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the premises by these presents before granted, or any part or parcel thereof, to us or our successors, or issuing or charged thereupon towards us our heirs and successors; and these our letters patent, or the inrollment of the same, shall be yearly and from time to time sufficient warrant and discharge in that behalf, as well to the said treasurer, chancellor, and barons of our exchequer, and of our heirs and successors for the time being, as to all and every receiver, auditor, and other officers and ministers of us our heirs and successors whatsoever for the time being.

And further, of our more ample and especial grace, and our Lease of the certain knowledge and mere motion, we have demised, granted, customs of confirmed, and to farm letten, and by these presents, for us our Londonheirs and successors, do demise, grant, confirm and to farm let derry. unto the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, all and all manner of customs, subsidies, tonnages, poundages, and great and small customs, coming, growing and arising within the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and the liberty of the same, and the said county of Londonderry, and within the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and within the ports and creeks of the same, and every of them, and also within the port of Portrushe and within the said water of Loughfoile, and within the said river or water of Bann, and within the water or river of Loughswilly, and within the creeks and ports of the same, and every of them, for and in respect of all and all manner of goods and merchandizes brought to the said city of Londonderry and to the said county of Londonderry, and to the said town of Coleraine, and ports and creeks of the same, and to and in the said port of Portrushe, and to and in the said river or water of Loughfoile, and to and in the aforesaid river or water of Bann, and to and in the said water or river of Loughswilly, and within the creeks and ports of the same, and every of them, from foreign parts beyond the seas, for cause of merchandize imported or out of the same city of Londonderry, or the said town of Coleraine and ports and creeks of the same, or the said port of Portrushe, or out of the said water of Loughfoile, or out of the said river or water of Bann, or out of the said water or river of Loughswilly, or out of the creeks and ports of the same, and every of them, thereafter exported into foreign parts beyond the seas for the purpose of trade:

To hold to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster and their successors, from the date of these presents, for and during and unto the end and term of fifty years from thence next ensuing and fully to be eomplete and ended, without impeachment or molestation, or any thing whatsoever to be given, or any account to be yielded and made for the same:

Yielding therefore yearly to us our heirs and successors, thirteen shillings and fourpence of lawful money of England at the

receipt of the exchequer of us our heirs and successors of our · realm of Ireland, or to the hands of the bailiff or other receiver

of the premises for the time being, at the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Michael the Archangel, by equal portions yearly to be paid during the said term of

fifty years. London And also we will, and for us our heirs and successors do orderry made dain and constitute, that for ever hereafter there be and shall be a port of within the said water or river of Loughfoile at the said city of entry.

Londonderry, and through and within the liberty of the same city, a sea-port, and a port for the application and arrival of ships, boats and other vessels, and for the loading and unloading of all and all manner of things, wares and merchandizes whatsoever, with all and all manner of rights, jurisdictions, free-customs, customs, duties and privileges, belonging, due or to be due to such a port, and that the same port be and shall be named and called The port of the city of Londonderry aforesaid.

And further, of our more abundant grace, for us our heirs and successors we do grant and confirm to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid and to their successors, and by these presents we will, command, and firmly ordain, and enjoining do command, that all and singular merchants, mariners, and all other persons whatsoever, bringing any things, wares or merchandizes into or within the said water or river of Loughfoile, or into or within the said water or river of Loughswilly, or into or within any port, creek, or member of them, or either of them, in any ship, boat, or other vessel whatsoever, from parts beyond the seas on account of trade; and that every ship, boat, and other vessel whatsoever, loading or carrying in any things, merchandizes or wares, and coming and entering into or within the said water or river of Loughfoile, or into or within the said water or river of Loughswilly, or into or within any port, creek, or member of them, or either of them, during the said term of fifty years, from parts beyond the seas on account of trade, shall not discharge and unload the same goods, merchandizes and wares, or any of them, at any port or ports, place or places, creek or creeks, within the said water or river of Loughfoile, or within the said water or river of Loughswilly, save only at the said port of the city of Londonderry, without the license of the said Society or their officers in that behalf sufficiently authorised; and in the said port of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, or in other ports upon such license as aforesaid, shall pay and satisfy to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and to their successors, or to their officers, deputies and ministers in that behalf lawfully authorised and constituted, all and all manner of customs, duties and payments payable for such ships, boats, and other vessels whatsoever, and for such goods, merchandizes or wares so brought and discharged or unladen in or within the said water or river of Loughfoile, or in or within any port, creek or member of the same, or into or within the said water or river of Loughswilly, or into or within any port, creek or member of the same, before they shall go or depart from or out of the said water or river of Loughfoile, or from or out of the said water or river of Loughswilly, or from or out of any port, creek or member of the same, or either of them, upon pain of contempt of our royal command, and of the pains due for such contempt, and upon pain of the forfeiture of all such goods, merchandizes and wares exported out of the said water of Loughfoile, or out of the said river or water of Loughswilly, or out of any port, creek or member of them or either of them, or the value thereof, to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, during the said term of fifty years as aforesaid.

We have also given, granted and confirmed, and by these pre- Grant of the sents for us, our heirs and successors, do give, grant and confirmi, office of to the said Society of the governor and assistants London vice admiof the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors for ever, ralty. the office or place of vice-admiralty of us, our heirs and suc. cessors, and all things which to the said office or place belong or ought to appertain, on all our coasts or shores of Tirconnel, Coleraine, and county of Londonderry aforesaid, together with all and singular rights, liberties, privileges, profits and hereditaments to the same office in anywise belonging or appertaining, incident or appendant, to be exercised by the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, or by their sufficient deputy or deputies, in the absence of the admiral of us, our heirs and successors for the time being, any of our letters-patent in that behalf heretofore made or granted in anywise notwithstanding.

