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Angelique Tache encore le dit Sieur Charles Tache, au nom et comme curateur elus en justice a l'absence du Sieur Pierre Tache, son frere, et Demoiselle Marie Joseph Tache, tous freres et soeurs, enfants et heritiers de la dite Dame Marie Anne Jolliet Mingan, decedee, veuve de Sieur Jean Tache, le dit acte passe devant Me Panet, le dix-sept Fevrier mil sept cent quatre-vingt-quatre.
Les dits Honorables William Grant, Thomas Dunn, Ecuiers, et Pierre Stuart, Ecuier.

Premierement. Comme acquereurs, conjointement, suivant la declaration du dit Honorable William Grant, saite en l'acte de depot ci-apres mentionne des droits de De Marie Joseph Jolliet Anticosti, veuve de Pierre Certes et de Charlotte Jolliet Anticosti, veuve de Vital Caron et autres co-heritiers dans la succession de deffunt Sieur Charles Jolliet Anticosti, et de Jeanne Lemelin consistant les dits droits en neuf-vingtiemes deux-tiers dans le fief et Siegneurie de l'Isle d'Anticostie, encore neuf-vingtiemes deux-tiers dans la moitie du fief et Seigneurie connu sous le nom d'Isles de Mingan, enfin le part et portion du dit Charles Jolliet Anticostie, dans la terre ferme de Mingan, comme heretier de feu Claire Bissot d'Anticosti, sa mere, suivant l'acte d'adjudication qui en a ete faite au dit Honorable William Grant, Ecuier, par James Sheppherd, Ecuier, Sheriff de ce District de Quebec, en date du vingtet-un Janvier, mil sept cent soixante-dix-neuf, dont l'original est depose en l'etude de Me Berthelot, Notaire, le six Aoust, mil sept cent quatre-vingt-quatre, par lequel acte de Depot, le dit Honorable William Grant declare qu'il a fait la dite acquisition tant pour lui que pour les dits Sieurs Thomas Dunn et Peter Stuart.



(Translation.)

Geneviève Mingan, his wife and their mother, from the Sieur Charles Taché, Demoiselle Angélique Taché, also the said Sieur Charles Taché, in the name of and as curator, legally appointed, in the absence of the Sieur Pierre Taché, his brother and Demoiselle Taché, all brothers and sisters, children and heirs of the said Dame Marie Anne Jolliet Mingan, deceased, widow of the Sieur Jean Taché, the said deed executed before Maitre Panet, on the seventeenth of February, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four.

The said Honourable William Grant, Thomas Dunn, Esquire, and Peter Stuart, Esquire.

Firstly. As joint purchasers, according to the declaration made by the said Honourable William Grant in the deed of deposition hereinafter mentioned, of the rights of Dame Marie Joseph Jolliet Anticosti, widow of Pierre Certes and of Charlotte Jolliet Anticosti, widow of Vital Caron and other co-heirs in the succession of the late Sieur Charles Jolliet Anticosti and of Jeanne Lémelin, the said rights consisting of nine twentieths of two-thirds in the fief and seigniory of Isle d'Anticosti, also nine twentieths of two-thirds in the moiety of the fief and seigniory known as Isles de Mingan ; lastly the share and portion of the said Charles Jolliet Anticosti in the mainland of Mingan, as heir to the Late Claire Bissot d'Anticosti, his mother, according to the act of adjudication which was made of the same to the said Honourable William Grant, Esquire, by James Shepherd, Esquire, Sheriff for the District of Quebec, under date of the twenty-first January, one thousand seventy-nine, the original of which is filed in the office of Maitre Berthelot, notary, the sixth of August, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four, by which act of deposition the said Honourable William Grant declares having made the said acquisition both for himself and for

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Secondement. Comme ayant acquis conjointement tant pour eux-memes que par leurs procureurs de Francois Joseph Cugnet Ecuier, et De Joseph Belcourt La Fontaine, son epouse. Premierement les droits et pretentions du Sieur Francois Belcourt de la Fontaine, tant en ligne directe que collaterale dans les Isles et Islets de Mingan et dans la Terre ferme anciennement concedee a Sr Francois Bissot de la Riviere les dits droits du dit Sr Francois Bellecour de la Fontaine, consistant notamment quant aux Isles et Islets de Mingan, en un quart dans la moitie du total d'icelles ou telles autres ou plus ou moins grandes portions ou autrement par successions directes ou collaterales.
Et quant a la Terre ferme consistant notamment en ce qui pouvait appartenir au dit Sieur Francois Belcour de la Fontaine par De Charles Bissot sa mere, decedee, veuve de feu Monsieur Maitre Jacques Belcourt de la Fontaine, son pere, comme aussi tous autres droits successifs, echus audit Sieur Francois Belcourt de la Fontaine, par le deces de Dame Marie Belcourt de la Fontaine, sa soeur, et generalement tous autres droits quelconques qui pouvaient lui etre echus le douze Octobre mil sept cent quatre-vingt-un, soit a titre d'heritage, soit par successions directes ou collaterales ou autrement, tels que les dits droits appartenaient au dit Sr Francois Joseph Cugnet et la dite Dame son epouse suivant le transport qui leur en a ete faite par le dit Francois Belcourt de la Fontaine, le douze Octobre mil sept cent quatre-vingt-un.

