John and Rachel Campbell of Marshfield in the parish of St. George, Charlotte County, NB
Registered deed showing the sale of land by John and Rachel Campbell in 1820
Charlotte County, New Brunswick land registry, Book F, page 312
John Campbell & wife to Roderick Morrison No. 200
Know all men by these Presents, that I John Campbell of the parish of Saint George in the County of Charlotte and province of New Brunswick Yeoman, and Rachel Campbell my wife for and in consideration of the sum of eighty Pounds lawful money of New Brunswick aforesaid to us in hand well and truly paid by Roderick Morrison of the parish of Saint George in the County of Charlotte and province aforesaid yeoman, the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Roderick Morrison his heirs and assigns all our right title property interest claim or demand whatsoever in and to a certain lot tract or parcel of Land, containing one hundred and sixty acres more or less situate lying and being on the western side of the Maguadavick River in the County of Charlotte and province aforesaid being the rear part of the tract of land now owned and occupied by us, and is butted and bounded as follows that is to say, beginning at the rear line of a tract of Land heretofore purchased by Colonel Hugh MacKay and the late Lieutenant William Grant of certain privates in the late Nova Scotia Fencible Regiment thence running a due West course taking the whole breadth of our said Lot far enough to give the above mentioned quantity of one hundred and sixty acres. The said lot thus bargained and sold to the said Roderick Morrison is bounded on the South by the said Colonel MacKay and Benjamin Dalton, on the West by the remaining or unsold part of the tract owned and occupied by us. On the North side by a Lot of Land formerly granted to Francis Wedderhold and on the east by the rear line of the tract owned by Colonel MacKay and the heirs of the late Lieutenant William Grant. To have and to hold the said lot tract or parcel of land hereby granted bargained and sold and all and singular the privileges rights members and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said Roderick Morrison his heirs and assigns and to his and their only proper use and behoof forever - And I the said John Campbell and Rachel my wife for ourselves and each of us one and every of our heirs executors and administrators do hereby covenant and agree to and with the said Roderick Morrison his heirs and assigns, that we are seized of the said lands and premises as an indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple free of and from all manner of incumbrances, that we have in ourselves good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain and sell the same in manner and form aforesaid, and that the peaceable possession of the said lands and premises with the appurtenances unto the said Roderick Morrison his heirs and assigns we the said John Campbell and Rachel my wife and each of us our and every of our heirs executors and administrators shall and will warrant and by these presents forever defend. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this twenty first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and in the first year of His Majesty's Reign.
Signed sealed and delivered John Campbell (L.S.)
in presence of Rachel Campbell (L.S.)
Charlotte Be it remembered that on the twenty first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty before me Moses Vernon Esquire one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the County of Charlotte aforesaid personally came and appeared John Campbell and Rachel his wife the grantors in the foregoing instrument named who did acknowledge that they executed the same by the sealing and delivery thereof as their voluntary act and deed to and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Rachel being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband did declare that she executed the same freely and voluntarily and without any threats fear or compulsion from him.
Moses Vernon JP
Saint Andrews Charlotte County Received & Registered 2 December 1820