Deed from Thomas Curricump to Timothy Root

To All People to Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting
 
Know you that I, Thomas Curricump of Farmington in the County of Hartford and State of Connecticut, for the consideration of forty-five shillings 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 unto his heirs and assigns forever, one piece or parcel of land situated in said Farmington and is a part of the Indian grant on the west side of Pequabuck meadow and is the fourteenth lot in the division of said Indian grant and contains four acres and one rod and is butted and bounded as followeth, east on highway by the common fence, south and west on land of Timothy Root and north on land of Solomon Mossuck.
 
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 Thomas Curricump, do for myself and my heirs, executors, and administers, covenant with the said Timothy Root and with his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of the 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 Thomas Curricump, 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,
 
Thomas Curricump
June 26, 1782

Witness:

Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of Solomon Whitman, Mary Root.  Hartford County in the jurisdiction of Farmington June 26, 1782

Certification:

Approved of by us, Hezekiah Wadsworth, Timothy Root, Committee.  Personally appeared Thomas Curricump, 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

Recording:

Timothy Root’s deed from Thomas Curricump received January 20, 1783, and recorded in Farmington 24th Book page 341, per Solomon Whitman, Registrar

Fees:

Fee not paid

Cataloguing:

1782 June 26 / 75832