1854 Quit Claim - Langill
Langill-Langille - Quit Claim
Alexander Langill to Archibald Langill
December 4th, 1854

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Quit Claim
Alexander Langill et al to Archibald Langill
Registered 4th December, 1854 at 10 o'clock a.m.
on the certificate of Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

This Indenture made the thirteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-four between Alexander Langill, C's son, of the Mountain Road, Yeoman, Nelson Bigney, Yeoman, and Mary, his wife, all of River John, in the County of Pictou, and heirs of Christopher Langill, late of the same place and deceased of the one hand, and Archibald Langill of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Yeoman, and an heir of the said Christopher Langill, deceased, of the other part.;

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of fifty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Archibald Langill at or before the executing of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they, the said Alexander Langill, Nelson Bigney and Mary, his wife, have and each of them severally and respectively hath granted, bargained, sold, released, quit claimed, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them severally and respectively doth grant, bargain, sell, release, quit claim, convey and confirm unto the said Archibald Langill, his heirs and assigns all the estate, right, title, share interest, property claim and demand of any nature or kind whatsoever both at law and in equity of them the said Alexander Langill and Nelson Bigney and Mary, his wife, in, to, out, of or upon all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being in the Mountain Road, so called, in the settlement of River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - Beginning on the western side of the Mountain Road aforesaid at a stake and stones the northeastern angle of a lot of land belonging to George Langill and running thence west seventy-three chains to the east boundary line of the Dean and Chapter lands, thence north ten chains to the south west angle of a lot of land in possession of Christopher Langill, John's son, thence east on said lot ninety-six chains and fifty links to the west boundary line of a lot of land belonging to Thomas Langill, thence south on the same eighteen chains to the north boundary line of William Taylor's land, thence west on said Taylor's and other lands twenty-one chains to the eastern side of the Mountain Road aforesaid and thence northerly along said road the several courses thereof crossing the same to the place of beginning. Containing one hundred and fourteen acres, more or less, with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders, rent, issues and profits thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot of land and premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof. That is to say, all the estate, right, title, interest share, property claim and demand whatsoever of them the said Alexander Langill and Nelson Bigney and Mary, his wife, in, to, out, of or upon the same or any part or parcel thereof unto him the said Archibald Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever.

In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto severally set their hands and seals the day and year thereinbefore first written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Gould Alexander x Langill (his mark)
William McKay Nelson x Bigney (his mark)
Mary Bigney (her mark)

Received on the day of the date foregoing Indenture from Archibald Langill therein named the sum of fifty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia being the full consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to us.

Witness
John Gould Alexander x Langill (his mark)
William McKay Nelson x Bigney (his mark)

Be it remembered that on the second day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-four before me the subscriber, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou then personally appeared, Mrs. Mary Bigney, a party to the within Indenture and wife of Nelson Bigney who is also a party thereto, who being by me examined acknowledged that the said Indenture was by her executed for the purposes therein set forth and that freely and voluntarily, without force or compulsion on the part of her husband.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

I do certify that Mr. John Gould, a subscribing witness to the within Instrument, came personally before me and made oath that he was present at and witness to the execution of the same by the parties whose names and seals are thereto set.

2nd December, 1854 Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

source:
LDS film #0578982, vol.40, pg. 135
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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