A Deed Between Abraham CHALKER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Nathan POST, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 521
Deed from Abraham CHALKER to Nathan POST
Know all Men by these Presents that I Abraham CHALKER of Saybrook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for the consideration of two hundred pounds bills of Public Credit of the old tenor to me in hand paid to my full satisfaction by Nathan POST of the same Saybrook, Do give grant Bargain sell convey & confirm unto him the said Nathan POST his heirs & assigns forever one piece or parcel of land lying in Saybrook aforesaid in ye Quarter of Oyster River to the Northward of three cornered meadow being partly upon & partly Westward of a hill called Red oak hill and bounded as followeth viz: Beginning at a white oak tree marked P.M. which is the Southwest corner and a monument of Mr. MURDOCK's land. Thence running Northerly 67 rods to a Chestnut tree which is the Northwest Corner. Thence Easterly 40 rods to a Birch tree standing in a Claft of Rocks. Thence the same course 68 rods to a Wallnutt tree which is the Northeast cor- Thence Southerly 68 rods to a Red Oak tree which is the Southeast corner, Thence Norwesterly to a Middle bound being a Dogwood & a Monument of LYNDE's Land, Thence Southwesterly to the first mentioned white oak tree. Said land lying Norrowest in the middle being 30 rods from the Dogwood across to the Birch tree in the cleft of Rocks. The said bound trees are all marked & stones laid at the Roots of them. And the said land bounds Easterly on the highway leading from Pochaug toward Cedar Swamp & contains about thirty three acres 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 Nathan POST his heirs & assigns forever to his & their own proper use and behoof.
And I the said Abraham CHALKER do for myself my heirs & executors & administrators Covenant with the said Nathan POST his heirs & assigns that at and untill the ensealing of these presents I am well seized of the premises as a good Indefeasible estate in fee simple & have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner & form as is above written and that ye same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever. And furthermore I the said Abraham CHALKER do by these presents bind myself & my heirs forever to Warrant & defend the above granted & bargained premises to him the said POST his heirs & assigns against all Claims & demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 10th day of Aprill A.D. 1749.
Signed sealed and delivered
In presence of
Abraham CHALKER (Seal)
Saybrook Aprill 10th 1749
Then personally appeared Left. Abr'm CHALKER the above grantor and Acknowledged this instrument to be his free act & deed,
Before me, John TULLY Just peace.
Rec'd Aprill ye 10th 1749.
And entered from ye original
Per John TULLY Register.