Langill Deed
Langill Deed
Christopher Langill to Jacob Langill
July 30, 1853

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Deed
Christopher Langill and wife to Jacob Langill
Registered on the 30th July, 1853 at 2 o'clock p.m.,
on the certificate of Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

This indenture, made the seventeenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-two between Christopher Langill, James' son, of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Lucy his wife, of the one part and Jacob Langill of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Christopher Langill and Lucy his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of three pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hands paid by the said Jacob Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged 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 Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - beginning on the east boundary line of a lot of land formerly belonging to Thomas Langill at the middle of the Mill Brook, so called, and running thence south along said boundary line two chains seventy-five links to the northwestern side of the Mountain Road, so-called, thence westerly along said road and the road leading thence by Thomas Wilson's sixteen to the chains sixty links measured at right angles to the east boundary line of a lot of land formerly owned by the late George Smith, Esquire, thence north along said last mentioned boundary line eighty-five links to the middle of the Mill Brook aforesaid and thence westerly, the several courses of said brook downstream to the place of beginning, containing three acres, more or less, with 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 claim and demands whatsoever, both at law or in equity of him the said Christopher Langill and all the dower or right or title to dower or other interest of her the said Lucy his wife, in, to, out of or upon the same or any part or parcel thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot or piece of land and premises with the appurtenances hereinbefore sold and conveyed or intended so to be and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns, to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Gould
Christopher X Langill [his mark]
Lucy X Langill [her mark]

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing deed of indenture from the therein named Jacob Langill, the sum of three pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

Witness
John Gould
Christopher X Langill [his mark]

I hereby certify that on the nineteenth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred fifty-two, Mrs. Lucy Langill, a party to the within deed of indenture and wife of Christopher Langill, who is also a party thereto, came personally before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, and 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.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

I certify that Mr. John Gould, a subscribing witness to the within deed of indenture, 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 hereto set.

River John
19th July, 1852
Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578981, vol. 38, pg. 200

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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