Declaration, circa 20 April 1841 [Gray v. Allen]

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State of Illinois) On the circuit court Of the May Term AD 1841
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was summoned to answer James Gray of a plea that he render to him the sum of two thousand dollars which to him he owes & from him unjustly detains; and thereupon the said Gray complains: For that whereas heretofore to wit on the ninth day of March AD 1837 <​at​> the aforesaid the made his certain writing obligatory sealed with his seal and now to the court here shown, the date whereof is the day & year aforesaid and then & there & thereby acknowledged himself to be in debted held and firmly bound to the plaintiff in the penal sum of two thousand dollars lawful money of of the , to the payment of which sum to the plaintiff the by said writing obligatory bound himself, his heirs, executors and administrators
To which said writing obligatory was subjoined a condition <​in substance​> as follows: That if the above bounden , his heirs executors or Administrators do & shall well & truly pay or cause to be paid to the above named James Gray, his executors administrators or assigns the sum of one thousand dollars good & lawful money of the in the following <​manner​> viz Five hundred dollars by the first day of March one thousand eight hundred & thirty eight and five hundred dollars by the first day of March one thousand eight hundred and forty one, with twelve per cent interest [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) On the circuit court Of the May Term AD 1841
)
was summoned to answer James Gray of a plea that he render to him the sum of two thousand dollars which to him he owes & from him unjustly detains; and thereupon the said Gray complains: For that whereas heretofore to wit on the ninth day of March AD 1837 at the aforesaid the made his certain writing obligatory sealed with his seal and now to the court here shown, the date whereof is the day & year aforesaid and then & there & thereby acknowledged himself to be held and firmly bound to the plaintiff in the penal sum of two thousand dollars lawful money of of the , to the payment of which sum to the plaintiff the by said writing obligatory bound himself, his heirs, executors and administrators
To which said writing obligatory was subjoined a condition in substance as follows: That if the above bounden , his heirs executors or Administrators do & shall well & truly pay or cause to be paid to the above named James Gray, his executors administrators or assigns the sum of one thousand dollars good & lawful money of the in the following manner viz Five hundred dollars by the first day of March one thousand eight hundred & thirty eight and five hundred dollars by the first day of March one thousand eight hundred and forty one, with twelve per cent interest [p. [1]]
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