A Deed Between James WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT.,
& Samuel WRIGHT, Saybrook, New London Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Saybrook Land Records
Book 5 Page 402
FHL Film #5538
Deed from James WRIGHT to Samuel WRIGHT
Know all men by these presents 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 Currant money of New England to me in hand payed by Samuel WRIGHT of the same Saybrook have granted and conveyed and by these presents do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Samuel WRIGHT his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Oyster River Quarter in said Say-Brook which was formerly laid out to Capt Sam'll WILLARD late of Say-Brook Dec'd for one hundred acres and lyes North of the River called Falls River and is bounded South partly on said River and partly on land formerly Capt. John CHAPMAN's and partly on land formerly John JORDAN's, Westerly on said Fall River, Northerly on land that lay in Common and undivided when said land was laid out and Easterly on Common land and a Brook, and is in length Easterly and Westerly one hundred and Sixty Four Rods and in Weadth on the West side one hundred and ten rods and on ye East side ninety two rods the Northwest Corner is an Elm Tree standing by said River and on ye North East Corner is a White Oak Tree both marked and stones about them the South East Corner is the mouth of a Brook that runs into said River and ye Southwest Corner is where the line intersects or crosses ye line of said Capt. CHAPMAN's land be ye same more or less.
To Have and to Hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Sam'll WRIGHT his heirs and assigns for ever 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 with the said Samuel WRIGHT his heirs and assigns that at and until the Ensealing of these presents I am Lawfully 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 forme as is above written and that the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever and further more 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 Sam'll WRIGHT his heirs and assigns against all Claims and Demands Whatsoever.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ye 4th day of December in the Twelvth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George ye Second of Grat Brittain &c., King Annoque Domini 1738.
Signed Sealed and Delivered
In presence of
Sam'll WILLARD Jun'r
James WRIGHT (Seal)
Say-Brook December 4th 1738. Mr. James WRIGHT ye subscriber of ye above Instrument Acknowledged ye same to be his deed,
Before me, Sam'll WILLARD Just Peace
Rec'd December 6th 1738 and entered from ye original
Per Sam'll WILLARD, Register.