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monly called La Baie des Esquimaux, consisting of fishing and hunting establishments, houses, stoves, hangards, boats, chaloupes, nets and other fishing apparatus, furniture and other hunting materials and articles belonging or in any wise appertaining, with all the Estate, right title, interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever of him the said William Lampson, of in and unto the said premises or any part thereof as enjoyed by the said William Lampson, under the title derived by him from Jean Olivier Brunet by deed bearing date at Quebec, the third day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine, and remaining of record in the office of Archibald Campbell of Quebec, His Majesty's Notary, and all the goods, property, effects, provisions, merchandise, furs, fish, oil, household furniture, indian debts, claims and demands, stock of goods, utensils and implements whatsoever due, owing or in anywise belonging or appertaining to the said William Lampson, at the said Bay. To have and to hold the said premises, with the said fishing and hunting establishments, houses, stores, hangards, boats, chaloupes, nets, and other fishing apparatus, furniture and hunting materials and articles, stock of goods, utensils, implements, property, effects, provisions, merchandize, furs, fish, oil, household furniture, indian debts, claims and demands whatsoever and other the premises by these presents assigned, transferred and made over or intended so to be, and the issues and profits and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Nathaniel Jones, his heirs and assigns, in as full, ample and beneficial a manner to all intents and purposes, as he the said William Lampson hath enjoyed the same and doth now enjoy and possess the said premises now transferred, assigned and made over or intended so by these presents to be. It is further agreed and concluded by and between the said parties that should any of the clerks or other persons in the employ and service of the said William Lampson have sold or disposed of any of the goods, effects, property or returns belonging to the said William Lampson, situate upon the said premises or elsewhere, but belonging or appertaining to the establishment and premises now sold, that the proceeds of the sales or the property, fish, furs, oils or other articles arising from the disposal of any of the said goods, effects, property or returns now at the said Baie des Esquimaux, shall and will be delivered and put into the possession of the said Nathaniel Jones or his agent or assigns, as part and parcel of the premises now assigned, transferred and made over or intended to be assigned, transferred and made over. And further the said William Lampson doth hereby guarantee to the said Nathaniel Jones the true and faithful delivery of all the stock of goods, effects, provisions, merchandize, furs, fish, oil, household furniture, indian debts, claims and demands, stock, utensils and implements, fishing apparatus, houses, stores, hangards, boats, chaloupes, nets, hunting materials, and everything connected with or belonging to the said establishment due, owing or belonging to the said William Lampson, situate at said Baie des Esquimaux, now in the possession and custody of the clerks, agents or workmen of the said William Lampson. And the said William Lampson did and by these presents doth further bind and oblige himself to pay and liquidate all servants' and clerks' wages, and

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other debts and demands due and owing by him the said William Lampson, to the first day of January, instant, without the said Nathanial Jones being troubled or “ inquiété ” for the same or any part thereof. And also the said William Lampson doth guarantee and assure the said Nathaniel Jones of and from all claims dues, or demands that may be due owing or payable to any person or persons with whom the said William Lampson may have associated himself for the purpose of carrying on the fishing and hunting operations and business at the said Bay. And it is further agreed by and between the said parties that all debts and sums of money now due and owing to the said William Lampson upon a settlement of accounts whether by his adventures, clerks or workmen, so far as respects the said establishment and premises at the said Baie des Esquimaux but without any guarantee, shall and will be paid to the said Nathanial Jones by the said adventurers, clerks, or workmen. The Present transfer is made for and in consideration of the sum of Two thousand five hundred pounds current money of this province, paid before the execution hereof, the receipt whereof he the said William Lampson doth hereby acknowledge and therefrom doth hereby for ever acquit and discharge the said Nathaniel Jones, his heirs and assigns, And the said William Lampson did and by these presents doth moreover bind and oblige himself from time to time and at all times hereafter, at the reasonable request costs and charges in the law, of the said Nathaniel Jones to do acknowledge, suffer and execute or cause and procure to be made, done and acknowledged, suffered and executed all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable act and acts for the further, better and more absolutely conveying and assuring unto the said Nathaniel Jones, his heirs and assigns, all the rights, pretensions, claims or demands of him the said William Lampson of in and to the premises now transferred and assigned or intended so to be unto the said Nathaniel Jones, his heirs, and assigns. And the said William Lampson doth further covenant and declare that he now hath good right, full power and lawful authority to grant, bargain, sell, release and assure all and singular the said premises mentioned to be hereby granted and released with the appurtenances, unto and to the use of the said Nathaniel Jones, his heirs and assigns in manner aforesaid, according to the true intent and meaning of these presents. And further that he the said Nathaniel Jones and his heirs shall and may at all times for ever hereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the said tract of land, with the fishing and hunting establishments, houses, stores, hangards, boats, chaloupes, nets, and other fishing apparatus, furniture and other hunting materials and articles, and all and every other the premises mentioned to be hereby granted and released and receive and take the rents, issues and profits thereof to and for his and their own use and uses, without the let, suit hindrance interuption or denial of the said William Lampson or the heirs of the said William Lampson or of any other persons claiming or to claim by from or under them and that free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated or discharged or otherwise by the said William Lampson or the heirs of the said Wm. Lampson well and sufficiently saved harmless and kept indemnified of from and against all and all manner of former and

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other gifts, grants, bargains, sales, leases, mortgages, surrenders, forfeitures, rents, arrears of rent, dowers and titles of dower, statutes, judgments, executions, estates, titles, charges and incumbrances whatsoever, made, done, committed or executed by the said William Lampson, or by any other persons through, by, or with his consent, privity or procurement. And in order that the assignment and transfer now made in favor of the said Nathaniel Jones may have its due and complete effect in law, and that such further acts, deeds, assignments and conveyances may be made, as the said Nathaniel Jones or his Counsel may require, he, the said William Lampson did and by these presents doth name, constitute and appoint David Tasker, esquire of Newfoundland, merchant, and John Sinclair of the same place, gentleman, jointly, and either of them seperately his due and lawful attornies or attorney, for him, the said William Lampson, and in his name, to sign, seal and execute all and every such further and other lawful act, and acts, thing and things, conveyances and assurances for perfecting such sale or sales of the premises aforesaid or of any part thereof to the said Nathaniel Jones, his heirs and assigns, as shall be necessary and requisite, and as shall be reasonably devized, or advised and required, and with power to enregister the present Indenture and assignment, or the assignment or conveyance that may be made by the said Attornies jointly or separately, hereby ratifying, allowing and confirming all and whatsoever his said Attornies jointly or either of them separately shall do or can be done in and touching the premises.

In Witness whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands and seals at Quebec, the day, month and Year first above written.
WM. LAMPSON
NATH. JONES
Signed, sealed and delivered
in the presence of
TOM ROBERTS ?

In Testimonium Veritatis
ARCH. CAMPBELL, His Majesty's notary.
AUGUSTUS SEWELL
A. M. B. DEBLOIS, N.P.

Received from Nathaniel Jones, esq., the sum of Two thousand five hundred pounds, Halifax Currency, being the amount of the consideration money mentioned in the foregoing Indenture

WM. LAMPSON
Quebec, January 7th, 1832

TOM ROBERTS ?
Witness
AUGUSTUS SEWELL

A. M. B. DEBLOIS, N.P.

[1927lab]



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