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length and longitude, of and within all the breadth aforefaid, throughout the main lands there from the Atlantick and western sea and ocean on the east part, to the south fea on the weft part; and all lands and grounds, place and places, foil, woods and woodgrounds, havens, ports, rivers, waters, fifhings and hereditaments, whatfoever, lying within the faid bounds and limits, and every part and parcel thereof; and alfo all islands lying in America aforesaid, in the faid feas, or either of them, on the western or eastern coafts or parts of the faid tracts of land by the faid indenture mentioned to be given and granted, bargained, fold, enfeoffed, aliened and confirmed, or any of them; and also all mines and minerals, as well royal mines of gold and filver, as other mines and minerals whatsoever, in the faid lands and premiffes, or any part thereof; and all jurifdictions, rights, royalties, liberties, freedoms, immunities, privileges, franchises, pre-eminences, and commodities whatfoever, which they the faid Council eftablifhed 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 faid land and premises, by the fame 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 faid part of New-England in America, which lies and extends, and is abutted as aforefaid, and every part and parcel thereof, and all the faid islands, rivers, ports, havens, waters, fishings, mines, minerals, jurifdictions, franchifes, royalties, liberties, privileges, commodities, hereditaments and premises whatfoever, with the appurtenances, unto the faid Sir Henry Rosewell, Sir John Young, Thomas Southcott,

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Southcott, John Humphreys, John Endicott, and
Simon Whetcombe, their heirs and affigns, and their
associates for ever, to the only proper and absolute use
and behoof of the faid Sir Henry Rofwell, Sir John
Young, Thomas Southcott, John Humphreys, John
Endicott, and Simon Whetcombe, their heirs and
affigns, and their affociates for evermore; to be holden Tenendum.
of our faid royal Grandfather king Charles the First,
his heirs and fucceffors, as of his manor of East Green-
wich in the county of Kent, in free and common
foccage, and not in capite, nor by knights fervice; Redden-
yielding and paying therefore unto our faid royal dum.
Grandfather, his heirs and fucceffors, the fifth part of
the ore of gold and filver, which fhould, from time to
time, and at all times hereafter, happen to be fouud,
gotten, had and obtained in any of the faid lands
within the faid limits, or in or within any part thereof,
for and in fatisfaction of all manner of duties, demands
and fervices whatfoever to be done, made or paid to
our faid royal Grandfather, his heirs or fucceffors, (as
in and by the faid recited indenture may more at large
appear).

this grant

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And whereas our faid royal Grandfather, in and by The king his letters patents under the great Seal of England, confirmed bearing date at Westminster the fourth day of March by lettersin the fourth year of his reign, for the confideration Car. I: 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 Saltenftall, knight, Ifaac Johnfon, Samuel Alderfey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffal, Theophilus

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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 affigns, all the faid part of New-England in America, lying and extending between the bounds and limits in the faid indenture expreffed, and all lands and grounds, place and places, foils, woods and wood-grounds, havens, ports, rivers, waters, mines, minerals, jurifdi&tions, rights, royalties, liberties, freedoms, immunities, privileges, franchises, pre-eminences, and hereditaments whatfoever, bargained, fold, enfeoffed and confirmed, or mentioned or intended to be given, granted, bargained, fold, enfeoffed, aliened and confirmed, to them the faid Sir Henry Roswell, Sir John Young, Thomas Southcott, John Humphrey, John Endicott, and Simon Whetcombe, their heirs and affigns, and to their affociates for ever, by the faid Habendum. recited indenture; to have and to hold the faid 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 faid Sir Henry Rofwell, Sir John Young, Sir Richard Saltenftall, Thomas Southcott, John Humphrey, John Endicott, Simon Whetcombe, Ifaac Johnfon, Samuel Alderfey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Golfe, Thomas Adams, John Brown, Samuel Brown, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pincheon and George Foxcroft, their heirs and affigns for ever, to their only proper and abfolute ufe and behoof for evermore; to Tenendum. be holden of our faid royal Grandfather, his heirs and fucceffors, as of his manor of Eaft Greenwich afore

dum.

faid, in free and common foccage, and not in capite,
nor in knights fervice; and alfo yielding and paying
therefore to our faid royal Grandfather, his heirs and Redden-
fucceffors, the fifth part only of all the ore of gold and
filver, which from time to time, and at all times after,
fhould be there gotten, had or obtained, for all fer-
vices, exactions and demands whatsoever, according
to the tenor and refervation in the faid recited inden
ture expreffed.

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And further our faid royal Grandfather, by the faid And grantletters patents, did give and grant unto the faid Sir lands over Henry Rofwell, Sir John Young, Sir Richard Salten- again to the stall, Thomas Southcott, John Humphreys, John assignees, Endicott, Simon Whetcombe, Ifaac Johnfon, Samuel Sir Henry Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Har- and others. wood, Increase Nowell, Richard Perry, Richard Bellingham, Nathaniel Wright, Samuel Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas Golfe, Thomas Adams, John Brown, Samuel Brown, Thomas Hutchins, William Vaffall, William Pincheon and George Foxcroft, their heirs and affigns, 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, commonly called Maffachusetts, alias Mattachusetts, alias Maffatufetts, Bay, as alfo all and fingular those lands and hereditaments whatsoever, lying within the fpace of three English miles on the South part of the faid River called Charles River, or of any or every part thereof; and alfoall and fingular thofe lands and hereditaments whatsoever, lying and being within the space of three English miles to the Southward of the Southermoft part of the faid bay, called Massachusetts, alias Mattachu

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fets, alias Maffatufetts, Bay; and alfo all thofe lands and hereditaments whatsoever, which lie and be within the fpace of three English miles to the northward of the faid 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 aforefaid, North and South in latitude and in breadth, and in length and longitude, of and within all the breadth aforefaid, throughout the main lands there, from the Atlantick, or Western, fea and ocean, on the Eaft part, to the South-Sea on the Weft part; and all lands and grounds, place and places, foils, woods and wood-lands, havens, ports, rivers, waters and hereditaments whatsoever, lying within the faid bounds and limits, and every part and parcel thereof; and alfo all iflands in America aforefaid, in the faid feas, or either of them, or the Weftern or Eaftern coafts, 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 filver, as other mines and minerals whatsoever, in the faid 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 aforefaid, and the feas thereunto adjoining; and all fishes, royal fishes, whales, balene, fturgeons, and other fishes of what kind or nature foever, that should at any time hereafter be taken in, or within, the faid feas or waters, or any of them, by the faid Sir Henry Rofewell, Sir John Young, Sir Richard Saltenftall, Thomas Southcott, John Humphreys, John Endicott, Simond Whetcombe, Ifaac Johnson, Samuel Aldersey, John Ven, Matthew Craddock, George Harwood, Increase Nowell, Richard Bellingham, Thomas Wright, Samueli Vaffall, Theophilus Eaton, Thomas

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