Langill Deed
Langill Deed
Christopher Langill to Jacob Langill
July 22nd, 1871

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Deed
Christopher Langill & wife to Jacob Langill
Registered 11:00 a.m., 22nd July, 1871
on the certificate of John Gollan, J.P.

This indenture, made the twentieth day of July, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-one between Christopher Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, Yeoman, and Lucy his wife, of the one part and Jacob Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, aforesaid, Yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Jacob Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they the said Christopher Langill and Lucy, his wife 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 him the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being on the road leading from River John to Earltown, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning at a stake on the eastern side of the Mountain Road (so called), and on the northern boundary line of Archibald Langill's lot of land, thence running east along said boundary line seventeen chains to the western boundary line of Lehart Langill's lot of land, thence north along the same seven chains and eighty links to a stake, thence west eleven chains and twenty-one links to a stake on the eastern side of the Mountain Road aforesaid and thence south forty-one degrees west ten chains and thirty links to the place of beginning,

containing eleven acres, more or less, together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, buildings, ways, watercourses, easements, privileges and appurtenances to the said tract or parcel of land belonging or in any wise appertaining with the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever which the said Christopher Langill or Lucy, his wife, in right of Dower or otherwise ever had or may have in or to the same to have and to hold the said tract, piece and parcel of land above described together with all and singular the appurtenances unto him the Jacob Langill, heirs and assigns and to his and their only use, benefit and behoof forever and the said Christopher Langill and Lucy, his wife, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators do hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns in manner and form following that is to say that they the said Christopher Langill and Lucy, his wife, have good right, lawful authority and absolute power on themselves to grant, alien and convey the said tract or parcel of land above described with all and singular the appurtenances in manner and form as before granted and conveyed that he the said Jacob Langill and his heirs and assigns, shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the tract of land with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof without any manner of let-trouble, eviction, hindrance or molestation whatsoever of or from the said Christopher Langill and Lucy, his wife, or any person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof and also that the said Christopher Langill, his heirs and assigns, the said lot of land and premises hereby granted and conveyed to the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whosoever will warrant and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seals subscribed and affixed the day and the year first hereinbefore written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Henry
Christopher x Langill (his mark)
$260.00
Lucy x Langill (her mark)

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Deed from the within named Jacob Langill, the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia being the full consideration money in the said Deed mentioned to be paid by him to me.

Witness
John Henry
Christopher x Langill (his mark)

Pictou S.S.
On the twentieth day of July A.D. 1871, before me the subscriber, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, personally came and appeared Lucy Langill, the wife of the within named Christopher Langill who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged she did freely and without compulsion from her said husband voluntarily sign, seal and as and for her act and deed, deliver the foregoing Indenture for the purpose of thereby releasing unto the within named Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns all right, title, interest, claim and demand which she how hath or hereafter may have in and to the lands and premises thereby conveyed in right of Dower or otherwise. John Gollan, J.P.

I do certify that Mr. John Henry, a subscribing witness 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 parties whose names and seals are thereto subscribed and affixed.
River John
July 20th, A.D.1871
John Gollan, J.P.

Source: FHL film # 579181 Vol. 61, pg. 527

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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