A Deed Between Jared SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Robert LAY, Saybrook, New London Co., CT

[Transcribed by Janece Streig]

Saybrook Land Records
Book 3 Page 157

Deed from Jared SPENCER to Robert LAY

To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting &c Know ye that I Jared SPENCER of SayBrook in ye County of New London & Colony of Connecticut in New England husbandman for & in Consideration of a Certain Parcell of land made over to me by a deed of sale bareing date with these presents from under ye hand & seal of Robert LAY of SayBrook in ye County aboves'd ye Receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge & myself therewith fully satisfied & Contented & thereof & of Every part & parcel thereof do acquit and discharge ye s'd Robert LAY his heirs Executors & administrators forever by and by these presents Do freely fully & absolutely give grant exchange convey & confirm to him ye said Robert LAY his heirs & assigns forever a Certain Parcell of meadow being & lying on ye Eastern side of five mile River in ye Township of SayBrook in ye County of New London that is a third part of that meadow lying between Pochauge River Bridge & he sheep washing place on ye Eastern side of ye River as lying in bulk not yet divided, To Have & to Hold ye said granted & bargained premises with all ye appurtenances privileges & Commodities to ye same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him ye s'd Robert LAY his heirs and assigns forever to his & their only proper use & behoof forever & I ye said Jared SPENCER for me my heirs Executors & administrators Do promise Covenant & grant to and with ye s'd Robert LAY his heirs and assigns that before ye ensealing hereof I am ye true sole & lawfull owner of ye above bargained premises and am lawfully seized & possessed of ye same in mine own right as a good perfect and absolute Estate of inheritance in fee simple and have in myself good right full power & lawfull authority to grant Bargain sell exchange convey & confirm s'd Bargained premises n manner as aboves'd and that ye said Rob't LAY his heirs & assigns shall and may from time to time & at all times forever hereafter by force & vertue of these Presents lawfully peaceably & quietly have hold use occupie possess & injoy he s'd Demised & bargained premises with ye appurtainances free & clear & freely and clearly acquitted Exonerated & discharged of and from all & all manner of former & other gifts grants bargains sales leases mortgages wills Intails Joynters Dowries Judgments Executions Incumbrances & Extents furthermore I ye s'd Jared SPENCER for myself my heirs Executors & administrators Do promise & Ingage the ye above Demised premises to him ye s'd Rob't LAY his heirs and assigns against the lawfull claims or Demands of any person or persons whatsoever forever hereafter to Warrant Secure and Defend, In further Testimony hereof I have hereunto set my my hand and seal this Eighth day of August in ye third year of ye Reign of our Sovereign Lord George King of Great Brittain and in ye year of our Lord God Ammoque Domini 1716.

Signed Sealed & Delivered
in ye presents of us
Daniell TAYLOR

Jared SPENCER {Seal}

SayBrook ye 8th of August 1716,
Then & there personally appeared ye above named Jared SPENCER and acknowledged ye above Instrument to be his act and Deed Before me

Dan'll TAYLOR Justice

Rec'd ye 25th of March 1720

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