On this the twenty-second day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighty eight, Before me, P. E. Emile Belanger, the undersigned Notary Public for the Province of Quebec, residing at Quebec, personally came and appeared Dame Bridget Boyle of the Parish of St. Gabriel of Valcartier in the County of Quebec, widow of the late Michael Hartery, farmer, of the same place, of the first part:
Miss Catherine Hartery of the same place, spinster. Of the second part: and Thomas Hartery of the same place, farmer. Of the third part: Which said parties have covenanted and agreed together in manner following that is to say: The Said part of the first part did doth hereby give, grant and make over unto the said Thomas Hartery, her son, party of the third part, present and accepting hereof, for himself, his heirs and assigns that is to say: the whole of her property moveable and immoveable which she is now possessed, together with all the rights that she may have or may become entitled to in and to the communante de biens which has existed between her and her said husband, capital interest and revenue of every nature and kind whatsoever, whatever situation and to whatever the same may amount.
The said party of the second part did and doth hereby also by these presents, give, grant and make over unto the said Thomas Hartery, her brother, party of the third part, present and accepting hereof, for himself his heirs and assigns that is to say: all and singular the successive rights which she has or may become entitled to in and to the estate of the late Michael Hartery, her father deceased, moveable and immoveable, capital interest and revenue, due and to become due of every nature and kind whatsoever, whatever situate and to whatever the same may increase, that may ultimately come or be acquired by the renunciation of one or more of the co-heirs of the Said Succession, the whole without any exception or reserve.
The said parties of the first and second part do hereby moreover give, grant and make over unto the said Thomas Hartery all and singular their rights which they have or may become entitles to in and to that certain lot of land being known as number seventy-four on the official plan and in the book of Reference thereto for the said parish of St. Gabriel of Valcartier, and described as follows in a deed of sale by Widow John Neilson and others to Michael Hartery and passed before Mr. Aut. A. Parant, Notary at Quebec and bearing date at Quebec the seventeenth of June one thousand eight hundred and fifty one, that is to say:
“A lot of land situate and lying in the Parish of St. Ambroise, Fief of St. Gabriel, in the first concession of Valcartier, on the northwest side of River Jacques Cartier, containing ten arpents in front by fifteen arpents in depth bounded in front by the Queen’s Highway, in rear by a lot occupied by James and William Finlay, on one side by the Fossambault Seigniory line and on the other side Martin Moylen.”
To have, hold use and dispose of the said hereby donated goods unto the said Thomas Hartery from this day forth, they the said donors, substituting and subrogating the said Thomas Hartery in and to all their rights claims and privileges in the above gived and granted goods.
The present gift is thus made at the charge by the said done, who herself binds and obliges himself –
1st – To pay and acquit to the exoneration of the said donors the share for which they may be held liable of the debts and charges of the said communante de biens and Succession in such wise that they, the said donors shall not be hereafter troubled for on account thereof.
2nd – To pay all the rents, due, taxes, school taxes and assessments which might now affect or may I future affect the hereby granted immoveable property.
3rd – To pay all and singular the capital sums and interests mortgaged in the said hereby granted immoveable property.
4th – To pay on demand to the said Catherine Hartery a sum of one hundred dollars without interest.
5th – To keep with him and in his own house the said Dame Bridget Boyle and to provide her with all what is necessary for life and clothing.
And for securing the due execution of the above charges and conditions the said Thomas Hartery do hereby mortgage and hypothecate the hereby gived and granted immoveable property number twenty-four (sic – should be seventy-four) of the official cadastral plan aforesaid, thus done and passed at the said parish of St. Gabriel of Valcartier at the residence of the said parties hereto, under number four hundred and five of the minutes of the said Notary. In faith and testimony whereof the said Thomas Hartery has to these presents first duly read set and subscribed his name and signature in presence of the said notary, the said Dame Bridget Boyle and Miss Catherine Hartery having declared unto one the said Notary do not know how to write nor sign their name but have made a mark of a cross in the presence of the said Notary subscribing.
Signed: Thomas Hartery
Bridget Boyle Hartery (her mark)
Catherine Hartery (her mark)
P. E. Emile Belanger, N.P.
A true copy of the original hereof remaining of record in my office.
No. 77790 - This Deed of Gift was entered and Registered in the Registry Office for the Registration District of Quebec, at Thirty minutes past two o’clock p.m. on the sixth day of April, eighteen hundred and eighty eight as number Seventy seven thousand and ninety in Register B., Volume 150, page. 48.
R. Trudelle, Registrar.