A Deed Between Hezekiah POST, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Ebenezer PLATTS, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 411
Deed from Hezekiah POST to Ebenezer PLATTS
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that I Hezekiah POST of Saybrook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for ye consideration of Sixty pounds money of ye old tenor Received to my full satisfaction of Ebenezer PLATTS of said Saybrook Do give grant bargain sell & confirm unto the said Ebenezer PLATTS three acre of Salt meadow in Oyster River Quarter in the Township of Saybrook aforesaid at a place called the Spectacles be the same more or less as it there lyeth butted and bounded Northerly & Easterly by a Creek, Southerly part by a Creek and part by the meadow of Joseph WHITTLESEY Jun'r & Westerly by meadow belonging to the heirs of John BUSHNELL late of Saybrook deceased it being that tract of meadow which I bought of Phineas BUSHNELL of said Saybrook.
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Ebenezer PLATTS his heirs & assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also I the said Hezekiah POST Do for myself my heirs executors & administrators Covenant with the said Ebenezer PLATTS his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of 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 is above written and that the same is free of all Incumbrances whatsoever. And Furthermore I the said Hezekiah POST do by these presents bind myself my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above granted & bargained premises to him the said Ebenezer PLATTS his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Eighth day of May in the 20th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the second of Great Brittain &c., King Annoque Domini 1747.
Signed sealed and delivered
In presence of
Ann HILL Jun'r
Hezekiah POST (Seal)
Saybrook May ye 14th 1747
Mr. Hezekiah POST the Grantor personally appearing acknowledged the Above Instrument to be his deed,
Before me John TULLY Just of ye peace
Rec'd May 14th 1747 and entered from the original
Per John Tully Register.