Langill Deed
Langill-Langille Deed
James Gollan & James Lauder to William Langill
March 28th, 1878

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John Gollan and James Lauder, Executors to William Langill
registered 2 p.m. on 28th of March, 1878
in the certificate of John McKenzie, J.P.

This indenture made this twenty-fourth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-seven between John Gollan of River John, in the County of Pictou, Esquire, and James Lauder of River John, in the County aforesaid.

Elder Executors of the last Will and Testament of Nelson Langill, late of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, deceased, of the one part and William Langill of River John in the County of Pictou, Ship's Carpenter, of the other hand.

Witnesseth that the said John Gollan and James Lauder by virtue of the power and authority to them given in and by the last Will and Testament and for and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by the said William Langill, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, release, convey and confirm unto the said William Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at River John in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Beginning at the south west angle of a lot of land belonging to George Munro and running southerly along the Main Road or street thirty feet to the north east angle of John McKenzie's lot, thence westerly along John McKenzie's side line one hundred and six feet, more or less, until it comes to Oliver Langill's line, thence northerly along Oliver Langill's line twenty-six and a half feet to the south west angle of George Munro's lot, thence north easterly along George Munro's side line one hundred and nine feet to the
place of the beginning, excepting and reserving nevertheless to James Grant and his heirs, the use and privilege in common with the said William Langill, his heirs and assigns of a certain well within said conveyances knows as Henry's well together with a free uninterrupted right-of-way to and from the same at all times and also all that other lot or piece of land situate, lying and being at River John aforesaid and bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning at the northwest angle of John McKenzie's lot at the street and five feet from the north east quarter of the house on the lot hereinbefore described [measured along the street], thence running along until it strikes the east line of such lot hereinbefore described, thence northerly along said boundary twenty-three feet and seven inches to the place of beginning, containing the triangle now occupied by said house and four inches more on the east side together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, barns, stables, ways, waters, watercourses, easements, commodities, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and revisions and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and also all the estate right, title, property interest, claim and demands which the said Nelson Langill at the time of his death had and all the estate right, title, property claim and demand which the said John Gollan and James Lauder, as executors, as aforesaid ever had, now have or may hereafter have of, in, to, or upon the said lot, pieces or parcel of land.

To have and to hold the said lots of land and premises with the appurtenances unto the said William Langill, his heirs and assigns, to his and their own proper use, benefit and behoof forever subject however to a mortgage for the sum of two hundred and eight dollars between Joshua Priest and Elizabeth his wife, of the one part and James Grant of River John aforesaid of the other part which mortgage bears date the twentieth day of March A.D., 1869 and was registered on the sixth day of April A.D. 1869 in the book 58 pages 385 and 386; the said William Langill assuming the payment of the mortgage and the interest due thereon as part of the purchase money of the lots of land hereinbefore described, the price of the said lots being four hundred and eighty-one dollars and fifty cents instead of seven hundred dollars as hereinbefore mentioned.

In witness whereof the said John Gollan and James Lauder as executors as aforesaid have hereto their hands and seals subscribed and set the day and year first herein before written.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
George Gordon John Gollan,
Executor
James
Lauder, Executor

County of Pictou S. S.
I, George Gordon of River John, in the County of Pictou, merchant, make oath and say that I am a subscribing witness to the foregoing deed and that the said deed was duly executed in my presence by the parties thereto sworn to before me at River John, in the County of Pictou, the twenty-fifth day of March A.D. 1878
John McKenzie, J.P. George
Gordon

Source:
LDS film #0581738, vol. 72, pg. 696
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