Bond to Alpheus Gifford, 1 December 1839

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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That We Joseph Smith Junr & of the county of and State of are held and firmly bound unto Alpheus Gifford of the county of and State of his heirs and assigns in the sum of seven hundred— dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
NOW THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, that whereas, the said Joseph Smith Junr & have this day sold unto the said Alpheus Gifford a certan lot of ground situated, lying and being in the county of and State of , and described on the plat of the Plat of Town of as being Lot No. three in Block No. forty seven— and received in payment for said lot ten— notes of hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of Three hundred & fifty dollars, and payable as follows.
The first for 35 dollars on the 1st of Decr A.D. 1840
The second for 35 " on the 1st of Decr AD 1841
The third for 35 " " " 1st " " AD 1843 1842
The fourth for 35 " " " 1st " " AD 1844 1843
The fifth for 35 " " " 1st " " A.D 1845 1844
The sixth for 35 " " " 1st " " A.D 1846 1845
The seventh for 35 " " " 1st " " A.D 1846
The eighth for 35 " " " 1st " " AD 1847
The ninth for 35 " " ” 1st " " AD 1848
The tenth for 35 " " " 1st " " AD 1849
with The interest for each and every note to be paid annually.
Now if the said Alpheus Gifford his heirs, executors, or administrators shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, the amount of said notes with such interest as may accrue thereon, according to the tenor and effect thereof, when due, We the said Joseph Smith Junr & bind ourselves our heirs, executors and administrators, to make or cause to be made, a good and sufficient Deed for the above described lot and then this Bond to become null and void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.
Given under our hands and seals this First— day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine
J— S— Jr LS
Acknowledged in presence of [p. [1]]
Lot No 3 Block No 47
BOND to Alpheus Gifford


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    Endorsement in handwriting of Robert B. Thompson.