Thos G. Morry to John Kough
Be it remembered that on the First day of December A.D. 1872 at one o'clock PM a certain Deed Pole was duly registered as follows.
H. T. Wood Regr.
Know all Men by these presents That I Thomas Graham Morry of St. John's in the Central Disrtict of Newfoundland for and in consideration of the sum of Thirty Pounds current money of Newfoundland in hand well and truly paid by John Kough of Caplin Bay in the Southern District of Newfoundland at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained sold and delivered and by these presents do bargain sell and deliver unto the said John Kough all that plantation and dwelling house situate at the foot of the Old Woman's Pond in Capelin Bay in the Southern District bounded on the South West by a road leading from the said Pond towards Ferryland on the north by a road leading from the said Pond toward the "Cross Road" and on the North East by a lane on a line with the end of the House (without any right to use of said lane) from last named road until it meets the meadow Known as "Pigs Meadow" belonging to Estate of late Matthew Morry thence by South West boundary of said meadow to Ryan and Flannigans plantation thence by boundary of said plantation to the new road leading from Old Womans Pond towards Ferryland.
To have and To hold the said bargained and sold premises and every of them to the said John Kough his heirs Executors administrators and assigns to the ?????????????????
Thos G. Morry (LS) Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of William McGrath and Thos Ryan --------------- Received from John Kough the sum of Thirty Pounds Currency being the consideration money mentioned in the foregoing Bill of Sale. Thos G. Morry Witness William McGrath Thos Ryan ------------ Acknowledged by the grantor December 5th AD 1872 at one o'clock PM before me and deposited for registration. H.T. Wood Registrar Southern District.
1/ The term LS means Legal Seal.
2/ A Deed Pole (or Poll) is a deed executed or signed by one person only, even though other grantors were involved, and in some instances the names of the grantees were added later.
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