Whetherbe Langill Deed 1855
Thomas Wetherbe to Ephraim Langill
September 17th, 1855

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Thomas Wetherbe and wife to Ephraim Langill
Registered 17th September 1855 at 1 o'clock p.m. on the certificate of George Michell, J.P.

This Indenture made the third day of May in the year of our Lord
one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five between
Thomas Wetherbe of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman,
and Mary Wetherbe, his wife, of the one part and
Ephraim Langille of the same place, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Thomas and Mary Wetherbe for and in consideration of the sum of f
ifty-three pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said
Ephraim Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.
Hath granted, bargained, sold, released and confirmed unto the said
Ephraim Langill, his heirs and assigns forever a certain lot of land at River John
aforesaid on the south side of the Pointe Breuly Road and described as follows:

Viz: Beginning on the south side of said Road, on the west line of George West's lands
running thence south along said line to the rear of said Wetherbe and Wests lands
thence west five chains and twenty-five links thence north till it comes to the road aforesaid thence east
to the place of beginning containing thirty-three acres more or less together with all
houses, outhouses, barns, stables, buildings, ways, waters, watercourses, easements, commodities, hereditaments and appurtenances
to the same premises belonging and all the estate right, title, interest, claim, property and
demands of them the said Thomas and Mary Wetherbe into and upon the same or
any part thereof, to have and to hold the said premises hereby granted and sold with all
the buildings, improvements, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging unto him the said Ephraim Langill,
his heirs and assigns to his and their own proper use, benefit and behoof forever.

And the said Thomas Wetherbe is and now stands seized of a good and sufficient
Estate of Inheritance in the Fee Simple of and in the lands and premises herein conveyed and that he hath good right forever
and lawful authority to grant, sell and convey the same in manner and form
as the same is herein and hereby conveyed and intended so to be and that he hath good right,
full power and lawful authority to grant, sell and convey the land in manner and form as the same is herein and hereby
conveyed or intended to be and that he the said Ephraim Langill, his heirs and assigns shall and
may at any time hereafter and at all times peaceably and quietly have, hold,
occupy, possess and enjoy the same and every part thereof without any hindrance, molestation, eviction or disturbance from or by
any person or persons whatsoever claiming the same or any part thereof and that he the said
Thomas Wethebe and his heirs, the said lands and premises and every part thereof to the
said Ephraim Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and
every person and persons whosoever shall and will warrant and for ever defend.

In witness whereof to these presents have herewith set their hands and seals the day and year first before written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Charles MacKenzie
Alexander MacKenzie

Thomas X Wetherbe
his mark

Mary X Wetherbe
her mark

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Indenture from the therein named Ephraim Langill,
the sum of fifty-three pounds being in full consideration money therein mentioned.

Witness
Charles McKenzie

Thomas Wetherbe
his mark

I, the subscriber, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace, in and for the County of Pictou
do certify that on this fifty day of May A.D. 1855, Mrs. Mary Wetherbe,
wife of Thomas Wetherbe whose named is described to the within Indenture
personally came before me and being by me examined separate and apart from
her said husband did acknowledge that she did freely and voluntary and without compulsion from her said husband
sign, seal and as for her act and deed deliver the said Indenture and did
therein and thereby remise, release and relinquish all her interest, claim and right of Dower which she has
or could have in to and upon the lands in the said Indenture described to Ephraim Langill, his heirs and assigns forever.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Alexander MacKenzie of River John, the County of Pictou maketh oath and saith
that he was present at and witnessed the execution of the foregoing Indenture by Thomas Wetherbe and party thereto.

Sworn at River John
this 3rd of September, 1855 before one George Mitchell, J.P.

Source:
LDS film #0578983, vol. 41, pg. 296

Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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