A Deed Between James WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Christopher LAY, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 6 Page 93
FHL Film #5538
Deed from James WRIGHT to Christopher LAY
To all People to whom these presents shall come Greeting; Know ye that I James WRIGHT of SayBrook in the County of New London and Colony of Connecticut in New England for and in consideration of Sixty Pounds Currant money to me in hand paid by Christopher LAY before ye ensealing hereof I hereby acknowledge do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Christopher LAY his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract of upland and salt meadow situate and lying in ye Township of Say-brook aforesaid in Oyster River Quarter; Bounded Northerly by the said Christopher LAY's own land, Southerly by a Creek bounding by Mr. ELLIOT's land and Westerly by Mr. Jarred ELLIOTT's land containing twelve acres more or less.
To Have and To Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said Christopher Lay his heirs and assigns forever to his and their own proper use and behoof; And also I the said James WRIGHT do for myself my heirs executors and administrators covenant to and with the said Christopher LAY his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents I am well 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 ye same is free from all incumbrances 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 him the said Christopher LAY his heirs and assigns forever against all claims and demands whatsoever;
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of November in the 16th year of ye Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second King of Great Brittain &c., Annoque Domini 1742
Signed Sealed and delivered
In presence of
James WRIGHT (Seal)
Say-Brook November ye 4th. 1742.
Then personally appeared the above name James WRIGHT and acknowledged this instrument to be his deed.
Before me Jed CHAPMAN Justice of ye peace
Received Nov. 25th 1742 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD Register.