Langill Deed
Langill Deed
William Matheson to Jacob Langill
July 22nd, 1859

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Deed
William Matheson to Jacob Langill
Registered at 7 p.m. on the 22nd July, 1859
on the oath of Robert Patterson

This indenture made the twenty-first day of July in the year of our Lord,
one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-nine between William Matheson of Pictou, in the County of Pictou, Esquire, of the one part and Jacob Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Shoemaker, of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of five pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to him in hand paid by the said Jacob Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.
He, the said William Matheson, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, convey and confirm unto the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - beginning on the south west side of Queens Street at the angle or point where it is intercepted by the north west side of Wellington Street and running thence south forty-five degrees west on said Wellington Street two hundred feet to the north east side of principal Street, thence north forty-five degrees west on said Prince Street sixty-four and a half feet to the south angle of lot No. 17 on a plan of town lots of River John by Mr. John Gould, deputy surveyor, dated 1st July, 1847 thence north forty-five degrees east on said lot #17 two hundred feet to the south west side of Queens Street aforesaid and thence south forty-five degrees east on said Queens Street, forty-five and a half feet to the place of beginning.
Being lot No. it 18 on the plan aforementioned with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances hereunto belonging or 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 William Matheson into, out of or upon the same or any part or parcel thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot or piece of land and premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said William Matheson, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant with the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns as follows. That is to say, that he, th said William Matheson and his heirs, the lot or piece of land and premises hereinbefore described and hereby sold and conveyed and every part and parcel thereof together with the appurtenances unto him the said Jacob Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person or persons whomsoever will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said William Matheson hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and here herein before first written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
The words "being lot No. 18 in the plan aforementioned" being first
inserted between lines 26 and 27.
Robert Patterson William Matheson

Alexander Campbell

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing instrument from Jacob Langill therein named the sum of five pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being full consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.
Witness
Robert Patterson William Matheson

Alexander Campbell

Source: LDS film #358985, vol. 46, pg. 138

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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