Essex County Deeds 1639-1678, Abstracts of Volumes 1-4, Copy Books, Essex County, Massachusetts - Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc. This volume consists of abstracts from the first four copy books of the Essex County Deed Books. These records are a rich source of names complete with details of the transactions and the properties involved. Records contain (as available) the full names of both the buyer and the seller in bold type, the date of the transaction, a description of the property including its location, payment(s), and (as available) witnesses. The fullname index is a bonus for researchers. (2003, 2005), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 394 pp.