Deed from Sarah Wampey to Timothy Root

To All People to Whom These Presents Shall Come: Greeting
Know You that I, Sarah Wampey of Farmington, in the County of Hartford and State of Connecticut by the advice of Hezekiah Wadsworth, one of the Committee to advise and direct in the sale of Indian land, for the consideration of forty shillings lawful money received to my full satisfaction, Timothy Root of said Farmington, do give, grant, bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said Timothy Root and to his heirs and assigns forever one piece or parcel of land situated in said Farmington and is a part of the first lot belonging to the Indians called the Indian Neck Proprietors and of original Indian grant and contains two acres and a half and two rods of land and is an undivided right.  And the whole lot is bounded as by the Proprietors Records may appear.
To have and to hold, the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him, the said Timothy Root, and to his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their own proper use and behoof.   And also, I, the said Sarah Wampey, do for myself and my heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said Timothy Root and with his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents, I am well seized of the premises, as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written and that the same is free of all encumbrances whatsoever. 
And furthermore, I, the said Sarah Wampey, do, by these presents, bind myself and my heirs forever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him, the said Timothy Root, his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal,
Sarah Wampey, her mark
July 7, 1783
Approved of by us, Hezekiah Wadsworth, Committee.  Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Solomon Whitman, Timothy Root, Elnathan Whitman.  Hartford County in the jurisdiction of Farmington July 7, 1783
 Personally appeared, Sarah Wampey, signer and sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his1 free act and deed, before me, Solomon Whitman, Justice of the Peace

A true entry of a deed recorded per Solomon Whitman, Registrar

The land this deed contains is the first lot bought for  the Indian Neck Proprietors,2 lying west of the original grant, it not being fully described in this deed, butting north on the East Haven Proprietors, south on Hannah Robbins’ lot
  • 1. The original manuscript shows the word his instead of her.
  • 2. Those Quinnipiac who had earlier removed from New Haven to live with the Tunxis.