THE CONCESSIONS AND AGREEMENTS
OF THE PROPRIETORS OF EAST JERSEY

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         Part V: And that the planting of the said Province ...

     And that the planting of the said Province may be more
     speedily promoted.

     i.  Wee doe hereby Graunt unto all persons who have alreadie
         Adventured to the Province of New Cesaria or new Jersey
         or shall transport themselves or Servants before the
         first day of January which shall be in the yeare of our
         Lord 1665.  These following proporc'ons viz. to every
         ffreeman that shall goe with the first Governor from the
         Port when he imbarques (or shall meet him at the
         Randevouze hee appoints) for the Settlement of a
         Plantac'on there; armed with a good Muskett boare twelve
         bulletts to the Pound, with Tenn pounds of powder and
         Twenty pound of Bulletts, with bandeleers and match
         convenient, and with six months provision for his own
         person arriving there 150 acres of Land English measure
         And for every able man Servant that he shall carry with
         him armed and provided as aforesaid and arriving there,
         the like quantity of 150 acres of land English measure,
         And whoever shall send Servants at that time shall for
         every able man Servant hee or she soe sends armed and
         provided as aforesaid and arriving there the like
         quantity of 150 acres And for every weaker Servant or
         Slave male or female exceeding the age of ffourteen
         yeares which any one shall send or carry arriveing there
         75 acres of Land And to every Christian Servant exceeding
         the age aforesaid after the expiracon of their time of
         service 75 acres of Land for their own use.

     2.  ITEM to every Master or Mistres that shall goe before the
         first day of January which shalbe in the yeare of our
         Lord 1665 [1665-6] 120 acres of land and for every able
         man Servant that hee or she shall carry or send armed and
         provided as aforesaid and arriving within the time
         aforesaid the like quantity of 120 acres of land, and for
         every weaker Servant or Slave male or female exceeding
         the age of 14 yeares arriving there 60 acres of land, and
         to every Christian Servant to their owne use and behoofe
         60 acres of land.

     3.  ITEM to every ffreeman and ffreewoman [who] shall arrive
         in the said Province armed and provided as aforesaid
         within the second year from the first day of January 1665
         to the first of Jan'y 1666 with an intenc'on to plant 90
         acres of land English measure, and for every able man
         Servant that hee or she shall carry or send armed and
         provided as aforesaid 90 acres of land like measure.

     4.  ITEM for every weaker Servant or slave aged as aforesaid
         that shall be soe carried or sent thither with the second
         yeare as aforesaid 45 acres of land of like measure And
         to every Christian Servant that shall arrive the second
         yeare 45 acres of land of like measure after the
         expiracon of his or their time of Service for their own
         use and behoofe.

     5.  ITEM to every ffreeman and ffreewoman Armed and provided
         as aforesaid That shall goe and arrive with an intencon
         to plant within the third yeare from January 1666 to
         January 1667 60 acres of land of like measure And for
         every able man Servant that he or they shall carry or
         send within the said time armed and provided as aforesaid
         the like quantitie of 60 acres of land, And for every
         weaker Servant or Slave aged as aforesaid that hee or
         they shall carry or send within the Third yeare 30 acres
         of land and to every Christian Servant soe carried or
         sent in the Third yeare 30 acres of land of like measure
         after the expiracon of his or their time of Service.  All
         which Land and all other that shall be possessed in the
         said Province are to be held on the same termes and
         Condic'ons as is before menc'oned and as hereafter in the
         following Paragraphs is more at lar[g]e expressed.

         PROVIDED alwaies that the before menc'oned Land and all
         other whatsoever that shall be taken up and soe setled in
         the said Province shall afterward from time to time for
         the space of thirteen yeares from the date hereof be held
         upon the Condicons aforesaid continuing one able man
         Servant or two such weaker Servants as aforesaid on every
         100 acres a Master or Mistres shall possesse; besides
         what was graunted for his or her own person; In failer of
         which upon notificac'on to the present occupant or his
         assignes there shall be three yeares given to such for
         their compleating the said number of persons, or for
         their Sale or other disposure of such part of their Lands
         as are not soe peopled within which time of three yeares
         if any person holding any Lands shall faile by himselfe
         his Agents executors or Assignes or some other way to
         provide such number of persons, unles the generall
         Assembly shall without respect to poverty judge it was
         impossible for the party soe failing to keep or procure
         his or her number of Servants to be provided as
         aforesaid;  In such case wee the Lords to have power of
         disposeing of soe much of such Lands as shall not be
         planted with its due number of persons as aforesaid to
         some other that will plant the same, PROVIDED alwaies
         that noe person arriving into the said Province with
         purpose to settle (they being Subjects or naturalized as
         aforesaid) bee denied a Grant of such proporc'ons of Land
         as at the time of their arrivall there, are due to
         themselves or Servants by Concession from us as
         aforesaid, but have full licence to take up and settle
         the same in such Order and manner as is granted or
         prescribed;  All Lands (notwithstanding the powers in the
         Assembly aforesaid) shall be taken up by Warrant from the
         Governor, and confirmed by the Governor and Councell
         under a Seale to be provided for that purpose in such
         Order and method as shalbe set down in this declaracon
         and more at large in the instructions to the Governor and
         Councell.

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