Crown Land Grants, Volume 17 - Page 123

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       Newfoundland.

No. 3214       

Royal Coat of Arms

VICTORIA, by the Grace of GOD of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith:

To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:

KNOW YE, that We, of Our Special Grace, Certain Knowledge, and Mere Motion, have given and granted, and by these presents do, for Us, Our Heirs and Successors, GIVE and GRANT unto John Clancey of Caplin Bay - District of Ferryland in Our Island of Newfoundland Fisherman his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being   West of the main line of Road at Caplin Bay abutted and bounded as follows that is to say commencing at the South West corner of a bridge over the said main line the southern angle of William Johnstons land and running South fifty eight degrees West ten chains and thirty four links more or less, thence bounded by waste land South twenty seven degrees East five chains and sixty links more or less; thence by Matthew Whelans land North thirty eight degrees West eight chains and fifty two links more or less thence North sixty two degrees East two chains more or less to the aforesaid main line thence along the Western side of the same North fifteen degrees West two chains and ninety two links more or less to the place of commencement.

And being of the dimensions specified in the diagram delineated on the other side hereof, and containing three acres three roods more or less with appurtenances, except and reserved nevertheless, out of this present Grant, to Us, Our Heirs and Successors, all Gold and Silver and all Coals and other Mines and Minerals, in or under the said piece or parcel of Land.

To Have and to Hold (except as before excepted) unto the said John Clancey his Heirs and Assigns for ever he the said John Clancey paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of One Dollar ninety Cents, at the time of ensealing and delivery hereof.

Provided always, and this present Grant is upon the further condition, that the said Lands shall be holden upon, under, and subject to such regulations as are now in force, or which may at any time hereafter be made by Law for the improvement and cultivation of Lands within Our said Island, and subject to all such Regulations as are now in force, or which may at any time hereafter be made by Law for making Roads, Sewers, Drains, Canals, Bridges, or other Public Works or Improvements within our said Island, or any part thereof, and for subjecting any Lands therein situate, or the owners or occupiers of such Lands, to rates and assessments, or other duties or services for the purposes aforesaid, or for any of them; And that the said John Clancey his Heirs and Assigns shall, at all times, peaceably quit and deliver possession to Us, Our Heirs and Successors, of all such parts of the Lands aforesaid as may be required for the purposes aforesaid, or any of them, upon receiving such compensation (if any) as by Law now in force, or hereafter to be made, in that respect, may be provided.

Given under the Great Seal of Our aforesaid Island of Newfoundland, in St. John's, in Our said Island, this twenty first day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventy one and in the thirty fourth Year of our Reign.

Witness our trusty and well-beloved STEPHEN JOHN HILL, Esq.,
Companion of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath,
Our Governor and Commander in Chief, in and over Our said
Island and its Dependencies, &c.

                  BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND,

Sd Joseph Crowdy
  for Colonial Secretary.

Received the Day and Year above written, from the within named Grantee, the Sum of One dollar and ninety cents amount of the Consideration Money of the Land herein granted.

$1. 90

                  Registered, Volume, No. 17 Folio 123
                  Sd Hy Renouf
                  Surveyor-General.


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale 4 chains to an inch

Sd Hy Renouf                        
H. M. Surveyor-General. 

 

Transcriber's Notes:
1/ The term LS means Legal Seal.
2/ The front page of this grant is signed and sealed by Stephen J. Hill, and also on the right-hand side of the front page is written: Examined, Sd Jos. J. Little, HM Atty Genl.

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