Langill-Langille - Deed
James Langill to Joseph Langill
November 10, 1860

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Deed
James Langill and wife to Joseph Langill
registered 8 a.m. on the 10th November, 1860
on the certificate of William Langill, J.P.

This indenture made at River John in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia on the twenty-ninth day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine between James Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou and Agnes his wife, of the one part, and Joseph Langill of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia, on the other part.

Witnesseth that the said James Langill and Agnes his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds currency of the said Province to him in hand paid by the said Joseph Langill, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, sold, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents doth hereby grant, sell, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Joseph Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all that track or parcel of land known and described as follows.

That is to say, beginning at the Brook Road on the east line of Christopher Langill's lot of land, thence east along the road three rods and four feet, thence north seven rods and seven feet, thence west six rods and four feet to Christopher Langill's lands, thence along said line to the Mill Brook, thence downstream the several courses of the said Mill Brook until it comes to James Lauder's lands, thence along the said line of Lauder's until it comes to Mill Brook Road, thence westerly along said road to the place of beginning, containing fifteen acres, more or less.

To have and to hold the said land and premises with all the stones and wood thereon or thereunto belonging or any wise appertaining to him, the said Joseph Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to his and their own use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said James Langill therefore binds himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to warrant and defend and likewise all the right or claim of dower or thirds of her the said Agnes his wife, into, at or upon any part thereof unto the said Joseph Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, in the peaceable and quiet possession of the above conveyed premises forever.

In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto subscribed and set their hands and seals at River John upon the day and the year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
George Langill
James X Langill [his mark]
Jacob Langill
Agnes X Langill [her mark]

Received from Joseph Langill, the sum of sixty dollars currency being the consideration mentioned in the foregoing indenture.
Witness
George Langill
James X Langill [his mark]
Jacob Langill

Be it remembered that on the twenty-ninth day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Agnes Langill, also a party to the foregoing indenture and wife of James Langill, also a 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 purpose therein set forth and contained and that freely and voluntarily of her own free will and accord and without any force or compulsion from her said husband. William Langill, J.P.

I do certified the Jacob Langill, farmer, of River John, in the County of Pictou, and whose name is subscribed to the foregoing indenture as a witness, came before me this day and being duly sworn made oath and said that he was present at and witnessed the execution of the same by James Langill and Agnes Langill the parties hereto. Sworn before me at River John, this 29th day of October 8 A.D., 1859

William Langill, J.P.
Jacob Langill

Source: LDS film #0578986, vol. 47, pg. 435
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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