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Name of Concession. Grantee. Date of Grant. Area of Grant. Tenure. Nature of Rights Conferred
or to be Enjoyed.
Riviere-des-Francois Pierre Constantin 31 Mar., 1716
and
6 April, 1751
Extending 2 leagues eastward and 2 leagues westward from Constantin's post near the riviere des Francois (Pinware river) by 4 leagues in depth and included the islands opposite. During grantee's lifetime contingent upon continuous development. Following Constantin's death, it was granted to Breard—with an augmentation ¾ league wide on the wouthwest—for 9 years (1751-1760). Within the limits of the concession, the grantee was given “ la faculté d'y faire la pêsche du loup marin et qu'a l'esgard des autres pêsches, qu'il les fasse concurrement avec les vaisseaux qui viendront a la d. coste ” and permission “ de faire la traitte avec tous les Sauvages qui peuvent se trouver sur la d. coste et terre de labrasd'or.”
St. Modet Francois Foucault and Nicolas-Gaspard Boucault 27 Apr., 1735 Extended from the Riviere des François westward for 5 leagues, by 6 leagues in depth, and also included the islands opposite. Nine years (1735-1744). In 1740, St. Modet was awarded to Constantin on the ground that it was within the limits of his Riviere-des-Francois concession. The grantee was empowered to y “ faire un ou plusieurs establissements de pêche du loup marin et la traitte avec les sauvages a l'exclusion de tous autres pendant led. temps et en outre avec la faculté d'y faire la pêche de la morue concurrement avec les autres bâtiments françois.”
Baye-des-Chateaux Louis Bazil 18 Sept., 1735,
and
1 Oct., 1736,
and
12 Sept., 1749
From a point one half league southwest of baye des Chateaux to a point 3 ½ leagues northeast of said bay and including the islands opposite the depth to be, presumably, sufficient for the purposes of the seal fishery. Nine years (1736-1745). In 1740, it was regranted to Sieur Gaultier for 9 years (1749-1758). The exclusive privilege “ de faire des establissemens pour la pêches sedentaire du loup marin . . . et en outre la permission d'y faire la pesche, chasse et traitte avec les Sauvages.”

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