1855 Langill Deed
James Dawson to James Langill
March 20th, 1855

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James Dawson to James Langill, James' son
Registered on 20th March, 1855 at 1:00 p.m.
on the oath of Christopher Langill

This Indenture made the twentieth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five between James Dawson of Pictou, in the County of Pictou, Merchant, of the one part and James Langill, James son, of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of nineteen pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia to him in hand paid by the said James Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he, the said James Dawson, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, release, convey and confirm unto the said James Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being to the west of the River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - Beginning at a dry pine tree marked I.D. and A.T. being the southwest angle of a lot of land granted to the said James Dawson and running thence west on a lot of land in possession of Duncan McKay, nine chains to a lot of land conveyed to Abraham Langill, thence north on said last mentioned lot thirty-three chains and thirty-three links to the south boundary line of a lot of land conveyed to Christopher Langill, James' son, thence east along said boundary line nine chains to a fir tree cornered at the south east angle of said last mentioned lot, and thence south thirty-three chains and thirty-three links to the place of beginning, containing thirty acres, more or less, with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances to the said lot or piece of land belonging, or in any wise appertaining, and the revisions and revisions, rents, issues and profits thereof. And also all the estate, right, title, property claim and demand whatsoever both at law and in equity to him the said James Dawson in, to, out, of or upon the same or any part or parcel thereof.

To have and to hold the said lot or piece of land and premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said James Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefits and behoof forever.

And the said James Dawson for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant with the said James Langill, his heirs and assigns as follows. That is to say, that at the time of the execution of these presents he, the said James Dawson, is lawfully seized of an indefensible estate in free simple of and in the said lot or piece of land and premises hereinbefore described and hereby sold and conveyed or intended so to be, and that he hath good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said in anyway and manner as they are herein and hereby sold and conveyed or intended so to be. And that he, the said James Dawson, and his heirs, the said land and premises together with the appurtenances unto him the said James Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever will warrant, maintain and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said James Dawson hath here unto set his name and seal the day and year hereinbefore first written.
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Christopher Langill James Dawson
Abram Langill

Received on the day at the date of the foregoing deed of indenture from James Langill therein named, the sum of nineteen pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia, being the full consideration there in mention to be paid by him to me
Witness
Abram Langill James Dawson

Source:
LDS film #0578982, vol. 40, pg. 399
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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