A Deed Between Sam'll WILLARD, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Thomas SPENCER, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 434
Deed from Samuel WILLARD to Thomas SPENCER
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that I Sam'll WILLARD of Say-Brook, in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for ye consideration of Seven Pounds money which I have in hand Received of Mr. Thomas SPENCER of the same Say-Brook, have granted and conveyed and by these presents do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Thomas SPENCER all that my Three acres of land which to me was laid out this day of the date hereof as it lyes in two pieces; one bounded North Easterly on his land and Sixteen Rods Southerly and fourteen rods and an half Westerly on highway ye corners are heaps of stones; the other piece bounds partly West and partly South on said SPENCER's land and partly South on Sergt. James JORDAN's land and every way else on Highway as it is partly now enclosed by fence by said SPENCER's.
To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Thomas SPENCER his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and Behoof.
An also I ye said Samuel WILLARD do for my self my heirs executors and administrators Covenant with the said Thos. SPENCER his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents I am 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 Sam'll WILLARD do by these presents bind myself and my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Thomas SPENCER his heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal ye 26th day of Feb. in ye 12th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Brittain &c., King Annoque Domini 1738/9.
Signed, Sealed and Delivered
In presence of
Sam'll WILLARD (Seal)
Sam'll Willard Esq. Personally appearing in Saybrook, March 2nd 1738/9 acknowledged this instrument to be his act and deed,
Coram Sam'll LYNDE Assistant.
Rec'd March 2nd 1738/9 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD, Register.