Text of Original Land Grant from 28 June 1855 to Samuel M. Gamblin
Victoria, by the Grace of GOD, of the United Kingdom of Great Britian and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting: Know Ye, that We, of Our special Grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion, have given and granted, and We do by these Presents for Us, Our Heirs and Successors, give and grant unto Samuel M. Gamblin, his Heirs and Assigns, a Tract of Land situate in the Parish of Johnston in the County of Queens in Our Province of New Brunswick, and bounded as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a Maple tree standing on the easterly side of a reserved Road in the northwesterly angle of lot number fifteen in Hock three. Thence running by the Magnet of the year one Thousand eight hundred and fifty four North three degrees East along said side of said reserved Road, fifty chains, thence South eighty seven degrees East twenty chains to a spruce tree thence South three degrees west fifty chains to a post, and thence North eighty seven degrees west twenty chains to the place of beginning, containing one hundred acres, more or less, distinguished as lot number thirty five in Hock three, and also particularly described and marked on the Plot or Plan of Survey hereunto annexed; together with all profits, commodities, hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining; except and reserved, nevertheless, out of this present Grant to Us, Our Heirs and Successors, all Coals, and also all Gold and Silver, and other Mines and Minerals; TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of Land, and all and singular the Premises hereby granted, with their appurtenances, (exept before excepted) unto the said Samuel M. Gamblin his Heirs and Assigns, FOR EVER: Provided always, and this present Grant is upon condition, that the same Grant be registered in the Secretary's Office of Our said Province of New Brunswick, to which Registry shall be attached a duplicate of the Plan hereunto annexed.
Given under the Great Seal of Our Province of New Brunswick. WITNESS Our trusty and well beloved The Honorable John Henry Thomas Manners Sutton, Our Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of Our said Province, at Fredericton, the Twenty sixth day of June in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty five and in the Nineteenth Year of Our Reign.
BY HIS EXCELLENCY'S COMMAND A. L. Tilley
No. 7006 Registered the 27th day of June 1855 A. L. Tilley