A Deed Between Richard W. WRIGHT
& Martin WRIGHT, both of Westbrook, Middlesex Co., CT
5 Aug 1840
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Westbrook Land Records
Westbrook, Middlesex, Connecticut
Volume 1, Page 6
To all People to whom these Presents shall come-Greeting: Know ye, That I Richard W. WRIGHT of Westbrook in the County of Middlesex and State of Connecticut for the consideration of One Hundred Dollars received to my full satisfaction of Martin WRIGHT of said Westbrook do give, grant bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said Martin Wright his heirs and assigns forever the undivided one half of a certain tract of Land situated in said Westbrook at horse hill so called Containing by estimation Twenty three acres be the same more or less, Bounding as follows, viz, Northerly By Land of John BURROWS, Easterly by Land of Benjamin WRIGHT and Josiah A. WRIGHT Southerly by --- and Josiah A. WRIGHT and Westerly by --- and Ely A. ELLIOT.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him and said Martin WRIGHT his Heirs and Assign for ever, to his and their own proper Use and Behoof. And also, I the said Richard W. WRIGHT do for my self and my Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, covenant with the said Martin WRIGHT his Heirs and Assigns, that at and until the ensealing of these Presents, I am well seized of the Premises as 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 Richard W. WRIGHT do by these Presents bind myself and my Heirs for ever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained Premises to him the said Martin WRIGHT his Heirs and Assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the 5th day of August Anno Domini, 1840.
Signed, Sealed, and Delivered,
In presence of
Richard W. WRIGHT - Seal
Middlesex County, ss. Clinton, August 5th 1840 Personally appeared Richard W. WRIGHT Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free Act and Deed, before me, George CARTER Justice of Peace.
Received for Record, August 5th AD 1840, and recorded by Ezra STANNARD Town Clerk.