A Deed Between James WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& William KELSEY & Samuel WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 107
FHL Film #5538
Deed from James WRIGHT to William KELSEY & Samuel WRIGHT
To all People to Whom these Presents Shall come Greeting; Know ye that I James WRIGHT of Say-Brook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut, in New England for the consideration of Three Hundred and fifty pounds in Money which I have in hand Received of William KELSEY and Samuel WRIGHT both of the same Say-Brook, have granted and conveyed and by these presents do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said William KELSEY his heirs and assigns forever all that my tract or parcel of land lying and being in the bounds of Say-Brook aforesaid in Oyster River Quarter as follows, viz:-North on William KELSEY's land, West partly on said KELSEY's land and partly on Killingworth line, South on the Country road and east on the highway going northward from the County road up along the hill called Horse Hill together with the fences Buildings fruit trees &c. upon the land standing and growing which tract within the bounds aforesaid is supposed to contain about the Quantity of one hundred acres more or less.
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto them the said William KELSEY and Sam'll WRIGHT their heirs and assigns forever to them and their heirs own proper use and behoof and also I the said James WRIGHT do for myself my heirs executors and Administrators Covenant with the said William KELSEY and Sam'll WRIGHT their heirs and assigns that at and untill the ensealing of these presents I am well 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 is free of all incumbrance whatsoever. And furthermore I the said James WRIGHT Do by these presents Bind myself my heirs forever to Warrant and Defend the above granted and bargained premises to them the said William KELSEY and Samuel WRIGHT their heirs and assigns against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 13th day of January in the 14th. year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Great Brittain &c., Annoque Domini 1740/41
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
James WRIGHT (Seal)
Saybrook January 13th. 174-1
James WRIGHT the ensealer of the above Instrument acknowledged ye same to be his deed,
Before me Sam'll WILLARD, Justice Peace.