Deed from Adam to Samuel Adams

Know all men by these presents that I, Adam Indian, of the Town and County of New Haven in the Colony of Connecticut, for the love, goodwill, and affection which I have and do bear to my loving son, Samuel Adam, do give and grant to him the half part of four acres of land and the half part of one dwelling house, said house and land lying and being in the Township of Farmington in the Colony aforesaid, it being a piece of land I bought of a squaw called [1] Sue Wawowos, ­­lies in an Indian field west of said Farmington, the said land having an orchard and fruit trees standing thereon said land, as bounded on the east by a highway, west, north, and south by Indian land to have and to hold the aforesaid half part of house and land with all the appurtenances to him, my aforesaid son, Samuel Adam, his heirs, and assigns.
 
In witness whereof, I have set to my hand and seal in the thirtieth year of the reign of Our Sovereign Lord George II of Great Britain
 
Adam Indian, his mark and seal
November 3, 1756
 
Witness:
It is to be understood before signing and sealing, it [is?] the one half on the south side from end to end.  Signed, sealed, and delivered in presents of John Prout and Margaret Prout                           
Certification:
Then Adam, an Indian, signer of the above instrument, personally appeared and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed before me, John Prout, Justice of the Peace, New Haven, November 3, 1756
Recording:
A true entry of a deed received August 1, 1757 per Joseph Hooker, Registrar
Cataloguing:
297, 298
 
 

[1] Deleted Text: Sue Squaw