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No. 1369.

CONFIRMATION, 25 DECEMBER, 1725, OF CONCESSION TO WIDOW COURTEMANCHE, BROUAGE, et al.


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

Aujourd'huy vingt cinq decembre mil sept cents vingt cinq le Roy estant a Versailles.
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Sa Majesté a concedé aud. sr. Brouague le titres dans la moitié de lad. Baye Phelypeaux qui a cy devant apartenû, a lad. deffunte de Courtemanche en vertu desd. brevets des onze janvier mil sept cent dix huit et treize juillet mil sept cent vingt deux pour en joûïr par luy a compter du jour du deces de lad Courtemanche et par accroissement avec le quart a luy concedé par les d. brevets tant et sy longuement qu'il ferra valoir les dits portions par les pesche qu'il y fera avec la faculté dy faire la pesche du loup marin, et qu'a l'egard des autres pesches qu'il les fasse concurremt., avec les vaisseaux qui iront a la baye permettant Sa Majesté au d. sr. Brouague de faire la traitte avec tous les Sauvages qui peuvent se trouver sur les terres et costes de L'abrador sans que pour raison de lad. concession il soit tenu, de payer a Sa Majesté ny a ses successeurs Roys aucune finance ny indemnité de laquelle a quelque somme qu'elle puisse monter Sa Majesté luy a fait dont el remise par le present brevet qui sera enregistrés au Conseil Superieur de Quebec et partout aillieurs ou besoin sera et que Sa



(Translation.)

This day, the twenty-fifth of December, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-five, the King being at Versailles.
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His Majesty has conceded to the said Sieur Brouague the titles in the half of the Bay of Phelypeaux which formerly belonged to the said defunct de Courtemanche in virtue of the said patents of the eleventh January, one thousand seven hundred and eighteen and of the thirteenth July, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-two to be enjoyed by him as from the day of the death of the said Courtemanche and by increment with the quarter to him conceded by the said patents, as fully and as long as he shall develop the said portions by the fisheries he shall carry on there, with the privilege of taking seals, and that in respect of the other fisheries he shall carry them on concurrently with the vessels who may come to the bay ; His Majesty authorizing the said Sieur Brouague to trade with all the Indians who may be on the lands and coasts of Labrador without, by reason of the said concession, being bound to pay to His Majesty or the King's successors, any tax or indemnity, of which, to whatever sum it might amount, he makes him a gift or remission

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Majesté pour temoignage de sa volonté a voulu, signor de sa main et estre contresigné par moy son conseiller secretaire d'Etat et de ses commandemens et finances Signé Louis et plus bas Phelypeaux.
Registré ouy le procureur general du Roy suivant l'arrest de ce jour par nous conseiller secretaire du Roy et greffier en chef au Conseil Superieur de la Nouvelle France. A Quebec le vingt cinq novembre mil sept cent trente sept.
DAINE.



(Translation.)

by the present patent which shall be registered at the Superior Council of Quebec and everywhere else it may be required and that His Majesty, in testimony of his pleasure has been pleased to sign with his own hand and ordered to he countersigned by me, his Councillor, Secretary of State and of his Household and Treasury. Signed Louis, and lower down, Phelypeaux.
Registered after having heard the King's Attorney General, in pursuance of the decree of this day, by us, Councillor, Secretary to the King and Chief Clerk of the Superior Council of New France. At Quebec, the twenty-fifth of November, one thousand seven hundred and thirty-seven.
DAINE.



No. 1370.
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CONFIRMATION, 22 FEBRUARY, 1726, OF CONCESSION TO BROUAGE, et al, WITH SUCCESSION TO BROUAGE OR HIS WIDOW OF SHARES OF OTHER CONCESSIONAIRES.


ARCHIVES DE LA PROVINCE DE QUEBEC. REGISTERS OF THE CONSEIL SOUVERAIN, BOOK 8, FOLIO 40.

