Crown Land Grants, Volume 17 - Page 62

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       Newfoundland.

No. 3204       

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 Thomas Meaney of Stone Island  - District of Ferryland in Our Island of Newfoundland Fisherman his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being  between the Stone Island Road to Caplin Bay and Stone Island Pond abutted and bounded as follows that is to say commencing at a point on the East side of the said road (which is to be kept sixty feet wide if required) and running along the same North nineteen and a half degrees West nine chains more or less thence bounded by wasteland North fifty five degrees East eight chain and seventy six links more or less; thence bounded by the aforesaid pond around the margin of which a reservation of twenty feet is left for public use, South fifteen and a half degrees West four chains and forty links more or less , South eighteen degrees West Ten 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 three acres three roods and fifteen 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 Thomas Meaney his Heirs and Assigns for ever he the said Thomas Meaney 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 Thomas Meaney 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 seventeenth day of January 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,


  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 62
                   Sd Hy Renouf
                        Surveyor-General.


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale four chains to an inch

Sd Hy Renouf
H. M. Surveyor General
Dec. 13th 1870

 

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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