1877 Langill-McLennan Deed
Langill-Langille Deeds
David Langill to Charles McLennan
October 25, 1877

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Deed
David Langill and wife to Charles McLennan
Registered at 10:30 a.m., 25th October, 1877
on the certificate of John Holmes, J.P.

This indenture made the 20th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-seven between David Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Susan his wife, of the one part and Charles McLennan of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, Esquire, of the other part Witnesseth that the said David Langill and Susan, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand, two hundred and fifty dollars of lawful money of the Dominion of Canada to the said David Langill in hand well and truly paid by the said Charles McLennan at or before the unsealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.
Have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, alien, enfeoffed, released, remised, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargained, sell, alien, enfeoff, released, remiss, convey and confirm unto the said Charles McLennan, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being in the village of River John in the County aforesaid abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Viz - Beginning on the south west side of the Main Road leading through River John at an iron bolt the north angle of a lot of land belonging to John Holmes and running thence south fifty-three and a half degrees west along said Holmes and other lands four chains and ten links to the east angle of Dr. J. R. Collie's garden, thence north thirty-nine and a quarter degrees west along said garden ninety-two links to an iron bolt the south angle of a lot of land formerly belonging to Stuart Burns, thence north fifty-three and a half degrees east along said Burns land and the end of Cottage Street four chains to an iron bolt on the south west side of theMain Road aforesaid and thence south forty-five and a third degrees east along said road one chain or sixty-six feet to the place of beginning, containing four tenths parts of an acre be the same, more or less, together with all and singular the easements, tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining with the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest claim, property and demand both at law and in equity of him the said David Langill and all dower or right or title to dower or other interest whatsoever of her the said Susan, his wife, of, in, to or out of the same or any part thereof. To have and to hold the said land and premises with the appurtenances and every part thereof unto the said Charles McLennan, his heirs and assigns to his and their sold use, benefit and behoof forever and the said David Langill for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Charles McLennan, his heirs and assigns, in manner following. That is to say, that it shall be lawful for the said Charles McLennan, his heirs and assigns from time to time and at all times hereof peaceably and quietly to enter into the said land and premises and to have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the same without the lawful let, suit, hindrance, eviction, denial or disturbance of him or by the said David Langill or any person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same and that also the said David Langill hath a good, sure, perfect and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple in the saidland and premises and good right, full power and lawful authority to sell and convey the same in manner and form as are hereby sold and conveyed or mentioned or intended so to be and lastly that the said David Langill and his heirs the said land and premises and every part thereof unto the said Charles McLennan, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever shall and will by these presents warrant and forever defend.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seals set and affixed the day and year first above written
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Alexander M. Holmes David Langill
Province of Nova Scotia Susan Langill

Pictou S. S. Be it remembered that on the twentieth day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-seven before me the subscriber personally came and appeared Mrs. Susan Langill, wife of the within named to David Langill, who having been by me examined separate and apart from her said husband, declared that she did of her own free will and without any fear, threat or compulsion off, from or by her said husband, execute the within and foregoing indenture for the purposes therein mentioned and as a full release of all her right, title or claim to the within described land and premises in right of dower or otherwise.
Province of Nova Scotia John Holmes,
J.P.

Pictou S. S. On this twentieth day of October A.D., 1877 before me the subscriber personally came and appeared Alexander M. Holmes the subscribing witness to the foregoing indenture, who having been by me duly sworn made oath and said that David Langill and Susan his wife, the parties thereto, signed, sealed and delivered the same in his presents.
John Holmes,
J.P.

Source:
LDS film #0581737, vol. 72, pg. 196
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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