le 18 décembre 1895
W. Noble Campbell, notaire
Stockwell, Francis William
Menier, Henri Emile Anatole, Paris
Kendrick, Henry, no. 9 New Broad steet, London; liquidator
Auger, Jacques, notary, Québec
Stockwell, Thomas Coldesborough
Gibsone, William Cuppage, advocate, Québec
Campbell, William Noble, notary public
On this day the sixteenth of December in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety five. Before me William Noble Campbell the undersigned notary public for the province of Quebec in the Dominion of Canada residing at the city of Quebec in the said province came and appeared the Governor and Company of the Island of Anticosti Limited (in liquidation) and Henry Kendrick of No.9 New Broad street in the city of London the liquidator of the said company which said company and liquidator are hetero represented by William Cuppage Gibsone of the said City of Quebec Esquire advocate the attorney of the said Company and of the said liquidator authorized for the purposes hereof in virtue of a certain power of attorney under the Common Seal of the said Company affixed and signed sealed and delivered by the said Henry Kendrick the said liquidator at London in England on the thirtieth day of November 1895 and deposited of record in the office of Jacques Auger of Quebec notary on the sixteenth day of December 1895 by deed of deposit made at the request of and signed by the said W.C. Gibsone and executed under the notarial number six thousand seven hundred and ninety six. The said The Governor and Company of the Island of Anticosti limited and Henry Kendrick represented as aforesaid being in the present deed styled the vendors of the first part and Henri Emile Anatole Menier of No. 8 rue Alfred de Vigny Paris in the Republic of France by the Honorable George Irvine of the City of Quebec one of Her Majesty's Counsel the attorney of the said Henri Emile Anatole Menier authorized for the purpose hereof by virtue of a certain power of attorney signed sealed and delivered by the said Henri Emile Anatole Menier at Paris on the twenty ninth day of November 1895 and deposited of record in the office of William Noble Campbell the undersigned notary public at Quebec on the eleventh day of December instant (1895) by deed of deposit made at the request of and signed by the said G. Irvine and executed under the notarial number 3238. The said Henri Emile Anatole Menier represented as aforesaid being in the present deed styled the purchaser of the other par which said parties have declared covenanted and agreed together in the manner following that is to say the vendors did declare to have granted, bargained, sold, assigned conveyed, transferred and made over as by these presents they do grant, bargan sell, assign, convey, transfer and make over unto the said purchaser here of accepting the real estate property and promises of which the following is a description that is to say: The Island of Anticosti situate in the Gulf of St-Lawrence in the District of Saguenay in the Province of Quebec Canada but without any warranty as to contents together whith all the appurtenances there of and all buildings therson belonging to the Company used as dwellings, stores, warehouses or for other purpose situation at English Bay and elsewhere in the Island and togeth with all rights powers privileges and authorities thereto belonging with all active and passive servitudes saving and except there out all those lots or parcels of land on the Island used at present as sites for lighthouses and for telegraph stations with the rights of way and other easements which were be deed dated the twelfth day of November eighteen hundred and eighty nine (1889) sold and conveyed to Her Majesty the Queen and which were more particularly distinguished in the said de to the said vendors the said property and premises hereby sold belonging & appertaining for having derived the same from Francis William Stockwell and Thomas Coldesborough Stockwell, the said F.W. Stockwell having purchased the same from the Prothortary of the superior court of the District of Saguenay in the Province of Quebec acting under a judgment of the said court rendered on the twenty second of September (1882) eighteen hundred and eighty two in a suit no. 432 by deed of adjudiciation bearing date of the tenth of September eighteen hundred and eighty four (1884) registered in the first division of the Registry Office for the counties of Charlevoix and Saguenay on the tenth of September in the said year 1884 copies of which have been delivered to the purchaser before the execution of these presents.
To have and to hold the said above described and hereby sold property and premises with the dependencies and appurtenances there unto belonging unto the said purchaser free from all debts and incumbrances all outgoings up to this time having been cleared by the vendors to the only proper use and benefit of the said purchaser and assigns for ever, subject however to the charges and conditions of sale in the aforesaid cause No. 432 in the superior court for the Province of Quebec District of Saguenay wherein George Bury Trader of Montreal was plantiff and Patrick Leslie and others were defendants which took placeon the seventeenth day of June eighteen hundred and eighty four (1884) at the sitting of the superior court holden at the Court House in the Parish of St-Etienne de la Malbaie in the said districk of Saguenay and subject also to the rights if any of the persons lawfully claiming under the late Captain Setter to or in respect of certain land formely occupied by the said Captain Setter and not exceeding six hundred acres in extent situation at or near Ellis Bay in the said Island and subject to the rights of way and other easements reserved to the Telegraph operators and generally to the officers of Her Majesty's Governement of Canada its agents, facters and servants by the said de dated the twelfth of November 1889 and subject also to butwith the full benefit of the existing tenancies of portions of the said Island and all easements if any affecting the same.
The present sale and conveyance is made for and in consideration of the sum of twenty five thousand pounds (£25000) sterling the receipt whereof the vendors hereby acknowledge to have received before the execution of these presents and in consideration of the premises the said vendors do hereby transfer and set over the said purchaser all right of property, clair title interest demand seizin possession and other rights what ever which they the said vendors can have demand or pretend to in or upon the aforesaid hereby bargained and sold Island of Anticosti and premises of which they hereby divest themselves in favour of the said purchaser and assigns consenting and agreeing that the said purchaser be and remain seized with the full and entire possession thereof.
It is specially convenanted and agreed that the purchaser will allow the vendors access to the Island for one year from the date hereof for the purpose only of peaceably collectingmoney which may be due to the vendors form persons residing on the said Island and of selling boats stores or other goods berlonging to the vendors on the said Island.
This done and passed at the said city of Quebec on the day and year first above written these presents being recorded in the office of the undersigned notary under the number there thousand two hundred and forty one and signed by the said parties represented as aforesaid with and in the presence of me the said notary also hereto subscribing these presents having be first duly read.
W. Noble Campbell, Not. Pub.