1871 Sillers-Langill Deed
Langill-Langille Deeds
James Sillers, Jr. to Joseph Langill
September 18, 1871

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James Sillers, Junior to Joseph Langill, James Son
Registered noon, 18th September, 1871
on the certificate of K. McLean, J.P.

This indenture, made the nineteenth day of January, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and sixty-three between James Sillers, Junior, of River John in the County of Pictou, Yeoman, of the one part and Joseph Langill, James' son, of the same place, Yeoman, of the other part.

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of sixty-two dollars fifty cents currency of Nova Scotia to him in hand paid by the said Joseph Langill at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged he, the said James Sillers, hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, enfeoffed, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff, convey and confirm unto the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns all that certain lot or piece of land situate, lying and being in the settlement of River John in the County of Pictou, aforesaid, abutted, bounded and described as follows.

Beginning on the south boundary line of John Langill's farm lot at a stake and stone the northwest angle of a lot of land formerly conveyed to the said Joseph Langill and running thence south on the same thirty-eight chains forty links to a hemlock tree on the north boundary line of a lot of land granted to John Gould, thence west along said line, three chains twenty-seven links to a stake thence north thirty-eight chains fifty links to the southwest angle of said John Langill's lot and thence east on the same three chains twenty-seven links to the place of beginning.
Containing twelve and a half acres, more or less, with all and singular the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversions and remainders, rents, issues and profits thereof and also all the estate, right, title, interest, claim, property and demands whatsoever both at law and in equity of him, the said James Sillers, in, to, out, of or upon the same part or parcel thereof. To have and to hold the said lot or piece of land and premises with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use and benefit behoof forever and the said James Sillers for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth hereby covenant with the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns as follows.
That is to say that he, the said James Sillers and his heirs, the lot or piece of land and premises hereinbefore described and hereby sold and conveyed together with the appurtenances and every part and parcel thereof unto him the said Joseph Langill, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whosoever will warrant and forever defend by these presents.

In witness whereof the said James Sillers hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year herein before first written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
John Gould James Sillers
$62.50
Received on the day of the date of the foregoing Instrument from Joseph Langill therein named the sum of sixty-two dollars fifty cents currency of Nova Scotia being the full consideration therein mentioned to be paid by him to me.
Witness
John Gould James Sillers, 2nd

I hereby certify that Mr. John Gould, a subscribing witness to the written Instrument, came personally before me and made oath that he was present at and witness to the execution of the same by James Sillers whose name and seal are thereto set.
River John K. McLean, J.P.

Source: FHL film 579181, vol. 61, pg 656
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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