Crown Land Grants, Volume 42 - Page 28

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       Newfoundland.

No. 6329       

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 Michael Ryan of Caplin Bay, District of Bay De Verds(4) in Our Island of Newfoundland his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being On the North East side of the main road from Saint John's to Caplin Bay aforesaid abutted and bounded as follows, that is to say by a line commencing at a point fifty feet distant from the centre of the said main road and being the Western angle of the land herein described, running thence by Crown Land North sixty five degrees East eight chains, South sixteen degrees East ten chains and South sixty five degrees West eight chains more or less and thence by and at a distance of fifty feet from the centre of the Main Road aforesaid to the place of commencement.Containing Eight Acre more or less as per Diagram marked No. 1 on the other side hereof. ALSO all that other piece and parcel of land situate and being on the North East side of the Main Road commencing at a point fifty feet distant from the centre of the said Road and being the North West angle of Felix Toole's land, running thence by the said land North sixty degrees East ten chains more or less, thence by Crown Land North nine degrees West three chains and sixty five links, and South sixty five degrees West ten chains more or less, and thence by and at a distance of fifty feet from the centre of the main Road aforesaid to the place of commencement.Containing Three Acres, One Rood and Twelve 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 Eleven acres, One rood and Twelve 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 Michael Ryan his Heirs and Assigns under terms and conditions of Section 12 of the Crown Land's Act 1884, as follows; "Every such grant shall be upon the condition that the Grantee shall, within five years from the date of the Grant, bonafide clear and cultivate ten acres for every one hundred acres comprised in the Grant, and in the same proportion for any less quantity"
he the said Michael Ryan
paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of Three Dollars Forty 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 Michael 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 Land 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. And it is further provided in case the said Michael Ryan his Heirs and Assigns shall make default in the performance of any of the provisions or conditions herein contained, then this Grant shall be null and void and the land hereby granted shall revert to Us, Our Heirs and Successors.

Given under the Great Seal of Our aforesaid Island of Newfoundland, at
St. John's, in Our said Island, this Twenty ninth day of
August in the Year of our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and Eighty Ninety and in the
Fifty fourth Year of our Reign.

Witness Our trusty and well-beloved Lieutenant Colonel Sir J Terence
N O'Brien Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of
Saint Michael and Saint George Governor and Commander in Chief

in and over Our said Island and its Dependencies.

                  BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND,

Sgd    J W Withers
  for Colonial Secretary.

Received the Day and Year above written, from the within named Grantee, the Sum of Three Dollars and forty cents  amount of the Consideration Money of the Land herein granted.

$3.40

                     
H. M. Surveyor-General.

                  Registered Volume, No. 42 Folio 28
              


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale 4 chains to an inch

Sgd H J B Woods
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 T O'Brien, Lt. Col., Gov., and also on the right-hand side of the front page is written:  Sgd E. P. Morris HM Actg. Atty. Genl.
3/ The district on this grant is incorrect. It should read District of Ferryland.

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