1838 Alexander Langill to Reuben Langill Deed
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Alexander Langill to Reuben Langill
December 21, 1838

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Alexander Langill and wife to Reuben Langill
registered on the 21st of December, 1838 at 1:00 p.m.
on the certificate of K. MacLean

This indenture made this eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-eight between Alexander Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman and Jannet his wife, of the one part and Reuben Langill of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, farmer, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Alexander Langill and Jannet his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds of lawful money of the Province of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Reuben Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.

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 and confirm unto the said Reuben Langill, his heirs and assigns forever 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.

Vizt - Beginning at an ash tree marked AL, IMC being the north east angle of a lot of land belonging to John McCabe, from thence to run east along the south boundary of land lately conveyed to a certain John McMinn, twenty-two chains and fifty links or to a stake at the north west angle of Samuel Langill's farm lot, thence south along the west boundary line of said Langill's said lot fifty-five chains, thence west forty-three chains or to the east boundary of land granted to George Bigney, Sr., thence north along the east boundary of said Bigney's land and land granted to William Robson, thirty-seven chains and fifty links or to the south boundary of John McCabe's lot aforementioned, thence east on said last mentioned lot twenty chains and fifty links or to the south east angle of the same and thence north on the same seventeen chains and fifty links to the place of beginning, containing two hundred acres, more or less, together with all and singular the houses, buildings, ways, waters, watercourses, improvements, hereditaments, privileges and appurtenances therein belonging to or in any wise appertaining and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, yearly and other rents, issues and profits thereof. And also all the estate right, title, interest, claim, use, trusts, property and demands whatsoever both at law and in equity of him, the said Alexander Langill and all the dower or thirds or right or title to dower or thirds of her, the said Janet, his wife, in, to, 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 premises hereby granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be with their and every of their appurtenances unto him the said Reuben Langill, his heirs, assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said Alexander Langill doth hereby for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Reuben Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say that, at the time of execution of these presents he, the said Alexander Langill, is and stands seized of an absolute estate of inheritance in the fee simple of and in the said lot of land hereby granted to 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 is herein and hereby sold and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be. And also that he said Alexander Langill and his heirs, the said lot of land and premises above granted to the said Reuben Langill, his heirs and assigns against the claims and demands of all and every person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim in, by or under him, of the said Alexander Langill, shall and will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said Alexander Langill and Jannet 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
Alexander McKenzie
Alexander Langill
Charles McLennan
Jannet X Langill [her mark]

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing deed from the therein named Reuben Langill, the sum of two hundred pounds of lawful money of the Province of Nova Scotia, being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

witness
Alexander McKenzie
Alexander Langill

Be it remembered that on the twenty-sixth day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-eight, personally appeared before me, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Mrs. Jannet Langill, a party to the foregoing deed and wife of Alexander Langill also a party therein, who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that the said deed 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. Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Pictou S. S.
This is to certify that the subscribing witness, Alexander McKenzie, Esquire, was present at the delivery and execution of the indenture. Acknowledged at my office this 10th day of December, 1838
K. MacLean, J.P.
Alexander McKenzie

Source: LDS film #0578971, vol. 22, pg. 39
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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