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No. 1353.

CONCESSION OF ST. AUGUSTIN TO DE CERY,
17 JULY, 1753.


ARCHIVES DE LA PROVINCE DE QUEBEC. REGISTERS OF THE INTENDANTS, BOOK 10, FOLIO 15 VERSO.

Le Mis. Duquesne etc.
François Bigot etc.

Sur la requeste a nous presentée par le S. Philippe Dailleboust Ecuyer S. de Cery capitaine de port en cette ville tendante a ce qu'il nous plaise luy accorder une concession a la coste de Labrador au lieu appellé St. Augustin de quatre lieues de front sur quatre lieuës de proffondeur sçavoir deux lieuës au N.E. de la rivière St. Augustin et deux au S.O. avec le droit de pesche, chasse et traitte avec les Sauvages, a l'exclusion de tous autres, laquelle concession appartenait cy devant au S. Charles Cheron decedé a St. Domingue pour en joüir par le supliant pour le tems et espace de neuf années aux memes droits des autres concessionnaires des postes du nord, a quoy ayant egard, nous en vertu du pouvoir a nous conjointement donné par S.M. et sous son bon plaisir, avons donné, accordé et conçedé par ces presentes pour le tems et espace de neuf années consecutives, a commencer de la presente année au dit S. de Cery la ditte concession située a la coste de Labrador au lieu appellé St. Augustin de quatre lieuës de front sur quatre lieuës de proffondeur, ainsi quelle est cy dessus designée pour en jouir par le dit S. de Cery et y faire un ou plusieurs etablissements de pesche du loup marin, ainsi que la chasse et traitte avec les Sauvages a l'exclusion de tous autres pendant le dit tems et



(Translation.)

The Marquis Duquesne etc.
François Bigot etc.

On the petition presented to us by the Sieur Philippe Dailleboust, Esquire, Sieur de Cery, Capitaine de Port of this city, praying that we would be pleased to grant him a concession of four leagues in front by four leagues in depth on the coast of Labrador at the place called Saint-Augustin, to wit, two leagues to the north-east of the river Saint-Augustin, and two leagues south-west, with the right of fishing, hunting and trading with the Indians, to the exclusion of all others, said concession belonging previously to the Sieur Charles Cheron, deceased at Saint-Domingue, to have and to hold the same unto the said petitioner for the time and space of nine years and pursuant to the same rights as enjoyed by the other grantees of the Postes du Nord ; Having regard to the said petition, We, in virtue of the power jointly entrusted to us by His Majesty and subject to his good pleasure, have given, granted and conceded by these presents for the time and space of nine consecutive years, from and after the present year, to the said Sieur Cery the said concession, situated on the coast of Labrador at the place called St-Augustin, of four leagues in front by four leagues in depth, such as same is hereabove described, to have and to hold same unto the said Sieur Cery and to make there one or several seal fishing establishments and also carry on hunting and trading with the Indians, to the exclusion of all others during the said time, and, in addition, with the privilege

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en outre avec la façilité d'y faire la pesche de la moruë concurremment avec les batiments français, a la charge par le dit S. de Cery de faire valoir la presente concession a faute de quoy elle demeurera de nul effet et aussi de payer au Domaine de S.M. en ce pays par chaque année deux castors ou la somme de quatre livres. Le tout sous le bon plaisir de Sa Majesté de laquelle il sera tenû de prendre confirmation des presentes dans l'an a peine de nullité dicelle. En temoin de quoy &c. Fait a Quebec le 17 juillet 1753. Signé Duquesne et Bigot, Contresigné et Scellé.
Pour copie.

BIGOT.



(Translation.)

of cod fishing concurrently with the French vessels, on the condition that the said Sieur de Cery do develop the present concession in default of which it shall become void, and also to pay each year to His Majesty's Domain in this country two beaver or the sum of four livres. The whole upon the good pleasure of His Majesty by whom he shall be held to have these presents confirmed within one year : the whole on pain of nullity of these presents. In testimony whereof etc. Done at Quebec on the seventeenth of July 1753. Signed Duquesne and Bigot. Countersigned and sealed.
For copy.

BIGOT.



No. 1354.
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GRANT OF ST. AUGUSTIN TO DAUGHTERS OF DE CERY FOR NINE YEARS, 25 AUGUST, 1761.


RETURN OF THE POSTS OR LANDS GRANTED BY MURRAY IN THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC OR DEPENDENCIES THEREOF TO THE 22ND JULY 1763, INCLUSIVE.

For the Seal Fishery to Monsieur Morisseaux in Trust for the two Daughters of Monsr. de Cery, the Post commonly known by the Name of St. Augustine upon the Coast of Labrador, of the old Lease whereof two Years are unexpired, two years more, in all four from the date hereof or until His Majesty's Pleasure is further known,

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