A Deed Between Thomas SPENCER, Jr., Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Robert LAY, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 398
Deed from Thomas SPENCER, Junior to Robert LAY
Know all men by these presents That I Thomas SPENCER Jun'r of Saybrook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for the consideration of ten pounds ten shillings in bills of Credit of the old tenor Received to my full satisfaction of Robert LAY of Saybrook aforesaid Do give grant Bargain sell and confirm unto the said Robert Lay his heirs & assigns forever one acre and half of land lying in the West Parish in Saybrook lying on the East side of the highway opposite to my homelot The Northerly line beginning at the highway & running 23 rods Northeasterly then Easterly six rods to a stake and stones, thence Southwesterly 33 rods to a Rock and stones on it Thence Northerly 14 rods to the first boundary, Bounded Northerly by the land of Said LAY Southeasterly by my own land and Westerly by highway,
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said LAY his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use & behoof. And also I the said Thomas SPENCER do for myself my heirs executors administrators Covenant with the said LAY his heirs and assigns that at and untill 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 Thomas SPENCER do by these presents Bind myself my heirs forever to Warrant & Defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Robert LAY his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever,
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 7th day of July in the 20th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Brittain &c., King Annoque Domini 1746.
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Anne HILL Jr.
Thomas SPENCER (Seal)
Saybrook July the 8th 1746.
Personally appeared the above named Thomas SPENCER & Acknowledged this Instrument to be his deed before me,
Jed CHAPMAN Just Of ye Peace.
Rec'd March 18th 1746/7
And Entered from ye original
Per John TULLY Register.