A Deed Between Thomas SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Benjamin WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 480
Deed from Thomas SPENCER to Benjamin WRIGHT
Know all Men by these presents that I Thomas SPENCER of Saybrook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for the consideration of the sum of one hundred & Sixty pounds in Bills of Credit of the old tenor Rec'd to my full satisfaction of Benjamin WRIGHT of Saybrook aforesaid Do give Grant bargain sell & confirm unto him the said Benjamin WRIGHT his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract of land situated in Saybrook at a place called falls river at LYND's Saw Mill containing Seven acres three quarters and sixteen rods as it there lyeth butted and bounded East and part North by highway remaining North by LYNDE's land South by the remaining part of said SPENCER's land Beginning at the Northeast corner being the chimney of a little hut belonging to the Saw Mill then running Northwesterly five rods to a small white oak tree thence running Eighteen rods to a black oak tree near the same course with stones about it being LYNDE's corner thence running westerly in LYNDE's line fory seven rods to a black oak tree marked with B. W. thence running forty seven rods Easterly to the highway to a heap of stones under the second panil of fence Northerly from the Southeast corner of a wheat lot thence fifty rods Northerly by the highway to said Chimney being a crooked line & including the whole of the Saw Mill within said Bounds together with one eighth part and one third of one eighth of said Saw Mill together with one eighth and of said Mill dam Saws & all the Iron and Utensils of said Mill under the regulations and covenants agreements of the owner of said Mill
To have and to Hold the said seven acres three quarters and sixteen rods of land with the said one eighth and one third part of an eighth of said Saw Mill, Dam, Saws &c., the above bargained premises with all the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Benjamin WRIGHT 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 Benjamin WRIGHT his heirs and assigns that at and untill the ensealing of these presents I am well seized of the above bargained 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 is free of all incumbrances whatsoever. And furthermore I the said Thomas SPENCER do by these presents bind myself & my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend said premises unto him the said Benjamin WRIGHT his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of March In the 21st year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain &c., King, Anno Domini 1748.
Signed sealed and delivered
In presence of
Thomas SPENCER (Seal)
Saybrook March ye 10th, 1747
Personally appeared the above named Thomas SPENCER & acknowledged This Instrument to be his Deed,
Before me Jed CHAPMAN Just of the peace.
Rec'd March ye 11th 1747/8
And entered from ye original
Per John TULLY Register.