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William Langill to Abraham Tatrie
February 15, 1845

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William Langill, and wife, to Abraham Tatrie
Registered 15th February, 1845, 10 o'clock p.m. on the certificate of Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

This Indenture made this twenty-eighth day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty, between William Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, Yeoman, and Eunice, his wife, of the one part and Abraham Tatrie of River John aforesaid, in the County aforesaid, Yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said William Langill and Eunice, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Abraham Tatrie at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged: Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said Abraham Tatrie, his heirs and assigns, a certain lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being on the southwestern side of the Harbour of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz., beginning on the south western side of said Harbour at the northerly angle of a lot of land belonging to George Grato, Senior and running thence south forty-five degrees and west eighteen chains to the northern side of the Main Road leading from River John to Tatamagouche, thence westerly along said road thirteen chains to the south east boundary line of James Patriquin's lot, thence north forty-five degrees east along said line twenty-eight chains to the south western side of the Harbour aforesaid and thence south easterly along the same ten chains and fifty links (measured at right angles to the side lines)to the place of beginning, containing twenty fair acres, more or less, with all and singular the buildings and improvements, privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging or in any wise appertaining and also all the estate right, title, interest, claim, property and demand whatsoever both at Law and in Equity of him the said William Langill and all the Dower right or title to Dower or other interest, whatsoever of her the said Eunice Langill, his wife, in, to, out, of or upon the said lot of land and premises above granted or any part thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot of land and all and singular other the premises hereby granted and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be, with their and every of their appurtenances unto him the said Abraham Tatrie, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper and absolute use, benefit and behoof forever.

In witness whereof the said William Langill and Eunice, his wife, have hereunder subscribed their names and seals affixed the day and year first above written

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
Benjamin Matatall
Edward Bourk

William Langill
Euncie X Langill (her mark)

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Indenture from the therein named Abraham Tatrie, the sum of sixty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being in full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.
Witness
Edward Bourk

William Langill

Be it remembered that on this twenty-eight day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Eunice Langill, party to the foregoing Indenture and wife of William Langill also a party thereto who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that the said Indenture was by her executed for the purposes therein set forth and contained, and that freely and voluntarily of her own free will and accord and without any force or compulsion from her said husband.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Personally appeared before me one of Her Majesty's Justice of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Benjamin Tatatall, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within Instrument who maketh oath and saith that he saw the present Deed duly executed for the purposes therein contained.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Source:
LDS film #0578977, vol. 29, pg. 649
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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