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No. 1356.

CONCESSION, 15 OCTOBER, 1750, OF APETEPY TO LAFONTAINE FOR FIFTEEN YEARS, 1751-1766.


ARCHIVES DE LA PROVINCE DE QUEBEC. REGISTERS OF THE INTENDANTS, BOOK 9, FOLIO 67 VERSO.

Le marquis. de Lajonquiere etc.
François Bigot etc.

Le S. Lafontaine coner au Conseil superieur de Quebec nous ayant demandé l'année dre. de luy conceder pour 20. ans l'etendue de terrain nommé apetepi, ou Chicativan cy devant appartenant aux Srs. Foucault et Boucault, situé entre la concession du Poste St. Augustin, appartenant au feu S. Lavalterie et celle du S. Brouague, avec quatre lieues de profondeur, ainsi que les isles, islots et battures qui sont au devant de la de. etendue, pour y etablir une pesche de baleine, nous en rendimes compte a Sa Majesté qui nous à envoyé ses ordres, en vertu desquels, nous avons accordé et concedé, accordons et concedons par ces presentes aud. S. de Lafontaine, pour le teins et espace de quinze années seulement, a compter de l'année prochaine, la de. etendue de terrain situé au lieu nommé Apetepi et cy dessus designé, avec les isles, islots et battures qui se trouveront au devant de la de. Concession. Pour en jöuir par luy et y faire un ou plusieurs etablissemens de pesche a la baleine, a l'exclusion de tous autres,



(Translation.)

The Marquis of Lajonquiere etc.
François Bigot etc.

The Sieur Lafontaine, Councillor in the Superior Council of Quebec having prayed last year that we would be pleased to grant unto him for a period of twenty years, the extent of land called Apetepi or Chicativan, previously belonging to the Sieurs Foucault and Boucault, situated between the concession of the Post of St. Augustin, belonging to the late Sieur Lavaltrie, and that of the Sieur de Brouague, with four leagues in depth, together with the islands, islets and shoals which are to be found in front of the said extent, for the establishing there of a whale fishery, We reported on same to His Majesty who has sent us his orders under which we have granted and conceded, and do grant and concede by these presents unto the Sieur de Lafontaine, for the time and space of fifteen years only, from and after next year, the said extent of land situated at the place called Apetepi and hereabove described, together with the islands, islets and shoals which are to be found in front of the said concession, to have and to hold unto him and to make there one or more establishments for whale fishing, to the exclusion of all others, and also to carry on hunting and trading with

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ainsi que la Chasse et traitte avec les sauvages pendant led. tems et la pesche de la morüe concurament avec les batimens qui pourront venir aud. lieu, a la charge par led. Lafontaine de faire valoir la presente concession faute de quoy elle demeurera de nul effet et aussi de payer au Domaine du Roy en ce pays par chaque année cinq castors ou la somme de dix livres. Fait et donné a Quebec le 15 8bre 1750. signé Lajonquiere et Bigot.
Pour copie.

BIGOT.



(Translation.)

the Indians during the said period, and the cod fishing concurrently with the vessels which may come to the said place, the said Lafontaine to develop the present concession at his own expense ; in default of which it shall become null and void, and also to pay each year to the Domain of the King in this country five beaver or the sum of ten litres. Done and given at Quebec, on the 15th of October 1750. Signed Lajonquiere and Bigot.
For copy.

BIGOT.




No. 1357.
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CONCESSION OF APETEPY TO WHALE FISHING COMPANY, 21 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.

To the Whale Fishing Company a Tract of Land on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence lying between Latitude 50° 4' ; Longitude 58° 30 W. two Leagues Southwest of Channel Island, and 51° 15' ; Longitude 57 ; 45 W. bounded on that side by the River Misener, for three Years from the date, or until His Majesty's Pleasure is further known.

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