1813 Indenture Between John and Mary Cambridge and Daniel Machon of Murray Harbour
The following is a transcription of an 1813 conveyance of property in Murray Harbour, copied from a filmstrip in the New England Historic Genealogical Society Library. It is indexed in PEI Land Records Conveyances Reel #3 as "to Daniel Machon from John Cambridge, Liber (book) 23, Folio (page) 43, Date of Instrument 18 Dec 1813, Date of Registry 9 Mar 1814, Description Conveyance 100 acres on Township 64".
This Indenture made the Eighteenth day of December in the Year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and thirteen Between John Cambridge late of CharlotteTown Prince Edward Island but at present residing in that part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called England Merchant (by Lemuel Cambridge Esquire his attorney lawfully authorized as herein aftermentioned) and Mary his wife of the one part and Daniel Machon of Murray harbour in Kings County and in the said Island Farmer of the other part Witnesseth That for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty (...) pounds and ten Shillings of Lawful Sterling Currency of Great Britain by the said Daniel Machon to the said John Cambridge in hand well and truly paid at or before the sealing or delivery of these presents in full for the absolute purchase of the Fee simple and Inheritance of and in the Lands Hereditaments And premises herein aftermentioned and intended to be hereby released the Receipt whereof he the said John Cambridge doth hereby Acknowledge and thereof doth acquit release and discharge the said Daniel Machon his Heirs Executors and Administrators for ever by these presents, They the said John Cambridge and Mary his wife have and each of them hath granted bargained so to absence released enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them, Doth absolutely grant bargain sell alien release enfeoff and confirm unto the said Daniel Machon his Heirs and Assigns all that piece or parcel of Ground situate lying and being within Murray Harbour aforesaid in the Parish of Saint Andrew in Kings County and in Prince Edward Island aforesaid bounded as follows (that is to say) on the west by a line North and South being the boundary Line of Land purchased by and now in the occupation of Henry Brehaut and in all other parts thereof surrounded by Fox River, Murray Harbour and South River the same forming a peninsula and containing One Hundred Acres of Land be the same a little more or less being parcel of Lot or Township number Sixty four and which said piece or parcel of Ground and and premises hereby released and confirmed are now and have been for some years last past in the actual possession and occupation of the said Daniel Machon and are more particularly delineated and discribed in and by a Plan or Ground Plot thereof hereunto annexed, together with the messuage or dwelling house thereon erected or on some part thereof and all other houses Out-houses buildings Fences, woods, underwoods way, waters, watercourses profits commodities and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions, Remainder and Remainders, Rents (...) and profits thereof and also all the Estate Right Title Interest Property Claim and Demand whatsoever both at Law and in Equity of them the said John Cambridge and Mary his wife and each of them of in and to the said Lands hereditaments and premises hereby released and confirmed and every part thereof to have and to hold the said piece or parcels of Ground erections buildings and premises herein before mentioned and described with the Appurtenances unto the said Daniel Machon his heirs and assigns to the only proper one of the said Daniel Machon his heirs and assigns forever subject nevertheless and chargeable with the payment of the quit rents to grow and become due and payable to His Majesty His Heirs and Successors in respect of the Quantity of land hereby released and assured from the first day of May now last past, and the said John Cambridge doth hereby for himself his heirs Executors and Administrators covenant promise and agree to and with the said Daniel Machon his heirs and Assigns in manner following that is to say that now at the time of ensealing and delivery of these presents he the said John Cambridge is and standeth lawfully rightfully and absolutely seised of and in the said Tract or parcel of Land and premises above mentioned to be granted and released with the appurtenances of a good sure perfect absolute and indefeasible Estate of Inheritance and Fee and now hath good right full power and lawfull and absolute authority together with the said Mary his wife to Grant Release and Confirm the same premises and every part thereof with the appurtenances unto the said Daniel Machon his heirs and assigns in the manner aforesaid and also that he the said Daniel Machon his heirs and Assigns shall and may from time to time and at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy all and singular the said premises above mentioned and intended to be hereby released and confirmed with the appurtenances without the lawful(...) (...) molestation hindrance Interruption or Disturbance of or by the said John Cambridge and Mary his wife or either of them their or either of their heirs or Assigns or of or by any other person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the said Premises or any part thereof and shall so remain continue and be free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exhonorated and discharged or otherwise by the said John Cambridge and Mary his wife his or her heirs Executors or Administrators well and efficiently saved defended and kept harmless and indemnified of from and against all former and other gifts grants bargains sales Leases Mortgages Estates Titles Troubles Charges and Incumbrances whatsoever had made done committed or suffered or to be had made done committed or suffered by the said John Cambridge or Mary his wife or either of them or by their or either of their Acts means or procurements and lastly that they said John Cambridge and Mary his wife and their heirs and all and every other person or persons claiming or to claim under them or either of them shall and will from time to time and at all times hereafter at the reasonable request and the proper Costs and Charges in the Law of the said Daniel Machon his heirs or Assigns make doe and execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable Act and Acts thing and things Deeds Devices, Conveyances Assurances in the Law whatsoever for the further better more perfect and absolute Granting Conveying and Assuring of all and singular the said Lands Hereditaments and premises hereby Conveyed and Assured or intended so to be, and to the use and behalf of the said Daniel Machon his heirs and Assigns forever according to the true intent and meaning of these presents. In witness the said Lemuel Cambridge hath hereunto set the hand and affixed the seal of the said John Cambridge by virtue of a Letter or Power of Attorney for that purpose under his hand and seal duly executed bearing date the fifth day of April One thousand Eight hundred and Eleven and duly Registered, And the said Mary Cambridge hath also hereunto set her hand and Seal the day and year first above written//. signed
John Cambridge by
N.B. The original Deed is not executed by Mrs. Mary Cambridge tho stated otherwise in the Subscription clause.
Sealed and delivered by the within named John
Cambridge (by his Attorney within named) in the
presence of signed
Received on the day and year first within written of and from the within named Daniel Machon the Sum of Fifty two pounds and Ten Shillings Sterling being the full Consideration Money within mentioned to be paid by him to me
John Cambridge by
Lem Cambridge his Atty
Registered on the ninth day of March One thousand Eight hundred and fourteen at Ten OClock of the morning on the attest of Charles Burns Esquire as subserving witness to the due execution thereof. S.L.