Langill Mortgage
Langill Mortgage
Reuben Langill to John McKinlay
October 12, 1859

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Mortgage
Reuben Langille to John McKinlay
Registered 1 p.m 12th of October, 1859
on acknowledgment on oath of Ruben Langill

This indenture, made the twelfth day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine between Reubin Langille 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 Reuben Langille for and in consideration of the sum of twenty-two pounds, fifteen shillings 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 is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, enfeoff and confirm unto the said John McKinley, his heirs and assigns all that lot, piece or parcel of land situate at River John aforesaid in the County aforesaid which was granted and conveyed to the said Reuben Langille and his heirs by deed from Alexander Langille and Jane Langille his wife, dated the eighteenth day of October AD 1838 and being the lot described in the said deed as follows.

Beginning at an ash tree marked Al. IMC being the northeast angle of a lot of land belonging to John McCabe from thence to run east along the south boundary of lands lately conveyed to a certain John McMinn twenty-two chains and fifty links or to a stake on the north west angle of Samuel Langill's farm lot, thence south along the west boundary line of said Langille's lot fifty-five chains thence west forty-three chains or to the east boundary of lands granted to George Bigney, Sr., thence north along the east boundary line of said Bigney's lands and lands granted to William Robson, thirty-seven chains and fifty links or to the south boundary of John McCabe's lot aforesaid, thence east on said last mentioned lot twenty chains and fifty links or to the south east angle of the same and thence north on the same seventeen chains and fifty links to the place of beginning.

Containing two hundred acres, more or less, accepting one hundred and forty acres conveyed by the said Reuben Langille and his wife to the said Alexander Langill by deed dated the 15th day of April AD 1845 together with all and singular the houses, buildings, ways, waterways, easements, privileges, and appurtenances belonging or in any wise appertaining to said described lands 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 demands whatsoever at law or equity of the said Ruben Langille in, to, 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 thereof with appurtenances unto him the said John McKinlay, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Reuben Langill for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators doth by these presents covenant, promise, agree to and with the said John McKinlay, his heirs and assigns, in manner following.

That is to say, that he, the said Reuben Langille, his heirs, executors or administrators shall and will paid or cause to be paid to the said John McKinlay, his executors, administrators or assigns, the full sum of twenty-two pounds, fifteen shillings of lawful money as aforesaid together with interest upon the said sum at the rate of six centum per annum in manner following.

That is to say, in twelve months from the date hereof provided always that if the said Reuben Langille, his heirs, executors or administrators do well and truly pay or cause to be paid the said John McKinlay, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns the said full principal sum of twenty-two pounds, fifteen shillings and interest thereon in manner and form as the same are hereinbefore covenanted to be paid and as the same or secured to be paid to the said John McKinlay by the certain promissory note of the said Ruben Langille made bearing even date herewith, then these presents and every clause, matter and things herein contained shall cease and become null and void.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
H. J. Fraser
Reuben Langille
John Ferguson

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing mortgage from John McKinlay therein named the sum of twenty-two pounds, fifteen shillings, being the full consideration money.

Witness
H. J. Fraser
Reuben Langill
John Ferguson

Source: LDS film #0578985, vol. 46, pg. 249

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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