A Deed Between Daniel CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& John STANTON, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Land Records Book 24 Page 348
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
FHL Film #4632
TO ALL PEOPLE TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME.-GREETING.
Know Ye, That I Daniel CARTER of Killingworth Middlesex County & State of Connecticut for the consideration of fifty dollars received to my full satisfaction of John STANTON of Killingworth aforesaid Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said STANTON a certain tract of land lying in said Killingworth Bounded North & East on Josiah CARTER and South & West on highway with the buildings thereon standing. Containing fourteen acres more or less, it being my homestead. Also another tract of land a little south of the former, Bounded North on the highway, East on STANTON & Charles CARTER & SILAS CARTER, South on Friend WHITTLESEY & Others and Westerly on the highway (meaning to include only my undivided shares in what is called the school house lot.) Also another tract of land lying near the line between Killingworth & Say Brook known by the name of the ELLIOTT lot. Bounded North on A. H. ELLIOTT, East on Walter STEVENS, South on E. A. ELLIOTT & West on W'm SNOW, containing twenty acres more or less reserving the right to cut wood & timber which it is in my possession.
To have and to hold, the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said STANTON his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also I the said CARTER do for myself and my heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said STANTON 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 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 STANTON his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever. The condition of this deed is such that whereas that said CARTER did on the 21st day of February 1832 executed & deliver to said STANTON two promissory notes payable to Adam STANTON & Son one for the sum of twenty dollars & the other for twenty dollars & 68 cents both on interest and on demand. Now if the said CARTER shall pay or cause to be paid to the said STANTON the aforementioned Notes and the interest thereon, within eighteen months from the dates, then this deed to be null & void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 5th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two.
SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED
IN PRESENCE OF
Daniel CARTER (L. S.)
Middlesex County, ss. Killingworth March 5th A.D. 1832
Personally appeared Daniel CARTER Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed BEFORE ME
David WRIGHT Justice of Peace
It is known that there are several mortgages these before this
Rec'd March 5th 1832
and recorded by
E. KELSEY Reg'r