1877 Murphy to Langill Deed
Langill-Langille - Deed
James Murphy to David & Leonard Langill
November 14, 1877

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James Murphy and wife to David and Leonard Langill
registered at 2 p.m. on 14th November, 1877
on the certificate of John Gollan, J.P.

This indenture made the twenty-fifth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-six between James Murphy of Cape John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman and Mary his wife, of the one part and David Langill of River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, blacksmith, and Leonard Langill of the same place, of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred and twenty dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said David Langill and Leonard Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they the said James Murphy and Mary his wife, have and each of them hath, granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, enfeoff and conform unto the said David Langill and Leonard Langill, their heirs and assigns all that certain lot or parcel of land forming part of a tract of five thousand acres at River John, in the said county, held by the Governors of Kings College Windsor under letter patent under the great seal of the Province of Nova Scotia, the said lot being designated on a map or plan of division of said track recorded in the Registry of Deeds at Pictou, Libre 40, folis 61 as lot No. 14 containing one hundred acres according to the several courses and metes and balances laid down on said map or plan as by reference thereto will more full appear together with all and singular the houses, buildings, ways, watercourses, easements, privileges and appurtenances to the said lot or parcel of land belonging or appertaining with the revisions and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate right, title, interest, property claim and demand whatsoever in law and in equity of him the said James Murphy and also all dower or right or title to dower or other interest of her the said Mary his wife, in, to, out, of, or upon the said track or parcel of land or any part thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot, piece or parcel of land above described with all and singular the appurtenances unto the said David Langill and Leonard Langill, their heirs and assigns forever and the said James Murphy for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said David Langill and Leonard Langill, their heirs and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say, that they, the said James Murphy and Mary his wife, have in themselves good right, full power and lawful authority to grant, sell, alien and convey the said lot, piece or parcel of land above described with the appurtenances in manner and form as hereinbefore granted and conveyed to the said David Langill and Leonard Langill, their heirs and assigns shall and may at all times thereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the said described lot or parcel of land with the appurtenances and every part thereof without any manner of trouble, eviction, hindrance or molestation of or from the said James Murphy or any other person or persons lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof. And also that the said James Murphy and his wife, the said lot and parcel of land and premises hereby granted and conveyed and intended so to be unto the said David Langill and Leonard Langill, their heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever will warrant, maintain and forever defend.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seals subscribed and set the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Douglas
James X Murphy [his mark]
Mary X Murphy [her mark]
$320.00

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing deed from David Langill and Leonard Langill therein named the sum of three hundred and twenty dollars currency being the full consideration.

Witness
John Douglas
James X Murphy [his mark]

Pictou S. S.

On this twenty-fifth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-six before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the peace for the County of Pictou, personally appeared Mary Murphy, wife of the within named James Murphy, who being by me examined apart from her said husband acknowledged and declared that she signed, sealed and executed the foregoing deed of indenture as her free act and deed without any compulsion from her said husband, which I hereby certify. John Gollan, J.P.

County of Pictou, S. S.

I do certify that Mr. John Douglass, a subscribing witness to the foregoing deed, came personally before me and made oath that he was present at and witness to the execution of the same by the parties whose names and seals are hereto subscribed and set.

River John, N. S.
March 25th A.D. 1876
John Gollan, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0581737, vol. 71, pg. 238
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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