A Deed Between Jemima POST, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Robert LAY, Jun., Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 555
Deed from Jemima POST to Robert LAY Jun'r
Know all men by these Presents that I Jemima POST of Say-Brook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for and in Consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds money to me in hand paid by Robert LAY Jun'r of said Saybrook with which I acknowledge myself fully contented and payed have given granted and sold and by these presents Do freely and fully give grant bargain sell aliene convey and firmly make over unto the above Robert LAY his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract of upland in the west Parish in Say-Brook bounded and described as followeth viz:- Southerly on land left as a legacie to Hannah POST one of the heirs of Joseph POST late of Say-Brook Eastwardly on land of said LAY and partly on land of Ephraim KELCY. Westerly on land of Pabody GREENALL and Northerly on highway which said tract contains ten acres and three quarters only reserving for ye said Hannah POST heir heirs and assigns forever the liberty of using two rods wide upon the East side of said tract as a pent way from said Hannah's land to said highway.
To have and to hold all and singular the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances to him the said Robert LAY forever and to his heirs and assigns forever.
And that I the said Jemima POST have good right and lawfull authority to convey the same as abovesaid and that from henceforth it shall be lawfull for ye said LAY to enter upon use occupie and enjoy the same without any ejectment or molestation whatsoever.
And furthermore I the said Jemima POST for myself my heirs executors and administrators Do covenant and engage the above demised premises to him the said Robert LAY his heirs and assigns forever against the lawfull claims and demands of any person or persons whatsoever forever hereafter to Warrant Secure and Defend.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 11th day of June A.Dom: 1740.
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Jemima POST her mark (Seal)
Say-Brook June ye 11th 1740.
Then appeared ye above named Jemima POST and acknowledged this instrument to be her act and deed,
Before me Jedidiah CHAPMAN just of ye Peace.
Rec'd June 20th 1740 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register.