A Deed Between William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& James PELTON, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Book 23 Page 162
FHL Film #4631
Deed from William CARTER to James PELTON
TO ALL PEOPLE TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME-- greeting.
Know Ye, That I Wm Carter of Killingworth, County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
For the consideration of Seventeen dollars and fifty cents received to my full satisfaction of James PELTON of Killingworth County & State aforesaid do give, grant, bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said James PELTON his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract of salt Marsh near the Wharves in said Killingworth being butted and bounded as follows, Northerly on land of said James PELTON, Easterly on Marsh of Wm CARTER of East Haddam, Southerly on a ditch, north of my wharf and Westerly on a ditch east side of my causeway leading onto my Wharf and running parallel with the said causeway Containing by estimation one fourth of an acre of land 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 PELTON his heirs and assigns for ever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also, I the said Wm CARTER do for myself and my heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said James PELTON his heirs and assigns; that at and until the ensealing 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 Wm CARTER do by these presents bind myself and my heirs for ever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said James PELTON his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of June Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and twenty six
SIGNED, SEALED, AND DELIVERED
IN PRESENCE OF
Abiel A. LOOMIS
Wm CARTER (L.S.)
Middlesex COUNTY, SS. Killingworth June 20th A.D. 1826
Personally appeared Wm CARTER
Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed
BEFORE ME, Abiel A. LOOMIS, Justice of Peace
Rec'd April 2d 1827
And recorded by
E. KELSEY Reg'r