John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier to Ann Winsor
This indenture made at St. Johnís in the island of Newfoundland this sixteenth day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three between John Morry of Ferryland in the aforesaid island, merchant, and Peter Paint LeMessurier of St. Johnís aforesaid, gentleman, of the one part AND Ann Winsor, Aquaforte in the island aforesaid, widow, of the other part, whereas the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier did by indenture bearing date the third day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, purchase from Arthur William Olive Holdsworth of Dartmouth, Esquire, for the consideration of six hundred pounds (Buy?) - the premises situate at Ferryland aforesaid hereinafter more particularly described all of which consideration money was faithfully and fully paid at the time appointed for payment thereof, and whereas the said Ann Winsor hath contracted with the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier further absolute purchase of the said premises for the consideration hereinafter expressed. Now this indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred pounds currency of the island aforesaid to the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier, in hand paid before the execution hereof by the said Ann Winsor and from the payment of which she and her heirs are forever acquitted and released. They, the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier have granted bargained sold and assigned and by these presents do grant bargain, sell & assign unto the said Ann Winsor and heirs all those messuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises at present in the possession of the said John Morry situate lying and being in Ferryland aforesaid and comprised within the following limits or boundaries, that is to say, bounded on the northwest by the highroad leading to Caplin Bay, on the southwest by a certain rock in the harbour of Ferryland aforesaid called Anchor Rock, in the south by the said harbour, in the southeast by property of Robert Holdsworth, and in the north northeast by the sea shore of Caplin Bay aforesaid, together with all messuages, outhouses, stores, flakes, buildings, erections, yards, gardens, meadows and appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining or reputed as part and parcel thereof, and all the estate right title, interest, property claim and demand whatsoever either at law or in equity of them, the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier with all revisions and rights of revision and remainder and remainders and all plans deeds evidences and documents which in anywise relate to the said premises or any part thereof. To have and to hold the said messuages, lands, tenements and all and singular the premises aforesaid with appurtenances unto the said Ann Winsor, her heirs and assigns forever. To the only proper use and behalf of the said Ann Winsor her heirs and assigns forever AND the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier for themselves their heirs, executors and administrators do hereby covenant promise and agree with and to the said Ann Winsor her heirs and assigns in the manner following, that is to say that, they, the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier, have in themselves good rightful power and lawful authority by these presents to grant bargain sell assign and convey the said messuages tenements and all and singular the premises herein before released with appurtenances unto and to the use of the said Ann Winsor, her heirs and assigns, in manner aforesaid and that it shall be lawful for the said Ann Winsor her heirs and assigns peacefully and quietly to enter have, hold and enjoy, the premises aforesaid and receive and take the rents issues and profits thereof to her and their own use and uses without the let hindrance or interruption of the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier their or either of their heirs or assigns or of any person or persons whomsoever and that free and clear and, freely and clearly, acquitted, exonerated, discharged, or otherwise, by the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier their heirs, executors and administrators, saved, defended, and kept harmless of and from and against all former and other gifts, grants, bargains, sales, mortgages, charges, and encumbrances whatsoever AND that they, the said John Morry and Peter Paint LeMessurier, their heirs and executors and administrators do and shall at the reasonable request and at the expense of the said Ann Winsor, her heirs and assigns, make and execute all such other acts and deeds as may be reasonably required for the more effectual assurance of the messuages, lands and premises aforesaid according to the true intent and meaning of these presents.
In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto inscribe their hands and set their seals this fifteenth day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of FBT Carter