1878 Langill to Gollan & Lauder Mortgage
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William Langill to James Gollan & James Lauder - Mortgage
March 28th, 1878

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Mortgage
William Langill and wife to James Gollan and James Lauder, Executors
registered 2 p.m. on 28 March, 1878
on the certificate of John Henry, J.P.

This indenture made this twenty-fourth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-seven between William Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, ship carpenter, and Elizabeth his wife, of the one part and John Gollan and James Lauder, executors, of the Will and Testament of Nelson Langill, late of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, deceased, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said William Langill and Elizabeth his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and eighteen dollars and fifty cents of lawful money of the Dominion of Canada, to the said William Langill and Elizabeth his wife, in hand well and truly paid by the said John Gollan and James Lauder at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, remised, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, remise, convey and confirm unto the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at River John, in the County of Pictou, aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning at the south east angle of a lot of land belonging to George Munro and running southerly along the Main Road or street thirty feet to the north east angle of John MacKenzie's lot, thence westerly along John McKenzie's side line one hundred and six feet, more or less, until it comes to Oliver Langill's line, thence northerly along Oliver Langill's line twenty-six and a half feet to the southwest angle of George Munro's lot, thence north easterly along George Munro's side lying one hundred nine feet to the place of beginning, excepting and reserving nevertheless to James Grant and his heirs, the use and privilege in common with the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns, of a certain well within said conveyance known as Henry's well, together with a free and uninterrupted to-and-from the same at all times and also all that other lot or piece of land situated, lying and being at River John aforesaid and bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning at the north west angle of John McKenzie's lot at the street and five feet from the north east corner of the house on the lot hereinbefore described, measured along the street, thence running along the street by five feet four inches to a stake, thence south westerly twenty-three feet until it strikes the east line of said lot hereinbefore described, thence northerly along said boundary line twenty-three feet seven inches to the place of beginning, containing the triangle now occupied by the said house and four inches more on the east side, together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, barns, buildings, ways, waters, watercourses, casements, hereditaments, privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging, or in any wise appertaining with the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate right, title, interest, claim property and demand both at law and in equity of them, the said William Langill and Elizabeth his wife, in right of dower or otherwise of, in, to, or out of the same or any part thereof.

To have and to hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances and every part thereof unto the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns to them and their sole use, benefit and behoof forever. Provided always and these presents are upon the condition and it is the true intent and meaning hereof and of the parties hereunto that if the said William Langill, heirs, executors or administrators do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said John Golan and James Lauder, their heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, the just and full sum of two hundred and eighteen dollars and fifty cents in one year from the date hereof with interest thereon at the rate of seven percent per annum, then these presents and every matter and being therein contained shall be and becomes void and of no effect but otherwise to remain in full force and virtue and the said William Langill, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators covenant and agree with the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns that he, the said William Langill, his heirs, executors or administrators shall and will well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns, the just and full sum of two hundred and eighteen dollars and fifty cents of lawful money aforesaid in one year, from the date hereof with lawful interest for the same, without delay or abatement according to the true intent and meaning of these presents. And also that the said William Langill, his heirs, executors or administrators will insure and keep insured, the buildings now erected or hereafter to the erected on the said lot of land against loss and damaged by fire in one or more of the fire insurance offices in Halifax for the sum of four hundred dollars at the option by the direction in the name of and for the benefit of the said John Gollan and James Lauder, his executors, administrators or assigns and shall from time to time and at all times hereafter deliver the policy or policies of insurance and all receipts for premiums thereon and all renewal receipts therefore unto the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their executors, administrators or assigns when required so to do. And in case the said William Langill shall neglect or refused to make or perfect such insurance, it shall be lawful for the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their executors, administrators or assigns to affect the same and all premiums and sum of money advanced by him or them on account thereof shall be added to the principal money hereby named and bear interest from the time or times respectively that the same shall have been paid and also that upon breach of any of the covenants and provisos herein contained.

It shall and may be lawful for the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns from time to time and at all times hereafter, peaceably and quietly to enter into the said land and premises and to have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the same without the lawful let, hindrance, eviction or disturbance of, from or by the said William Langill or any person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same and also that the said William Langill hath a good, sure, perfect and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple in the said land in premises and good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said in manner and form as they are hereby sold and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be. And lastly, that the said William Langill, his heirs, the said land and premises and every part thereof unto the said John Gollan and James Lauder, their heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever shall and will by these presents warrant and forever defend.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seals and affixed the day and year first above written. Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
William W. Gammon
William Langill
Elizabeth X Langill [her mark]
Province of Nova Scotia
Pictou, S. S.
Be it remembered that on this twenty-fifth day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-eight, before me the subscriber personally came and appeared, Elizabeth Langill, wife of the within named William Langill, who having been by me examined separate and apart from her husband, declared that she did of her own free will and without any fear, threat or compulsion of, from or by her said husband, execute the within foregoing indenture for the purposes herein mentioned and as a full release of all her right, title or claim to the within described land and premises in right of dower or otherwise,
John Henry, J.P.
Province of Nova Scotia
Pictou, S. S.

On this twenty-fifth day of March A.D.1878, before me the subscriber personally came and appeared, William W. Gammon, the subscribing witness to the foregoing indenture, who having been by me duly sworn, made oath and said that William Langill and Elizabeth Langill, the parties hereto, signed and sealed and delivered the same in his presents.
John Henry, J.P.

Source:
LDS film #0581734, vol. 72, pg. 699

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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