Certification of Deed, 11 January 1843

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Know all men that I William Niswanger of Hancock County Ill in consideration of one hundred and fifty Dollars paid me by Jonah R Ball of aforesaid have sold and transferd to him the following property (viz) one span of horses one set of harnesses being the same that said Ball sold to me, one horse light cream colour one mare yellow 5 years old all now in my possession the receipt I do hereby acknowledge for the above property
Condition
Whereas I have heretofore that is to say mad[e] an agreement by written instrument & otherwise by contract verbal with said Ball to find furnish materials & build a house in City of for said Ball now if I perform said contract as agreed on my part then said horses & harnesses are to be mine otherwise said Ball is to have full & lawful possession & Subject to his controll in for ever, a non performance of any part of the contract on my part togethe[r] with full & legal claim for all Damage & disappointments. If I on my part perform said Agreement according to the tenor of the same then this instrument to be nul and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect
In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal this ninth Day of January in the year of our Lord 1843
Wm Niswanger
Witness David Pratt [p. [1]]
Know all men that I William Niswanger of Hancock County Ill in consideration of one hundred and fifty Dollars paid me by Jonah R Ball of aforesaid have sold and transferd to him the following property (viz) one span of horses one set of harnesses being the same that said Ball sold to me, one horse light cream colour one mare yellow 5 years old all now in my possession the receipt I do hereby acknowledge for the above property
Condition
Whereas I have heretofore that is to say made an agreement by written instrument & otherwise by contract verbal with said Ball to furnish materials & build a house in City of for said Ball now if I perform said contract as agreed on my part then said horses & harnesses are to be mine otherwise said Ball is to have full & lawful possession & Subject to his controll in for ever, a non performance of any part of the contract on my part together with full & legal claim for all Damage & disappointments. If I on my part perform said Agreement according to the tenor of the same then this instrument to be nul and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect
In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal this ninth Day of January in the year of our Lord 1843
Wm Niswanger
Witness David Pratt [p. [1]]
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