Langill Deed
Langill Deed
Lewis Langill to John Handsford
June 12th, 1871

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Deed
Lewis Langill & wife to John Handsford
Registered 9:30 a.m., 12th June, 1871
on the certificate of David Tattrie, J.P.

This indenture, made the ninth day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-one between Lewis of River John, in the County of Pictou, Farmer, and Susan, his wife, of the one part and John Handsford of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Farmer, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Lewis Langill and Susan, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of four dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia to the said Lewis Langill, in hand well and truly paid by the said John Handsford at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge 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 the said John Handsford, his heirs and assigns, all that a certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of the River John aforesaid in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - On the east by lands granted to a certain Peter Matatall, on the south by lands now belonging to William C. Langill and on the north by the old Tatamagouche Road (so called)as now occupied together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, buildings, ways, watercourses, privileges, appendages and appurtenances to the said tract or parcel of land belonging or in any wise appertaining with the revision and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever both at law and in equity of him the said Lewis Langill and all Dower or rights or title to Dower her, the said Susan, his wife, of, 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 the said John Handsford, his heirs and assigns and to his and their only use, benefit and behoof forever and the said Lewis Langill for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said John Handsford, his heirs and assigns in manner and form following that is to say that he, the said Lewis Langill at the time of the execution of these presents hath a good, sure, perfect and undefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple in the said land and premises and hath good right, lawful authority and absolute power to grant, alien and convey the same with all and singular the appurtenances in manner and form as before granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be and also that the said John Handsford 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 thereof without any manner of trouble, eviction, hindrance or molestation whatever of or from the said Lewis Langill or any person or persons whosoever lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof and also that the said Lewis Langill and his heirs the said land and premises being part thereof unto the said John Handsford, his heirs, assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever shall and will by these presents warrant and forever defend.

In witness whereof the said Lewis Langill and Susan, his wife, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year herein before first written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
David Tattrie
Lewis Langill
William C. Langill
Susan X Langill (her mark)

$4.00

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Instrument from John Handsford therein named the sum of four dollars currency being the full consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.

Witness
Lewis Langill
William C. Langill

On this ninth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-one before me the subscriber, one of Her Justices of the Peace personally came and appeared Mrs. Susan Langill, wife of Lewis Langill mentioned in the foregoing Indenture who having been by me examined separate and apart from her said husband did declare and acknowledge that she executed the said Indenture as and for her act and deed without fear, threat or compulsion of, from or by her said husband and as and for a full release of all her claims to the land therein described in right of Dower or otherwise.

David Tattrie, J.P.

I do certify that Mr. William C. Langill, 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 the parties whose names and seals are thereto set.

River John, N.S., June 1871
David Tattrie, J.P.

source: FHL Film 0579181, vol. 61, pg. 416

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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