Langill Deed
Langill Deed
George Langill IV to Kenneth Henderson
March 26, 1853

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Deed
George Langill IV and wife to Kenneth Henderson
Registered on the 26th of March, 1853 at 7:00 a.m.
on the certificate of William Langill, J.P.

This indenture, made the twenty-seventh day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-two between George Langill, IV, of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Mary, his wife, of the one part and Kenneth Henderson of the Back Shore of Cape John, in the County of Pictou, aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said George Langill and Mary his wife, in consideration for the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand well and truly paid by the said Kenneth Henderson 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, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth, grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, convey and confirm unto the said John Sutherland (sic) his heirs and assigns all that certain lot or piece of land, situate, lying and being on the the western side of the River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - beginning on the top of the Bank of the Intervale on the western side of the River John aforesaid, at a stone sunk in the ground, being the boundary between the farm lots formerly owned by George Langill and William Langill as conveyed to them respectively by their father George F. Langill and running thence north forty-six chains west one chain fifty links, thence north forty-four chains east six chains fifty links to a stone sunk in the ground on the boundary line between the lots aforementioned, thence north forty-four degrees east along said boundary line thirty-eight chains fifty links to the south boundary line of a lot of land belonging to James Roger, thence east on said Roger's lot sixteen chains and seventy links to a stake and stones at an internal angle of said lot, thence south on said lot ten chains eighty links to the south post of said Roger's gate and north east angle of a lot of land belonging to the heirs of the late Walter Langill, thence west along the north boundary line of said Langill's lot six chains to a stake and stones at the northwestern angle of the same, thence south forty-four degrees west along the northwestern boundary line of said lot twenty-three chains and seventy links to a stone sunken in the ground, thence south along the west boundary line of said lot eighteen chains to the western side of the River John aforesaid [and passing a large pine stump on the top of the bank], thence north westerly along said river and a certain gully, so-called, the several courses thereof upstream to the mouth of a certain small brook falling into the said gully, thence northerly up to the Bank of the Intervale aforementioned to a pine stump on the top of the said bank and thence along the same north westly the several courses thereof to the place of beginning, containing ninety-five acres, more or less with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances of 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 and in equity of him, the said George Langill, and all the dower or right or title to dower or other interest of her the said Mary his wife, into, 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 Kenneth Henderson, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said George Langill, for himself, his heirs, executors and administers, doth hereby covenant with the said Kenneth Henderson, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns as follows.

Vizt - that he, the said George Langill, and his heirs, the premises hereinbefore sold and conveyed and every part and parcel thereof together with the appurtenances unto him, the said Kenneth Henderson, his heirs and assigns, against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Gould
George Langill
William Langill
Mary X Langill [her mark]

Received on the day at the date of the within Deed of Instrument from the therein named Kenneth Henderson, the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

Witness
George Gould
George Langill IV
William Langill

I certified that on the twenty-seventh day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-two, Mrs. Mary Langill, a party to the within Deed of Indenture came personally before me, the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace of 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, George Langill, therein named a party thereto.

William Langill, 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 said Indenture by the parties whose names and seals are hereto set.

River John
William Langill, J.P.
27th July, 1852

Source: LDS film #0578981, vol. 37, pg. 327

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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