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Name of Concession. Grantee. Date of Grant. Area of Grant. Tenure. Nature of Rights Conferred
or to be Enjoyed.
Belleisle Strait
Seigniory
Pierre Constantin 18 May, 1713 A tract of 30 leagues of front “ depuis le detroit de Belisle en descendant au nord nord-est,” by 10 leagues in depth and also including the islands opposite. Ten years (1713-1723). “ Avec driot de chasse, pesche et traitte avec les sauvages dans toute l'estendue de la d. concession,” subject to the stipulation that French fishermen should be permitted to use the shore at any point other than the beach specifically reserved by the grantee for his own use.
Gros-Mecatina Jean-Baptiste
Pommereau
2 May, 1738,
and
20 Sept., 1739
From cape Mecatina and including the cape, 5 leagues northwestward by four leagues in depth. In 1739, an augmentation extending about 4 leagues to the river Thekapoin, was granted to Pommereau ; also included the islands opposite. The original grant was for 10 years (1738-1748). The augmentation was granted for 9 years (1739-1748). On 1 May, 1749 the original grant and the aumentation were extended for 6 years (1748-1754). In 1754, Hocquart obtained a grant for Gros-Mecatina for his lifetime. The right to make establishments “ de pêche du loup marin ainsi que la chasse et traitte avec les Sauvages a l'exclusion de tous autres . . . et en outre avec la faculté dy faire la peche de la Morue concurrament avec les battiments francois.”
Petit-Mecatina Henry Albert de
St. Vincent
15 Jan., 1740 Three leagues above Petit Mecatina river and three leagues below, by four leagues in depth ; also included the islands opposite. Nine years (1740-1749). The right to make establishments “ de pesche de loup marin ainsy que la chasse et traitte avec les sauvages a l'exclusion de tous autres . . . et en outre avec la facilité d'y faire la pesche de la morue concurrement avec les batimens francois.”
Kecarpoui Jacques Breard
and Guillaume
Estebe
5 Nov., 1748 About 4 leagues of front extending from the Thekapoin river to the western boundary of St. Augustin by 6 leagues in depth and the islands opposite. Nine years (1749-1758). The right to make establishments “ de pesche du loup marin a l'exclusion de tous autres, ainsi que la Chasse et Traitte avec les sauvages . . . et la pesche de la morue concurament avec les batimens qui pourront venir aud. lieu.”

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