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No. 1371.

CONCESSION, 24 APRIL, 1744, OF BAYE DE PHELYPEAUX TO THE DE LA PORTES.


ARCHIVES OF CANADA, SERIES F 111, VOL. 13, p. 202.

Aujourd'huy 24 Avil 1744, le Roy etant à Versailles.
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Sa Majestè etant informèe que ladite Dlle. Duponceau ainsi que les enfants mès de son mariage avec ledit Sr. de Brouague sont dècedès, que ladite Veuve Courtemanche est pareillement dècedès, que des trois filles nèes de ce mariage des Sr. et Dame de Courtemanche il n'en reste plus qu'une laquelle est marièe au Sr. Foucher ; Et que le Sr. de Brouague se trouve par là possèder la totalitè desdites concessions, à l'exception du sixieme apartenant à la dite dame Foucher ; mais que l'un et l'autre ne deivent jouir de leurs portions que leur vie durant ; Et Sa Majestè voulant donner au Sr. Armand de la Porte, commissaire de la Marine, premier commis du Bureau des Colonies à la suite de la Cour, Et au Sr. Jean de la Porte La Lenne, son frere, aussi Commissaire de la Marine servant audit Bureau des marques de la satisfaction qu'Elle a des services qu'ils ont rendus et de ceux qu'ils continuent de rendre journellement, Sa Majestè leur a concède et concède la dite Baye Phelypeaux avec tons les



(Translation.)

Patent

of Survival in favour of the Srs de la Porte brothers of the Baye Phelypeaux and dependencies.
This day the 24th of April 1744, the King being at Versailles.
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His Majesty being informed that the said Faury Duponceau together with the children born from her marriage to the said Sr. de Brouague were dead, that the said widow Courtemanche is also dead, and that of the three daughters born from this marriage of Sr. and Dame de Courtemanche one only remains who is married to the Sr. Foucher ; And as the Sr. de Brouague is found thus to possess the whole of the said concessions, with the exception of the one sixth belonging to the said Dame Foucher ; but that the one and the other should have and hold their portions only during their life ; And, His Majesty wishing to prove His satisfaction for the services which the Sr. Armand de la Porte, Commissioner of Marine, first clerk in the Bureau des Colonies after the Court (à la suite de la Cour), and the Sr. Jean de la Porte La Lenne, his brother, also Commissioner of Marine employed in the said office have rendered and still continue to render daily, has granted and do grant unto them the said Baye Phelypeaux

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terrains concédés par les Brevets des 19 novembre 1714 et 13 juillet 1722 pour en jouir et les possèder chacun par moitiè et leur vie durant, immèdiatement après le decès dudit Sr. de Brouague, ainsi qu'il aura fait ou dû faire, aux termes, clauses et conditions portèes par lesdirs Brevets.
Ordonne Sa Majestè que le decès de la troisieme fille des dits St. et Dame de Courtemanche arrivant après celui dudit Sr. de Brouage, la part à elle apartemante dans les dites Concessions apartiendra par accroissement aux dits Srs. Delaporte freres, ainsi qu'elle auroit appartenu au dit Sr. de Brouage, piur en jouir par eux pareillement par moitiè et leur vie durant, comme des autres portions. Veut Sa Majestè que le deces de l'un d'eux arrivant, la part à lui apartemente tourne par accroissement au survivant, pour jouir ègalement du tout sa vie durant, sans que pour raison de la prèsente concession dont ils seront mis en possession, ainsi qu'il a ètè dit ci dessuns, immédiatement après la mort dudit Sr. de Brouague, ils soyent tenus de payer à Sa Majestè ni à ses successeurs Roys ausune finance ni indemnité, de laquelle, à quelque somme qu'elle puisse monter, Sa Majestè leur fait don et remise. Et pour témoignage de sa volentè, Sa Majestè n'a ordonnè d'expedier le present Brevet qu'Elle a voula signer de sa main et être contresignè par moy son Conseiller et Secretaire d'État et de ses Commandements et finances, lequel sera registrè au Conseil Superieur de Quebec.



(Translation.)

together with all the lands conceded under the patents dated on the 19th of November 1714 and on the 13th of July 4722 to have and to hold and possess one half each of same for ever, immediately after the death of the said Sr. de Brouague, in like manner as he shall or ought to have done, under the terms, clauses and conditions as provided in the said patents.
His Majesty orders that, should the death of the third daughter of the said Sr. and Dame de Courtemanche occur after that of the said Sr. de Brouague, the share belonging to her in the said concessions shall belong by extension to the said Srs. de la Porte brothers, as it would have belonged to the said Sr. de Brouague, each of them to have and to hold one half of same for ever, as for the other portions. His Majesty wishes that should the death of one of them occur, the part belonging to him return by increase to the survivor, for him to have and to hold also the whole for ever, without they being, by reason of the present concession unto them granted, as mentioned above, and immediately following the death of the said Sr. de Brouague, held to pay His Majesty or the Kings, his successors, any tax or indemnity which, whatever the sum to which same might amount, His Majesty has donated and remitted unto them. And, in testimony of His will, His Majesty has ordered me to deliver the present patent which He was pleased to sign with His own hand and have countersigned by me, his Councillor and Secretary of State and of his Household and Treasury, said patent to be registered at the Superior Council of Quebec.

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