1871 Langill Deed
Langill-Langille Deeds
John D. McLeod to Frederick Langill
July 31, 1871

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Deed
John D. McLeod & wife to Frederick Langill
Registered 3 p.m. 31st July, 1871
on the oath of Peter Brown

This Indenture made the eighteenth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-one between John D. McLeod of Pictou in the County of Pictou, Esquire, and Maggie McLeod, his wife, of the one part and Frederick Langill of Black River in the county aforesaid, Farmer, of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars of lawful money of Nova Scotia to them in hand paid by the said Frederick Langill at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they the said John D. McLeod and Maggie McLeod have and each of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, remised, released, enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, enfeoff and confirm unto the said Frederick Langill, his heirs and assigns forever all that lot of land situate at Black River in the said County of Pictou, bounded as follows.

Viz - Beginning at the west corner of Elliot's lot on the Black River aforesaid, thence south two degrees west one hundred and fifty-six rods along Elliott's line to his southwest corner, thence north eighty degrees west one hundred and twelve rods along the rear line of Lindsey's lot so called to a small fir tree marked as a corner, thence north ten degrees east two hundred and fifty rods or until it comes to the river at a marked corner and thence upstream the various courses of the river to the place ofbeginning, containing one hundred and forty-four acres, more or less, together with all and singular the houses, buildings, ways, watercourses, easements, privileges and appurtenances to the said lot a parcel of land belonging or appertaining with the revisions and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever at law and in equity which the said John D. McLeod and Maggie McLeod ever had or may or can have in, to and upon the same in right of Dower or otherwise whatsoever.
To have and to hold the said lot, piece or parcel of land above described with all and singular the appurtenances unto the said Frederick Langill, his heirs and assigns forever and the said John D. McLeod for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Frederick Langill, his heirs and assigns in manner and form following, that is to say, that he, the said John D. McLeod, hath good right, full power and lawful authority to grant, sell, alien and convey the said lot, piece or parcel of land above described with the appurtenances in manner and form as herein before, granted and conveyed, that he the said Frederick Langill and his heirs and assigns shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have, hold, occupy, possess and enjoy the said described lot or parcel of land with the appurtenances and every part thereof without any manner, trouble, eviction, hindrance or molestation of or from the said John D. McLeod and Maggie McLeod or any other person or persons lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof and also that the said John D. McLeod and his heirs the said lot and parcel of land and premises hereby granted and conveyed and intended so to be unto the said Frederick 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.

In witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto their hands and seal subscribed and set the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of
Peter Brown John D. McLeod
$160.00 Maggie McLeod

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Deed from Frederick Langill
therein named the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars being the full consideration.
Witness
Peter Brown John D. McLeod

John D. McLeod to Frederick Langill
Pictou S.S.
On this eighteenth day of July in the year of our Lord,
one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-one before me the subscriber personally appeared,
Maggie McLeod, wife of the within named John D. McLeod,
being by me examined apart from her said husband
acknowledged and declared that she signed, sealed and executed the
foregoing Deed of Indenture as her free act and deed without any compulsion from her said husband which I hereby certify.
Peter Brown, J.P.

source:
LDS film #0579181, vol. 61, pg. 548
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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