Langill Deed
Langill Deed
Samuel Cunard to Lee Hart Langill
August 23, 1852

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Samuel Cunard to Lee Hart Langill
Registered on 23rd of August 1852 at 1 o'clock p.m.
on the certificate of Jeremiah Northrup, J.P.

This indenture, made the twentieth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two between Samuel Cunard of Halifax, in the Province of Nova Scotia, merchant, of the one part and Lee Hart Langill of River John, in the Province aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Samuel Cunard for and in consideration of the sum of fifty-five pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, to him the said Samuel Cunard in hand well and truly paid by the said Lee Hart Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby knowledge, hath bargained, sold, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents doth bargain, sell, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Lee Hart Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at River John aforesaid in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Beginning at a pine stump being the south eastern angle of a lot belonging to Charles Mingo, thence running north thirty-two chains and thirty-two links to a spruce tree being the internal angle of a lot of land belonging to James Wilson, thence east twenty chains and thirty-five links to a stake and the south eastern angle of the said James Wilson's lot, thence north nine chains and thirty-five links to a spruce on the south boundary of land granted to Louis Tattry, being the northeast angle of said James Wilson's lot, thence east along the south line of said to Louis Tattry's lands fifteen chains and eighteen links to a pine tree being an internal angle of said Tattry's lands, thence south along the west boundary of said Tattry's lands and land belonging to Thomas Langill, forty chains and seventy links to a stake near a fallen hemlock tree and thence west thirty-six chains and twenty links to the place of beginning, containing one hundred and twenty-eight acres, more or less, together with all and singular the buildings, ways, waters, watercourses, easements, commodities, privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof. And also all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demands of him the said Samuel Cunard of, into or out of the said piece or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances.

To have and to hold the above described piece or parcel of land with the appurtenances unto the said Lee Hart Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their own proper use, benefit and behoof forever. He the said Langill and his heirs and assigns taking the said lot of land subject to any dower or third thereupon.

In witness whereof the said Samuel Cunard has hereunto his hand and seal subscribed and set of the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Richard Tremain, Jr.
S. Cunard

Received the day and the year first above written of the within named Lee Hart Langill, the sum of fifty-five pounds, being the consideration money mentioned in the foregoing indenture to be paid to me.

Richard Tremain, Jr.
S. Cunard

Personally appeared before me, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Halifax, Richard Tremain, Jr., the subscribing witness to the foregoing instrument when being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he saw Samuel Cunard subscribe his name to the above deed and duly execute the same for the purposes herein mentioned. Deeded at Halifax this 20th day of July in the year of our Lord 1852.
Jeremiah Northrup, J.P.

Source: LDS film #0578981, vol. 37, pg. 22

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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