1806
Signed, sealed and delivered
In presence of
George ELLIOTT Jun'r
Benjamin CARTER (Seal)
Middlesex County ss. Killingworth Sept'r ?? AD 1806
Personally appeared, Benjamin CARTER, the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me
George ELLIOTT Jun'r Justice of the Peace
Entered-Sept'r 26 1806