Langill Deed
Langill Deed
Christopher Langill to Oliver Langill
September 15, 1859

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Christopher Langill and wife to Oliver Langill
Registered at noon on the fifteen of September, 1859
on the certificate of K. MacLean, J.P.

This indenture, made the twenty-eighth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-eight between Christopher Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, Miller and Jane his wife, of the one part and Oliver Langill of River John aforesaid in the County aforesaid, carriage maker, of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Oliver Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they, the said Christopher Langill and Jane his wife, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, 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 Oliver Langill, his heirs and assigns a certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, and with and including a lot formerly conveyed by deed dated the second day of April A.D. 1845 abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - beginning on the south eastern side of the Mill Brook Road at the east boundary line of William Beer's lot and running thence north sixty-four degrees east along said road seven chains and eighty links to a stake, thence south eighteen chains, sixty-five links to a stake and stones, thence west seven chains, seven links to a stake on the east line of William Beer's lot aforesaid and thence north along said line fifteen chains, twenty- five links to the place of beginning, containing twelve acres nearly be the same, more or less, vizt. Five acres of the former conveyance and seven acres of the present, with all and singular, the privileges and appurtenances thereunto 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 Christopher Langill and all of dower or right or title to dower or other interest of her the said Jane his wife, in, to, out of or upon the same or any part or parcel thereof.

To have and to hold the hereinbefore described land and premises with the appurtenances unto him the said Oliver Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said Christopher Langill for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant to warrant, maintain and forever defend the said described and conveyed land in premises unto him the said Oliver, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Gould
Christopher Langill
K. MacLean
Jane Langill

Received on the day at the date of the foregoing instrument from Oliver Langill therein named the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being full consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

John Gould
Christopher Langill
K. MacLean

Be it remembered that on the twenty-eight day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-eight before me the subscriber one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou personally appeared, Mrs. Jane Langill, a party to the within instrument and wife of Christopher Langill, also a party thereto, who being by me examined acknowledged that the said instrument was by her executed for the purposes therein set forth and that freely and involuntarily without force or compulsion on the part of her said husband.

K. MacLean, J.P.

I do certify that Mr. John Gould, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within instrument 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
28th May, 1868
K. MacLean, J.P.

source: LDS film #0578985, vol. 46, pg. 207

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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