Deed from Samuel Adams to Timothy Root (1776)

To All People to Whom These Presents Shall Come: Greeting
Know you that we, Elijah Wampey, Solomon Mossuck, and Samuel Adams, all Natives of said Farmington, and in the name and behalf of the rest of the descendants of the original Tunxis Tribe, and by the advice and direction of Colonel John Strong, Colonel Gay,[1] and Elnathan Gridley, a committee appointed to advise and direct in the sale of the Indian land, for the consideration of eight pounds lawful money, received to our 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 situate in said Farmington and is part of the 52nd Lot in number in the Southeast Division and was drawn on the right of Jacob Bronson, and said granted part contains thirteen acres, one rood, and twenty-eight rods of land and lyeth undivided, the whole lot contains twenty-two acres, three roods, and twenty-eight rods and is butted and bounded west on a twenty rod highway, east on a highway, in part, and part a highway by Timothy Root's land, and part on land of Lieutenant Giles Hooker, south on said Hooker's land, in part, and part on the 53rd Lot, north on the 51st Lot in Division.   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, we, the said grantors, do for ourselves and our heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant with the said Timothy Root and with his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing these presents, we are 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, we, the said grantors, do by these presents, bind ourselves and our heirs forever to  warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him, the said Timothy Root, his heirs, assigns, against all claims and  demands whatsoever.         
In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals, in the sixteenth year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord, George III, of Great Britain, etc., King
Elijah Wampey, seal
Samuel Adams, seal
January 29, 1776
By the Advice and Direction of us, John Strong, Elnathan Gridley
Signed, sealed, and delivered in presence of Solomon Whitman, Elnathan Whitman
Personally appeared Elijah Wimpey and Samuel Adams, signers and sealers of the foregoing instrument and acknowledged the same to be their free act and deed before me, Solomon Whitman, Justice of the Peace, Hartford County in the jurisdiction of Farmington, January 31, 1776
A true entry of a deed recorded February 13, 1776 per Solomon Whitman, Registrar

[1] Colonel Fisher Gay