Duxiemement. Tous et tels droits successifs, noms raisons et actions rescindants et recisoirs echus a la dite Dame Joseph de la Fontaine epouse du dit Sieur Francois Joseph Cugnet tant dans les dites Isles et Islets de Mingan par successions directes ou collaterales, ou en vertu du legs et des conditions portees au testament de feu Sieur Jacques La Lande du profit de feu Sieur



(Translation.)

the said Sieurs Thomas Dunn and Peter Stuart. Secondly. As having jointly acquired both for themselves and for the attorneys of François Joseph Cugnet, Esquire, and of Dame Joseph Belcourt de la Fontaine, his wife. Firstly the rights and claims of the Sieur François Belcourt de la Fontaine, both through direct and collateral successsion, in the Isles et Islets de Mingan and in Terre Ferme, formerly granted to the Sieur François Bissot de la Rivière, the said rights of the said Sieur François Belcourt de la Fontaine consisting, particularly as far as the Isles et Islets de Mingan are concerned, of one fourth of the moiety of the whole thereof or such other parts or more or less extensive parts, or otherwise by direct or collateral succession. And, as to Terre Ferme consisting particularly of what might have passed to the said Sieur François Belcourt de la Fontaine from Dame Charles Bissot, his mother, deceased widow of the late Sieur Maitre Jacques Belcourt de la Fontaine, his father, as well as of all other inherited rights fallen to the said Sieur François Belcourt de la Fontaine, upon the demise of Dame Marie Belcourt de la Fontaine, his sister, and generally of all other rights whatsoever which might have fallen to him on the twelfth of October, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one, through inheritance, by direct or collateral succession, or otherwise, such as the rights appertaining to the said Sieur François Cugnet and to the said Dame his wife pursuant to the deed of conveyance thereof made to them by the said Sieur François Belcourt de la Fontaine, on the twelfth of October, one thousand seven hundred eighty-one. Secondly, all and such rights of succession, names, styles, and actions of an abrogating and rescinding character as may have come to the said Dame Joseph de la Fontaine, wife of the said Sieur Francis Joseph Cugnet in the said Isles et Islets de Mingan, through direct or collateral succession, or under the legacy and terms set forth in the will of the late Sieur Jacques la Lande in favour of the late Sieur Louis Belcourt de la Fontaine, brother of the said Dame Cugnet

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Louis Belcourt de la Fontaine, frere de la dite Dame Cugnet qui en a herite, que dans la dite Terre ferme par successions directed ou collaterales, echues a la dite Dame Cugnet soit par le deces de Sieur et Dame ses pere et mere ou de ses autres parents pour un sixieme dans un huitieme au total de la dite Terre ferme ou moins grande portion, soit a titre d'heritage ou autrement. Enfin une vente de cent cinquante livres que la dite Dame Cugnet pouvait avoir droit d'y pretendre ainsi que le tout est plus au long detaille et mentionne en l'acte de transport consenti par les dits Sieur et Dame Cugnet par acte passe devant Mr. Panet, Notaire, le dix-huit Janvier mil sept cent quatre-vingt-six, et autres clauses mentionnees en un acte portant ratification par la dite De Cugnet passe devant Me Deschenaux, qui en a garde minute, et son confrere le dix sept Decembre mil sept cent quatre-vingt-sept.
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Fait convenu, arrete et passe a Quebec en l'etude de Me Deschenaux l'un des Notaires oussignes, et a regard de la dite Dame Grant en l'hotel du dit Honorable William Grant sise rue des Pauvres l'an mil sept cent quatre vingt neuf le douzieme jour de Decembre apres midi et ont les dites parties presentes signe avec nous dits Notaires apres lecture faite.

WILLIAM GRANT.
THOMAS DUNN.
PETER STUART.
DECHAMBAULT GRANT.
CHAS. STEWART, Notre Pub.L. DESCHENAUX.



