1854 Langill Deed
Langill-Langille - Deed
Alexander Langill to George Langill
December 4th, 1854

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Deed
Alexander Langill & wife to George Langill
Registered 4th December, 1854 at 11 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 of River John in the County of Pictou, Yeoman, and Catherine, his wife, of the one part and George Langill of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said George Langill at or before the executing of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they, the said Archibald Langill and Catherine, his wife, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, convey and confirm unto the said George Langill, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being on the east side of the Mountain Road, so called, in the settlement of River John and the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - Beginning on the east side of said road at the north west angle of a lot of land now conveyed to Frederick Crawley and running thence northerly along said road the courses thereof, six chains and fifty links (measured at right angles to the side lines) to a stake and stones, thence east twenty-four chains to a stake on the west line of Thomas Langill's lot, thence south on said lot six chains and fifty links to the north line of William Taylor's lot and therein west on said Taylor's and Crawley's land twenty-one chains to the place of beginning, containing fourteen acres, more or less. Also all that other certain lot or piece of land situate on the western side of said road abutted and bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - Beginning on the western side of said Mountain Road at the distance to the north of thirteen links from the north east angle of said George Langill's farm lot and running thence west parallel to the north line of said farm lot (leaving the said distance of thirteen links as the width of a lane for the use and benefit of both parties), fifteen chains to a stake and stones, thence north two chains to a stake and stones, thence east fifteen chains to a stake and stones on the western side of said road, and thence southerly along the same two chains to the place of beginning, containing three acres.

And in both said lots, seventeen acres, more or less, with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances to the said lots or pieces of land belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversions and remainders, rent, issues and profits thereof, and also all the estate right, title interest, property claim and demand whatsoever both at law and in equity of him the said Archibald Langill and all the Dower or right or title to Dower or other interest of her, the said Catherine, his wife, in, to, out, of or upon the same or any part or parcel.

To have and to hold the said lots or pieces of land and premises with the appurtenances hereinbefore described and hereby sold and conveyed or intended so to be and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said George Langill, his heirs and assigns and to this and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever.

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

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

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

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

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. Catherine Langill, a party to the within Deed of Indenture and wife of Archibald (should read Alexander) Langill 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. 136
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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