1765 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY CAPTAIN JONATHAN PECK TO JOHN WILLES, NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. Norwich / Peck Connecticut, Capt. Jonathan.

1765 HANDWRITTEN DEED OF SALE BY CAPTAIN JONATHAN PECK TO JOHN WILLES, NORWICH, CONNECTICUT.

1765. Original manuscript. One page, folio, 43 lines written in sepia ink on laid paper. In part: "...Know ye that I Jonathan Peck of Norwich in ye County of New London & Colony of Connecticut in New England for & in consideration of ye Sum of Eight pounds lawful money Received to my full Satisfaction of John Willes of ye same Norwich...Assign for Ever, two Acres & half of Land...on ye Northerly part of ye Hill Caled Ayer's hill in ye Eighth Socioty in Sd Norwich... [detailed parameters follow] ... [signed] Jonathan Peck. Wax seal. [Witnessed by] Timothy Ayers and Ruth Peck. [Certified by] Eben. Hartshorn, Justice of the Peace." Docketed on verso by Benj. Huntington Junr, calling this "Capt. Jona. Pecks Deed to John Willes." Dated 7 June 1765. Very Good. Item #041334

Capt. Jonathan Peck (1717-1779) married Bethia Bingham (1721-1802) at New London, and together they had five children, one of whom (Phineas, 1743-1813) served as a captain in the Revolutionary War under General Gates, and was present at the surrender of Burgoyne.

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