A Deed Between Degrass SHIPMAN, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& George CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Land Records Book 17 Page 291
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
FHL Film #4628
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--GREETING.
KNOW YE, That I Degrass SHIPMAN of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut for the consideration of four hundred & Eighty Dollars Received to my full satisfaction of George CARTER of the same Town & County Do give, grant, bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said George CARTER his heirs & assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land in the Town of Killingworth being the land John WATEROUS & myself purchased of William CARTER in the west part of the Town being bounded beginning at the corner of David BUEL 2'd land at a stone & r?? 12 & an half of rod southeasterly by the stage road to a stone thence southwesterly 10 rods to a stone thence Northwesterly 11 rods to a stone - thence Northeasterly 10 rods to a stone the first mentioned corner.-Containing one hundred seventeen & an half rods of land be the same more or less - bounded northerly by the stage road - Easterly by land of William CARTER Easterly by land of Wm' CARTER & westerly by land of David BUELL 2'd together with the shop used for carriage ?? making standing on s'd land & also a house frame lying in s'd lot together with the stone & cellar in s'd lot-
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him the said George CARTER his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also, I the said Degrass SHIPMAN do for myself my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said George 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 is above written, and that the same if free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
AND FURTHERMORE, I the said Degrass SHIPMAN do by these presents, bind myself and my heirs forever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said George CARTER his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 21st day of January Anno Domini 1807
Signed, sealed and delivered
in presence of
John E. JONES
Degrass SHIPMAN (Seal)
Middlesex County, ss Killingworth January 21st 1807
Personally appeared Degrass SHIPMAN the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me
William MORGAN, Justice of Peace
Entered March 6th 1807