Ebenezer Wright's
deed to
Peleg Whitford

Addison County, Vt ~June 1791

          Know by all men by these Presents that I Ebenezer Wright of Addison in the County of Addison and state of Vermont do for and in consideration of the sum of thirteen Dollars and seventy five Cents Current money of the untied states received in full to my satisfaction of Peleg Whitford of Addison in the County of Addison and state of Vermont the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge have given granted bargained and sold and by these presents do give grant bargain sell aliene convey and confirm unto the said Peleg Whitford his heirs and assigns forever all my wright title Interest property or Demand of in and unto all that peace or share of land which is part of the fourth Division of the right of James Olmsted containing five acres and half land butted and bounded as follows (viz) beginning at a stake in the original line of No Twelve one hundred and sixty rods west of the south east corner of sd lot No 12 thence north 106¨ø rods to a stake thence west 8 rods to a stake thence south 106¨ø to a stake thence East 8 rods the bound begun at 

       To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with all Privileges and appurtenances thereof and thereto belonging to him the sd Peleg Whitford his heirs and assigns to his and their own proper use benefit and behoof forever and I the said Ebenezer Wright do for my self my heirs Executors and administrators covenant to and with the said Peleg Whitford his heirs Executors administrators and assigns that at and until the Insealing of these presents I am well seized of the premises in fee simple that I have good right and lawful authority to bargain and sell the same in manner following as is above written that they are free and clear of all Incumbrances and that I will warrant and Defend the same against all lawful claims and Demands of any Person or persons whatever __ In witness whereof I have her unto set my hand and seal this ninth Day of May AD one thousand and Eight hundred and three. 

Signed Sealed and Delivered Ebenezer Wright In presence of Joseph Spencer Gidn Seeger 

State of Vermont May 9th 1803 Personly appeared Addison County, Ts Ebenezer Wright the signer and Sealer of 

the above written Instrument and acknowledged 

the same to be his free voluntary act and Deed 

before me 

Gidn Seeger Justice Peace 

Addison May 9th 1803 the I rced the above Deed for record and the same was recorded Septr 12th 1803 Attest Gidn Seeger Registor

[FHL Film 0027775: Addison, VT Town Records Vol. 2 P. 455]

Transcribed by 
Norman Scofield