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No. 1339.

BREVET DE CONFIRMATION OF CONCESSION OF MONTAGAMIOU, 13 MARCH, 1736.


ARCHIVES DE LA PROVINCE DE QUEBEC. REGISTERS OF THE CONSEIL SOUVERAIN, BOOK 8, FOLIO 38.

Aujourd'huy treize mars mil sept cents trente six le Roy étant a Versailles voulant ratiffier et confirmer une concession faite le premier septembre mil sept cens trente trois par les srs. Marquis de Beauharnois Gouverneur et Lieutenant général pour Sa Majesté et Hocquart intendant en la Nouvelle France au sr. de Lafontaine de Belecourt du privilege exclusif de faire pendant l'espace de neuf années des establissemens pour la pésche sedentaire du loup marin a la côte du nord du fleuve St. Laurent a prendre depuis la riviere Itamamion icelle comprise jusqua celle de Nontagamion, Sa Majesté a ratiffié et confirmé la d. concession veut, en consequence que le d. sr. de Lafontaine puisse pendant l'espace des d. neuf années a compter de la datte d'icelle faire la pesche sedentaire du loup marin dans l'etendue du d. terrain, a la charge par luy dy faire les establissemens necessaires et en outre de payer an Domaine de Sa Majesté quatre castors par chacun an entre les mains du Receveur du d. Domaine et ce dans le cours du mois de septembre, fait deffense


(Translation.)



To-day the thirteenth of March one thousand seven hundred and thirty-six, the King being at Versailles, and wishing to sanction and confirm a concession granted on the first of September one thousand seven hundred and thirty-three, by the Sieurs Marquis of Beauharnois, Governor and Lieutenant General for His Majesty, and Hocquart, Intendant in New France, to the Sieur de Lafontaine de Belecourt of the exclusive privilege to make, during the period of nine years, establishments for the carrying on of sedentary seal fishery on the North shore of the river St. Lawrence, from the river Itamamion, including the latter, as far as that of Nontagamion, His Majesty has sanctioned and confirmed the said concession, and wishes consequently that the said Sieur de Lafontaine may, during the period of nine years from and after the date of which, carry on sedentary seal fishing in the extent of the said land, at the expense for him to make there the necessary establishments and further to pay His Majesty's Domain four beavers each year in the hands of the

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Sa Majesté a toutes personnes telles quelles soient de le troubler ny inquiéter dans les etablissemens qu'il pourra faire en vertu de la d. concession et du present brevet lequel sera registrée au Conseil Superieur de Quebec et que Sa Majesté pour le temoignage de sa volonté a voulu signer de sa main et estre contresigné par moy son conseiller secretaire d'Etat et de ses commandemens et finances signé Louïs et plus bas Phelypeaux.
Registré ouy le procureur general du Roy suivant l'arrest de ce jour par nous Coner. Secre. du Roy Greffier en chef du Conseil Superieur de la Nouvelle France a Quebec le vingt trois septembre 1737.
DAINE.


(Translation.)

“ Receveur ” of the said Domain, and this, in the course of the month of September, His Majesty forbids all persons whoever they are to disturb or annoy him in the establishments that he may make under the said concession and the present certificate, which will be registered at the Superior Council of Quebec and which his Majesty as an evidence of his will was pleased to sign with his own hand and have countersigned by me his councillor secretary of State and of his household and treasury.
(Signed) Louis and further down Phelypeaux.
Registered after having heard the King's Attorney General, under the decree of this day by us Councillor Secretary to the King, Chief Clerk of the Superior Council of New France at Quebec on the twenty-third of September 1737.
DAINE.

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