1842 Langill to Nash Deed
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George F. Langill to James C. Nash
July 18, 1842

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George F. Langill to James C. Nash
registered on the 18th July, 1842 at 6:00 a.m.
on the certificate of John McLean, J.P.

This indenture made the fourth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-two between George F. Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Nancy his wife, of the one part and James C. Nash of Pictou aforesaid, gentlemen, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said George F. Langill and Nancy his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said James C. Nash at or before the execution of these presents, said receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said James C. Nash, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece 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 a stake and stones on the west side of the road leading from River John to Pictou via of the said George F. Langill's and one chain and ninety links to the south of or from a stake and stones at the south east angle of Hugh Cameron's lot and running from thence south three degrees west along the west side of said road six chains and forty-five links to a pine stump, thence north eighty-eight degrees west seven chains and forty links to a stake and stones, thence north one degree west, four chains and sixty links to a pine stump, thence north seventy-nine degrees east, eight chains to the place of beginning, containing four acres and one fifth of the acre, more or less, together with all and singular, the houses, buildings, woods, ways, waters, watercourses, improvements, hereditaments and appurtenances and thereto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, yearly and other rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate right, title, use, trust, intent, property, claim and demands whatsoever both at law and in equity of him the said George F. Langill and all the dower or thirds or right or title to dower or thirds of her the said Nancy his wife, in, to, out or upon the said lot of land and premises above granted and any part thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot of land in all and singular the other premises hereby granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be with their and every of their appurtenances unto him the said James C. Nash, his heirs and assigns, to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said George F. Langill, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth here promise and agree to and with the said James C. Nash, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say, that at the time of executing these presents, he the said George F. Langill, is and stands seized of an absolute state of inheritance in fee simple of and in the said lot of land hereby granted and conveyed or intended so to be without any conditions or encumbrance whatsoever and that he hath good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said lot of land and premises in manner and forms as the same are herein and hereby sold and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be. And also that the said George F. Langill and his heirs, the said lot of land and premises above granted to the said James C. Nash, his heirs and assigns against the claims and demands of any person and persons whomsoever lawfully reclaiming or to claim in, by or unto him, the said George F. Langill, will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said George F. Langill and Nancy 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
K. McLean
George X F. Langill [his mark]
David Blackmore
Nancy X Langill [her mark]

Be it remembered that on the fourth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-two, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Mrs. Nancy Langill, party to the foregoing indenture and wife of George F. Langill, also 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 involuntarily without any force or compulsion on the part of her said husband. K. McLean, J.P.

This is to certify that I have been present at the signed delivery of this deed as one of the subscribing witnesses to this deed.
Dated at River John this 18th day of July, 1842 K. McLean, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578974, vol. 26, pg. 608
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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