A Deed Between Silas CARTER, Killingworth, New London Co., CT.,
& Betsey STANNARD, Killingworth, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth Land Records
Volume 18 Page 425
FHL Film #4689
Deed from Silas CARTER to Betsey STANNARD
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--Greeting.
Know Ye, That I Dan CARTER of Killingworth County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
for the consideration of thirty eight Dollars
Received to my full satisfaction of Betsey STANNARD of Saybrook County & State aforesaid--
Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Betsey-a certain tact of salt meadow lying the easterly side of the winter piece so called-bounded Easterly & northerly on Samuel CRANE's upland & meadow-westerly on Nathan PIERSON's meadow - southerly on Hammock River-Containing one acre & 36 rod be the same more or less--
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto her the said Betsey her heirs and assigns forever, to her and their own proper use and behoof. And I the said Silas do for myself and my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Betsey her 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 it is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
AND FURTHERMORE, I the said Silas do by these present bind myself and my heirs forever, to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said Betsey her heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2d day of April 1813
Signed, Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Silas CARTER (Seal)
Middlesex County ss. Saybrook April 2d 1812-
Personally appeared Silas CARTER the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me,
Jonathan LAY, Justice Peace
Entered June 9: 1812