DEED for St. Margaret’s Church
This indenture made the twenty third day of July in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and five between John Cambridge Esquire of Greenwich (Lot 40) in Prince Edward Island, North America of the one part and Angus MacEachern of St. Andrews (Lot 38) of said island of the other part.
Witnessed that the said John Cambridge for and in consideration of the sum of ten pounds, ten shillings sterling to him in hand being paid by the said Angus MacEachern.
Hereby acknowledged, bargained, sold, aligned, released and confirmed and by these presents doth absolutely grant, bargain, sell, release and confirm unto the said Angus MacEachern, his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Lot or Township 44 of the above said island.
That is to say, commencing at a stake fixed 13 chains to the westward of the eastern boundary line of land now the occupation of John MacPhee o f Bear River of Lot 44 and running thence due west eight chains along the shore of Gulf of St. Lawrence and thence running due south on parallel lines until the area circumscribed containing 20 acres with the rights, number and appurtenances thereof and also all the rights, title, interest and estate, as well in law as equity of him the said John Cambridge in or to the said premises and every part thereof to have and to hand the same lot land, premises and appurtenances and every part thereof unto the said Angus MacEachern, his heirs and assigns to his and theirs only proper use and behold forever.
In witness where of the said John Cambridge hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above named, in the forty fifth year of the reign of Sovereign Lord George the third of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Cambridge (Seal)
Land at shore:
Laughlin and Angus MacPhee 120 acres
Alexander MacDonald, Esquire 160 acres
MacPhee property west 13 chains
Alexander Esquire west 19 chains
CERTIFICATION OF DEED (St. Margaret’s Church)
July 25, 1805
John Cambridge to Angus McEachern
I duly certify that the within deed was duly registered in the Registry office of Charlottetown at three o’clock in the afternoon of the eleventh day of November 1805, Book 14—a subscribing witness, The Desbresay Register
Description of St. Margaret’s Church on Township 44 from the plan of survey in the office of the Surveyor General, Charlottetown: commencing at a post fixed in the bank of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and thence running south along the western boundary of the lands of the late John MacPhee—the distance of 25 chains. Thence west of the distance of 8 chains thence north to the shore of the said Gulf of St. Lawrence, thence following the various courses of the said shore eastward to the stake at the place of beginning and including 20 acres be the same a little more or less.