A Deed Between Nathan POST, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Katherine, William, Nehemiah, Stephen, Hez:, & Gideon BUSHNELL,
John POST & Lydia, his wife, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 384
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting: Know ye that I Nathan POST of Saybrook, in the County of New London & Colony of Connecticut for the consideration of fifteen pounds in old tenor bills of credit which I have in hand received to my full satisfaction of Katherine BUSHNELL, William BUSHNELL, Nehemiah BUSHNELL, Stephen BUSHNELL, Hez: BUSHNELL, Gideon BUSHNELL, John POST and Lydia his wife all of Saybrook aforesaid Do give grant bargain sell & confirm unto the said Katherine, William, Nehemiah, Stephen, Hezekiah & Gideon BUSHNELL & John POST & Lydia his wife and to their heirs & assigns forever all that my fifteen acres of land lying at ye South end of Old Mares hill in Saybrook aforesaid, & in Oyster River Quarter as it lyes in two pieces one of which lyes in a Triangular form the South corner of it is a white oak stubb the Norwest corner is a Wallnut tree having stones about it Bounded partly West & partly North on Sergt John STANNARD's land & every other way else on said BUSHNELL's land. The other piece bounds about four or five rods East upon ye piece above described, North on ye above said STANNARD's land south on said BUSHNELL's land & West on Common land or land of Thomas SPENCER the South east corner is a Chestnut tree the Southwest & Norwest corners are black oak trees, the Northeast Corner is a Wallnut tree all marked & stones about them
To have and to hold ye above granted and bargained Premises with ye appurtenances thereof unto them the said BUSHNELL's and POST's above said & to their heirs and assigns forever, to them & their own proper use and behoof, And also I the said Nathan POST Do for myself heirs executors & Administrators Covenant with the said grantees above named their heirs and assigns that at & untill ye ensealing of these presents I am well seized of ye premises as a good Indefeasible Estate in fee simple & 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 Nathan POST do by these presents bind myself & my heirs forever to Warrant & defend ye above granted and bargained premises to them the said BUSHNELL's & POST's & to their heirs & assigns against all claims & demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal ye thirteenth day of March in ye 19th, year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye 2nd. Of Great Brittain &c., king Annoque Donimi 1746.
Signed sealed & delivered
In presence of
Nathan POST (Seal)
Saybrook March ye 13th, 1746
Personally appeared ye above named Nathan POST and acknowledged this instrument to be his deed,
Before me Jed CHAPMAN Just peace.
Rec'd Dec, 3d. 1746
And entered from ye original
Per John TULLY Register.