Langill Deed
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D. Fairweather to Solomon Langill
February 1st, 1859

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Deed
D. Fairweather and wife to Solomon Langill
Registered at 10 a.m., 1st February, 1859
on certificate of K. MacLean, J.P.

This indenture made the first of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-eight between David Fairweather, Jr., of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Agnes his wife, of the one part, and Solomon Langill, Thomas' son of River John aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of six pounds, fifteen schillings of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Solomon Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. They, the said David Fairweather and Agnes his wife, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, convey and confirm unto the said Solomon Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being on the east side of the Dean and Chapter lands in the County of Pictou aforesaid abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - beginning on the east boundary line of said Dean and Chapter lands at a stake the northwest angle of a lot of land conveyed to Abraham Langill and running thence east on said lot fifteen chains twenty links to a hemlock tree on the western boundary line of lands granted to James Murray, thence south twelve degrees west on said Murray's grant seven chains five [these last three words are underlined and placed above the next three words] six chains nineteen links to a stake, thence west thirteen chains, seventy-five links to a stake on the southern boundary line of the Dean and Chapter lands aforesaid and thence north on the same six chains ninety [these last two words are underlined and placed above the next three words] seven chains five links to the place of beginning, containing ten acres, more or less, all and singular, the privileges and appurtenances to the said lot or piece of land belonging or in any wise appertaining and the revisions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and also all the estate, right, title, interest, property and demand whatsoever both at law and in equity of him the said David Fairweather and all dower or right or title to dower or other interests of her the said Agnes his wife, in, to, out of or upon the said lot of land and premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof.

To have and to hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Solomon Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. He, the said David Fairweather, nevertheless excepting and reserving to himself, his heirs and assigns the privilege and free use at all times of a road sixteen and a half feet in width and extending the whole width of said lot along the western line of Murray's grant aforesaid and allowing to the said Solomon Langill, his heirs and assigns the privilege and use in common with him the said David Fairweather, his heirs and assigns a road of the same width and extending along the western and northern lines of said Murray's grant from said lot to the Mountain Road and the said David Fairweather for himself, his heirs, executors and assigns, doth hereby covenant to warrant and defend the said lot of land and premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Solomon Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person persons whomsoever.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of note for six chains ninety links in line 27 read seven chains five links and for seven chains five links in line 30 read six chains ninety links as amended.

John Gould
David Fairweather
K. MacLean
Agness Fairweather

Received on the day of the date of the within instrument from Solomon Langill therein named the sum of six pounds, fifteen schillings, being full consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

Witness
John Gould
David Fairweather
K. MacLean

Be it remembered that on the first day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-eight before me the subscriber one of her Majesty's Justices of the peace for the County of Pictou, there personally appeared Mrs. Agnes Fairweather, a party to the within instrument and wife of David Fairweather, Jr., also a party thereto who being by me examined acknowledged that the said instrument was by her executed for the purposes therein set forth and that freely and voluntarily, without force or compulsion on the part of her said husband. K. MacLean, J.P.

I to certify that Mr. John Gould, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within instrument, 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 thereto set.

River John
1st may, 1858
K. MacLean, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578985, vol. 45, pg. 465

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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