Langill Mortgage
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Alexander Langille to John McKinlay
December 24, 1859

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Mortgage
Alexander Langille to John McKinlay
Registered at 6 p.m. on the 24th of December, 1859
on the oath of James Johnston

This indenture, made the twenty-fourth day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine between Alexander Langille, [George's son] of River John in the County of Pictou, yeoman, of the one part and John McKinlay of Pictou in the County aforesaid, Esquire, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Alexander Langille for and in consideration of the sum of thirty-four pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to him by the said John McKinlay in hand well and truly paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, enfeoff and confirm unto the said John McKinlay, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being to the east of the River John, in the County of Pictou, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

That is to say, beginning at a stake and stones on the said east angle of a lot of land granted to John McCabe, now owned by John McCabe, Jr., and running from thence north seventeen chains and fifty links to an ash tree marked A.L., thence east eleven chains and fifty links to a spruce tree, thence south eleven degrees east twenty chains, thence south fourteen degrees west thirty-seven chains and fifty links to a maple tree, thence west twenty-six chains to a spruce trees marked A.L., thence north thirty-eight chains to a hemlock tree marked A.L. on the south boundary line of McCabe's lot aforesaid and thence west along the same twenty chains and fifty links to the place of beginning, containing one hundred forty acres, more or less, the lots described in the deed whereof from Reuben Langill and Sarah his wife, to the said Alexander Langille dated the 16th day of April A. D. 1845.

Also, all that other lot of land situate on the south side of the River John Road in the County of Pictou, abutted, bounded and described as follows. Beginning at a spruce tree marked R.L. the west angle of land granted to Robert Logan from thence running south on ungranted lands one hundred twenty-five chains, thence east eight chains and forty-three links to the south west angle of George Mango's lot, thence north on said lot one hundred nineteen chains or until it meets the southwestern boundary line of Logan's lot aforesaid and thence north fifty-five degrees west on said western boundary ten chains or until it meets the place of beginning, containing one hundred acres, more or less, being the same lot of land described in the deed whereof from George Mingo and Mary his wife, to the said Alexander Langille stated the 30th of March, 1847 together with all and singular the houses, buildings, ways, watercourses, easements, privileges, and appurtenances belonging or in any wise appertaining to the said described land hereby intended to be granted and conveyed and every part thereof and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, property, lien, claim and demand whatsoever at law or equity of the said Alexander Langille into and upon the same.

To have and to hold the said lands and premises hereby granted and conveyed or intended so to be, and every part whereof with appurtenances unto him the said John McKinlay, his heirs and assigns forever and the said Alexander Langille, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, doth by these presents covenant, promise and agree to and with the said John McKinlay, his heirs and assigns in manner following. That is to say, that he, the said Alexander Langille, his heirs, executors and administrator shall and will pay or cause to be paid to the said John McKinlay, his executors, administrators or assigns, the full sum of thirty-four pounds of lawful money as aforesaid together with interest upon the said sum at the rate of six per centum per annum in manner following. That is to say, that in one year from the date of these presents, provided always that if the said Alexander Langille, his heirs, executors or administrators do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid to the said John McKinlay, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns the said full principal sum and interest in manner and form as the same are hereinbefore covenanted to be paid and as the same are secured to be paid to the said John McKinlay by the certain commissary note of the said Alexander Langille and one Benjamin D. Langille made bearing even date herewith then these presents and every clause, matter and thing herein contained shall cease and become null and void.

In witness whereof the parties hereto present hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
James Johnston
Alexander Langille

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing mortgage from John McKinlay, the herein named the sum of thirty-four pounds, being the full consideration money.

Witness
James Johnston
Alexander Langille

Source: LDS film #0578985, vol. 46, pg. 434

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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