1753 June 6: Deed to land in what is now Bennington, Vt. Signed by John Harmon of Bristol, England, "now resident in Boston", Mariner, conveying to Ephraim Williams, of Stockbridge, Husbandman, land in the Township of Bennington, New Hampshire Grants, now Bennington, Vermont. Witnessed by Newell How, Jacob Cooper. Acknowledged before James Minot. This document in the handwriting of, and endorsed by, Ephraim Williams, Jr.