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No. 334.


Regd. 16 August, 1815.



      Be it remembered that on the sixteenth day of August One thousand eight hundred and fifteen, The Honorable Caesar Colclough Chief Justice of the Island of Newfoundland, Etc., etc., here recordeth, that on this day came Mr. James Milledge, of Saint John's, Newfoundland, Merchant, and brought certain instruments of writing which he prayed might be recorded in His Majesty's Supreme Court Newfoundland, and they are recorded in these words, vizt:—
      This Indenture made the fifth day of April in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, Between Thomas Slade of the Town and County of Poole, Merchant of the one part and John Slade of the same place, merchant of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Thomas Slade in consideration of the sum of Five shillings of lawful British money to him in hand paid by the said John Slade, at or before the Execution hereof the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Hath granted, bargained and sold and by these presents, Doth grant, bargain, and sell unto the said John Slade All that his, the said Thomas Slades one undivided Moiety or half part and all other his the said Thomas Slades right, title and interest of in and to All those fishing Rooms, Messuages, or Dwelling houses, plantations, storehouses, flakes, stages, wharves, buildings, beaches, lands and premises, situate, lying and being at or near Twillingate in the Island of Newfoundland, and Battle Harbour on the Coast of Labrador in North America commonly called or known by the name of Slade Rooms and premises and now in the occupation of the said John Slade and Thomas Slade. And also of and in all rivers waters, banks, fishing, woods, rights of pasturage and other rights and privileges thereto respectively belonging and appertaining or to or with the same or any part or parcel thereof held, used, occupied or enjoyed or known as part, parcel, or member thereof. And also of and in all Gardens, orchards, backsides, Lands, tenements, meadows, pastures, feedings, trees, woods, ways, paths, passages, waters, fishhnns, rights, privileges, profits, advantages, hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said several fishing rooms or plantations and premises or any or either of them belonging or in any wise appertaining and to the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and of every part and parcel

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thereof To have and to hold the said one undivided moiety or half part and all other the Estate right and interest of the said Thomas Slade herein before granted, bargained and sold, or intended so to be of in and to the Fishing rooms, or plantations and all and singular other the hereditaments and premises herein before described or mentioned to be situate at Twillingate and Battle Harbour aforesaid and of in and to their and every of their appurtenances unto the said John Slade, his Executors, Administrators and Assigns from the day next before the date hereof for and during and unto the full end and term of one whole year from thence next ensuing and fully to be completed and ended. Yielding and paying at the expiration thereof the rent of one pepper corn only if demanded To the intente that by virtue of these presents and of the statute made for transferring uses into possession. He the said John Slade may be in the actual possession of the said Moiety and premises hereby granted, bargained and sold with their and every of their appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof and may be enabled to accept and taken a grant and release of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him, his heirs and assigns to the only proper use and behoof of him the said John Slade, his heirs and assigns for ever.
      In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

THOS. SLADE.  (L.S.)    

      Sealed and Delivered being first duly
            stampt, in the presence of


      Let this instrument be recorded in His Majesty's Supreme Court, St. John's, Newfoundland, Book of Inrollments, D.D. pages 504, 505, and 506. St. John's, Newfoundland, 16th August, 1815.

Chief Justice.    

      Those are to certify that the above and the two preceeding pages, is a true and correct copy of the original in every particular having carefully examined the same with the said original.

GEO. LILLEY, N.P.        



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