Connecticut General Assembly Resolve Granting Liberty to Guilford Selectmen to Sell Land Owned by Ann Tantapan

Upon the memorial of the Selectmen of the Town of Guilford shewing to this Assembly that said town expended a large sum in supporting Ann Tantapan, an Indian squaw, who died entitled to no estate except about two acres of land lying Thirty Miles Island near the Town of Haddam, praying for liberty to sell said land as per memorial dated May 12th 1789.

Resolved by this Assembly that the Selectmen of the Town of Guilford be and they are hereby empowered and authorized to sell and execute a legal conveyance of all the land to which the said Ann Tantapan at the time of her decease had a good and lawful right and title on said Thirty Miles Island and to dispose of the monies arising from the sale thereof towards defraying the expenses of supporting said Ann by said town.

Legislative Action:

Passed in the Lower House.  Test, James Davenport, Clerk.  Concurred in the Upper House.  Test, George Wyllys, Secretary

Cataloguing:

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