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No. 1410.

GRANT, 26 APRIL, 1763, OF CAP CHARLES TO BRYMER FOR FOUR YEARS, 1763-1767.



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

For the Seal Fishery to Mr. William Brymer, that Tract of Land on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence, commonly known by the Name of Cape Charles, opposite the Mouth of the Straights of Belleisle ; for four Years from the date hereof, or until His Majesty's Pleasure is further known.



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PASSAGE DES LOUPS-MARINS.

GRANT, 8 APRIL, 1721, BY KING, OF PASSAGE DES LOUPS-MARINS TO ANDRÉ DELEIGNE DURING HIS LIFETIME.


ARCHIVES DE LA PROVINCE DE QUEBEC. REGISTERS OF THE CONSEIL SOUVERAIN, BOOK 5, FOLIO 726.

Aujourd'huy, huitieme avril Mil Sept cent Vingt un le Roy Estant a paris re April, ayant Ecouté favorablement la demande qui luy a Eté faitte par le Sieur 1721. André Deleigne Lieutenant géneral de là prevosté de Quebec d'vn Terrain a la Coste de la Brador pour y Etablir La pesche du Loup marin, Sa Majesté de



(Translation.)

On this day, the eighth of April, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-one, the King being at Paris and having favourably heard the petition presented to him by the Sieur André Deleigne, Lieutenant-General in the Provostship of Quebec, to the effect that he be granted a tract of land on the coast of Labrador to establish thereon a seal fishery, His Majesty, with the advice of Monsieur le Duc d'Orléans;

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lavis de Monsieur Le Duc d'orleans Regent lui a concedé vn Terrain a la dite Coste de labrador de quatre lieux de front Sur quatre de profondeur hors de d'Etroit de Bellisle allant au Nord'Est a prendre le dit terrain au lieu apellé le passage des loup marins deux lieux au Nord'Est audessous du dit passage et deux lieux audessus au Sud'ouest, Ensemble les Isles et Islets adjacentes au dit terrain, pour En Jouir pa lui Sa vie durant et tant qu il fera valoir la dite Concession par les pesches qu'il y fera, veut et Entend Sa Majesté qu'il ait Seul dans l'Etendue au dit terrain a luy Concedé la faculté de faire la pesche du Loup Marin, et qu'a légard des autres pesches il les fasse Concurrement avec les Vaisseaux qui iront a la dite Coste et au dites terres, et Isles, Islots Concedé par le present Brevet, luy permet de faire la traitte avec tous les Sauvages qui peuvent Se trouver Sur les terres et Costes de Labrador, Sans que pour raison de la dite Concession il Soit tenu de payer a Sa Majesté N'y a Ses Successeure Roys aucune finances Ny Indemnité de laquelle a quelque Somme quelle puisse Monter Sa Majesté lui a fait don et remise par le present Brevet qui Sera Registré au Conseil Superieur de Quebec et patout ailleurs ou besoin sera, et que Sa Majesté pour assurance de sa Volonté a Voulu Signer de Sa Main et Estre contre Signer par Moy Son Conseiller Secretaire d'Estat et de ses Commandement et finances Signé Louis et plus bas fleurian.
Registré ouy et ce Requerant le procureur général du Roy Suivant larrest du Conseil Superieur de ce Jour par Moy greffier Comie au dit Conseil ce Vingt Trois Septembre Mil Sept cent Vingt vn.
BARBEL.



(Translation.)

Regent, has conceded to him, on the said coast of Labrador, a tract of land of four leagues in front by four leagues in depth, outside of the strait of Belleisle in a northeasterly direction, the said land to be taken at the place called Passage des Loups-marins, two leagues northeast above the said pass and two leagues southwest below the same, together with the islands and islets contiguous to the said land, to have and to hold during his lifetime and as long as lie shall develop the said concession by the fisheries he may carry on thereat : It is His Majesty's will and desire that he shall have, throughout the said land, the exclusive right of carrying on the seal fishery, and that, in so far as the other fisheries are concerned, he shall carry them on concurrently with such vessels as may visit the said coast and the said lands, and islands and islets conceded by this patent ; he is given permission to trade with all the natives who may be on the lands and the coasts of Labrador, without being held, for the said concession, to pay to His Majesty, or to the Kings his successors, any tax or indemnity of which, to whatever sum they may amount to, His Majesty has made him a gift and remission by this patent which shall be registered in the office of the Superior Council at Quebec and wherever need shall be, and which, in testimony of his will, His Majesty has been pleased to sign with his own hand and to order to be countersigned by me, Councillor, Secretary of State and of his Household and Treasury. Signed Louis and lower down Fleurian.
Registered, after hearing the King's Attorney General and on his requisition to that effect, pursuant to the Superior Council's decree of this day, by me, Chief Clerk of the said Council, this twenty-third day of September, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-one.
BARBEL.

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