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length and longitude, of and within all the breadth
aforesaid, throughout the main lands there from the
Atlantick and western sea and ocean on the east part,
to the south fea on the west part; and all lands and
grounds, place and places, foil, woods and wood-
grounds, havens, ports, rivers, waters, fishings ard
hereditaments, whatsoever, lying within the said
bounds and limits, and every part and parcel thereof;
and also all islands lying in America aforesaid, in the
said seas, or either of them, on the western or eastern
coasts or parts of the said tracts of land by the faid
indenture mentioned to be given and granted, bargain-
ed, sold, enfcoffed, aliened and confirmed, or any of
them; and also all mines and minerals, as well royal
mines of gold and silver, as other mines and minerals
whatsoever, in the said lands and premiffes, or any
part thereof; and all jurisdictions, rights, royalties,
liberties, freedoms, immunities, privileges, franchises,
pre-eminences, and commodities whatsoever, which
they the said Council 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 or within the said
land and premises, by the same indenture mentioned

to be given, granted, bargained, fold, enfeoffed, and Habendum: confirmed in, or within, any part or parcel thereof; to

have and to hold the said part of New England in
America, which lies and extends, and is abutted as
aforesaid, and every part and parcel thereof, and all
the said islands, rivers, ports, havens, waters, fishings,
mines, minerals, jurisdictions, franchises, royalties,
liberties, privileges, commodities, hereditaments and
premises whatsoever, with the appurtenances, unto the
said Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Young, Thomas

Southcott,

Southcott, Johu Humphreys, John Endicott, and
Simon Whetcombe, their heirs and assigns, and their
associates for ever, to the only proper and absolute use
and behoof of the said Sir Henry Roswell, Sir John
Young, Thomas Southcott, John Humphreys, John
Endicott, and Simon Whetcombe, their heirs and
affigns, and their associates for evermore; to be holdlen Tenendum,
of our faid royal Grandfather king Charles the First,
his heirs and successors, as of his manor of East Green-
wich in the county of Kent, in free and common
soccage, and not in capite, nor by knights service;

Redden-
yielding and paying therefore unto our faid royal dum.
Grandfather, his heirs and fucceflors, the fifth part of
the ore of gold and silver, which should, from time to
time, and at all times hereafter, happen to be fouud,
gotten, had and obtained in any of the said 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 done, made or paid to
our faid royal Grandfather, his heirs or successors, (as
in and by the said recited indenture may more at large
appear).

And whereas our faid royal Grandfather, in and by The king his letters patents under the great Seal of England,

confirmed

chis grant bearing date at Westminster the fourth day of March by ietteise in the fourth year of his reign, for the confideration Car: 1: therein mentioned, did grant and confirm unto the faid Sir Henry Roswell, Sir John Young, Tho. Southcott, John Humphreys, John Endicott, and Simon Whetcombe, and to their affociates after named ; viz. Sir Ralph Saltenstall, knight, Ifaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffal, The

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ophilus Eaton, Thomas Golfe, Thomas Adams, John Brown, Samuel Brown, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffal, William Pincheon, and George Foxcroft, their heirs and assigns, all the said part of New-England in America, lying and extending between the bounds and limits in the said indenture expreffed, and all lands and grounds, place and places, foils, woods and wood-grounds, havens, ports, rivers, waters, mincs, minerals, jurisdi&tions, rights, royalties, liberties, freedoms, immunities, privileges, franchises, pre-eminences, and hereditaments whatsoever, bargained, fold, enfeoffed and confirmed, or mentioned or intended to be given, granted, bargained, fold, enfeoffed, aliened and confirmed, to them the said Sir Henry Roswell, Sir John Young, Thomas Southcott, John Humphrey, John Endicott, and Simon Whetcombe, their heirs

and affigns, and to their associates for ever, by the said Habendum. recited indenture; to have and to hold the said part of

New-England in America; and other the premises thereby mentioned to be granted and confirmed, and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances, to the said Sir Henry Roswell, Sir John Young, Sir Richard Saltenstall, Thomas Southcott, Jobn Humphrey, John Endicott, Simon Wbetcombe, Isaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vassall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Golfe, Thomas Adams, John Brown, Samuel Brown, Thomas Hutchins, William Vassall, William Pincheon and George Foxcroft, their heirs and affigns for ever, to their only

proper and absolute use and behoof for evermore; to Tenendum. be bolden of our faid royal Grandfather, his heirs and

fucceffors, as of his manor of East Greenwich afore

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again to the

new gran. tees, or

Roswell

said, in free and common soccage, and not in capite, nor in knights service; and also yielding and paying therefore to our faid royal Grandfather, his heirs and Redden. succeffors, the fifth part only of all the ore of gold and filver, which from time to time, and at all times after, should be there gotten, had or obtained, for all services, exactions and demands whatsoever, according to the tenor and reservation in the said recited inden ture expreffed.

And further our faid royal Grandfather, by the faid And grantletters patents, did give and grant unto the said Sir lands over Henry Rofwell, Sir John Young, Sir Richard Salien-new Stall, Thomas Southcott, John Humphreys, John

assignees, Endicott, Simon Whetcombe, Isaac Johnson, Samuel Sir Henry Aldersey, Jolin Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Har- and others. wood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vassall, TheophiJus Eaton, Thomas Golfe, Thomas Adams, John Brown, Samuel Brown, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pincheon and George Foxcroft, their heirs and alligns, all that part of New-England in America which lies and extends between a great river there, commonly called Monomack, alias Merrimack, river, and a certain other river there, called Charles river being in the bottom of a certain bay there, conmonly called Massachusetts, alias Mattachusetts, alias Maffatusetts, Bay, as also all and fingular those lands and hereditaments whatsoever, lying within the space of three English miles on the South part of the said River called Charles River, or of any or every part thereof; and alsoalland singular those lands and hereditaments whatsoever, lying and being within the space of three English miles to the Southward of the Southermost part of the said bay, called Massachusetts, alias Mattachu

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sets, alias Maffatusetts, Bay; and also all those lands and hereditaments whatsoever, which lie and be within the space of three Englih miles to the north ward of the said river, called Monomack, alias Merrimack, or to the Northward of any and every part thereof, and all lands and hereditaments whatsoever, lying within the limits aforelaid, North and South in latitude and in breadth, and in length and longitude, of and within all the breadth aforesaid, throughout the main lands there, from the Atlantick, or 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, woods and wood-lands, havens, ports, rivers, waters and hereditaments whatsoever, lying 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, or the Western or Eastern coasts, or parts of the faid tracts of lands thereby mentioned to be given and granted, or any of them; and all mines and minerals, as well royal mines of gold and silver, as other mines and minerals whatsoever, in the said lands and premises, or any part thereof; and free liberty of fishing in, or within, any of the rivers or waters within the bounds and limits aforesaid, and the feas thereunto adjoining; and all fishes, royal fishes, whales, balene, sturgeons, and other fishes of what kind or nature soever, that lould 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 Young, Sir Richard Saltenstall, Thomas Southcott, John Humphreys, John Endicott, Simond Whetcombe, Isaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Bellingham, Thomas Wright, Samueli Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton,

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