Langill Deed
Langill Deed
George Langill to Stuart Burns
August 10th, 1859

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Mortgage
George Langill and wife to Stuart Burns
Registered 5 p.m., 10th August, 1859
on certificate of Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

This indenture, made the first day of February in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine between George Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, Miller, and Margaret Langill his wife, of the one part and Stuart Burns of River John aforesaid in the County aforesaid, merchant, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said George Langill and Margaret Langill his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, to them by the said Stuart Burns in hand, well and truly paid, at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.

Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents, do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, enfeoff and confirm unto the said Stuart Burns, his heirs and assigns, all that lot, piece or parcel of land situate and being at River John aforesaid and bounded and described as follows.

Beginning at a stake on the west line of land owned by David Langill Miller and running west eleven chains, nineteen links on a line passing through a large elm tree on the north side of Mill Brook and meeting the east line of land owned by Christopher Langill, thence running north on said Christopher Langill's line fifty chains, sixty links until meeting land formerly owned by William Langill, thence south forty-five degrees east sixteen chains, sixty links till meeting the northwest corner of land owned by David Langill and thence running south thirty-eight chains, sixty links to the place of beginning, containing fifty acres, more or less, together with all and singular, the houses, buildings, ways, waters, watercourses, easements, privileges and appurtenances belonging or in any wise appertaining to said described land hereby intended to be granted and conveyed and every part thereof and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, property, lien, claim and demands whatsoever at law or in equity of the said George Langill and the said Margaret Langill in right of her dower in, to and upon the same.

To have and to hold the said lands and premises hereby granted and conveyed or intended so to be and every part thereof with the appurtenances unto him the said Stuart Burns, his heirs and assigns forever and the said George Langill, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth by these presents covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Stuart Burns, his heirs and assigns in manner following. That is to say, that he, the said George Langill, his heirs, executors and administrators shall and may pay or cause to be paid to the said Stuart Burns, his executors, administrators and assigns, the full sum of one hundred and fifty pounds of lawful money as aforesaid, together with interest upon the said sum at the rate of six per centum per annum in manner following. That is to say, that the sum of thirty pounds with interest on or before the first day of December next and the balance by four equal installments of thirty pounds each with interest, each installment to be paid at the end of each successive year after the said first day of December next till the whole sum of one hundred and fifty pounds shall be paid with interest as aforesaid in four years and ten months from the date hereof and also the if any such installment or sum of thirty pounds and interest shall be wholly unpaid for the space of one month after the same shall become due then the whole principal and interest secured by these presents shall be considered to be payable and the said Stuart Burns, his heirs and assigns shall and may thereupon at once proceed to recover and realize such whole principal money and interest by foreclosure of this mortgage or any suit or action through the times above limited be not expired provided always that if the said George Langill, his heirs, executors and assigns to and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid to the said Stuart Burns, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns the said full principal sum of one hundred and fifty pounds and interest by the installments and in manner and form as the same are herein before covenanted to be paid and as the same are secured to be paid to the said Stuart Burns and his assigns by the certain bond or obligation of the said George Langill made bearing even date herewith then these presents and every clause, matter and thing herein contained shall cease and become null and void.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seal the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of

Samuel W. Burns
George Langill
Margaret Langill

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing mortgage from Stuart Burns, the herein named the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds, being full consideration money.

Witness
Samuel W. Burns
George Langill

Be it remembered that on this fourteenth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine personally appeared before me the subscriber one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the County of Pictou, Margaret Langill, a party to the foregoing indenture of mortgage and wife of George Langill, also a party thereto, who being by me examined apart from her said husband acknowledged that she signed, sealed and executed the said indenture as her free act and deed without any compulsion of her said husband or otherwise and that she thereby granted, assigned, released and relinquished all right, title, estate and interest present or future whether in right of dower or otherwise, in and to the lands and tenements therein described and conveyed.

Witness my hands
Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

County of Pictou
Samuel W. Burns of River John in the County of Pictou, yeoman, maketh oath and saith that he is a subscribing witness to the foregoing mortgage and did see the same duly signed, sealed and delivered by George Langill and Margaret Langill, the parties therein named. Sworn before me at River John in the County of Pictou this fourteenth day of April AD 1859

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.
Samuel W. Burns

Source: LDS film #0578985, vol. 46, pg. 155

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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