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[...] Proporc[i]on [...] of Gouldsmithes hall.
The fower and twentieth day of August 1639 The foresaid S[i]r Raphe Whitfeld and Thomas ffotherley his Ma[ies]t[ie]s Com[m]ission[e]rs for and on his Ma[ies]t[ie]s behalfe by vertue of [th]e said Com[m]ission and William Simpson of Clandermott in the late County of Londonderry gent[leman] doe C onclude and agree that the said William and his assignes shall have and hold all that Towneland with the appurtenances com[m]only called or knowne by the name of Boggah or by whatsoever other name or names the same be called or knowne conteining by estimac[i]on one hundred and twelve acres Irish measure and all cabyns edifices and buildings thereupon. And allso all ways and psssa ges to the aforesaid p[re]misses or any part thereof belonginge or formerly enjoyed therewith Exceptinge and reservinge unto his Ma[ies]tie his heyres and Successors all tymber, and tymber trees storiers s aplings and great trees Mynes and quarryes in upon or belonginge to the p[re]misses or any part thereof and all such reasonable wayes and passages over the p[re]misses for the Tenn[an]ts and Occupyers of his Ma[ies]t[ie]s other lands as have formerly bene used. And all the River of Loughfoyle and all other rivers Creekes and Streames in or neere to the p[re]misses and the soil and ground thereof. And all the ffishinge and takinge of salmon Eeles and other ffish in the said River s, creeks, streams, and ffishings and liberty to make houses and draw netts and do any other thinge else whatsoever upon the p[re]misses concerninge the said fishings for the terme of one and twenty yeares from the ffeast of Phillipp and Jacob nowe last past for and under the yearly rent of seaven pounds sterlinge paiable into the Receipt of his Ma[ies]t[ie]s Exchequer in England or unto the hands of the Receivor of his Ma[ies]ty his heirs and successors for the tyme beinge for the Revennue of Londonderry Derry and Coleraine or either of them att the ffeasts of All Saints and Phillip and Jacob by equall porc[i]ons upon condic[i]on that the said term shall cease and be voyd if the said rent or any part thereof shall be behind and unpaid by the space of ffifty dayes next after any of the said ffeasts and dayes of payment aforesaid. And the said William or his assignes shall att his or their prop[er] Costs and charges within five yeares now next com[m]inge erect and build and fully finishe upon the p[re]misses one sufficient and substantiall howse of Timber, stone, or bricke after the manner of an English howse two stories high and conteyninge fower roomes att the least. And the said William or some ot her able and sufficient Tenn[an]t with his ffamily shall from tyme to tyme duringe the said Terme be resident and inhabitant in and upon the aforesaid p[re]misses and shall duringe the said terme grind att his Ma[ies]t[ie]s mill within the late Mannor of Gouldsmithes hall or proporc[i]on of land called the Gouldsmithes proporc[i]on all his and their malt corne and graine which he or they shall expend or use upon the p[re]misses or beinge ground shall sell to any p[er]son or persons and pay for grindinge thereof to the Miller of the said Mill for the time beinge the sixeteenth part of all the said Mault, corn and graine and shall doe suit att the Court Baron to be holden for such Mannor as his Ma[ies]ty shall erect, create or make upon or within the said Proportion from three weekes to three weekes if the same
[…] Proportion […] of Goldsmiths’ Hall.
The four and twentieth day of August, 1639. The foresaid Sir Ralph Whitfeld and Thomas Fotherley, his Majesty’s commissioners for and on his Majesty’s behalf by virtue of the said commission, and William Simpson of Clondermot in the late county of Londonderry, gentleman, do conclude and agree that the said William and his assigns shall have and hold all that townland with the appurtenances commonly called or known by the name of Bogagh, or by whatsoever other name or names the same be called or known, containing by estimation one hundred and twelve acres Irish measure and all cabins, edifices, and buildings thereupon. And also all ways and passages to the aforesaid premises or any part thereof belonging or formerly enjoyed therewith. Excepting and reserving unto his Majesty, his heirs and successors, all timber and timber trees, storiers, saplings and great trees, mines, and quarries in, upon, or belonging to the premises or any part thereof, and all such reasonable ways and passages over the premises for the tenants and occupiers of his Majesty’s other lands as have formerly been used. And all the River of Foyle and all other rivers, creeks, and streams in or near to the premises, and the soil and ground thereof. And all the fishing and taking of salmon, eels, and other fish in the said rivers, creeks, streams, and fishings, and liberty to make houses and draw nets and do any other thing else whatsoever upon the premises concerning the said fishing, for the term of one and twenty years from the feast of Phillip and Jacob now last past, for and under the yearly rent of seven pounds sterling payable into the receipt of his Majesty’s Exchequer in England, or unto the hands of the Receiver of his Majesty, his heirs and successors for the time being, for the revenue of Londonderry, Derry, and Coleraine or either of them, at the feasts of All Saints and Phillip and Jacob, by equal portions upon condition that the said term shall cease and be void if the said rent or any part thereof shall be behind and unpaid by the space of fifty days next after any of the said feasts and days of payment aforesaid. And the said William or his assigns shall at his or their proper costs and charges, within five years now next coming, erect and build and fully finish upon the premises one sufficient and substantial house of timber, stone, or brick after the manner of an English house two stories high and containing four rooms at the least. And the said William, or some other able and sufficient tenant with his family, shall from time to time during the said term be resident and inhabitant in and upon the aforesaid premises, and shall during the said term grind at his Majesty’s mill within the late Manor of Goldsmiths’ Hall or Proportion of land called the Goldsmiths’ Proportion, all his and their malt, corn, and grain which he or they shall expend or use upon the premises, or being ground shall sell to any person or persons and pay for grinding thereof to the miller of the said mill, for the time being the sixteenth part of all the said malt, corn, and grain, and shall do suit at the court baron to be holden for such manor as his Majesty shall erect, create, or make upon or within the said Proportion, from three weeks to three weeks if the same