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there, from the Atlantick and western sea and ocean on the east part, to the south sea on the west part, and all lands and grounds, place and places, soils, wood and wood grounds, havens, ports, rivers, waters, fishing and hereditaments whatsoever, lying within the faid bounds and limits, and every part and parcel thereof, and also all islands lying in America aforsaid in the said seas or either of them on the westerne or easterne coasts or parts of the faid tracts of lands by the said indenture mentioned to be given, granted, bargained, sold, enfeoffed, aliened and confirmed or any of them: And also all mines and mineralls, as well royall mines of gould and silver, as other mines and mineralls whatsoever in the said lands and premifles or any part thereof: And all jurisdictions, rights, royalties, liberties, freedoms, immunities, priviledges, franchises, preheminencies, and commodities whatsoever, which they the said Councel established at Plymouth in the county of Devon for the planting ruling ordering and governing of New-England in America then had or might use, exercise or enjoy, in and within the said lands and premisses by the said indenture mentioned to be given, granted, bargained, fould, enfeoffed

and confirmed, or in or within any part or parcel thereof. Habendum. To have and to hould the said part of New England in

America which lyeth and extends and is abutted as aforesaid, and every part and parcel thereof: And all the faid ilands, rivers, ports, havens, waters, fishings, mines and minerals, jurisdictions, franchises, royalties, liberties, priviledges, commodities, heredicaments and premisses whatsoever, with the appurtenances, unto the faid Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott and Symon Whetcomb, their heirs and assignes, and their associates, to the only proper and absolute use and behoof of the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott and Symon Whetcomb, their heires and affignes, and associates for evermore. To be houlden of us, our heirs and successors, as of our mannor of East-Greenwich in the county of Kent, in free and common soccage, and not in capite, nor by knights service, yielding and paying therefore unto us, our heirs and successors, the fifth part of the oare of gould and silver which shall from time to time and at all times hereafter happen to be found, gotten, had and obtained, in any of the faid lands within the said limits, or in or within any part thereof, for and in satisfaction of all manner of duties, demands and services whatsoever, to be

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Now know ye, that we, at the humble fuite and petition
of the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Thomas
Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, and Symon
Whetcomb, and of others whom they have affociated unto
them, Have, for divers good causes and considerations us Confirma-
moving, granted and confirmed, and by these presents of tion of the
our especiall grace, certain knowledge and meere motion, do cited grant
grant and confirm unto the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir by the King
John Younge, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John
Endecott, and Symon Whetcomb, and to their associates
hereafter named (vide licet) Sir Richard Saltonstall, Knt.
Ifaac Johnson, Samuel Alderfey, John Ven, Matthew
Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard
Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathanael Wright, Samuel
Vafall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams,
John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William
Vaffall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs
and affignes, all the said part of New England in America,
lyeing and extending betweene the bounds and limits in
the faid recited indenture expreffed, and all lands and
grounds, place and places, soyles, wood and wood grounds,
havens, ports, rivers, waters, mines, mineralls, jurisdic-
tions, rights, royalties, liberties, freedoms, immunities, pri-
viledges, franchises, preheminences, hereditaments and com-
modities whatsoever to them the said Sir Henry Rosewell,
Sir John Younge, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey,
John Endecott and Simon Whetcombe, their heirs and
affignes, and to their associates by the faid recited indenture
given, granted, bargained, fould, enfeoffed, aliened and confirm-
ed, or mentioned or intended thereby to be given, granted, bar-
gained, fould, enfeoffed, aliened and confirmed. To have and Habendum.
to hould the said part of New England in America and other
the premisles hereby mentioned to be granted and confirmed
and every part or parcell thereof, with the appurtenances, unto
the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard
Saltonstall, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John En-
decott, Symon Whetcombe, Isaac Johnson, Samuel Alder-
fey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, In-
creafe Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Natha-
niel Wright, Samuel Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas
Goffe, Thomas Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne,
Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pinchon, and
George Foxcroft, their heirs and aftagnes for ever, to their

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and absolute use and behoofe for evermore, To
be houlden of us our heirs and succeffouts as of our mannor
of East Greenwich aforesaid in free and common foccage,
and not in capite nor by knights service, and also yielding
and paying therefore to us our heirs and successours the fifth
part only of all oare of gould and filver, which from time
to time and at all times hereafter shall be there gotten, had or
obtained, for all services, exactions and demands whatsoever,

according to the tenure and reservation in the said recited in Grant of the denture expressed. And further know ye, that of our more fame tract especiall grace, certain knowledge and meere motion, we have

given and granted, and by these presents do for us our heirs persons by and successors give and grant unto the said Sir Henry Rofewell, the King Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southhimself,

