John and Rachel Campbell of Marshfield in the parish of St. George, Charlotte County, NB
Registered deed showing the purchase of land by John Campbell in 1793
Charlotte County, New Brunswick land registry, Book B, "old" page 198, "new" page 391
(685) John Buckstaff to John Campbell
New Brunswick S.S. Know all men by these presents that I John Buckstaff of Saint Georges in the County of Charlotte and Province of New Brunswick Boat builder, for and in consideration of the sum of ten pounds lawful money of the Province of New Brunswick to me paid by John Campbell of Saint Georges in the County of Charlotte and Province of New Brunswick aforesd - the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, have granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do grant, bargain and sell unto the said John Campbell his Heirs and Assigns - All that lot, tract or parcel of land, situate lying and being in the Parish, County and Province aforesd Known and distinguished in Block No 21 on the Maguagadavick River Clinchs survey containing one hundred and fifty acres more or less with the appurtenances originally granted unto Ensign Samuel McDougall of the late Royal Garrison Battalion, and by him conveyed to me as by the said Grant and conveyance, reference being thereunto had may more fully and at large appear - To Have and To Hold the said lands and premises with the appurtenances to the said John Campbell his Heirs and Assigns, and to his and their only use and behoof forever - And I do for myself, my Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, covenant with the said John Campbell his Heirs and Assigns, that I am seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple, free of and from all manner of incumbrances whatsoever, and have good Right and lawful Authority to grant, bargain and sell the same in manner and form as above written - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety three, and in the thirty third year of His Majestys reign -
John X Buckstaff (L.S.)
Margaret X Buckstaff (L.S.)
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us James Campbell, Jason Mack.
County of Charlotte to wit. Be it remembered that on the day and year within mentioned, John Buckstaff the Grantor within named personally appeared before me the Subscriber, one of His Majestys Justices of the Peace in and for the County aforesaid, and acknowledged the within Instrument of Writing to be his Act and Deed, to and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. At the same time also appeared Margaret Buckstaff, wife of the said John Buckstaff, and being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she did sign seal and deliver the said Writing and declared that she executed the same freely and voluntarily without any threat fear or compulsion from him -
Saint Andrews her
Charlotte County Margaret X Buckstaff
James Campbell J.P.
Received the 15th January 1795, but being mislaid in office was not entered in its due course.
H.B. Brown Register