Langill-Langille - Deed
Thomas Langill to Alexander Ross
August 1, 1842

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Deed
Thomas Langill to Alexander Ross
registered on 1st August, 1842 at 4 o'clock p.m.
on the oath of John Ross

This indenture made the twenty-second day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-two between Thomas Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Lucy his wife, of one part and Alexander Ross of Mount Thom in the County of Pictou, farmer, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Thomas Langill and Lucy his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of sixty-eight pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Alexander Ross at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released, enfeoffed, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, convey and confirm unto the said Alexander Ross, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being on the western side of the River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - beginning on the western bank of the said River John at a hemlock stump marked ID, being the north east angle of a lot of land belonging to David Perin and running thence west on said Perin's lot and ungranted lands, one hundred and twelve chains to a dry pine tree marked A.D. A.T., thence north nine chains and ten links to a small hemlock tree, the south west angle of a lot of land belonging to David Langill [Phoebe's son], thence east on said Langill's lot one hundred and eleven chains to the River aforesaid, thence southerly the courses of the same upstream to the place of beginning, containing one hundred acres, more or less, together with all and singular the houses, buildings, woods, ways, waters, water courses, improvements, hereditaments, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging 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, use, trust, interest, property claims and demands whatsoever, in law and in equity of him, the said Thomas Langill and all the dower or thirds or right to dower or thirds of her, the said Lucy his wife, in, to, out 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 other premises, hereby granted and conveyed, or mentioned or intended so to be with their and every of their appurtenances unto him the said Alexander Ross, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper and absolute use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said Thomas Langill, for himself, his executors and administrators doth hereby grant, covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Alexander Ross, his heirs, executors and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say, that at the time of executing these presents, he the said Thomas 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 incumbrance whatsoever and that he hath good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said land and premises in manner and form as the same or herein and hereby sold and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be. And also that he, the said Thomas Langill, his heirs, the said lot of land and premises above granted to the said Alexander Ross, his heirs and assigns against the claims and demands of all end every person and persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim in, by or under him the said Thomas Langill, will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said Thomas Langill and Lucy 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

John Ross Thomas Langill
W. McLean
Lucy Langill

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing indenture from the herein named Alexander Ross, the sum of sixty-eight pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

Witness
K. McLean
Thomas Langill
John Ross

Be it remembered that on the twenty-seventh day of July 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. Lucy Langill, a party to the foregoing indenture and wife of Thomas 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 voluntarily, without force or compulsion on the part of her said husband. K. McLean, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578974, vol. 26, pg. 634
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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