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Duchy of Lancaster Act 1812

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FOR AN EXCHANGE OF FREEHOLD LANDS.

BE it known, That the Right Honourable A. B. and C. ___________ Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, being duly authorized by the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, in Exercise of the Powers vested in them by an Act [insert the Title of this Act], do by these Presents on Behalf of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, give, grant, and convey to X.Y. his Heirs and Assigns, all that Piece or Parcel of Land coloured ___________ in the Map or Plan annexed to these Presents, containing ___________ Acres ___________ Roods and ___________ Perches, and abutting, &c. [as the Cafe may be] : And the said X. T. doth by these Presents, for himself and his Heirs, by the Direction of the said Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, give, grant, and convey unto His said Majesty King George the Third, and His Heirs and Successors, all that Piece or Parcel of Land coloured _____________________ in the said Map or Plan, in Exchange for the Piece or Parcel of Land distinguished by a ___________ Colour in the said Map or Plan: Provided always, That if His said Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, or the said X.Y. his Heirs or Assigns, shall at any Time, without their respective wilful Default, be evicted of the same Piece or Parcel of Land hereby respectively given, granted, and conveyed to him or them respectively as aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the Party or Parties so evicted to enter into the Piece or Parcel of Land contracted by him to be given in Exchange as aforesaid, and to hold and enjoy the same in his or their former Estate, in the same Manner as if the Exchange hereby made had not been made. In Witness, &c.

(B.)FORM OF DEED FOR AN EXCHANGE OF LEASEHOLD PREMISES.

BE it known, That the Right Honourable A. B. and C. ___________ Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, being duly authorized by the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, in Exercise of the Powers Vested in them by an Act [insert the Title of this Act] do by these Presents on Behalf of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, give, grant, and demise unto X. T. his Executors, Administrators and Assigns, for the Term of ___________ Years, commencing from the Day next before the Day of the Date of these Presents, all that Piece or Parcel of Land coloured ___________ in the Map or Plan annexed to these Presents, containing ___________ Acres, ___________ Roods, and ___________ Perches, and abutting, &c. [as the Cafe may be] in Exchange for the Piece or Parcel of Land coloured ___________ in the said Map or Plan, containing ___________ Acres, ___________ Roods, and ___________ Perches, and abutting, &c. [as the Cafe may be] : And the said X. Y. doth by these Presents, for himself, his Executors and Administrators, and by the Direction of the said Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues give, grant, and Surrender to His Majesty King George the Third, His Heirs and Successors, all that the said Piece or Parcel of Land coloured ___________ in the said Map or Plan, and which is now vested in him the said X.Y. under a Lease from the Crown, for a Term of Years, of which ___________ Years are yet to come and unexpired, in Exchange for the said Piece or Parcel of Land, distinguished by a ___________ Colour in the same Map. In Witness, &c.

(C.)FORM of CONVEYANCE.

THESE are to witness, That in Consideration of the Sum of ___________ paid by A. B. to the Commissioners of Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, [or, to the Surveyor General of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, &c. as the Cafe may be] for and on account of His said Majesty, C. D and E.F. Two of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, being duly authorized by the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, do, for and on the Behalf of His said Majesty, by these Presents grant, bargain, and fell unto the said A. B. his Heirs and Assigns, [describe the Parcels of Land, &c. fold] to have and to hold [the said Parcels, &c.] hereby bargained and fold, and all Benefit and Advantage thereto belonging, unto and to the life of the said A. B, his Heirs and Assigns for ever. In Witness whereof, the said C.D. E.F, and G. H. have hereunto set their Hands and Seals, this ___________ Day of ___________ in the Year of our Lord

(D.)FORM OF LEASE.

THESE are to witness, That in Consideration of the Annual Rent or Sum of ___________ herein-after reserved to be paid by X. Y. of, &c. the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, (or, the Surveyor General of His Majesty's Woods and Forests, as the Cafe may be] by the Authority of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury for and on Behalf of His Majesty, doth [or, do] by these Presents, grant, demise, lease, and to farm let unto the said X. Y. his Executory, Administrators and Assigns, all [describe the Parcels of Land, &c.] to have and to hold the said Parcels, &c. hereby demised, and all Benefit and Advantage thereto belonging, unto him the said X. Y. his Executors, Administrators and Assigns, for and during the Term of ___________ Years, yielding and paying by Half-yearly Payments to the said Surveyor General, or to the said Commissioners [as the Cafe may be] for the Time being, the Annual Rent or Sum of ___________ In Witness whereof the said ___________ and the said X Y. have hereunto set their Hands, and Seals, this ___________ Day of ___________ in the Year, &c. Witness.

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