A Deed Between Thomas MOREHOUSE, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Samuell JONES, Jr., Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 88
FHL Film #5538
Deed from Thomas MOREHOUSE to Samuel JONES, Jr.
Know all Men by these presents That I Thomas MOREHOUSE of Say-Brook in New London in New England Colony of Connecticut. for and in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds money to me in hand paid by Sam'll JONES Jun'r of the same Say-Brook and in the County and Colony aforesaid with which I acknowledge myself fully satisfied contented and paid have given, granted sold and do hereby give, grant bargain sell aliene and firmly make over unto the said Samuel JONES his heirs and assigns forever one tract of land containing five acres lying about thirty rods South of the Highway against the house formerly belonging to Dan'll POST Jun'r lying on a small swamp bounded Westerly on Common land, South and East and North on Dan'll POST's Jun'r land the Northeast corner is a red oak tree, thence running Southerly about Twenty four rods and hone half to a white oak tree, thence Eastwardly about thirty two rods to a white oak tree, thence running Northwardly about 24 rods and a half to a white oak tree thence Westwardly about twenty two rods to the first mentioned bound or Red oak tree.
To Have and to Hold all and singular the above granted and bargained premises with all the appurtenances to him the said Sam'll JONES his heirs and assigns forever as a good and perfect estate of inheritance in fee simple and furthermore I the said Thomas MOREHOUSE Do covenant and engage that at the ensealing hereof I have in myself good right and lawfull authority to convey ye same as abovesaid and that henceforth and forever hereafter it shall be lawful for the same said Sam'll JONES his heirs to enter upon use occupie possess and injoy the same without any ejectment Molestation or incumbrance of title whatsoever and furthermore I the said Thos MOREHOUSE for Myself My heirs executors and administrators Do covenant and Ingage to Warrant and Defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Sam'll JONES his heirs & assigns forever against all the lawfull claims and demands of any person or persons whatsoever
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of January 1741/2
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Thomas MOREHOUSE (Seal)
Say-Brook January 13, 1741/2.
Then personally appeared the above named Thos. MOREHOUSE and acknowledged the above instrument to be his deed.
Before me JED. CHAPMAN Just. Peace.
Rec'd February 2nd. 1741/2. and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register