Langill Deed 1871
Abraham Langill to Joseph Langill
July 18th, 1871

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Abraham Langill & wife to Joseph Langill
Registered 10:00 a.m., 18th July, 1871
on the certificate of S. Burns, J.P.

This indenture, made the fifth day of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-six between Abraham Langill of Mill Brook, River John, of the one part and Joseph Langill of said Mill Brook, in the County of Pictou, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Abraham Langill and Catharine Langill, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and eighty dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia in hand paid by the said Joseph Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being on the north side of the Mill Brook, in the settlement of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning at the Mill Brook aforesaid on the east boundary line of a lot of land conveyed to Christopher Langill running thence north along said line twenty-one chains to a stake on the south boundary line of Ephraim Patriquin's farm thence east along the same sixteen chains to the northwest angle of James Cauder's farm, thence south on the same twenty-three chains to the Mill Brook aforesaid and thence westerly the several courses of the same to the place of beginning containing forty acres, more or less, together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, buildings, ways, watercourses, privileges, appurtenances and appendages 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 with all the estate, right, title, interest, claim and demand whatsoever which the said Abraham Langill and Catharine, his wife, 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 the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns and to their only use, benefit and behoof forever and the said Abraham Langill and Catharine, his wife, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators do hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns in manner and form following. That is to say that they, the said Abraham Langill and Catharine Langill, his wife, hath good right, lawful authority and absolute power in 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 above granted and conveyed that he, the said Joseph Langill, and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the said tract of land with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof without any manner of let, trouble, eviction, hindrance or molestation from the said Abraham Langill and Catharine Langill, his wife, or any person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seals subscribed and affixed the day and the year first herein before written.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of W. F. Burns Abraham Langill J. B. Stewart Catharine Langill

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Indenture from Joseph Langill therein named the sum of four hundred and eighty dollars being the consideration therein expressed to be paid by him to me.
J. B. Stewart Abram Langill
W. F. Burns

On this twenty-eighth day of November A.D. 1866 before me the subscriber one of her Majesty's Justices, of the Peace for the County of Pictou, personally came and appeared Catharine Langill who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband and declared that she freely and voluntarily and without compulsion from her said husband did execute the foregoing Deed for the purpose therein mentioned and did thereby relinquish all right, whether of Dower or otherwise, in and to the lands thereby conveyed. Stewart Burns, J.P.

Thereby certify that Mr. Joseph Stewart came personally before me and made oath that he was present at and witness to the execution of the written Deed by the parties therein named.
River John, 18th September 1871 Stewart Burns, J.P.

Source: FHL film # 579181, Vol. 61, pg. 657
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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