cott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Simon Whetcombe,
Isaac Johnson, Samuel Alderfy, John Ven, Matthew Crado
dock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry,
Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffall,
Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams, John
Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vafall,
William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs and
affignes, all that part of New England in America which
lies and extends between a great river there commonly called
Monomack river, alias Merrymack river, and a certain other
river there called Charles river, being in the bottom of a cer-
tain bay there commonly called Massachusets, alias Matta-
chufets, alias Maffatufets bay, and also all and fingular those
lands and hereditaments whatsoever lying within the space of
three English miles on the fouth part of the faid river called
Charles river, or of any or every part thereof, and also all
and fingular the lands and hereditaments whatsoever lyeing
and being within the space of three English miles to the
southward of the southermost part of the said bay called
Massachusetts, alias Mattachusetts, alias Massatusets bay.
And alio all those lands and hereditaments whatsoever which
Jye and be within the space of three English miles' to the
northward of the said river called Monomack, alias Mer-
rimack, or to the northward of any and every part there-
of, and all lands and hereditaments whatsoever lyeing with-
in the limits aforefaid north and south in latitude and
breadth, and in length and longitude of and within all
the breadth aforesaid throughout the maine lands there, from
the Atlantick and western sea and ocean on the east
part, to the south sea on the west parte, and all lands and
grounds, place and places, soyles, wood and wood grounds,
havens, ports, rivers, waters and hereditaments whatsoever

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lyeing within the said bounds and limits, and every part and parcel thereof, and also all islands in America aforesaid in the said feas cr either of them, on the western or eastern coaftes, or partes of the said tracts of lands hereby mentioned to be given or granted or any of them, and all mines and mineralls as well royall mines of gould and filver as other mines and mineralls whatsoever in the said lands and premisses or any part thereof, and free liberty of fishing in or within

any

the rivers or waters within the bounds and limits aforesaid and the seas thereunto adjoining, and all fishes, royal fishes, whales, balan, sturgeon, and other fishes of what kind or nature foever, that shall at any time hereafter be taken in or within the said seas or waters or any of them, by the faid Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, Ifaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vassall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs and assignes, or by any other person or persons whatsoever there inhabiting, by them or any of them appointed to filh therein. Provided always that if the said lands, Provisoe. illands, or any other the premisses herein before mentioned, and by these presents intended and meant to be granted, were at the time of the granting of the said former letters patents, dated the third day of November, in the eighteenth yeare of our faid deare fathers reigne aforesaid, actually possessed or inhabited by any other christian prince or state, or were within the bounds, limits, or territories of that foutherne colonie then before granted by our said late father to be planted by divers of his loveing subjects in the south parts of America, that then this present grant shall not extend to any such parts or parcells thereof, so formerly inhabited or lying within the bounds of the southern plantation as aforesaid, but as to those parts or parcells fo poflefled or inhabited by such chriftian prince or state, or being within the bounds aforesaid, shall be utterly voide, these presents or any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding. To have and to hould, Habendum. possess and enjoy the said parts of New-England in America, which lye, extend and are abutted as aforesaid and every part and parcell thereof, and all the islands, rivers, ports, harens, waters, fishings, fishes, mines, minerals, jurisdictions, franchifes, royalties, liberties, priviledges, commodities and premiffes whatsoever, with the appurtenances, unto the said

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Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonftall, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, Isaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham. Nathaniell Wright, Samuel Vallal, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffill, William Pinchon and George Foxcroft, their heirs and allignes forever, to the only proper and abfolute use and behoofe of the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas South cott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, Ifaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vassall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vassall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcrofte, their heires and affignes forevermore. To be houlden of us, our heirs and successours, as our mannor of East Greenwich in the county of Kent within our realme of England, in free and common foccage, and not in capite, nor by knights service, and also yeelding and paying therefore to us, our heires and successors the fifth part only of all oare of gould and silver which from time to time and at all times hereafter shall be there gotten, had or obtained, for all services, exactions and demands whatsoever. Provided alwayes and our expresse will and meaneing is, that onely one fifth part of the gould and silver oare above mentioned in the whole, and no more, be reserved or payeable unto us, our heirs and succeffours, by colour or vertue of these presents, the double re

fervations or recitals aforesaid, or any thing therein contained Neceflity of notwithstanding. And for as much as the good and prosgood Go.

perous successe of the plantation of the said parts of New, to the fuc. England aforesaid intended by the said Sir Henry Rosewell, cess of the Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southintended

cott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, Plantation.

Isaac Johnson, Samuel Alderfey, John Ven, Matthew
Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard
Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel
Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams,
John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William
Vaffall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, to be
fpeedily sett upon, cannot but chiefely depend, next under
the blessing of Almighty Gou and the support of our royal

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