1842 Langill Deed
Langill-Langille Deeds
Christopher Langill to William Langill
November 16, 1842

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Deed
Christopher Langill and wife to William Langill
registered 16th November, 1842 at 10:00 a.m.
on the oath of Alexander McKenzie

This indenture made the twenty-eight day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-two between Christopher Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, yeoman, and Nancy his wife, of one part and William Langill, their son, of the same place, yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of thirty pounds of lawful money of the Province of Nova Scotia to the said Christopher Langill in hand well and truly paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. They, the said Christopher Langill and Nancy his wife, 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 and confirm unto the said William Langill, his heirs and assigns, all that certain lot of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John, in the County of Pictou aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

That is to say, beginning at the center of the Mill Brook where the same crosses the western side line of land now owned by one Matthew Langill, thence upstream along the center of the said brook until it intersects the east side line of land now owned by the Honorable George Smith, thence south along the said last mentioned line and the line of land belonging to the said William Langill, sixteen chains and ninety-five links to a stake near the Main Road leading from River John to Carltown, thence east sixteen chains and fifty-eight links to the said western side line of the said Matthew Langill's lot and thence north along the said last mentioned twenty-one chains to the place of beginning, containing thirty acres, more or less, all the houses, buildings, improvements and appurtenances and the revision and revisions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof, and also all the estate right, title, interest, use, trust, inheritance, property claim and demands of them, the said Christopher Langill and Nancy his wife, in right of dower or otherwise of, into and upon the said lot of land. To have and to hold the said lot of land and premises with the appurtenances unto him the said William Langill, his heirs and assigns forever.

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

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence
Daniel Dickson Christopher Langill
Alexander McKenzie Nancy X Langill [her mark]

On this first day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-two, before me the subscriber, one of her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, personally appeared Nancy Langill, party to the foregoing deed and wife of Christopher Langill, also a party thereto, who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that the said deed was by her executed for the purposes therein mentioned and that she therein and hereby released all her right of dower to the land and premises therein described to William Langill therein named, his heirs and assigns, all which she did freely and voluntarily and without any force or compulsion from her said husband.

Alexander McKenzie, J.P.

Received on the day of the date of the foregoing indenture from the therein named William Langill, the sum of thirty pounds of lawful money of Nova Scotia being the consideration money therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.
Witness
Daniel Dickson Christopher Langill

Source:
LDS film #0578 974, vol. 26, pg. 853
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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