Crown Land Grants, Volume 15 - Page 123
(Re-registered in Volume 84 - Page 160)

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       Newfoundland.

No. 2893       

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 Edward Kehoe North side of Caplin Bay - District of Ferryland in Our Island of Newfoundland Planter his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being at the North side of Caplin Bay on the North East and South West sides of the Branch Road to Stone Island abutted and bounded as follows that is to say commencing at a point whence Brimstone Hill bears South forty six degrees East and running along the North East side of the above named Road (which is to be kept one chain wide if required) North forty-three degrees West  four chains and sixty links more or less to land claimed by James Lock thence bye the same North thirty-three degrees East ten chains more or less to ungranted land, thence bye the same South forty-three degrees East nine chains and thirty-six links more or less to land claimed by Joseph Sullivan thence bye the same South sixty degrees West ten chains more or less to the place of commencement, containing seven acres more or less as per Diagram marked No. 1 on the other side hereof.


Also one other piece or parcel of land separated from Lot No. 1 by the above named Branch road to Stone Island abutted and bounded as follows that is to say commencing on the South West side of the said Road about two chains from the North West angle of Joseph Sullivan's land and running bye the land of the late Matthew Morry's South forty-five degrees West two chains and twenty four links more or less thence bye the same South forty-two degrees East one chain and seventy-two links more or less thence bye the same South forty-three degrees West two chains and twenty six links more or less to land claimed by James Lock thence bye the same South forty-three degrees East three chains and ninety-two links more or less to land claimed by Joseph Sullivan North forty-three degrees East four chains more or less to the road thence by the same North forty-eight degrees West  four chains more or less and thence by the same North forty eight degrees West four chains more or less and thence bye the same North forty five degrees West one chain and sixty-four links more or less to the place of commencement, containing two acres and twenty perches more or less as per Diagram marked No. 2 on the other side hereof.

And being of the dimensions specified in the diagram delineated on the other side hereof, and containing in the whole nine acres and twenty perches 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 Edward Kehoe his Heirs and Assigns for ever he the said Edward Kehoe paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of Four 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 Edward Kehoe 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,
at St. John's, in Our said Island, this seventh day of
       July in the Year of our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and sixty-nine and in the
thirty third Year of o\Our Reign.

Witness our trusty and well-beloved Anthony Musgrave Esq.
Our

Governor and Commander in Chief, in and over Our said Island of
Newfoundland and its Dependencies.

                  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 Four dollars and fifty cents amount of the Consideration Money of the Land herein granted.

$4. 50 

                  Registered Volume No. 15, Folio 123
                  Re-Registered, Volume, No. 84  Folio 160

Sgd  John H. Monroe
Surveyor-General. Dec 22/69


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale 4 chains to an inch

Sgd John H. Monroe
H. M. Surveyor General
12 May 1869

 

Transcriber's Notes:
1/ The term LS means Legal Seal.
2/ The front page of this grant is signed as follows: Examined, Sgd F. B. T. Carter, HM Atty General.

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