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Contract for the sale of land from the Seigneurie de Terrebonne to Jacques Barbe by Louis Lepage

Sale of land located in the Côte Ste-Marie, seigneury of Terrebonne,
on the south side of the Ste-Marie River
By Louis Lepage, priest lord of the fief and lordship of Terrebonne,
to Jacques Barbe from Terrebonne

December 27 1737

Before the Royal Notary of Montreal, resident at L'Isle-Jésus, underlined and finally named, was present Sir Louis Lepage of St. Clair, lord of the fief and lordship of Terbonne; who has acknowledged and conffessed that he has yawned and conceded to the tax of the estate, and that the land is not ransomable; This is the case with the profits of lots and the serious seizure of faults and almonds when the case will be there, from now on and has always promised and promise to guarantee any disturbances and impediments of any kind whatsoever. places of Terbonne. to this present, and accepting for the sake of his future heirs and assigns a land and concessions scise and settled in the Coste Ste Marie seigneurie de Terbonne; from south cost of d. River of four feet arpant abreast on twenty arpant depth, holding from one end to the other at d. river, and on the other end, the uncredited lands, joyful of a costed Jacques Limoges and other costumed Ambrose Migneron, and so that all that pursues and involves, for d. land enjoy doing and arranging by the d. Prenneur his d. heirs and successors in pure roture, and all property at the expense of the following clauses and conditions; Prenneur has promised and promises to oblige himself and this submission for him his d. hoirs and successors to pay each year to my said Lord or his representatives to his receiver or bearer in his lordly hotelle and places of recepte d. places of Terbonne, two soils for each arpant in superficy, and four soils of cens for all the d. concessions, all payable in cash at the day and feste of St Martin eleven November of each year and whose first year of payment will fail to d. day eleven November next year with all other seigniorial rights following the cost of Paris. Can not d. Prenneur Mestre Sell Give away Ny Transported Toutte or Parts of the d. concessions in any dead hand or communit y to be placed there on the basis of taxes, and without the presence of the present can be detrimental to the rights of my father. Lord, Lord, have those of others, just as the d. Prenneur to work incessantly on the d. concessions to build and maintain fire and places in the year and today and maintain everything in its state and valance always so much that the d. Custody and rent can easily perceive and take to the d. day eleven november of each year to cover the deser of the neighbors of the d. concessions will take place and measure as soon as necessary and as soon as they are required by them, will suffer on the d. concessions all the paths that my d. His Lord will judge among other things a path proper to pass chatrete on the front of delle this concessions he will make and maintain his fraix and depans, grind all his grains mills d. seigniory and not ad else, to be all the years to the first day of may to help to plant the may in front of the seigniorial manor, and in case of windfall of all or parts of the d. concessions this reserve my d. Sir Lord the right to withdraw it preferentially by repaying the dammager of the principal price of his acquisition and loyal coux, further promise the d. Prenneur to have the d. concessions by a harrowing juror and provide as many presents d. Sieur Seigneur in eight days, even in the case of all or part of the d. concessions l aquereur will be obliged to provide to my d. Lord Lord copy of the contract of his acquisition in eight days of the same day, the twenty days for the latest, after his acquisition, and the d. Prenneur his d. hows and having causes missed or violated a few of the clauses above in this case for my d. Sieur Seigneur cy bon I can see him come back and take the d. concessions without this opserver no formality of procest in which case presentte will be null and will serve only to make pay by my d. Sir Lord of the arrears of the d. and that which are found when due, and all of whom are honest and loyal, when the d. Prenneur his d. heirs and causes may be reimbursed for the work and buildings which they have done or had done on the d. concessions, because ainsy, promising Xc forcing Xc giving up Xc done and passed to the d. Isle Jesus estude of the d. notary, in the year one thousand seven hundred and thirty-seven on the twenty-seventh day of December, following the midnight of Jean Carriere, residing in the vilage of the Riviere des Prairies, and Louis Filatro, resident of the d. Isle Jesus witnesses who have with my d. Sieur Lord and notary signed the d. Prenneur having declared not to be able to write ny sign of this inquiry read according to the order; scratched nine words as void and approved two good returns. (sign)

Lepage de Ste Claire parish priest
Louis Filatro

Source: Raoul Barbe's paper
(Descendant of Jacques Barbe)

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