Crown Land Grants, Volume 21 - Page 80

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       Newfoundland.

No. 3772       

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 Martin Ryan of Caplin Bay in the District of District of Ferryland in Our Island of Newfoundland Fisherman his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being on the South West side of the main line of Road near Old Womans Pond abutted and bounded as follows: that is to say commencing at a point on the South West side of the said Road being the Northern angle of land claimed by Michael Power running thence by the said Michael Powers land South Forty-five degrees West Seven chains and forty links more or less; thence by waste and rocky land North forty-eight degrees West Three chains and sixteen links more or less; thence by land claimed by Peter Gregory North Forty-five degrees East Seven chains and forty links more or less; and thence by the said main line of road (which is to be kept one hundred feet wide) South Forty-eight degrees East Three chains and sixteen links 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 two acres one rood 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 Martin Ryan his Heirs and Assigns for ever he the said Martin Ryan paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of One Dollar and 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 Martin Ryan 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 sixth day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventy six and in the thirty ninth Year of our Reign.

Witness our trusty and well-beloved Sir John Hawley Glover
K G. C. M. P.

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

                  BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND,

Sd E A Shea
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

                  Registered, Volume No. 21 Folio 80

                  Sgd C Alsop
                  for Surveyor-General.


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale 4 chains to an inch

 

Transcriber's Notes:
1/ The term LS means Legal Seal.
2/ The front page of this grant is signed and sealed by John Hawley Glover, and also on the right-hand side of the front page is written:Exd. Sd W. V. Whiteway, Sol. Genl.
3/ I believe the letters that appear to be Sd, means Signed.

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