containing by admeasurment One hundred and sixty acres, more or less.
To have and to hold the said Parcel or Tract of Land, unto the said
John Ham Sills, his heirs,
and Assigns forever; SAVING RESERVING, NEVERTHELESS, unto Us, Our Successor and Assigns, the free uses, passage and enjoyment of, in over and up all navigable waters that now are or may be hereafter found on or under,
of flowing through or upon any part of the said Parcel or Tract of Land.
GIVEN under the Great Seal of Canada: WITNESS, John Joseph McGee Esquire Deputy of Our Right
Trusty and Well Beloved Councillor, Sir John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
(commonly called the Marquis of Lorne), Knight of Our most Ancient and
most noble Order of the Thistle, Knight Grand Cross of Our Most
Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Governor
General of Canada and Vice-Admiral of the same.
At OTTAWA, this Ninth day of February, in the year of Our
Lord, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and in the forty-sixth year of Our Reign.
Ref. No.13793 BY COMMAND
Homestead No. 3008
G. Powell A. Russell
UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE for the DEPUTY OF THE MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR
(In the left margin) A. Power
for the Deputy of the Minister of Justice,