Deed from Elijah Wampey to Timothy Root

To All People to Whom These Presents Shall Come: Greeting
                 
Know you that I, Elijah Wampey, late of Farmington, but now of Stockbridge in the State of the Massachusetts Bay, for the consideration of three pounds lawful money received to my full satisfaction of 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 scituate in said Farmington and is the First Lot in the Division of the old Indian grant on the west side of Pequabuck Meadow and lyeth at the west corner of said grant and contains five acres and a half and thirty-five rods and is butted north and west on highways, south on a lot set to John Peet, east on a lot set to Charles Wampey, deceased.
 
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 Elijah 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 and 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 Elijah 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,
 
Elijah Wampey, seal
June 15, 1781
 
Witness:
Signed, sealed, and delivered in presence of Solomon Whitman, Josiah Barnes
Authorization:
Certification:
Personally appeared Elijah Wampey, signer and sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me, Solomon Whitman, Justice of the Peace, Hartford County for the jurisdiction of Farmington, June 15, 1781
Recording:
Timothy Root's Deed from Elijah Wampey, received October 17, 1781, and recorded in Farmington Book of Records, Volume 24, page 32 per Solomon Whitman, Registrar