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REGISTRATION OF BOND CHARGING FISHING ROOM.
Regd., 1 November, 1816.
REGISTRY OF DEEDS AND COMPANIES, SUPREME COURT, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND.
VOLUME 9, LABELLED “MISCELLANEOUS DEEDS, 1815 TO 1817, p. 514.
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Thomas Connell of St. John's, in the Island of Newfoundland, planter, am held and firmly bound unto Anthony William Godfrey of St. John's, Newfoundland aforesaid merchant, in the penal sum of Three hundred pounds sterling, good and lawful money of Great Britain for the payment thereof well and truly to be made to him the said Anthony William Godfrey aforesaid. I bind myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, good; chattels and effects more especially my fishing room at Indian Téckle, Labrador, with all its appurtenances, forty hhds salt or thereabouts on said room, two fishing skiffs, two punts, one caplin seine, one herring net and firmly by these presents, sealed with my seal dated this fifth day of June in the fifty year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. WHEREAS dealings have been had and transacted between the above bounden Thomas Connell and the said Anthony Wm. Godfrey in the course of which I became indebted and do now owe to the said Anthony Wm. Godfrey the sum of Two Hundred Pounds sterling on the balance of the account now subsisting between us which I acknowledge to be just and for liquidating and paying of the same. I hereby covenant, promise and agree to pay or cause to be paid the sum of Fifty pounds sterling yearly and every year with lawful interest until the aforesaid sum of Two hundred Pounds is paid, the payments to be made on last day of September every Year in good dry merchantable codfish, oil or bills of exchange at the option of the said Anthony Wm. Godfrey./
Now the condition of the foregoing obligation is such that if the within bounden Thomas. Connell, his executors, administrators, or assigns shall on or before the above term of four years pay him the said Anthony Wm. Godfrey his heirs, executors, or assigns, this bond to be of no effect.
Signed, sealed. and delivered in presence of us the day and year above mentioned. Where stamp paper is not used.
THOMAS X CONNELL
ANTHONY WM. GODFREY
James Whalen of St. John's, aforesaid gentleman maketh oath and saith, that he was present and did see Thomas Connell make his mark to and Anthony William Godfrey sign seal and in due form of law execute the within Instrument of writing, it having been previously read over and explained to the said Thomas Connell.
Sworn at St. John's aforesaid this
fourth day of June, 1817 Before JAMES WHALEN,
JAMES BLAIKIE, J.P.
Clerk of the Supreme, Surro-
gate and Probate Court. No
chief Justice in this island.
Let this instrument be recorded in His Majesty's Supreme Court, St. John's, Newfoundland, Book of Inrollments EE folios 514 and 515, St. John's, 1st November, 1816.
JAMES BLAIKIE, J.P.
No chief Justice in this Island.