Crown Land Grants, Volume 18 - Page 30

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       Newfoundland.

No. 3281       

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 James Power (of Michael) of Caplin Bay in Our Island of Newfoundland Fisherman his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being on the North East side of the main line of road ( which is to be kept one hundred feet wide if required) and about one mile North West of Caplin Bay abutted and bounded as follows that is to say commencing at a large rock marked ^ on the side of the said road and running along said road North twenty six degrees West six chains more or less; thence bounded on the North East and South by ungranted land North fifty-nine degrees East seven chains more or less; thence South twenty-six degrees East six chains more or less; thence South fifty-nine degrees West seven 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, and thirty two 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 James Power his Heirs and Assigns for ever he the said James Power paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of two Dollar ten 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 James Power 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 fourth day of July in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventy one and in the thirty fifth 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    Jas L Noonan    
Actg
  Colonial Secretary.

Received the Day and Year above written, from the within named Grantee, the Sum of two Dollars and ten Cents amount of the Consideration Money of the Land herein granted.

$2.10

                  Registered, Volume No. 18 Folio 30


                  Surveyor General.


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale 4 chains to an inch

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 General.

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