A Deed Between The Proprietors, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Jared SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 4 Page 59
Deed from Capt. Jared SPENCER to John INGHAM
Know all men by these presents that I Jared SPENCER of Say-Brook in ye County of New London & Colony of Connecticut in New England for in an Consideration of ye sum of fourteen pounds money which I have in hand received of John INGHAM of Say-Brook aboves'd where with I do acknowledge myself fully satisfied Contented & paid have given granted sold & confirmed & do by these presents fully freely give grant sell & Convey & Confirm unto him ye s'd John INGHAM his heirs and assigns this tract or parcell of land being & lying in Oyster River Quarter in ye township of Saybrook in Pochauge which parcell or tract containing thirteen acres being bounded Easterly upon Common land or highway & Southerly upon Mr. WORTHINGTON's land & Westerly upon my own land & Northerly upon land of Caleb SPENCER the boundaries are thus viz: the North East Corner is a Wallnut Tree with stones about it & from thence running Southeast to a Black oak tree with stones about it & from thence running Southwest to a stake with stones about it & from thence running Northwest to a stake with stones & from thence running a straight line to ye first mentioned Wallnut Tree with stones about it reserving only a high way of four Rods wide running from my own land Eastwardly through s'd Land. To have & to hold the above granted & bargained premises with all ye appurtenances thereunto belonging to ye only use benefitt & behoof of ye said John INGHAM his heirs & assigns forever & I ye said Jared SPENCER for my selfe my heirs executors administrators & assigns do hereby Covenant promise grant to and with ye s'd John INGHAM his heirs & assigns that at ye ensealing hereof I am ye sole & lawfull owner of the above demised premises & have in myself good right & lawfull authority to convey the same as aboves'd and that henceforth & forever hereafter it may be lawfull for ye said John INGHAM his heirs & assigns by force & virtue of these presents to enter upon have hold use possess & injoy ye above demised premises and appurtenances without any ejectment disturbance or incumbrances of title whatsoever & furthermore I the said Jared SPENCER for my selfe my heirs Executors administrators & assigns do hereby Covenant Engage ye above bargained premises to him ye s'd John INGHAM his heirs & assigns against all ye lawfull claims of any person or persons whatsoever forever here after to Warrant Secure & Defend.
In Witness whereunto I have set my hand & seal this 17th day of June Anno Domini 1728.
Signed Sealed & Delivered
In presence of us
Jared SPENCER (Seal)
There personally appeared ye above named Jared SPENCER & acknowledged ye above written Instrument to be his act & deed
Before me Stephen WHITTLESEY Justice of peace
This Instrument was Received for Rec'd ye 23d day of August A.D. 1728 and exactly entered from ye original
Per Sam'el WILLARD Register