Langill - McKenzie 1845
Frederick Langill to Alexander McKenzie
April 10th, 1845

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Mortgage

Frederick Langill, Matthew's son, to Alexander McKenzie
Registered 10th April, 1845, 3 o'clock p.m. on the oath of Charles McLennan

This indenture made at River John, this thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-five between Frederick Langill, Matthew's son 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.

Witnesseth that the said Frederick Langill for and in consideration of the sum of twenty-six pounds 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, all that tract or lot of land, situate, lying and being on the eastern side of the River John in the county aforesaid, abutted and bounded as follows.

Beginning at the south west corner or angle of a lot of land granted by Government to the Reverend Doctor Thomas McCulloch, now deceased, from thence to run east thirty-one chains or until it strikes the line of land granted to Thomas Dawson, now deceased, thence south thirty-five degrees west four chains or to the south west corner of said land granted to said Dawson, thence south fifty-five degrees, east thirty-seven chains and fifty links or to the north west corner of a lot of land granted to one James Gammon, thence south thirty-five degrees west along the line of said Gammon's land until it strikes the eastern line of land granted to one Samuel Langill, thence north along the last mentioned line to the north east corner of said Samuel Langill's lot, thence west fifty chains to land granted to one Thomas Magher and thence north twenty-four chains to the place of beginning, containing one hundred acres, more or less.

To have and to hold the said lot of land and premises with all the buildings and improvements thereon or thereunto belonging or in any ways appertaining to him, the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to his and their only use, benefit and behoof forever and the said Frederick Langill doth hereby bind himself, his heirs, executors, 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 and 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 Frederick Langill, his heirs, executors or administrators, 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 twenty-six pounds above mentioned with the lawful interest thereon within one year from the date of these presents, as the same is secured by a promissory note from the said Frederick Langill to the said Alexander McKenzie bearing even date herewith, then this present Deed of Indenture and every clause, matter and thing herein contained to cease, determine and become of none effect.

In witness whereof the said Frederick Langill hath hereunto his name subscribed and seal affixed the day and year first above written

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
Charles McLennan
Alexander McDonald

Frederick X Langill
his mark

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Deed of Mortgage the full consideration money therein mentioned.
Witness
Charles McLennan

Frederick X Langill
his mark

Source:
LDS film #0578977, vol. 30, pg. 160
Transcribed by Linda Minarzick
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