Crown Land Grants, Volume 16 - Page 58
(Re-registered in Volume 94 - Page 108)

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       Newfoundland.

No. 3041       

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 Walter 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 about one mile from Caplin Bay in a North West direction and on the South West of the Main Line of Road, abutted and bounded as follows that is to say commencing at a point: on the above named Road whence the summit of the Look Out bears North sixty degrees East and running from Ungranted land bye the South West side of said Main Road of one hundred feet in width North twenty-four degrees West five chains more or less to other ungranted land, thence bye the same, South sixty degrees West eight chains more or less, thence bye the same South twenty four degrees East five chains more or less and thence by the same North sixty degrees East eight chains 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 four acres 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 Walter Clancey his Heirs and Assigns for ever he the said Walter Clancey paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of one Dollars fifty 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 Walter 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 twelfty[sic] day of
January in the Year of our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and seventy and in the
twenty third Year of our Reign.

Witness Our trusty and well-beloved Stephen John Hill, Esq.
Commander of the Most Honourable
Military Order of the Bath, Our
Governor and Commander in Chief, in and over Our said Island of
Newfoundland and its Dependencies. &.c.

                  BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND,

Sgd J. Bemister
  Colonial Secretary.

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

$1. 50 cts. 

                  Re-Registered, Volume, No. 94  Folio 108
                 (          "                 "       "    16     "      58)

Sgd.  John H. Warren
Surveyor-General.


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale 4 chains to an inch

Sgd.  John H. Warren
H.M. Surveyor-General.
December 28, 1869

Minister of Agriculture and Mines.

 

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 F. B. T. Carter, H.M. Atty. Genl.

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