A Deed Between Thomas SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Thomas CHAMPEN, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 454
Deed from Thomas SPENCER to Thomas CHAMPEN
Know all Men by these presents that I Thomas SPENCER of Saybrook in ye County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England in consideration of One Thousand pounds in bills of credit of the old tenor received to my full satisfaction of Thomas CHAMPEN of East Haddam in the County of Hartford & Colony of Connecticut Do give grant bargain sell convey and confirm unto him the said Thomas CHAMPEN his heirs & assigns forever one certain tract of land situate in the west Parish in said Saybrook containing about fifty acres be the same more or less with a dwelling house Barn well and orchard thereon as it there lyeth Butted and bounded Easterly by highway Northerly by the house lot of Ebenezer BUSHNELL Northwesterly part by said BUSHNELL's land and part by the land of Joseph SPENCER Westerly & Southwesterly by said Joseph SPENCER's land and Southerly by land of Hezekiah POST the Southeast corner is a white oak stub and stones about it, Then running Northerly by said highway to a chestnut stub with stones about it being the Northeast corner then running North westerly to a stub & stones about it, then running westerly to a red oak tree with stones about it Thence Southwesterly to a white oak tree with stones about it, thence Southerly to a stake and stones about it on a ledge of rocks, thence easterly to the first mentioned boundary.
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with all the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Thomas CHAMPEN his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and Behoof. And also I the said Thomas SPENCER do for myself my heirs executors & administrators Covenant with the said Thos CHAMPEN his heirs and assign that at and untill ye ensealing of these presents I am well seized of ye premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple & have good right to Bargain & sell the same in manner & form as is above written and that the same is free of Incumbrances whatsoever. And furthermore I the said Thomas SPENCER do by these presents bind my heirs & assigns against all claims & demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of Aprill in the 21st year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain &c. King Annoque Domini 1748
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Thomas SPENCER (Seal)
Saybrook Aprill the 27th, 1748
Personally appeared the within named Thomas SPENCER and acknowledged This Instrument to be his deed
Before me Jed CHAPMAN Just of the Peace.
Rec'd Aug. 27th 1748
And entered from ye original
Per John TULLY Register.