Bond, 8 February 1819 [Joseph Smith Sr. v. J. Hurlbut]

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Know all men by these presents that we and Solomon Tise [Tice] Wm Jackways are held and firmly bound unto in the sum of eighty one Dollars & fifty six cents dollars lawful money of the to be paid unto the said his heirs executors administrators or assigns for the which payment well and truly to be made and done we bind ourselves and our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents Sealed with our seals and dated the eighth day of February 1819 whereas the said hath recovered a Judgment of forty Dollars & seventy eight cents damages and four Dollar & seventy six <​cents​> cost before Abraham Spear Esquire one of the Justices of the peace in and for the county of and whereas the said <​of him the the said​> and whereas the said hath appealed said Judgment to the Court of Common Pleas of said County of . The condition of this obligation is such that if the said shall prosecute the said appeal with all due diligence to a decision in the Court of Common Pleas of said and to pay the Judgment together with interest thereon and costs of such appeal then this obligation to be void and of none effect otherwise to remain in full force
William Jackways
Solomon Tice
Signed & Sealed in the presence of
William Jackways
Lemuel Lee [p. [1]]
This may certify that I believe the within Bond to be Good
Abraham Spear JP
& [blank]
Bond [p. [2]]


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    Hugh McNair handwriting begins.  

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    Insertions in handwriting of Abraham Spear.  

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    Signatures of Jeremiah Hurlbut, William Jackways, and Solomon Tice.  

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    TEXT: Adhesive wafer residue suggests four adhesive wafers and three seals were affixed to the right of the signatures. The seals, along with the end of Hurlbut’s signature, are now missing.  

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    Signatures of William Jackways and Lemuel Lee; this was apparently a different William Jackways than the signatory above.  

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    Certification in handwriting of Abraham Spear.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Hugh McNair.