Langill McKenzie Mortgage 1843
John Langill to Alexander McKenzie
May 27, 1843

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Mortgage

John Langill, Lewis's son, to Alexander McKenzie
Registered 27th May, 1843 at 1 o'clock p.m. on the oath Charles McLennan, J.P.

This Indenture made at River John this twenty-second day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-three between John Langill, Lewis' son, of River John in the County of Pictou, yeoman, of the one part and Alexander McKenzie of River John, in the county aforesaid, Esquire, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said John Langill for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty-two 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 unto the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs and assigns forever, a certain lot or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the south side of the main road from River John to Tatamagouche in the settlement of River John and county of Pictou aforesaid, abutted and bounded as follows.

Viz., beginning on the north side of the said main road from River John to Tatamagouche and on the east boundary line of Lewis Tattrey's farm lot running thence north on said boundary line forty-five chains to a hemlock tree, the north east angle of said farm lot, on the rear line of the first division of lots on the Straits of Northumberland, thence east on said rear line seventeen chains and ninety links to a stake on the same thence south forty-five chains to a stake on the north side of the main road aforesaid and thence west along the north side of the said main seventeen chains and ninety links to the place of beginning, containing eighty acres, more or less.

To have and to hold the said lot of land and premises with all the buildings and improvements therein and thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to him the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns to his and their only use, benefit and behoof forever and the said John Langill doth hereby bind himself, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns against the lawful claim of all and ever person or persons to warrant and defend the said Alexander McKenzie, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns in the peaceable and quiet possession of the above conveyed premises forever, provided always and it is the true intent and meaning of the parties to these presents are that if the said John Langill, his heirs, executors and 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 two hundred and fifty-two pounds above mentioned with lawful interest therein within one year from the date hereof as the same is secured by a promissory note from the said John Langill to the said Alexander McKenzie bearing even date herewith then this present Deed of Indenture and every clause, matter or thing herein contained to cease, determine and become of no effect.

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

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of:
John McQuarry
Charles McLennan

John Langill

Received on the day of the date of the within Deed of Mortgage the full consideration in money therein mentioned.

Charles McLennan

John Langill

Source:
LDS film #0578975, vol. 27, pg. 411
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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