1753 May 26: Deed to land in what is now Bennington, Vt. Signed by Samuel Taylor of Middlebury, Mariner, conveying to Ephraim Williams, Jur., of Stockbridge, land in 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.