Bond, 5 July 1842–A [City of Nauvoo v. McGraw]

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Know all men by these Presents that we Wm H. Mc.Graw & <​Geo Mills​> are held and firmly bound unto the People of the City of in the penal sum of twenty five Dollars for the Payment of which we so bind ourselves our heirs Executors administrators & assigns firmly by these presents dated this 5th day of July A.D. 1842
The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas William H. Mc.Graw has this Day prayed & taken an appeal to the Municipal Court of Said in a Suit wherein the People of the City of are Plaintiffs & William H. Mc.Graw is Defendant on a charge of a violation of the City ordinance in Selling Liquor in Less quantity than one Gallon Now. if the above Bounden William H. Mc.Graw or his Security shall pay or cause to be paid all costs of Costs of this Court and the costs of the municipal or Court <​or that may accrue​> in this Suit if Judgement shall be rendered again the said William H. Mc.Graw then this obligation shall be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue— Given under our hands and Seals this fifth Day of July A. D 1842.
Wm. H. McGraw Seal
X <​his mark​> Geo Mills Seal
This Bond not recd, as filed,— as I considered it imperfect, & prepared another one which <​other one​> I afterwards recd on behalf of the Treasurer, on Condition of having opportunity of ascertaining the Solvency of the Security.— this one I held by way of a Collateral Security.— [p. [1]]


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    Signature of William McGraw.  

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    TEXT: Instances of “Seal” are enclosed in hand-drawn representations of seals.  

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    Mark of George Mills.  

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    Signature of Ira Miles.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.