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Vol 18, Page 29
For enrolment on the 24th day of February 1825 thus done at the request of William Danson this seventh day of March one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, being duly compared by me
By order of the Surrogate
This Indenture made the fourteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five Between Patrick Corbit of Harbour Main Conception Bay Newfoundland Planter of the one part and William Danson Merchant of Harbour Grace in the Island of Newfoundland aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth that whereas the said Patrick Corbit at sundry times heretofore, hath received goods, wares and merchandize, of him has said William Danson or his agent and thereto contracted a debt within amounting in value to the sum of one hundred and sixteen pounds sixteen shillings and three pence sterling lawful monies of Great Britain which debt he is at present unable to pay or discharge.
Now this Indenture further Witnesseth that the said Patrick Corbit for and in consideration of the aforesaid sum of one hundred and sixteen pounds sixteen shillings and three pence, to him advanced in manner aforesaid the receipt whereof he the said Patrick Corbit doth hereby acknowledge to be therewith fully and perfectly satisfied, hath granted bargained, sold, assigned transferred and set over unto him the said William Danson his heirs and assigns all that fishing room and Plantation situate and laying in Harbour Main aforesaid, and now in the possession of him the said Patrick Corbit the extent of the fishing room by admeasurements from NW. to South East sixty yards and from NE to SW sixty seven yards with one dwelling house, and one stage. Plantation from NW to SE one hundred and eight yards and from NE to SW eighty one yards with one cellar bounded on the SE by Edmund Fahey on the NW by the River of Harbour Main on the SW by Daniel Dunlay and on the NE by Edmund Fahey with all ways, waters, paths easements, profits, privileges, advantages emoluments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises belonging or in any wise appertaining
To have and to hold the said Room and Plantation with all and singular the then herein aforementioned appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said William Danson his heirs executors, administrators and assigns forever. And the said Patrick Corbit doth hereby for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns covenant promise and agree to and with the said William Danson, his heirs executors, administrators and assigns that he hath in and their own proper hands, tenaments and effects in as full and ample a manner as if these presents had never been made.
And lastly it is concluded and agreed upon by and between the parties aforesaid that if the said Patrick Corbit his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns shall make default in paying or causing to be paid, the yearly rent charges or annuity as aforesaid, in such manner and form as herein before mentioned and agree upon that then it shall and may be lawful to for the said William Danson, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to enter upon and possess the said premises and receive the rent and issues thereof in as full and ample a manner as the said Patrick Corbit might or could hold or enjoy the same any thing herein before continued to the contrary notwithstanding.
In witness the parties before mentioned to these presents their hands and seals have set the day and year first before written
Sealed and delivered being first read over and duly explained to the said Patrick Corbit he making his mark as a signature hereto in the presence of us.
Page contributed by Barbara McGrath
REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit March 9, 2002
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