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muel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffal, William Pinchon, and George Foxeroft, their heirs and assignes for ever, to their only proper and absolute use and behoof for evermore. To be houlden of us, Tenure. our heirs and successors, as of our mannor of East Greenwich aforesaid, in free and common foceage, and not in Capite nor by knights' service; and also yielding Rent. and paying therefore to us, our heirs and fucceffors, the fifth part only of all oare of gould and silver, which from time to time, and at all times hereafter, fhall be there gotten, had, or obtained, for all services, exactions, and demands whatsoever, according to the tenure and reservation in the said recited indenture expressed. And further know ye, that, of our more especial grace, Grant of

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tract of land and granted, and by these presents do, for us, our heirs, to the same

persons by and succeffors, give and grant, unto the said Sir Henry the king Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southcott John Humfrey, John Endecott, Simon Whetcombe, Isaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomaz Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs and assignes, 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 certain bay there commonly called Massachusetts, alias Mattachusets, alias Mallatusets, bay, and also all and singular those lands and heredi

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taments whatsoever lyeing within the space of thret English miles on the south part of the said river called Charles river, or of any or every part thereof, and also all and singular the lands and bereditaments whatsoever lyeing and being within the space of three English miles to the south of the southermost part of the faid bay called Massachusetts, alias Mattachusetts, alias Maliatusetts, bay; and also all those lands and hereditaments whatsoever, which lye and be within the space of three English miles to the northward of the said river called Monomack, alias Merrymack, or to the northward of any, and every part thereof, and all lands and hereditaments whatsoever lyeing within the limits aforesaid 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 ļands and grounds, place and places, soyles, wood, and wood grounds, havens, ports, rivers, waters, and hereditaments whatsoever lyeing within the said bounds and limits, and every part and parcel thereof, and also all islands in America aforesaid in the said seas or either of them on the western or eastern coastes, 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 silver 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 of the rivers or waters within the bounds and limits atorefaid and the feas thereunto adjoining ; and all fishes, royal fishes, whales, balan, sturgeon, and other fishes of what kind

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ür nature soever that Iball at any time hereafter be taken in or within the said seas or waters or any of them, by the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, Isaac Johnfon, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Valfall, Theophilus Laton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs and aflignes, or by any other person, or persons whatsoever there inhabiting, hy them, or any of them, appointed to fish therein. Provided Provisor. always, that, if the said lands, islands, 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 said deare father's 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 loving 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 lyeing within the bounds of the southern plantation as aforesaid, but as to those parts or parcells so possessed or inhabited by such christian prince or state, or being within the bounds aforesaid, shall be utterly voide, these presents or any thing therein contained, to the contrary notwith standing. To have, and to hould, possess, and Habendum.

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enjoy, the faid parts of New-England in America, which lye, extend, and are abutted as aforesaid, and every part and parce! thereof, and all the islands, rivers, ports, havens, waters, fishings, fishes, mines, minerals, jurisdi&tions, franchises, royalties, liberties, privileges, commodities, and premiffes whatsoever, with the appurtenances, unto the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, 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 Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs and assignes for ever, to the only proper and absolute use and behoofe of the faid Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, Isaac 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 Vaffall, William Pinchon, and George Foxcrofte, their heirs and alignes forevermore. To be houlden of us, our heires and succeffours, as of 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 heirs and fucceffors, the fifth part only of all oare of gould and silver, which from

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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 expreffe will and meaneing is, that onely one-fifth part of the gould and filver oare above mentioned in the whole, and no more, be reserved or payeable unto us, our heirs and fucceffours, by colour or vertue of these prefents, the double reservations or recitals aforesaid, or any thing therein contained notwithstanding. And, for as much as the good and prosperous success of Necessity

of good the plantation of the said parts of New-England afore

governsaid, intended by the said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John ment to Younge, Sir Richard Saltonitall, Thomas Southcott, of the in

tended plan John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcombe, tation. Isaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniell Wright, Samuel Vassall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Goffe, Thomas 'Adams, John Browne, Samuel Browne, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffal, William Pinchon, and George Foxcroft, to be speedily set-upon, cannot but chiefely depend, next under the blessing of Almighty God and the support of our royal authority, upon the good government of the fame; to the end that the affairs and businesses which from time to time shall happen and arise concerning the said lands and the plantation of the same, may be the better managed and ordered : We have further hereby, of our especiall Incorporagrace, certain knowledge, and meere motion, given, grantees of granted, and confirmed, and for us, our heirs and success the said fours, do give, grant and confirme, unto our faid trustie and well-beloved subjects Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Younge, Sir Richard Saltonstall, Thomas Southcott, John Humfrey, John Endecott, Symon Whetcomb,

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