Bond to Elijah Newman, 1 November 1839

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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That We Joseph Smith Jun & of the county of and State of are held and firmly bound unto Elijah Newman of the county of and State of his heirs and assigns in the sum of one thousand—— 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 Elijah Newman a certain lot of ground situated, lying and being in the county of and State of , and described on the plat of the Town of as being Lot No. four in Block No. Sixty two— and received in payment for said lot one note of hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of Four hundred & Twenty— dollars, and payable as follows on the First day of November in the year of our Lord on thousand Eight hundred and forty nine
with interest for each and every on said note to be paid annually.
Now if the said Elijah Newman, his heirs, executors, or administrators shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, the amount of said note with such interest as may accrue thereon, according to the tenor and effect thereof, when due, we the said Joseph Smith Junr & do bind ourselves our heirs, executors and administrators to make or cause to be made, a good and sufficient Deed for the above described lot at the expiration of Twenty years from the date hereof 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 November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine
J S Jr
Acknowledged in presence of
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Lot 4— Block 62
Bond to Elijah Newman


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    Endorsement in handwriting of Robert B. Thompson.