Deed from Samuel and Hannah Robbins to Timothy Root (1783)

To All People to Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting
Know you, that we, Samuel Robbins and Hannah Robbins of Farmington in the County of Hartford and State of Connecticut by the advice of Hezekiah  Wadsworth of the Committee to direct in the sale of the Indian land for the consideration of five pounds ten shillings lawful money received to our full satisfaction of Timothy Root of Farmington, aforesaid, 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 lyeth on the west side of Pequabuck Meadow and is a part of the Indian grant and was set 1 to John Peet in the division of said grant and contains five acres and a half and is butted and bounded north on land of said Timothy Root, east on land of Sarah Wampey, south, part on said Hannah’s land and part on land of Eunice Jacobs, and west on highway.
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, we the said grantors do for ourselves and our heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said Timothy Root and with his heirs and assigns, that at and until the ensealing of these premises we are 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, we the said grantors do, by these presents, bind ourselves and our 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, we have hereunto set our hands and seals
Samuel Robbins, seal
Hannah Robbins, seal
July 17, 1783
Signed, sealed, and delivered in presence of Solomon Whitman, Elijah Wampey, Hartford County in the jurisdiction of Farmington, July 17, 1783
Approved of by us, Committee, Hezekiah Wadsworth, Timothy Root.  Personally appeared Samuel Robbins and Hannah Robbins, signer and sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed before me, Solomon Whitman, Justice of the  Peace
Timothy Root’s deed from Samuel and Hannah Robbins, received January 14, 1784, and recorded in Farmington 25th Book, page 174, per Solomon Whitman, Register
Fee not paid
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