JS, , and , Bond for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , [1 Mar. 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 Jr & 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 one hundred dollars 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 Jr & 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 in Block No. forty— (40)—— and received in payment for said lot four— notes of hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of five hundred and fifty— dollars, and payable as follows.
The first for one hundred and twenty five dollars payable March 1— 1845
The Second for one hundred and twenty five dollars payable March 1— 1848
The third for one hundred and twenty five dollars payable March 1— 1852
The fourth for one hundred and twenty five dollars payable March 1— 1855
withThe interest for each and every note to be paid annually, on the first of March
Now if the said 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 Jr & 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 [blank] 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 [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [blank]