Langill Deed
Langill Deed
David Langill to James Kitchen
March 25th, 1871

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David Langill & wife to James Kitchin
Registered 9:00 a.m., 25th March, 1871
on the oath of James Kitchin

This Indenture, made the sixteenth day of March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-one between David Langill, River John, in the County of Pictou, Farmer, and Eliza Jane, his wife, of the first part and James Kitchin of Pictou in said County, Esquire, of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to them in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by the said James Kitchin, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they, the said David Langill and Eliza Jane, his wife, have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, enfeoffed and confirmed by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, enfeoff and confirm unto the said James Kitchin, all their rights, title, property, interest and claim whether at law or in equity into and upon the following described lot of land being the undivided eighth part or share of the Salisbury estate situate at River John which is now occupied and possessed by Robert Salisbury and which is described as follows.

Bounded on the northeast by the Straits of Northumberland, on the southeast by the part of the Salisbury estate now in the possession of Archibald Henderson, on the southwest by the bay of River John and on the northwest by that part of the Salisbury estate now in the possession of Alexander McKenzie containing about twenty-six acres, more or less, together with all the buildings, ways, watercourses and appurtenances thereto belonging or in any way appertaining the said undivided eighth part being that portion or share of the Salisbury property to which Lydia Salisbury was entitled as an heir which was afterwards owned by James C. Nash together with all the claim, title and interest in, to or upon the same both at law and in equity which the said David Langill and Eliza Jane, his wife, now have, ever had or may hereafter have, as the Dower or otherwise to have and to hold the said described undivided eighth part to the said James Kitchin, his heirs and assigns forever and the said David Langill for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said James Kitchin, his heirs and assigns that be the said David Langill hath good right, full power and lawful authority to grant, sell, alien and convey all the right, title and interest of the said James C. Nash in, to or upon the said lot of land above described in manner and form as hereinbefore granted and conveyed.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
James Kitchin
David Langill
Eliza Jane Langill

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Instrument the sum of one hundred dollars, being the consideration therein named.

Witness David Langill

Pictou S.S. On this 28th day of March A.D. 1871 before me the subscribed, a Justice of Peace for the County of Pictou, personally appeared Eliza Jane, wife of the above named David Langill part to the foregoing Instrument who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she executed the said Indenture as her free act and deed without compulsion from her said husband which I hereby certify.

James Kitchin, J.P.

source: FHL Film 0579181, vol. 61, pg. 241

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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