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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 property and property, and not redeemable, the d. This is a lot of profits and lots of flaws and almonds when the case will be there, now and always has promised and promises to guarantee any disturbances and impediments generally any Jacques Barbe resident of the d. places of Terbonne. to this present, and accepting for his future his heirs and successors a land and concessions scise and settled in the Coste Ste Marie seigneurie de Terbonne; from south cost of the d. a river of four feet arpant in front of 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 costly Ambroise 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 hotelle seigneurialle 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 put in it cens on cens, and without the presents could harm 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 of November 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 on the front of the concessions that he will make and maintain at his frat and depans, to grind all his grains at the mills of the 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 rights to withdraw it preferentially by repaying the hardship 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 unnes clauses cy above in this case for my d. Sieur Seigneur cy bon I can see him come back and take the d. concessions without for 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 all who are found when due, and all of whom are sincere and loyal, when the d. Prenneur his d. heirs and causes may be reimbursed for the works 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 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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