JS, Agreement, , IL, to , , IL, 14 Dec. 1841; handwriting of ; witnessed by ; two pages; JS Collection, CHL.
Know all men by these presents, That I Joseph Smith of Hancock County and State of Illinois, for and in consideration of the sum of Two thousand seven hundred and eighty ninety five dollars and forty two Cts to me in hand paid by , the receipt whereof is hereby acknowleged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, & sell unto the said of the County of and State of , his executors, administrators, and assigns, the following Bills of goods and merchandise, numbering from one to ten, as follows, to wit:— No. 1 Baught of Anderson & Thompson. , $1303.27— No. 2 of J. H. Mott & Co $134.79— No. 3— of S. Livezey $395.81— No. 4 of H. R. & D. Miller Mt. Morris N. Y. $421.72— No. 5— of Jos. R. Bond, Mt. Morris N. Y. $4118.84— No. 6— of Fitzgerald, Frye & Co $1987.17— No. 7 of B. S. Riley & Co $36.72— No. 8 of N. E. James & Co . $96.90— No. 9— of J. Lucker $14.16— No. 10 of W. R. Dickenson . $8.83 8.38— Amounting to
$8517.76 Cts. to which add 15 pr. ct. $1264.70 <$1227.66>=
To which add the amt. of the old stock on hand
making the above named sum specified. To have and to hold the said goods to the said , his executors, administrators, and assigns forever, and I the said Joseph Smith, for myself, my heirs [p. ]