1877 Murphy to Langill Deed
Langill-Langille - Deed
James Sutherland to Nelson Langill
September 5th, 1877

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Deed
James Sutherland to Nelson Langill
registered at 1 p.m. on the 5th of September, 1877
on the certificate of James Kitchin, J.P.

This indenture made the twenty-eight day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-seven between James Sutherland of River John, in the County of Pictou, farmer, of the one part and Nelson Langill of the same place, ship carpenter, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said James Sutherland for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and sixty-six dollars of lawful money of the Dominion of Canada to the said James Sutherland in hand well and truly paid by the said Nelson Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.

To have and hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, remised, conveyed and confirmed do and doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, remise, convey and confirm unto the said Nelson Langill, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John, in the County of Pictou and bounded as follows.

Beginning on the north west side of the Mountain Road running along the road leading to Tatamagouche Road, six chains and fifty links to a lot of John Brown's and thence north two chains and a half along the east line of John Brown's and thence running west on the north line of John Brown's, James Brown's and Kenneth Murray's, four chains to the south east boundary line of William McKenzie's lot, thence north on the said boundary line five chains and thirteen links to John McDonald's southwest corner, thence forty-five degrees east, ten chains and fifty links along the south line of John McDonald's to the aforesaid Mountain Road and thence south forty-five degrees west along said road, seven chains and sixty-six links to the place of beginning, containing seven acres, more or less, together with all and singular, the easements, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining with the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate right, title, interest, claim property and demand both at law and in equity of him, the said James Sutherland and all right and title of, in, to, or out of the same or any part thereof.

To have and to hold the said land and premises with appurtenances and every part thereof unto the said Nelson Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their sold use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said James Sutherland for himself and his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Nelson Langill, his heirs and assigns, in manner following. That is to say, that it shall be lawful for the said Nelson Langill, his heirs and assigns from time to time at all times hereafter, peaceably and quietly to enter into the said land and premises and to hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the same without the lawful let, suit, hindrance, eviction, denial or disturbance of, from or by the said James Sutherland or any person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same and also that the said James Sutherland has a good, sure, perfect and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple in the said land and premises and good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the same in manner and form as are hereby sold and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be. And lastly, that the said James Sutherland and his heirs, the said land and premises and every part thereof unto the said Nelson Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever shall and will by these presents warrant and forever defend.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
M. G. McLeod
James Sutherland

$166.00

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing deed from Nelson Langill therein named the sum of one hundred and sixty-six dollars currency being the full consideration.

Witness
M. G. McLeod
James Sutherland

The Province of Nova Scotia, S. S.
On this twenty-ninth day of August A.D., 1877 before me the subscriber personally came and appeared, M. G. McLeod, the subscribing witness to the foregoing indenture, who having been by me sworn made oath and said that he was present at and witness to the execution of the same by the party whose name and seal are hereto subscribed and set, the parties thereto signed, sealed and delivered the same in his presents.

River John, August 29th/77
James Kitchin, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0581737, vol. 71, pg. 14
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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