Matthew Morry to Timothy Browne & o'r
Be it remembered that on the first day of September A.D. One Thousand Eight hundred and Thirty six, Matthew Morry party to a certain Indenture or Bill of Sale, did before me duly acknowledge the execution thereof by him, whereupon a Memorial of the same was on the day and year aforesaid duly registered as follows.
Memorial of an Indenture made at St. Johns in the Central District of the Island of Newfoundland, the 24th day of June One Thousand Eight hundred and Thirty six, Between Matthew Morry of Caplin Bay in the Southern District of the said Island, Merchant of the one part, and Timothy Browne of Ferryland, Clerk, and Benjamin Sweetland of Caplin Bay aforesaid of the other part, Witnessing - that the said Matthew Morry for and in consideration of the sum of Eight Pounds Currency to him in hand paid, and a further sum of Two Pounds of like money to be paid on or before the 31st day of October next by the said Timothy Browne and Benjamin Sweetland, did by the said Indenture or Bill of Sale grant bargain sell assign and transfer unto the said Timothy Browne and Benjamin Sweetland all those two pieces or parcels of ground with the Dwelling House and appurtenances thereunto belonging situate in Caplin Bay and commonly called or known by the name of Gregory's Plantation.
Bounded on the North and East by a fishing Room in the occupancy of the said Matthew Morry, and extending thereby Eighty four feet - On the South and East by a Foot Path leading to the cookroom of the beforementioned Fishing Room extending thereby about sixty three feet - On the South and West by the Public Road leading to Ferryland and extending thereby about Eighty four feet and On the North West by the Oat Garden extending thereby about Sixty three feet.
And the other piece or parcel of ground bounded on the north and Eastward by the said Public Road leading to Ferryland and extending thereby four hundred and twenty feet - On the South and Eastward by John Boland's Plantation extending thereby six hundred feet. On the South and Westward by Waste Ground extending thereby about four hundred and twenty feet - and on the North and Westward by Patrick Clancy's Plantation extending thereby six hundred feet - the whole being in the occupancy of Matthew Whelan.
To have and to hold the same unto the said Timothy Browne and Benjamin Sweetland - their Heirs, Executors - administrators or assigns forever in Trust only for the benefit of Margaret Whelan Wife of the said Matthew Whelan and their children lawfully begotten - it being perfectly understood and agreed upon by the said parties that in the event of the death of the said Matthew Whelan before his said Wife Margaret the beforementioned Property will be exclusively applied by the said Timothy Browne and Benjamin Sweetland - their Heirs, Executors, administrators or assign to the benefit and support of her the said Margaret and her children by the said Matthew lawfully begotten; except in the case of her marriage again, then and in such case the children only are to have the exclusive use and benefit of said Property as may to the said Timothy Browne and Benjamin Sweetland seem most to require support and assistance.
In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have set their hands and seals at St. John's the Twenty fourth day of June 1836.
Signed Sealed and Mattw Morry Jr. LS
1/ The term LS means Legal Seal.
2/ The term Indenture refers to a deed to which several persons are parties, in which each assumes corresponding obligations.
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