Langill Deed 1845
Reuben Langill to Alexander Langill
May 10, 1845

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Deed

Reuben Langill and wife, to Alexander Langill
Registered 10th May, 1845, 7 o'clock p.m.
on the certificate of Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Know all men by these Presents that I, Reuben Langill of the settlement of River John, in the County of Pictou, Yeoman, in consideration of the sum of two hundred pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to me paid, the receipt whereof I hereby acknowledge, have granted, bargained, sold and enfeoffed until Alexander Langill, of the settlement of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being to the east of the River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

That is to say: Beginning at a stake and stones, the south east angle of a lot of land granted to John McCabe, and running from thence north seventeen chains and fifty links to an ash tree marked A.L., thence east eleven chains and fifty links to a spruce tree, thence south eleven degrees and east twenty chains, thence south fourteen degrees, west thirty-seven chains and fifty links to a maple tree, thence west twenty-six chains to a spruce tree marked A.L., thence north thirty-eight chains to a hemlock tree marked A.L. on the south boundary line of McCabe's lot aforesaid, and thence east along the same twenty chains and fifty links to the place of beginning, containing one hundred and forty acres, more or less, with the appurtenances.

To have and to hold the same to him, the said Alexander Langill, his heirs and asssigns, forever.

Witness my hand and seal, this fifteenth day of April A.D. 1845.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
William Jack
William Rogers

Reuben Langill
Sarah X Langill (her mark)

Be it remembered that on this fifteenth day of April A.D. 1845, Mrs. Sarah Langill whose name and seal are set to the foregoing Deed came personally before me and acknowledged in the absence of her husband whose name and seal are also set thereto, that the said Deed was by her executed freely and voluntarily, without force or compulsion on the part of her said husband, and thereby relinquished, or for the purpose of thereby relinquishing and resigning all her right and title of Dower or other interest in, to or out of the land and premises above conveyed.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

I hereby certify that on the fifteen day of April A.D. 1845 one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing deed, personally appeared before me and made oath that the said Deed was duly executed in his presence by Reuben Langill and Sarah Langill, the parties thereto.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Source:
LDS film #0578977, vol. 30, pg. 329
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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