1753 June 6: Deed to land in what is now Bennington, Vt. Signed by Aaron Wise, of Dublin, Ireland, "now a resident in Boston", Mariner, conveying to Ephraim Williams, of Stockbridge, land in the Township of Bennington, New Hampshire Grants, now Bennington, Vermont. Witnessed by Samll. Edcomb, Jacob Cooper. Acknowledged before James Minot. This document in the handwriting of, and endorsed by, Ephraim Williams, Jr.