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
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
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]
January in the Year of our Lord One
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.
HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND,
Sgd J. Bemister
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
[Attached survey information.]
Scale 4 chains to an inch
Sgd. John H. Warren
December 28, 1869
Minister of Agriculture and Mines.