Deed from Nannouch to John Bates

At a meeting of some of the authority on November 18, 1701, in order to hear the complaint of John Bates of Haddam against an Indian man called Wenemo, for that the said Wenemo did on or about April 10, 1701 feloniously take away out of the said John Bates his dwelling house several goods, namely, a good firelock gun, some powder and shot, a pair of shoes, with other things, the Indian man (namely Wenemo) owned the fact.  
The authority, that is to say, Nathaniel Stanley, Esq., Judge, Mr. John Haynes, and John Chester, do order that the said Indian man, Wenemo, do pay to John Bates, for what charges the said Bates hath been at, with what said Indian stole from him, the sum of four pounds ten shillings in money, and also that he pay as a fine twenty shillings in money to the Court treasury, or be whipped severely on the naked body, and also to discharge the prison keeper's fees, and for his bringing from Farmington to prison.
Nannouch, a Farmington Indian, appearing in Hartford, November 18, 1701, and became surety for the payment of the sums above mentioned. 
Now know all men by these presents that Nannouch aforesaid, for good reasons him thereunto moving, and especially for suretyship for the payment of the above said sum, doth give, grant, bargain, sell, alien, make over, and mortgage two acres of land situate in Farmington Meadow, near to the corn mill of Captain Thomas Hart, lying in the Indian Neck, being bounded on land of Ensign John Hart, in part, which said parcel or piece of land the said, Nannouch dost make over and confirm to John Bates of Haddam in the County of Hartford, in the Colony of Connecticut, to him, his heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns, which land is free and clear, and sufficiently saved from all gifts, grants, and bargains whatsoever, and that the said John Bates shall possess and enjoy the said two acres of land with all its privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any ways appertaining whatsoever from the day of the date hereof, always provided if the said Nannouch shall well and truly pay to the said John Bates the charges as above mentioned with the fine to the county treasury and other charges, as above mentioned, then this alienation or mortgage to be of none effect, otherwise, to be of full force virtue and strength to all intents and purposes, which payment is to be on or before the next election day, which will be in the year 1702.[1]
Nannouch, his mark
November 18, 1701
Delivered and signed in presence of us, Zachariah Lanford and Simon Booth
Acknowledged according to law, November 18, 1701, before me, John Chester, Assistant
Legislative Action:
This House do allow this deed to Mr. John Bates of Haddam, provided he, said Bates, do pay the within mentioned fine and all other court charges.  Test, Eleazer Stent, Clerk.  The Upper House complies with the Lower House in their allowance of this deed as above. Test, Eleazer Kimberly, Secretary
We, whose names are hereafter subscribed, do testify that we saw the Indian, Nannouch, deliver two acres of land, commonly called this Indian's land aforementioned to Mr. John Bates of Haddam by turf and twig to answer or fulfill the obligation on the other side, Samuel Hooker, Stephen Root, Farmington, May 21, 1702
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[1] For Nannouch's compliance the following year, see Notation below.  Since Connecticut's Election Day is the first Thursday in May (which would have been May 4th in 1702), Hooker and Root's affidavit on May 21st must have been taken more than two weeks after Nannouch's original compliance or the compliance was late.