1841 Langill to Joudrey Deed
Langill-Langille - Deed
John G. Langill to James Joudrey
January 4, 1841

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Deed
John G. Langill and wife to James Joudrey
Registered on the 4th of January, 1841 at 3 o'clock p.m.
on the oath of George Gould

This indenture made this eighteenth day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred forty-one between John George Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Catherine his wife, of the one part and James Joudrey of River John aforesaid in the County of Pictou aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said John G. Langill and Catherine his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and thirteen pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said James Joudrey at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoff, released and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said James Joudrey, 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, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - beginning at a stake ............on the south boundary line of land belonging to George Joudrey, Sr., being the north west angle of a lot of land belonging to Hugh Brown, running from thence south on Brown's lot seventy-nine chains to a stake and stones on the north boundary line of lands belonging to the heirs of Joseph Langill, thence west on said Langill's land and lands belonging to Matthew Langill twenty chains to a stake at the south east angle of land belonging to Nelson Langille, thence north on said last mentioned lot seventy-nine chains to a stake and stones on the south boundary line of George Joudrey's lot aforementioned and thence east along the same seventy chains to the place of beginning, containing one hundred and fifty-eight acres, more or less, with all and singular the houses, buildings, woods, ways, waters, watercourses, improvements, hereditaments, privileges and appurtenances belonging or in any wise appertaining and their revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, yearly and other rents, issues and profits thereof and also all the right, title, rents, and interest from yearly claims and demands whatsoever both at law and in equity to him the said John G. Langill and all the dower or right or title to dower of her the said Catherine his wife, in, to, out 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 then the premises hereby granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be with their and every of their appurtenances unto him the said James Joudrey, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof for ever. And the said John G. Langille, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said James Joudrey, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say, that at the time of these presents, he the said James G. Langille, is and stands seized of an absolute estate of inheritance in fee simple of and in the land hereby granted and conveyed or intended so to be without any conditions or encumbrances whatsoever and that he hath good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said lot of land in manner and form as the same are herein and hereby granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be and also that the said John G. Langill and his heirs, the said lot of land and premises above granted to the said James Joudrey, his heirs and assigns against the claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim in, by or unto him the said John G. Langill will warrant, maintained and forever defend by these presents.

In witness, whereof the said John G. Langill and Catherine his wife, have hereunto severally their names subscribed and seals affixed the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
George Smith
John G. X Langill [his mark]
John Gould
Catherine X Langill [her mark]

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing indenture from the herein named James Joudrey, the sum of one hundred and thirteen pounds of lawful currency of Nova Scotia being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.
Witness
John Smith
John G. X Langill [his mark]
John Gould

Be it remembered that on this eighteenth day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-one before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, appeared Catherine Langill, a party to the foregoing indenture and wife of John G. 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 voluntarily without force or compulsion on the part of her said husband. George Smith, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578 974 volume 26, pg. 93
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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