Norwich, New London Co., CT Deed
|"Know all men that Onkos, Owaneco, Attawanhood, Sachems of
Mohegan have Bargained, sold, and passed over, and doe by these presents sell and pass
over unto the towne and Inhabitants of Norwich nine miles square of land lying and being
at Mohegan and the parts thereunto adjoyneing, with all ponds, rivers. woods, quarries,
mines, with all royalties, privileges, and appurtenaces thereunto belonging, to them the
said inhabitiants of Norwich, theire heirs and successors forever--from thence the line
run nor north east nine miles, and on the East side the afores'd river to the southward
the line is to joyne with New London bounds as it is now laid out and soe to run east two
miles from the foresd river, nor norwest nine miles to meet with the western line.
"In consideration whereof the sd Onbkos, Owanexo and Attawanhood doe acknowledge to have received of the parties aforesd the full and juste sum of seventy pounds and doe promise and engage ourselves, heirs and successors, to warrant the sd bargain and sale to the aforesd parties, their heirs and successors, and them to defend from all claimes and molestations from any whatsoever.
"In witness whereof we have hereunto set out to our hands this 6th of June, Anno 1659.
"Witness hereunto, John Mason, Thomas Tracy "
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