A Deed Between Lorenzo SMITH of Westbrook, Middlesex Co., CT.
& Joseph C. BURDICK, of Westerly, Washington Co., RI
22 Oct 1853
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Westbrook Land Deeds
Volume 4, Page 20
To all People to whom these Presents shall come-Greetings: Know ye, that, I Lorenso SMITH of Westbrook County of Middlesex State of Connecticut
For the consideration of Five Hundred Dollars received to my full satisfaction of Joseph C. BURDICK of Westerly, County of Washington, State of Rhode island do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Joseph C. BURDICK My House and Barn and Land Containing one acre (More or Less) and all other Buildings Standing thereon lying in Said Westbrook and Bounded as follows, Easterly on Highway, Northerly and Westerly on the Said Joseph C. BURDICK Land Southerly on the Land of Perry JONES Deceas'd.
To Have and to Hold, the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him the said Grantee his heirs and assigns, forever to his and their proper use and behoof. And Also I the said Grantor do for myself my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Grantee 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 if free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
And Furthermore, I the said Grantor do by these presents bind my self and my heirs forever, to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Grantee his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness Whereof: I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 22nd day of October A. D. 1853.
Signed, Sealed, and Delivered,
In presence of
Richard R. POST
Henry M. STANNARD
Lorenso SMITH LS
Middlesex County, ss. Westbrook October 22d AD 1853 Personally appeared Lorenso SMITH Signer and Sealer of the foregoing Instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed, before me, Henry M. STANNARD Justice of the Peace
Received for Record, Oct 22nd AD 1853, and Recorded by Reuben STANNARD Town Clerk