1854 Langill-Rae Deed
Langill-Langille - Deed
Walter Rae to Alexander Langill
October 29th, 1854

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Deed
Walter Rae & wife to Alexander Langill, C's son
Registered 29th October, 1854 at 1 o'clock noon
on the certificate of K. McLean, J.P.

This Indenture made this twenty-eighth day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-four between Walter Rae of Pictou in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia, Yeoman, now resident in Boston, in the State of Massachusetts and United States of America and Mary Rae, his wife, (by James Rae of Mount Dalhousie in said County of Pictou , their attorney lawfully made and constituted by a special Power of Attorney for the purpose herein set forth and executed at Boston aforesaid the 6th day of October A.D. 1854 as a reference thereto will more fully appear) of the one part, and Alexander Langill of River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of eighty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia aforesaid to them in hand paid by the said Alexander Langill at or before the executing of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they the said Walter Rae and Mary Rae, his wife (by their attorney aforesaid), have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, remised, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien enfeoff, release, convey and confirm unto the said Alexander Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being on the west side of the River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning on the west side of said river at the south east angle of John P. Perrin's farm lot and running thence west on said farm lot eighty chains to the east boundary line of James Lauder's lot, thence south on said Lauder's and Jacob Langill's lots six chains and twenty-five links to the north west angle of Matthew Langill's lot, thence east on said last mentioned lot eighty chains or to the west side of the River John aforesaid and thence northerly the several courses of the river down stream to the place of beginning. Containing fifty acres, more or less, with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances to the said lot or piece of land belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders, rent, claim and demand whatsoever both at law and in equity of him the said Walter Rae and also all the Dower or right or title to Dower or other interest, claim or demand whatsoever of her the said Mary Rae, his wife, in, to, out, of or upon the same or any part or parcel thereof. To have and to hold the said lot or piece of land and premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Alexander Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof for ever. And the said Walter Rae for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant with the said Alexander Langill, his heirs and assigns as follows. That is to say that, at the time of execution of these presents, he, the said Walter Rae is lawfully seized of an indefeasible estate in fee simple of and in the said lot or piece of land and premises and the appurtenances hereinbefore described and hereby sold and conveyed or intended do to be and that he hath good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the same in manner and form as they are herein and hereby sold and conveyed or intended so to be and also that he the said Walter Rae and his heirs, the said lot or piece of land and premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Alexander Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whosoever will warrant, maintain and for ever defend by these presents.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Gould Walter Rae
John Henry Mary Rae
$80.00 by James Rae their attorney

I do certify that Mr. John Gould, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within Instrument, came personally before me and saith that he was present at and witness to the executing of the same on behalf of the within names, Walter Rae and Mary Rae, his wife, by James Rae, their attorney therein also named.

River John, 28th October 1854 K. MacLean, J.P.

source:
LDS film #0578982, vol.40, pg. 26
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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