A Deed Between Benjamin WRIGHT, Killingworth, New London Co., CT.,
& Francis BUSHNELL, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 573
FHL Film #5538
Deed from Benjamin WRIGHT to Francis BUSHNELL
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting, Know ye That I Benjamin WRIGHT of Killingworth in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for the consideration of five pounds money to me in hand to my satisfaction paid by Francis BUSHNELL of Say-Brook in the County and Colony aforesaid to give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Francis BUSHNELL his heirs and assigns forever five acres of land lying and being in the Township of Say-Brook aforesaid on the South end of Lyon Meadow hill in Oyster River Quarter in Saybrook which five acres is fifty rods in length Northerly and Southerly and eight rods wide at the North end and twenty four rods at the Sound end ye North east corner is a chestnut Tree the Northwest a Wallnut Tree both which trees are marked with stones about them the Southwest and Southeast corners are heaps of stones and is bounded upon land of said Francis BUSHNELL Southerly and every way else upon common land.
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Francis BUSHNELL his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof and also I the said Benj. WRIGHT Do for myself my heirs executors and administrators Covenant with the said Francis BUSHNELL his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents I am lawfully seized of ye 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 Benjamin WRIGHT Do by these presents Bind myself my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said Francis BUSHNELL his heirs and assigns against all lawfull claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the Twentieth day of July in the Eleventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Brittain &c. King Anno Domini 1739.
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
Benj. WRIGHT (Seal)
Killingworth July ye 20, 1738.
Then and There personally appeared Benj. WRIGHT and acknowledged the signing and Sealing of the above Instrument & Acknowledged ye same to be his free act and deed.
Before me Wm. GOULD Jus, Peace
Rec'd February 18th 1739
And entered from ye Original per Sam'll WILLARD Register.