JS, , and , Bond for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 10 Sept. 1840; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket in handwriting of ; endorsement in handwriting of ; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU. Includes docket, endorsement, and archival marking.
Note that the two promissory notes associated with this bond have not been located.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That We Joseph Smith Jun & —— of the county of —— and State of are held and firmly bound unto —— of the county of —— and State of his heirs and assigns in the sum of one thousand three 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 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. Three in Block No. Sixty nine— 69—— and received in payment for said lot Two—— notes of hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of one hundred and ten—— dollars, and payable as follows.
The first for $50— —/00 & interest payabe Six months from this date
The second for $60— —/00 & interest payable one year from this date
and a Receipt from Joseph Smith Jun calling for $540— —/00 in land or town lots in making in all $650— —/00 it being the price agreed on for said Lot—
with interest for each and every note to be paid annually.
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 Nineteen 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 Tenth— 10—— day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty—