Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
Charles W. Manwaring,
Vol 2, p 303
James STANCLIFT, Middletown. Died 3 Oct 1712. Invt. £191-03-10. Taken 15 Oct 1712 by Samuel HALL, William RUSSELL & Ebenezer SMITH.
An agreement, dated 4 Apr 1713, between William STANCLIFT of the one part & James STANCLIFT of the other part, both of the Town of Middletown: The sd. James STANCLIFT, for a consideration hereafter mentioned, doth covenant with the sd. William STANCLIFT, Adms. on the estate of their father, James STANCLIFT, late of Middletown, decd., and to and with the heirs & assigns of the sd. Wm. STANCLIFT and every of them, firmly abide these presents: That upon the receipt of £31 current money of this Colony, well & truly paid by the sd. William STANCLIFT unto him the sd. James STANCLIFT upon the receipt of the firm & legal deed of sales or feoffment of all the sd. James STANCLIFT's part of the estate of their father, James STANCLIFT aforeds., which is by agreement to be 9 acres of upland in the Township of Middletown, on the east side of the Great River, lying between lands of Mr. John HAMLIN, Esq., & lands of Ebenezer HURLBUT, and also the 1-2 or 2nd part of a piece of meadow land at the upper end of Busy Pond, which their father bought of Ned DURIN, containing about 7 acres, and also the 1-2 of the quarry containeng the whole half one acres, upon receipt of the aforesd. £30 or upon the receipt of a firm & legal deed of sale or feoffment of the abovesd. parcels of land unto the sd. James STANCLIFT, doth by these presents firmly covenant & promise the sd. William STANCLIFT to acknowledge himself fully satisfied and paid for all his right, title & interest in and to all the estate of his father, James STANCLIFT, decd.
James STANCLIFT, L.S.
Witness: Thomas WRIGHT, John BEVIN.
Court Record, Page 92 -- 3 Oct 1712: Adms. granted to Mary STANCLIFT, the widow, & William STANCLIFT, the son of sd. decd.
Page 193 -- 3 May 1714: William STANCLIFT, Adms., exhibits an account of his Adms. Account accepted and ordered recorded.