Committee Report on the Distribution of Tunxis Land into Lots

Whereas we, the subscribers, were appointed by the Honorable General Assembly of the Governor and Company of the State of Connecticut at their sessions at Hartford in May A.D. 1777 a committee to make a just and equitable distribution and division of the lands lying said Farmington belonging to the Tunxis Tribe of Indians and in which said tribe have an interest in common, having respect to expenses paid by individuals, which ought to have been defrayed by the tribe at large to each proprietor in said tribe and to make their report, etc.

Whereupon, we began with the grant on the west side of Pequabuck Meadow, containing two hundred acres belonging to said tribe and laid the same into three tier of lots and began at the north end of westermost tier as followeth, viz.

                                                      Acres Roods Rods

1 Lot Elijah Wampey                                 5     2     35

2 Lot John Peters                                     5     2     35

3 Lot Eunice Jacobs                                  5     2     35

4 Lot James Wawowos                              5     2     35

5 Lot Sarah Towsey                                  5     2     35

6 Lot Rachel Wawowos                              5     2     35

7 Lot Solomon Mossuck                             4     3     33

8 Lot Solomon Adams                               4     3     33

9 Lot Simeon Adams                                 4     3     33   

10 Lot John Shilling                                  4     3     33

Part of the 11 lot James Cronnick                1     1     20

In the Second Tier

Part of the 11 lot James Cronnick                2     2     16

12 Lot Akust                                            4     1     16

13 Lot Sarah Adams                                  4     1     16

14 Lot Phoebe Curricomp                           4     1     16

15 Lot Lois Curricomp                               4     1     18

16 Lot Abigail Adams                                4     1     11

17 Lot Eunice Mossuck                              4     1     21

18 Lot Solomon Mossuck                           4     3     29

19 Lot John Adams                                   4     0     0

20 Lot Ruth Adams                                   5     0     0

21 Lot Abigail Shilling                               4     3     20

22 & 23 Lots Ruth Robbins and

Hannah Robbinsundivided                        9     3     0

24 Lot David Towsey                                 5     3     6

25 Lot Samuel Adams                               5    3     22

26 Lot Hannah Wampey                             5     3    25

27 Lot Sarah Wampey                               5     1    14

28 Lot Charles Wampey                             5     3     3

The Third Tier

29 Thomas Curricomp                               5      3     0

30 Lot Abigail Curricomp                           5      3     0

31 Lot Katharine Quichick                          6      0     0

32 Lot Catharine Charles                           7      0     0

33 Lot Andrew Curricomp                          5      2      40

34 Lot Abigail Sanchuse                            6      0      0

35 Lot John Jacobs                                   6      0      0

36 Lot Susannah Charles                           7      2      0

37 Lot Bette Nepash                                10     0     0

Lands in Farmington, purchased by Colonel John Strong and Deacon Bishop at New Haven for the Indians called the East Haven Proprietors, distributed as follows (viz.):  Twenty-one acres in the 40th lot in the Northwest Division

                                                       Acres Roods Rods

1 Lot Samuel Adams                                 4     0      32

2 Lot Catherine Jacobs                              4     0      32

3 Lot Eunice Jacobs                                  4     0      32

4 Lot Abigail Way                                     4     0      32

5 Lot Chuse Squaw                                   4     0      32

Land at a place called Fort Hill, five acres & 1/3 rood twenty rods

To John Adams, South Side                        1     3      33

To Sarah Deliverance, a dowable right          3     3      26

Hezekiah Wadsworth

John Porter, Jr.

Solomon Whitman, Jr.

Lands purchased by the committee appointed by the General Assembly to lay out the money received for the Indian Neck land, viz., twenty one acres in the 49th lot in the Northwest Division South Side and the whole of the 50th lot in said division, containing nineteen acres and half and sixteen rods, distributed to the Indians called the Indian Neck Proprietors as follows (viz.)

                                                      Acres Roods Rods

1 Lot Solomon Mossuck                             2     1    0

2 Lot Eunice Mossuck                                2     1    13

3 Lot Ruth Adams                                     1     3    3

4 Lot Abigail Curricomp                             1     3    3

5 Lot Solomon Adams                               1     3    3

6 Lot Ruth & Hannah Robbins                      1    3     3

7 Lot James Wawowos                               2     3    3

8 Lot Thomas Curricomp                            1     3    3

9 Lot Abigail Shilling                                 1     3     3

10 Lot Abigail Sanchuse                             1     3     33

11 Lot Sarah Adams                                  1     3     35

12 Lot Katherine Quichick                          2     1     3

13 Lot Andrew Curricomp                          2     1     3

14 Lot Charles Wampey                             2     2    3

15 Lot James Cronnick                              3     2     3

16 Lot Hannah Robbins                              2    2     0

17 Lot Sarah Wampey                                2    2     20

Elijah Wampey, Samuel Adams, and John Adams, called proprietors of said Indian Neck lands, have money in their hand more then equal to their whole rights, so have none distributed to them.

Legislative Action:  The foregoing is accepted and approved and ordered to be recorded in the Secretary’s Office in this State and also in the Town Clerk’s Office in said Town of Farmington at the expense of the memorialists.  Test, Andrew Adams, Clerk / Concurred in the Upper House.  Test, George Wyllys, Secretary

Cataloguing:    199 a / 199 b