A Deed Between James PELTON, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
Land Records Volume 19 Page 114
FHL Film #4629
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--Greeting.
Know Ye, That I James PELTON of Killingworth County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut
for the consideration of Eighteen Dollars
Received to my full satisfaction of William CARTER of Killingworth County of Middlesex & State afores'd-
Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said William CARTER his heirs & assigns forever-a certain tract of land lying in the neck field near the wharves - beginning at a stone under the bank near the south west corner of my house & running ten rods & seven feet northwardly to a stone - thence two rods westwardly to a stone thence southwardly ten rods seven feet to a stone under the bank thence one & one quarter rods to the first mentioned corner.-bounded eastward by my own land - northwardly by Achilles MANSFIELD & Sarah his wife - westwardly by William CARTER & Southwardly by highway - containing eighteen rods of land or thereabouts 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 William CARTER his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And I the said James PELTON do for myself and my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said William CARTER 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 it is above written, and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
AND FURTHERMORE, I the said James PELTON do by these present bind myself and my heirs forever, to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said William CARTER his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 23'd day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fourteen
Signed, Sealed and delivered
In presence of
James PELTON (Seal)
Middlesex County ss. Killingworth March 23'd A.D. 1814-
Personally appeared James PELTON the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me, William MORGAN, Justice Peace
Entered April 4 = 1814