A Deed Between Daniel CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& Nathaniel POST, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth, Middlesex County, CT
Land Records FHL Film #4361
Volume 24, Page 268
TO ALL PEOPLE TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME-Greeting.
Know Ye, That I Daniel CARTER of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut for the consideration of one hundred & fifty Dollars received to my full satisfaction of Nathaniel POST in the County of Herkimer & State of New York Do give, grant, bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said Nathaniel POST two tracts of land. One lying in Killingworth containing fourteen acres it being a part of a lot called the School house lot. Bounded North by highway, East by Adam STANTON, Charles CARTER & Silas CARTER, South by Friend WHITTELSEY & by my own land & West by a part of s'd School house lot. One tract lying in Say Brook, it being part of the ELLIOTT farm so called, Containing twenty acres. Bounded North by Achillas H. ELLIOTT, East by Walter STEVENS, South by Ely a. ELLIOTT & West on William SNOW's land.
To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Grantee his heirs and assigns for ever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also, I the said Grantor do for myself and my heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said Grantee 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 Grantor 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 Grantee his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 17th day of February Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and thirty two
The condition of this deed is such that whereas the s'd Daniel CARTER has executed to the s'd Nathaniel POST a certain Note dated November A.D. 1831 for the sum of $133 payable on the first of October A.D. 1833 with interest. Now if the s'd CARTER shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid to the said Nathaniel POST the Not aforesaid according to the tenor thereof then this deed is to be null and void otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.
SIGNED, SEALED, AND DELIVERED
IN PRESENCE OF
Daniel CARTER (L. S.)
Middlesex County, ss. Killingworth February 17th 1832
Personally appeared Josiah CARTER the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed. BEFORE ME,
Elisha KELSEY, Justice of Peace
Rec'd February 17th 1832
and recorded by
E KELSEY Reg'r