1840 Langill to Nash Deed
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George F. Langill to James C. Nash
July 18, 1840

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Deed
George F. Langill to James C. Nash
registered on the 18th July, 1840 at 6:00 a.m.
on the certificate of K. McLean, J.P.

This indenture made this twenty-seventh day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty between George Frederick Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Nancy his wife, of the one part and James C. Nash of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Vinteur, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said George F. Langill and Nancy his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said James C. Nash at or before the execution off these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby knowledge, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said James C. Nash, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted and bounded and described as follows.

Viz - beginning at the intersection of the south boundary line of George Perin's farm lot and east side of the road leading to Pictou via of said George F. Langill's, running thence south eighty-six degrees east along said south boundary line, ten chains and eighty-three links to a fir stub at the north west angle of William Langill's farm lot, thence south two degrees and three quarters of a degree west along said Langill's said lot, five chains and sixty links to a stake and stones at the north east angle of a lot of land conveyed by the said George F. Langill to John Mucklar, thence north eighty-six degrees west on said Mucklar's lots, ten chains and eighty-five links to a stake and stones on the east side of the road aforesaid and thence north three degrees and one-quarter of a degree east along the same five chains and sixty links to the place of beginning, containing six acres, more or less, with all in singular the buildings, improvements, hereditaments, privileges, appurtenances thereto belonging or in any appertaining and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, yearly and other rents, issues and profits thereof and also all the estate right, title, use, trust, interest, property claims and demands whatsoever both at law and in equity of him the said George F. Langill and all the dower or thirds, right or title to dower or thirds of her the said Nancy his wife, in, to, and of or upon the said lot of land and premises above granted or any part thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot of land and all and singular the other premises hereby granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be with their and every of their appurtenances unto him the said James C. Nash, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper and absolute use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said George F. Langill, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said James C. Nash, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say that, at the time of executing these presents he, the said George F. Langill, is and stands seized of an absolute state of inheritance in fee simple of and in the said lot of land hereby granted and conveyed or intended so to be without any condition or encumbrance whatsoever and that he hath good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said lot of land and premises in manner and form as the same or herein and hereby sold and conveyed or maintained or intended so to be and also that he, the said George F. Langill, and his heirs, of the said lot of land and premises above granted to the said James C. Nash, his heirs and assigns against the claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same in, by or under him the said George F. Langill will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said George F. Langill and Nancy his wife, have hereunto severally their hands subscribed their seals set, the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
James McDonald
George X F. Langill [his mark]
S. Muir
Nancy X Langill [her mark]
Received on the day of the date of the foregoing indenture from the herein named James C. Nash, the sum of twenty pounds lawful money of Nova Scotia being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.
Witness
James McDonald
George X F. Langill [his mark]
S. Muir

Be it remembered that on this twenty-eight day of September, one thousand, eight hundred and forty personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Mrs. Nancy Langill, a party to the foregoing indenture and wife of George F. Langill, also a party thereto, who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that the said indenture was by her executed for the purposes therein mentioned and that freely and involuntarily, without force or compulsion on the part of her said husband.

River John
K. McLean, J.P.
Pictou S. S.

Personally came and appeared before me the subscriber, John McDonald, who saith upon oath that he was present at the executing and delivery of the said deed and as one of the subscribing witnesses. Acknowledged before me this eighteen day of July, 1840
K. McLean, J.P.
James McDonald
Source:
LDS film #0578 974, vol. 26, pg. 605
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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