1855 Langille Deed
William Langille to James Grant
April 15th, 1855

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Deed
William Langille & wife to James Grant
Registered 17th April, 1855 at 11 o'clock a.m.
on the oath of Peter Grant

This Indenture made this fourteenth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five between William Langill, Esquire of River John, in the County of Pictou and Province of Nova Scotia and Eunice, his wife, of the one part and James Grant of Little Harbour in the County of Pictou and the Province of Nova Scotia aforesaid of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of six hundred pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia aforesaid to the said William Langill and Eunice, his wife, by the said James Grant in hand well and truly paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents and the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the said William Langill and Eunice, his wife, have and
each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, assigned, aliened, enfeoffed, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents they do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell assign, release, survey and confirm unto the said James Grant, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever, all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being on the west side of the River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Vizt - Beginning on the western side of the said River John in, near, of a
small white birch standing on the point formed by the junction of the Mill Brook with said river and on the southern side of said brook being the east angle of a lot of land granted to David Langill, Senior, and running thence north forty degrees west on said lot forty chains to a stake, thence south eighty-five degrees east along the south boundary line of a lot of land conveyed to Kenneth McKenzie, nineteen chains and fifteen links to the north west angle of a lot of land conveyed to James C. Nash, thence south four chains sixty links to a stake and stones at the south west angle of said Nash lot, thence south eighty-seven degrees east, seven chains forty links to a post at the south east angle of the same, and on the west side of the Main Road, thence south forty-one degrees east angling across the said Main Road one chain fifty links to a post at the south west angle of a lot of land now belonging to Mrs Henry, thence south eighty-seven degrees east on
said Henry's lot, five chains, sixty-seven links to a stake and stones
at an
internal angle of said lot last mentioned thence south seven degrees
west on
the same two chains eighty links to a stake and stones at the south west

angle thereof and on the northern side of James Roger's Road (so
called),
thence south eighty-eight and a half degrees east along said road and
lot
five chains forty-seven links to a stake and stones at the south east
angle
of said Henry's lot, thence north three degrees and three quarters east
along said Henry' s lot and another lot conveyed to the said James C.
Nash,
fifteen chains sixty links to the south boundary line of George Perin's
lands, thence south eighty-five degrees east on said Perrin's lands
twenty-two chains and five links to a stake at the northwestern angle of
a
lot of land in possession of Nathan Langill, thence south thirty-three
and a
fourth degrees west on said Langill's lot fifteen chains forty links to
a
stake, thence south twenty and a fourth degree west thirteen chains
eighty
links to a stone at the foot of the bank between the intervale and
uplands,
thence south ten degrees east crossing a certain gully and passing an
elm
tree nine chains thirty links to an elm tree, thence south two degrees
west
crossing another branch of the said gully two chains twenty-five links
to
another elm tree, thence south twenty-nine and a half degrees west - all
the
courses by magnet at present the last form as well as the one preceding
them
being all on said Nathan Langill's lot six chains to the northern side
of
the River John aforesaid at a point opposite the hollow of a small brook
on
the opposite side of the River and then north westerly the several
courses
of said river upstream about twenty-five chains to the place of
beginning.

Containing one hundred and twenty acres, more or less, together with the

houses, barns, outhouses, buildings, ways, waters, watercourses, rents,
issues, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging and the
reversion
and reversions, remainder and remainders and profits thereof and all the

estate right, title, interest, claim, property and demands of him the
said
William Langill into, out of or upon the said lot, piece or parcel of
land
with the appurtenances and all the right or claim of Dower or third of
her
the said Eunice, his wife, into, out of or upon the said lot or any part

thereof.

To have and to hold the said granted and conveyed lot, piece or parcel
of
land with the premises and appurtenances unto him the said James Grant,
his
heirs, executors, administrators and assigns unto his and their own
proper
use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said William Langille doth
hereby
for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns covenant,
promise and agree to and with the said James Grant, his heirs,
executors,
administrators and assigns in manner and form following. That is to
say,
that at the time of executing these presents he, the said William
Langille,
is and stands seized of an absolute state of inheritance in fee simple
of
and in the said lot of land hereby granted and conveyed or intended so
to be
without any conditions or encumbrance whatsoever and that he hath good
right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the said lot
of
land in manner and form as the same is herein and hereby sold and
conveyed
or mentioned or intended so to be and that he, the said William Langill,
and
his heirs, the said lot, piece or parcel of land with the appurtenances
to
the said James Grant, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims
and
demands of any person or persons forever defend.

In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto subscribed their names
and
set their seals at Pictou upon the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Daniel Dickson William Langille
Peter Grant Eunice x Langille (her
mark)

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Indenture from the
herein
named James Grant, the sum of six hundred pounds of lawful money of Nova

Scotia being full the consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him
to
me.
Witness
Daniel Dickson William Langille

Be it remembered that on the seventeenth day of April in the year of our

Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five, personally appeared
before me the subscriber, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for
the
County of Pictou, Eunice Langill, a party to the foregoing Indenture and

wife of William Langill also a party thereto who being by me examined
acknowledged that the said Indenture was by her executed for the purpose

therein set forth and contained as her own free acting Deed and without
any
force or compulsion on the part of her husband.
Daniel Hockin, J.P.

source:
LDS film #0578982, vol.40, pg. 483
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick

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