A Deed Between William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT.,
& Degras SHIPMAN & John WATROUS, Killingworth, Middlesex Co, CT

[Transcribed by Janece Streig]

Killingworth Land Records
Volume 17 Page 149

Deed from William CARTER to Degras SHIPMAN and John WATEROUS

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 one Hundred Eight Dollars--.

Received to my full satisfaction of Degras SHIPMAN & John WATEROUS of the same Town & County

Do give, grant, bargain, fell, and confirm unto the said Degras SHIPMAN & John WATERHOUSE their heirs & assigns forever-a certain tract or parcel of land in the Township of Killingworth being a part of the land I purchased of Theophilus MORGAN in the west part of the Town being bounded Beginning at the corner of David BUELL 2d at a stone & running 12 & an half rod, southeasterly by the stage road to a stone - thence southwesterly 10 rods to a stone - thence Northwesterly 11 rods to a stone - thence northeasterly 10 rod, to a stone the first mentioned corner - Containing one hundred seventeen & a half rod of land be the same more or less - bounded north by highway - Easterly by land of William CARTER - & southerly by land of William CARTER & westerly by land of David BUELL 2d --

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto then the said Degras SHIPMAN & John WATERHOUSE their 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 SHIPMAN & WATERHOUSE their 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.


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 SHIPMAN & WATERHOUSE their heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.

IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20 day of August Anno Domini 1805

Signed, sealed and delivered
In presence of
Catherine CARTER

William CARTER (Seal)

Middlesex County ss. Killingworth August 20 AD 1805
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-Sept'r 16 1805

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