Aujourd'huy vingt deux fevrier mil sept cent vingt six le Roy estant a Marly.
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Sa Majesté desirant traitter favourablement le d. sr. Brouague elles a ordonné et ordonné que le deceds de la d. de. de Courtemanche et des deux filles du deuzième lit arrivant les parts et portions qui leur auront appartênü


(Translation.)

On this day, the twenty-second of February, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-six, the King being at Marly.
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His Majesty, wishing to treat favourably the said Sieur Brouague, has ordained and does ordain that, in case of the death of the said Dame de Courtemanche and the two daughters by a second marriage, the shares and portions which may have belonged to them, during their life-time, in virtue of the said

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de leur vivant en vertu des d. brevets des onze janvier 1718. et treize juillet 1722, appartiendront par accroissement au d. sr. Broûague et que pareillement le decéés du d. sr. Brouâgue arrivant les parts dont il aura esté en possession de son vivant appartiendront a la d. Marie Anne Faury du Ponceau son epouse mesme celles de la d. veuve de Courtemanche et de ses filles si elles viennent a deceder aprés la mort du d. sr. Brouague pour par la d. de. Faury du Ponceau le cas de la mort de son mary arrivant joûïr des d. parts et portions ou totalité d'iceux terrains en vertu du present brevet conformemt. et relativement au d. brevets des onze janvier 1718 et treize juillet 1722, et vingt cinq decembre der. et servir a sa subsistence et a celle des enfans [qui] naistront de leur mariage et a leur education tant qu'elle residera sur les d. concessions et les fera valloir par les pesches quelle y ferasinon et a faute par la d. ve. Brouague dy resider et faire valloir les concessions par les peches qu'elle y fera la totalité ou partie dont elle sera en jôüissance pour lors seront remis au domaine de Sa Majesté et concedées adautres en vertu du present brevet qui sera registres au conseil superieur de Quebec et pour assurance de sa volonté Sa Majesté ma commandée d'expedier le present brevet qu'elle a voulu signer de sa main et estre contresigné par moy son coner. secretaire d'Etat et de ses commandemens et finances signé Louis et plus bas Phelypeaux.
Registré ouy le procureur general du Roy suivant l'arrest de ce jour par nous coner. secretaire du Roy Greffier en chef du d. Conseil soussigné a Quebec le vingt cinq novembre 1737.

DAINE.



(Translation.)

patents of the eleventh January, 1718 and the 13th July, 1722, shall belong by increment to the said Sieur Brouague, and that likewise, in the event of the death of the said Sieur de Brouague, the shares which he may have held during his life-time, shall belong to the said Marie Anne Faury du Ponceau, his wife, as well as those of the said widow de Courtemanche and her two daughters, should their death occur after that of the said Sieur Brouage, the said Dame Faury du Ponceau, in the event of her husband's death, to enjoy the said shares and portions of the whole of these lands in pursuance of, and according to the said patents of the eleventh January, 1718 and of the thirteenth July, 1722 and of the twenty-fifth December last, and to use the same towards her subsistence and that of the children [who] may be born of their marriage and to their education, so long as she shall reside on the said concessions and improve them by the fisheries she may carry on thereat ; if not, and in default of the said widow Brouague residing thereat and improving the said concessions by the fisheries she may carry on there, the whole or the part of which she shall then have the enjoyment shall be reunited to His Majesty's domain and conceded to others in virtue of the present patent, which shall be registered at the Superior Council of Quebec and, in testimony of his will, His Majesty commanded me to draw up the present patent which he has been pleased to sign with his own hand and to be countersigned by me, his Councillor, Secretary of State, and of his Treasury. Signed, Louis, and lower down, Phelypeaux.
Registered after having heard the King's Attorney General, in pursuance of the decree of this day, by us, the undersigned Councillor, Secretary to the King, Chief Clerk of the said Council, at Quebec, the twenty-fifth November, 1737.

DAINE.

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