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Name of Concession. Grantee. Date of Grant. Area of Grant. Tenure. Nature of Rights Conferred
or to be Enjoyed.
Blanc- Sablons
Seigniory
and Concession
De la Chesnaye,
Pachot, Poisset,
et al.
14 Apr., 1689 Granted permission to take cod, whales, seals, porpoise, and other fish “ entre la bas du Blanc Sablon (dans la Terre du Nord) scitué en latitude par 51 degres jusques au lieu concédé aux sieurs Riverin et compagnye [Belle Isle seigniory] au 52e degré ” and between latitude 49°
“ sur le dit golphe Saint Laurens dans l'Isle de Terre Neuve jusques a la concession des dits sieurs Riverin et compagnye dans la dite isle.” On the coast of Newfoundland it is extended from latitude 49° northward and eastward to said western limits of Belle Isle seigniory. An area on the North shore, three leagues in front by three leagues in depth, and another area on the coast of Newfoundland, also three leagues by three leagues, were granted en seigneurie.
The tracts granted en seigneurie were granted in perpetuity, subject to the usual seigniorial conditions. “ Avec droit de chasse, traitte, et pesches dans les dites espaces de terre a eux concédées en propriéte ” and to make necessary establishments. Permission “ de faire la pesche de molue, baleynes, loups marins, marsouins, et autres que faire ce pourra dans le dit Golphe et fleuve St. Laurens ” but not exclusively except within one-quarter of a league surrounding their establishments for hunting and trading only.
Portachois
Seigniory
Francois Hazeur 20 Apr., 1705 Extended from Salmon river, in Newfoundland, northward to White Bear river, a distance of about 30 leagues by 10 leagues in depth, with the islands and beaches opposite. Granted in perpetuity, subject to the usual seigniorial conditions. Exclusive right to hunt fish and trade with the natives and the right to take fish in common with other French subjects.

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