A Deed Between Samuel CHAPMAN, Salsbury, New Haven Co., CT.,
& Jabez CHAPMAN, East Haddam, Hartford Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 92
Deed from Samuel CHAPMAN to Jabez CHAPMAN
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye That I Sam'll CHAPMAN of Salsbury in ye County of New Haven and Coloney of Connecticut in New England for the consideration of Two Hundred and fifty pounds to me in hand paid to my full satisfaction by Jabez CHAPMAN of East Haddam in ye County of Hartford and Colony aforesaid Do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Jabez CHAPMAN his heirs and assigns forever Eighty acres of land be it more or less in ye Township of Say-Brook in ye County of New London and Colony aforesaid butted and bounded as followeth viz: Easterly on land Jebez CHAPMAN's own land and North on Pataconk lands and Southwardly partly on Lt. BUSHNELL's land and partly on Common land West on Common lands.
To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Jabez CHAPMAN his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof; And also I the said Sam'll CHAPMAN do for myself my heirs executors and administrators covenant with the said Jebez CHAPMAN his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents I am well seized of ye 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 Sam'll CHAPMAN Do by these presents Bind myself and my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above Granted and bargained premises to him the said Jabez CHAPMAN his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 29th day of January in the 15th year of ye Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Brittan &c., King Annoque Domini 1742
Signed Sealed and Delivered
In presence of
Sam'll CHAPMAN (Seal)
New Haven January 29th, 1741/2.
Then and there personally appeared Mr. Sam'll CHAPMAN the ensealer of ye above Instrument and acknowledged ye same to be his free act and deed,
Before me Jed. CHAPMAN Justice of Peace.
Rec'd January 30th, 1742 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register.