Langill Deed
Langill Deed
William Langill to Kenneth McKenzie
July 25th, 1853

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The River deed
William Langill and wife to Kenneth McKenzie
Registered on the 25th of July, 1853 at 12 o'clock noon
on the oath of Thomas McKenzie

This indenture, made this eleventh day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three between William Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Eunice his wife of the one part and Kenneth McKenzie of East River of Pictou in the County of Pictou aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said William Langill and Eunice his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of thirty-five pounds of lawful money of the Province of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Kenneth McKenzie at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby knowledge, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Kenneth McKenzie, his heirs and assigns forever a certain lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John.

That is to say, beginning on the west side of the Main Road, a stake and stones the north east angle of a lot of land formerly to a certain James C. Nash and running from thence south seventy-nine degrees west along said lot eight chains to the northwestern angle of the same, thence west eighteen chains to the northwestern boundary line of land granted to David Langill, thence north forty-five degrees west on said boundary line eleven chains and forty links or to the west angle of George Perin's corner now in possession of William Perin and, thence east twenty-eight chains and thirty links to the north west angle of a lot of land conveyed to Hugh Cameron, thence south along said lot four chains to the south west angle of the same, thence east along the same five chains to the west side of the Main Road aforesaid and thence south along said road one chain and ninety links to the place of beginning, containing twenty acres more or less.

To have and to hold the said track or parcel of land and premises with all the improvements thereon or thereupon belonging or in any wise appertaining thereto to him the said Kenneth McKenzie, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to his and their only use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said William Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators bind himself to warrant and defend the said Kenneth McKenzie, his heirs and assigns in the peaceable and quiet possession of the above conveyed premises forever.

In witness whereof the said William Langill and Eunice his wife, have to these presents their names and seals affixed the day and year above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Thomas McKenzie
William Langille
Nathan Langill
Eunice X Langill [her mark]

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing deed of indenture from the therein named Kenneth McKenzie, the sum of thirty-five pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being in full the consideration money therein mentioned paid by him to me.

Witness
Thomas McKenzie
William Langille

Be it remembered that on the eleventh day of July, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Eunice Langill, also a party to the foregoing deed of indenture and wife of William Langill, also a party thereto, acknowledged that this indenture was by her executed for the purposes therein set forth and contained.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578981, vol. 38, pg. 208

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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