Crown Land Grants, Volume 41 - Page 130



No. 6436       

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 Robert Sullivan of Athlone, Caplin Bay, Ferryland in Our Island of Newfoundland Fisherman his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being on the South side of a Rock [Road ?] leading to Stone Island Ferryland aforesaid abutted and bounded as follows: that is to say by a line commencement thirty three feet from the centre of the aforesaid road being the Eastern angle of land in possession of William Morey and running by the same South forty degrees West six chains more or less thence by and at a distance of thirty  feet from the High Water Mark , South forty five degrees East twenty chains more or less thence by land claimed by Laurence Sullivan North forty degrees East six chains more or less and thence by and at a distance of thirty three feet from the centre of the aforesaid mentioned road twenty 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 Twelve acres 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 Robert Sullivan his Heirs and Assigns under terms and conditions of Section 12 of the Crown Land 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 Robert Sullivan ---------------------------------------------------
paying onto Us, as the price and consideration of the said Land, the Sum of three Dollar sixty 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 Robert Sullivan
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 Robert Sullivan
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 Third day of
September 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 of Newfoundland 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 Dollar  and sixty cents amount of the Consideration Money of the Land herein granted.


H. M. Surveyor-General.

Registered Volume, No. 41 Folio 130

[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale four 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. General.
3/ The word "Rock" used in the beginning of the description is obviously an error since later parts of the description refer to the "aforesaid road", etc.

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