Langill Deed
Benjamine Langill, Alexander McKenzie
May 18th, 1843

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Benjamine Langill, Alexander McKenzie.
Registered 18th May 1843 at 1 o'clock p.m. on the oath of Charles McLennan

This indenture made at River John this twenty-second day of April in the
year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and forty-three between
Benjamine Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, Farmer, of
the one part and Alexander McKenzie of River John in the county
aforesaid, Esquire, of the other part.
Witness that the said Benjamine Langill for and in consideration of the sum of
fifty-seven pounds, ten shillings, currency of the Province of Nova Scotia
to him in hand paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents,
the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged,
Hath granted, bargained, sold, remised, released, enfeoffed and
confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, remise,
release, enfeoff and confirm unto the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs
and assigns forever a certain lot or parcel of land situate lying and
being on the south side of the harbour of River John aforesaid and
bounded on the north west by lands owned by James Patriquin,
on the south west by lands owned by George Gratto and on
the north east by the harbour of River John aforesaid being the
whole of the lot on which the said Benjamine Langill now
resides and which he purchased from his father, John David Langill
containing, fifty-five acres more or less. To have and to hold the said
lot of land and premises with all the buildings and improvements thereon or
thereto belonging or in anywise appertaining to him,
the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs and executors, administrators or assigns
to his and their only use, benefit and behoof, forever and the said
Benjamine Langill doth hereby bind himself, his heirs, executors and administrators
and assigns against the lawful claim of all and every person or persons to warrant
and defend the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs, executors, administrators
and assigns in the peaceable and quiet possession of the above conveyed
premises forever. Provided always and the true intent and meaning of
the parties to these presents are that if the said Benjamine Langille,
his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, shall well and truly pay or
cause to be paid to the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs, executors,
administrators or assigns, the just and full sum of
fifty-seven pounds, ten shillings above mentioned with lawful intent thereon,
within one year from the date of these presents as the same is secured by a
promissory note from the said Benjamine Langill to the said Alexander McKenzie
bearing even date herewith then this present Deed of Indenture and every clause
matter anything herein contained to cease, determine and become void and
of no effect Witness whereof the said Benjamine Langill hath hereunto his
name, subscribed and seal affixed the day and year first above mentioned

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Charles McLennan
Lauchlin Cameron
Benjamine Langill

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing deed of mortgage the
full consideration money therein mentioned

Charles McLennan

Benjamine Langill

Source: FHL film # 578975 vol. 27 p. 380
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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