p. 3716

No. 1421.

ANALYSIS OF PRIVILEGES CONFERRED OR ENJOYED UNDER CONCESSIONS OF LANDS WITHIN THE LABRADOR PENINSULA MADE BY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA DURING THE FRENCH AND BRITISH REGIMES.



CONCESSIONS.

Name of Concession. Grantee. Date of Grant. Area of Grant. Tenure. Nature of Rights Conferred
or to be Enjoyed.
Terre Ferme de
Mingan
Seigniory
Francois Bissot
de la Riviere
1661 Isle aux Oeufs granted en seigneurie ; and right to form establishments for purposes hereafter mentioned on the mainland from “ Isle aux Oeufs jusqu'aux Sept-Isles et dans la Grande Anse, vers les Esquimaux où les Espagnols font ordinairement la pesche.” In perpetuity, subject to the payment of “ deux castors d'hyver ou dix livres tournois . . . . et les droits accountumes de ce pays.” With the right and faculty of hunting and of establishing on the mainland, within the area sepcified, “ la pesche sédentaire des loups marins, baleines, marsouins, et les autres nègoces.
Isles et Islets
de Mingan
Seigniory
Jacques de La-
lande and Louis
Jolliet
10 March, 1679 The islands “ qui se suivent jusqu'a la Baye appellé l'ance aux Espagnols.” In perpetuity, subject to the usual conditions attached to seigniorial grants. The grant recites that the grantees desired to make establishments at these islands for the cod and seal fisheries.

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