JS, , and , Bond for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 1 Apr. 1840; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket in handwriting of ; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU. Includes docket and archival marking.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we Joseph Smith Jun & of the county of and State of held and firmly bound unto 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 Jun & have this day sold unto the said 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. one <3> in Block No. Six— 6— and received in payment for said lot Three notes of hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of Five hundred $500 100/00 dollars, and payable as follows.
The first for $100 10o/00) payable one year from date
The Second for $200— 100/00 payable April the 1st 1845—
The third for $200— 100/00 payable April the 1st 1850—
Making in all the aforesaid $500— 100/00
With interrest for each and evry note to be paid annually on the first day of April
Now if the said 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 Jun & bind ourselves our heirs, executors and administrators, to make or cause to be made, to the said his heirs and assigns, a good and sufficient Deed for the above described lot 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 (1st) day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty—