Crown Land Grants, Volume 64A - Page 26

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       Newfoundland.

No. 9576       

Royal Coat of Arms

Edward the Seventh, by the Grace of God
of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Ireland, and of the British Dominions
beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith
Emperor of India.

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 Caplin Bay in the District of Ferryland in Our Island of Newfoundland his Heirs and Assigns All that piece and parcel of Land situate and being at Caplin Bay aforesaid abutted and bounded as follows: - that is to say by a line commencing at a point fifty links distant from the centre of the Road leading to Stone Island running thence by land of Laurence Sullivan South forty degrees west six chains more or less thence by and at a distance of fifty links from the shore at high water mark twenty chains more or less thence by Crown land North forty degrees east six chains more or less thence by and at a distance of fifty links from the centre of the Road leading to Stone Island aforesaid 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 for ever 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
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 Robert Sullivan
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 tenth day of
January in the Year of our Lord One Thousand
Nine Hundred and three, and in the
second Year of our Reign.

Witness Our trusty and well-beloved The Honourable William
Henry Horwood Administrator of the Government

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

                  BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND,

Sgd    R Bond
 Colonial Secretary.

Received the Day and Year above written, from the within named Grantee, the Sum of Four Dollar  and sixty cents  amount of the Consideration Money of the Land herein granted.

$4.60

                  Registered Volume, No. 64A Folio 26
              

               Sgd   Eli Dawe
   Minister of Agriculture and Mines


[Attached survey information.]

land survey

Scale four chains to an inch

Sgd   Eli Dawe
   Minister of Agriculture and Mines

 

Transcriber's Notes:
1/ The term LS means Legal Seal.
2/ The front page of this grant is signed and sealed by W H Horwood, Administrator., and also on the right-hand side of the front page is written:  Exd, Sgd E. P . Morris, HM Actg. Atty. Genl & Minister of Justice.
3/ The front page shows the cost of the transaction as follows: Cost of Land &3.60, Fee for Grant $1.00 for a total of $4.60.

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