1753 May 26: Deed to land in what is now Bennington, Vt. Signed by Simeon Diamond of Attlebury, Trader, conveying to Ephraim Williams, Jur., of Stockbridge, land in the Township of Bennington, New Hampshire Grants, now Bennington Vermont. Witnessed by Caleb Coollidge, Jacob Cooper. Acknowledged before James Minot. This document in the handwriting of, and endorsed by, Ephraim Williams, Jr.