A Deed Between James STEEVENS Junior, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& John CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT

[Transcribed by Janece Streig]

Land Records Volume 8 Page 162
Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut
FHL Film #4624

Entered Febru'y ye 13th 1753

To all People to whome these Presents shall Come, Greeting.

KNOW YE, That I James STEEVENS Junior of Killingworth In ye County of New London and Coloney of Conecticut in New England

For the Consideration of the Sum of Seven Pounds ?? ?? and Six pence Publick Bills of Credit of ye old tenor to me in hand Received to my full Satisfaction, of John CARTER of ye Same Town County and Coloney afore Said

Do Give, Grant, Bargain, Sell, and Confirm unto the said John CARTER His Heirs and Assigns For Ever Two Certain Parcels of Eleventh Division Land situate in ye township of Killingworth afores'd Lying in two pieces ye first piece Lies acrose ye upper End of WILL's Meadow beginning at ye Northwest Corner at a black oak stub thence Northeasterly Seven rods & 3 Quarter to a walnut steedle marked Stones about it ROSSETOR's Corner thence Easterly Forty rods, to a white oak tree marked Stones a bout it which is a Corner of John CARTER's Land & ROSSETER's Corner then westerly Forty two Rods to ye First Corner Containing one Acre as it is Bounded North & West by Rosesetors Land South by John CARTER's Land.

The Second piece Lies North by John CARTER's Home Lott ye Southwest Corner at a Heap of Stones thence Southwesterly twenty three rods to a black oak Stadle Marked Stones about it Still Southeasterly Nine Rods to a Heap of Stones Still Southwesterly twelve rods to a Heep of Stones thence westerly thirteen rods to a Heep of Stones thence Northerly four rods to a Heep of Stones thence Northwesterly fifty Seven rods to a Heep of Stones thence Southwesterly two rods to ye first Corner Containing Three Quarters of an Acre & 13 rods as it is Bounded west by highway? Every other ? by John CARTER's Land which piece is part of his Eleventh Division

To have, and to hold the above Granted, and Bargained Premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto I the said John CARTER his Heirs, and Assigns for ever, to his and their own proper Use and Behoof. And also, I the said James STEEVENS Do for my self my Heirs, Executors and Administrators, Covenant with the said John CARTER His Heirs, and Assigns, That at, and until the Ensealing of these Presents, I am well Seised 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 is Free of all Incumbrances whatsoever. And Farthermore, I the said James STEEVENS do by these Presents Bind my self and my Heirs for ever, to Warrant, and Defend the above Granted, and Bargained Premises to him the said John CARTER His Heirs, and Assigns, against all Claims, and Demands whatsoever. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the 13th Day of February In the twenty Sixth Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Britain, &c., KING. Annoque Domini, 1753

Signed, Sealed and Delivered,
in Presence of

James STEEVENS (Seal)

N London ss
Killingworth 13th February ye 1753 James STEEVENS Jun'r the Ensealer of ye above written Instrument Appeared and Acknowledged the Same to be his act & deed. Cor'l Benj'm GALE Justice Peace

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