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No. 1368.

CONCESSION, 13 JULY, 1722, OF AUGMENTATION OF BAYE DE PHELYPEAUX CONCESSION TO WIDOW COURTEMANCHE, BROUAGE, et al.


ARCHIVES OF CANADA, SERIES F. 109, p. 43.

AUJOURD'HUY le treize juillet nil sept Cent vingt deux, Le Roy estant a Versailles.
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Sa Majestè defirant Traitter favorablement la d. de. de Courtemanche et jes enfans, de l'avis de Monsieur le Duc d'Orleans Règent, Elle a concedè a la d. clame veuve du feu St. de Courtemanche, au St. Broüage, son fils du premier lit et aux trois filles qu'elle a en de fen mariage avec le feu Sr. de Courtemanche cinq lieues de Terre de front sur la d. Coste de Labrador en remontant du Coste de Québec. et Joignant les Terres a sux concedées par de le dit Brevet du once Janvier 1718, les d. cinq lieues de front sur quatre de profondeur, Ensemble les jsles [sic.] et jalots adjacents pour en jouïr par eux tante qu'ils feront valoir la Concession a sux faite par le present Brevet par les pesches qu'ils y feront, vent Sa Ma.te qu'ils ayent Seuls sur les d. cinq lieues



(Translation.)

This day, thirteenth of July one thousand seven hundred and twenty-two, the King being at Versailles.
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Wishing to treat favourably the said Dame de Courtemanche and her children, His Majesty, with the advice of the Regent, Monsieur le Duc d'Orleans, has granted unto the said Dame, widow of the late Sr. de Courtemanche. to the Sr. Brouage, her son by her first marriage, and to the three daughters born to her by her marriage to the late Sr. de Courtemanche, five leagues of land in front on the said coast of Labrador ascending towards Quebec and joining the lands to them granted under the said patent dated the eleventh of .January 1718, the said five leagues in front by four leagues in depth, together with the adjacent islands and islets, for them to have and to hold as long as they shall develop the concession to them granted by the present patent through the fisheries which they will carry on there, His Majesty wishes that upon the said five leagues in front granted unto them on

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de front a eux concédes sur la d. coste Ensemble dans les jsles [sic.] et jalots adjacents la facaltè d'y faire la pesche du Loupmarin et qu'a regard des autres pesches jls [sic.] les fassent concirremment avec les vaisseaux qui Tiendrent a la d. coste lesquels pourront sur les d. cinq lieues de front et quatre lieues de profondeur Ensemble sur les jsles [sic.] et jslots [sic.] adjacents y faire le Bois qui leur sera necessaire pour les d. pesches ou autrement, Pernet Sa Majestè a la d. veuve Courtemanche et a Ses enfans de faire la Traitte avec tous les Sauvages qui pauvent se trouver sur les Terres et Costes de Labrador sans que pour raison de la presente concession dont Jls [sic.] Joüiront, Scavoir la d. Veuve du St. de Courtemanche d'Unquart, le dit Sr. Brouage aussy d'Unquart et kes d. trois autres filles de l'autre moitiè a raison d'un Tiers pour chacune par portions Egalles Jls [sic.] scient tenûs de payer a Sa Ma.te my Ses Successeurs et Roys aucume finance ou Judemnitè de laquelle a quelque somme qu'elle puisse monter Sa Ma.te leur a fait don et remise par le present Brevet qui sera Registrè au Conseil Supèrieur de Quebec et partout ailleurs ou besoin sera et que Sa Ma.te a voulu signer de sa main et Etre contresignè per moy son Con.r Secretaire d'État et de ses Commandemens et finances.
Fait et arrestè au Conseeil de Marine le 13 Juïllet 1722.

L. AÇ DE BOURBON,

Par le Conseil,

DELACHAPELLE.



(Translation.)

the said coast and also in the adjacent islands and islets they enjoy the exclusive power of taking seals there and that, with regard to other fisheries, they carry them on concurrently with the vessels coming to the said coast, these being authorized, in the said five leagues in front and four leagues in depth and also on the adjacent islands and islets to take there the timber which they may be in need of for the said fisheries or otherwise, His Majesty authorizes the said widow de Courtemanche and her children to trade with all the Indians who may be found on the lands and coasts of Labrador, without, on account of the concession hereby granted and to be enjoyed, that is to say by the said widow of the Sr. de Courtemanche one fourth, by the said Sr. Brouage also one fourth and by the said three other daughters the other half, each one to have one third in equal portions, they being held to pay His Majesty nor the Kings, his successors, any tax or indemnity which, to whatever the sum they may amount to, His Majesty has donated and remitted to them under the present patent which shall be registered at. the Superior Council of Quebec and whereever else need shall be, and that His Majesty has been pleased to sign with His own hand and have countersigned by me, His Councillor, Secretary of State and of His Household and Treasury.
Done and agreed upon at the Conseil de Marine on the 13th of July 1722.

L. A. DE BOURBON.

By the Council,

DELACHAPELLE.

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