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who inherited the same from him, as well as in Terre Ferme fallen, through direct or collateral succession, to the said Dame Cugnet, either upon the death of her father and of her mother or of other relatives, to the extent of one sixth of one eighth of the whole of said Terre Ferme or smaller portion, either as a legacy or otherwise. Lastly, an annuity of one hundred and fifty livres which the said Dame Cugnet might be entitled to claim, the whole as more fully detailed and mentioned in the deed of conveyance agreed to by the said Sieur and Dame Cugnet, being an act executed before Maitre Panet, notary, on the eighteenth day of January, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six, and according to other clauses set forth in an act of ratification by Dame Cugnet and executed before Maitre Deschenaux who kept the original thereof and his colleague, the seventeenth of December, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven.
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Done, agreed upon, resolved upon and executed at Quebec in the office of Master Deschonaux, one of the undersigned notaries, and in respect of the said Dame Grant in the residence of the said Honourable William Grant, des Pauvres street, in the year one thousand seven hundred eighty-nine, the twelfth day of December, in the afternoon, and the said parties hereto present have signed with us said notaries, upon reading the presents
WILLIAM GRANT
THOMAS. DUNN
PETER STUART
DECHAMBAULT GRANT
CHA. STEWART, Not. Publ.L. DESCHENAUX.

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State of Purchases, evaluations and sums paid by William Grant, Esq., for certain parts of the Seigniories of the terre ferme de Mingan, Isles et Islets de Mingan, and Isle d'Anticosti : —
Livres sol d.
For Antoine Belcourt la Fontaine's share purchased by him from Antoine Grise of Chambly, as stated in the annexed act 5,500 0 0
As representing the heirs of Fleury Deschambault, as heir of Claire Jolliet, as stated in the annexed act, valued at 10,000 0 0
For half of the succession of Charles Jolliet, Anticosti, and James Lemelin, sold by the sheriff, as stated in the annexed act for 12,700 livres, of which he paid half 6,350 0 0
For one-third of the purchase from Francois Joseph Cugnet and Joseph Belcourt de la Fontaine, his wife, of all the rights of his said wife, and of Francois Belcourt de la Fontaine, her brother, as stated in the annexed act for 10,000 livres, of which he paid 3,333 6 8
Livres 25,183 6 8

Livres sol d.
State of purchases made and sums paid by Thomas Dunn, Esq., for certain parts of the Seigniories of the terre ferme de Mingan, Isles et Islets de Mingan and Isle d'Anticosti. For his purchase of Mr. Bissot Vederique's share in the terre ferme de Mingan, as stated in the annexed act, for 1,596 0 0
For the share of Magdelaine Belcourt de La Fontaine, purchased by him as stated in the annexed act 2,000 0 0
For half the shares of the heirs of Jean Jolliet Mingan, purchased by him and Peter Stuart, Esq., as stated in the annexed act for 12,000 livres, of which he paid half 6,000 0 0
For one-third of the shares of the heirs of Charles Jolliet, Anticosti, sold by the sheriff, as stated in the annexed act for 12,700 livres, of which paid one-third. 4,233 6 8
For one-third of the shares of Francois Belcourt de la Fontaine and of Joseph Belcourt de la Fontaine, wife of Francois Joseph Cugnet, purchased by William Grant Thomas Dunn and Peter Stuart, as stated in the annexed act for 10,000 livres, of which he paid 3,333 6 8
Livres 17,162 13 4

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Livres sol d.
State of purchase made and sums paid by Peter Stuart, Esq., for certain parts of the seigniories of the terre ferme de Mingan Isles et Islets de Mingan, and Isle d'Anticosti. For half the shares of the heirs of Jean Jolliet Mingan, purchased by him and Thomas Dunn, as stated in the annexed act for 12,000 livres, of which he paid 6,000 0 0
For one-sixth of the shares of the heirs of Charles Jolliet, Anticosti, sold by the sheriff, as stated in the annexed act for 12,700 livres, of which he paid 2,116 13 4
For one-third of the shares of Francois Belcourt de la Fontaine, wife of Francois Joseph Cugnet, purchased by William Grant, Thomas Dunn and Peter Stuart, as stated in the annexed act for 10,000 livres, of which he paid 3,333 6 8
Livres 11,450 0 0

Dr. General state of the Seigniories of the terre ferme de Mingan, the Isles et Islets de Mingan, and the Isle d'Anticosti, with William Grant, Thomas Dunn, and Peter Stuart, Cr.

Livres sol d.
To William Grant for the amount of his purchases and evaluations as particularized in the foregoing state 25,183 6 8
To Thomas Dunn for amount of purchases made by him as particularized in the foregoing state 17,162 13 4
To Peter Stuart for amount of purchases made by him as particularized in the foregoing state 11,450 0 0
Livres 53,796 0 0
Livres sol d.
Dr. By William Grant for his half of the whole amount of all the purchases and his evaluations 26,898 0 0
By Thomas Dunn for his quarter or fourth part of ditto 13,449 0 0
By P. Stuart for his quarter or fourth part of ditto 13,449 0 0
Livres 53,796 0 0

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