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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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This Indenture made the Twenty fourth Day of September in the Twenty Seventh Year of the Reign of King George the Third, and in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Seven between Samuel Sparrow of Sydney in The Island of Cape Breton Esquire of the One part and Colin Frasier of the same place labourer of the other part ~ Witnesseth that the said Samuel Sparrow for and in Consideration of the Sum of five Shillings of lawfull Money of Great Britain to him in Hand paid by the said Colin Frasier at or before the Sealing and delivery of these Presents, the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath Granted Bargained and Sold, and by these Presents doth Grant Bargain and Sell unto the said Colin Frasier his Executers Administrators and Assigns all that Messuage and Lot of ground Situate lying and being in the Town of Sydney and known and distinguished by Lot No. 27 in North Charlotte Street being the corner of Amelia Street in the said Town of Sydney and the Reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, Rents issues and Profits of all and Singular the said Premisses and every part or parcel thereof with the Appurtenances.

          To have and to hold the said Messuages and Lot of land heriditaments and Premises above Granted Bargained and Sold and every part and parcel thereof with the Appurtenances unto the said Colin Frasier his Executors Adminis=trators Administrators, [sic] and Assigns from the Day before the Day of the Date hereof for and during and until the full end and Term of One Whole Year from there forth next ensuing and fully to be Complete and ended Yeilding and paying therefor one pepper Corn at or upon the Feast of Saint Michaele next ensuing the Date hereof if the same shall be law=fully demanded to the intent that by Virtue of these Presents and before of the Statute made for transferring of uses into Possession he the said Colin Frasier may be in Actual Possession of all and Singular the said Premisses above Bargained and sold with the Appurtenances and be thereby enabled to take and accept of a Grant and release of the reversion and Inheritance thereof to him and his Heirs, to the only proper use and behoof of the said Colin Frasier his Heirs and Assigns forever. ~ In Witnesss whereof the Parties to these Presents have interchangeable set their Hands and Seals the Day and Year first above written.

Saml Sparrow

Sealed and delivered in the                                                                         his
      presence of                                                                                   Colin X Frasier
                D. Taitt                                                                                      Mark
                Margaret McCarty

[Source: NSARM, MG 10, Volume 24, Number 3 [2 items], September 24, 1787, photocopies [NSARM, Vert Mss File, Sparrow, Indenture, September 24, 1787]]

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