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Note: Andrew is selling out his holdings and retiring. Andrew Keough was the first Keough to settle in Plate Cove
PLACE: Plate Cove, September 29, 1852
PAYMENT: The sum of Fifty pounds currency paid by Andrew Jr., John, and William Keough, fishermen to Andrew Keough Sr., Planter.
EVENT: Deed Poll
Description: Two fishing rooms in Plate Cove comprising one stage and two flakes situated between Martin Dooleys and Denis Murphy's rooms. Two potato gardens, one kitchen garden and one meadow. Bounded on the west by Martin Dooley's property and on the south by the land wash and on the north by the woods, one potato garden situated between James Dooley's and M??? Driscolls property. One dwelling house, one stone house, one cellar, one fishermen's house, one cow house and one hay house all situated at Plate Cove aforesaid also one fishing boat, two four varied skips and one cod seine, one caplin seine, two herring nets, six seal nets one mackerel net and all household furniture and provisions now in my possession.
Also, all outstanding debts due at this present date, to him the said Andrew Keough, also nine head of horned cattle and all their goods and chattels whatsoever, now belonging to me.
SIGNED AND SEALED SEPTEMBER 15,1852
NOTE: It is interesting to note that a year earlier, Oct. 9th, 1851, James Keough received his land grant in Plate Cove, and that Patrick Keough already had land adjoining one of James's parcels at that time, north and on the west side of the road to Race Cove.
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