1877 Abram Langill to son Deed
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Abram Langill, Snr. to Abram Langill, Jnr.
December 17, 1877

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Deed
Abram Langill, Sr. to Abram Langill, Jr.
registered at a.m. on 17th December, 1877
on the certificate of John Gollan, J.P.

This indenture made the twelfth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-seven between Abram Langill, Sr., of Sand Marsh, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Phebe, his wife of the one part and Abram Langill of Sand Marsh, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Jr., [son of the said Abram Langill].

Witnesseth that the said Abram Langill and Phebe Langill, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar, lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid Abram Langill, Jr., at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and also in consideration of the conditions and covenants by and on the part of the said Abram Langill Jr. to be observed to and fulfilled herein after set forth have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargained, sell, alien, remise, release, enfeoff and confirm Abram Langill Jr., his heirs and assigns all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being at Sand Marsh, in the County of Pictou, aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning on the north side of the Main Road leading from River John to Tatamagouche on the east boundary line of a lot of land belonging to Duncan McDonald and running thence north along the same forty-two chains or until it comes to the shore of the harbor of River John, thence eastwardly along the shore the several courses of the same to the northwest angle of a lot of land belonging to Alexander Langill, thence south along the west boundary line of the same thirty-four chains to the road aforesaid and thence west along said road nine chains and thirteen links to the place beginning, containing 36 acres, more or less. And second all that other lot situate, lying and being at South Marsh aforesaid on the south side of the Road leading from River John to Tatamagouche aforesaid abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning on the south side of the said road on the east boundary line of a lot of land belonging to Duncan McDonald and running thence south along the same twenty-eight chains and eighty-eight links to a stake, thence east four chains and ninety-one links to a stake, thence north twenty-eight chains and eighty-eight links to the Road aforesaid and thence west along the road four chains and thirty-six links to the place of beginning, containing thirteen acres, more or less, reserving always the last mentioned and described lot of land for the use and benefit of the said Abram Langill Sr. and Phebe Langill, his wife, or the survivor of them, for and during the term or period of their, his or her natural lives together with the west end part of the dwelling house situated thereupon and also the western part of the barn situated on the lot first hereinbefore described, together with all and singular the houses, buildings, ways, watercourses, easements, privileges and appertunances to the same belonging with all the estate right, title, interest, claim, property and demand of the said Abram Langill, Sr. and Phebe Langill, his wife, in right of dower or otherwise unto and upon the same.

To have and to hold the said lots of land with the appurtenances unto him the said Abram Langill, Jr., his heirs and assigns forever, upon the express condition however that the said Abram Langill Jr., his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns shall during the term or period of the natural lives of the said Abram Langill Sr. and Phebe Langill, his wife, or the natural life of the survivor of them, pay and deliver unto them the said Abram Langill Sr., and Phebe Langill his wife, or the survivor of them, each and every year from the date hereof in proper season and in good order eight bushels of wheat, thirteen bushels of oats, thirty bushels of potatoes, three and a half tons hay and one half ton straw and shall allow them the said Abram Langill Sr. and Phebe Langill or the survivor of them pasturing for two cows and five sheep on the premises hereby conveyed when required of him by the said Abram Langill or Phebe Langill and shall furnish at all times hereafter during said period one half of all the necessary fuel required by the said Abram Sr. and Phebe Langill or the survivor of them and the said Abram Langill Jr. for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns doth covenant with the said Abram Langill Sr., his executors and administrators in manner and form following.

That is to say, that he the said Abram Langill Jr., his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns will during the term or period of the natural lives of the said Abram Langill Sr. and Phebe Langill, his wife, or the natural life of the survivor of them, pay and deliver unto the said Abram Langill Sr. and Phebe Langill or the survivor of them each and every year from the date hereof in proper season and in good order, eight bushels of wheat, thirteen bushels of oats, thirty bushels of potatoes, three and a half tons hay and one half ton straw and shall allow them, the said Abram Langill Sr. and Phebe Langill or the survivor of them, pasturing for two cows and five sheep on the premises hereby conveyed, when required of him by the said Abram Langill Sr., or Phebe Langill and shall also furnish at all times hereafter during said period one half of all the necessary fuel required by the said Abram Langill senior and Phebe Langill or the survivor of them according to the terms of the foregoing condition and that if at any time the said Abram Langill Jr. or his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns shall neglect, refuse or fail to fulfill and perform the foregoing covenants and conditions, then these presents shall be void and the said Abram Langill Sr., his heirs or assigns shall be at liberty to re-enter and repossess himself or themselves of the said lots of land and hold the same absolutely in fee simple as if these presents had never been executed.

In witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto their hands of seals described and set the day and year first above written. Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Hope W. Langill
Abraham Langill
Abram Langill
Pictou S.S.

I do certify that Hope Waddell Langill, a subscribing witness to the foregoing deed, came personally before me and made oath that he was present and witness to the execution of the same by the parties whose names and seals are hereto subscribed and set.
River John, May 19th A.D. 1877
John Golland, J.P.

Source: LDS film# 0581735, vol. 71, pg.371
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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