A Deed Between Proprietors of Oyster River, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Thomas SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 195
Deed from the Proprietors of Oyster River Quarter to Thomas SPENCER
May 22nd 1736. Then We ye subscribers measurers of land for the Proprietors of Oyster River Quarter, laid out to Thomas SPENCER fifteen acres of land in said Quarter in the Township of Say-Brook in these several pieces viz; The first a small bit of land at ye Northern end of Rev. Wm. WORTHINGTON's home lott and is bounded Southerly eleven rods thereon, and northerly or Northwest four rods on his own land and Northeasterly nine rods on land laid out for James POST and Southerly Six rods upon highway. The second piece is a small triangular piece of land on ye Southeast side of his land by the five mile river to the Northward of the Highway against James JORDAN's Dwelling House and is bounded 17 rods on his said land and 17 rods on highway and Five rods and a half at the Northern end upon Nehemiah BUSHNELL's land, The third piece we laid out on the West side of his farm Below the three cornered meadow and is bounded fifty rods East upon his said land and West 50 rods East upon his said land and 50 rods on Highway and North 3 rods and a half at ye North end upon Mr. LYNDE's farm and South 3 rods on Common land, the northeast corner is a Wallnut staddle and the Southeast corner is a black oak tree which were ye norwest and southwest corners of his Former land and the Southwest corner is a walnut staddle the Norwest corner is a Heap of stones which is the Southwest corner of some land laid out in addition to Mr. LYNDE's farm, The fourth piece being a triangular piece bounds every way on his own land formerly layed out being Sixty eight rods on the Eastermost side and 36 rods on ye westernmost side and 44 rods on ye Southermost side, the Southeast and North East corners are Chestnut trees and the Southwest a red oak.
The Fifth piece of land laid out to said SPENCER South of Sergt. STANNARD's land on the hills at ye south end of ye Iron Mine Hill and is bounded 39 rods on the north and 32 rods on the East and 40 rods on ye South and 28 rods on ye West all upon common land except at just the Northeast corner which is a black oak tree which is an ancient monument of law laid out to William BUSHNELL late of Say-Brook Dec'd and the Southeast and Southwest corners are Red Oak and ye Northwest corner is a Chestnut tree all which trees above mentioned are marked and Stones about them.
Laid out by us
Rec'd March 8th 1737 and entered from the original,
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register,