We have also given, granted and confirmed, and hy these presents for us our heirs and successors do give, grant and confirm, to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, all and all manner of wrecks of the sea, of all ships, goods and merchandizes properly belonging to the same Society or their successors, or to the mayor, aldermen or citizens of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, or their successors, or to any person or persons being citizens or inhabitants within the city of Londonderry aforesaid, or the liberties thereof, from time to time hereafter happening to be wrecked in Ballishannon and Oderfleete, and in the shores, coasts, ports and creeks through and between the same places, and also Flotson, Jetson, Laggon, and shares, in the places and shores aforesaid, without any forfeiture or any sum of money, payment, or any other thing therefore to be yielded, paid or made to us, our heirs, successors and assigns. To the intent, nevertheless, that every proprietor of the said ships, boats or other vessels, or of the said merchandizes, wares or other things so wrecked re. spectively, shall have and enjoy whatsoever to himself belongeth of such wrecks. We have also granted and confirmed, and by these Exclusive presents for us our heirs and successors, do give, grant and con- liberty.. firm to the said Society of the governor and assistants London

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within the said county of Londonderry, and within the towns, places and limits before mentioned to be granted, and every of them, for ever hereafter from time to time, at their will and pleasures, may export and transport all and all manner of goods, wares and merchandizes, which by the laws and statutes of the said realm of Ireland are prohibited to be exported, coming, growing, increasing and renewing, of, in and upon the lands, tenements and other hereditaments above by these presents mentioned to be granted, without the contradiction or impediment of us, our heirs or successors, or of any of our officers or ministers whatsoever, (except wool and wool fels) any statute, law, ordinance, prohibition, restraint or any other thing to the contrary notwithstanding.

We do also command, and by these presents for us our heirs and successors, do prohibit all and singular other persons whatsoever, that they or any of them do not export or transport, or cause to be exported or transported, any such goods, wares and merchandizes, which byithe laws and statutes of the said realm of Ireland are prohibited to be exported, and coming, growing and arising, of, in and upon the premises by these presents before granted, or any of them, into any foreign parts and beyond the seas out of the said kingdom of Ireland, upon pain of contempt of our royal command, and under such pains, punishments and forfeitures as by the laws and statutes in that behalf made and to be made may be inflicted, imposed and assessed upon

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We will also, and by these presents, for us our heirs and sucfishing,

cessors do grant and confirm to the said Society of the governor fowling,

and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their

successors, that they and their successors, and also all their and hunt

assigns, deputies, ministers and servants, shall and may have full ing:

ļiberty of fishing, hawking and fowling, in all the places, tene

ments, shores and coasts aforesaid, at their will and pleasure, Liberty to

And that it shall and may be lawful to and for them and pack their every of them, to draw and dry their nets, and pack the fishes fish on any there taken upon any part of the shores and coasts aforeshore. said where they shall fish; and the salmons and other fishes

there taken to take thence and carry away without any impedi. ment, contradiction or molestation, of us or others whomsoever, wheresoever it shall happen to be done.

And that in like manner they may have the several fishings and fowlings within the city of Londonderry aforesaid, and in all lands and tenements before mentioned, to be granted and confirmed to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their successors, and in the river or water of Loughfoile, to the ebb of the sea, and in the river or water of Bann to Loughneagh.

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certain knowledge and mere motion, we will, and by these pre- No raw flax, sents, for us, our heirs and successors, do grant and confirm to hemp, wool, the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the yarn, o

hides, to be new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and to their successors, that exported no flax, hemp or wool, nor any linen yarn unwoven, hereafter at without the any time be or shall be exported by any person or persons Society's liout of the port of the city of Londonderry aforesaid, or out of cence. any port or creek being within any of the premises before mentioned, to be granted and confirmed, into any foreign parts beyond the seas, without the special licence of the said Society or their successors, or of their officers in that behalf, first had and obtained.

And that in like manner, no raw hides be or shall be transported at any time hereafter from the said city of Londonderry, or the port thereof, or from the said port of Coleraine, or from any port or creek within any of the lands, tenements, towns, places and limits before mentioned to be granted, into any parts beyond the seas, by any person or persons whatsoever, without the special licence of the said Society or their successors, in like manner first had and obtained, upon pain of contempt of our royal command, and upon pain of forfeiture of the value of the same goods and merchandizes so as aforesaid without licence transported, to the said Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster aforesaid, and their successors.

And further, we will, and by these presents, for us, our heirs The King's and successors, do covenant and grant to and with the said covenant to

indemnify Society of the governor and assistants London of the new the Soc plantation in Ulster, and their successors, that we, our heirs and against all successors for ever hereafter, will exonerate, acquit, indemnify, other titles and keep harmless, as well the said Society of the governor and under the assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, and their crow successors, as the said city of Londonderry, and the whole territory and county of Londonderry aforesaid, and the towns, places and limits above mentioned by these presents to be granted, of and from all and all manner of rights, titles, interest, claims and demands whatsoever, of all and whatsoever per. sons having or of right claiming any thing by, from or under us, our heirs or successors, of or in the said city of Londonderry, or in any parcel thereof, or of and in the said territory and county of Londonderry or in any parcel thereof, or of or in any the lands, tenements, and other the premises above-mentioned by these presents to be granted and confirmed; saving the interest and ti- Exception, tle of the bishop and dean of Derry, and their successors respectively for the time; and saving of certain proportions of land heretofore by the appointment of our illustrious grandfather given and assigned, and by the late Society of the governor and assistants London of the new plantation in Ulster, heretofore incorporated, given and assigned by virtue of the said letters. patent of our said grandfather to certain Irish gentlemen in the said county of Londonderry heretofore inhabiting and residing, and who were heretofore made freeholders by the said Society

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