Bond from William Marks, 10 March 1842

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<​ to City of For pt of E½ of N.E ¼ of the 6 Township to Range 8 W​>
Know All Men By These Presents, I of the city of , in the county of and state of , am held and firmly bound unto city of , in the county of and State of in the sum of one thousand dollars, for the payment of which, well and Truly to be made I bind myself my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Now The Condition of The Above Obligation is such, That whereas, the said hath this day sold unto the said City of a certain Lot of ground, situated, lying and being in the county of and State of , and described as beginning at a stake fifteen Rods South of North East corner of a certain tract of Land owned by , and North West corner of Land owned by and is in the East half of the North East quarter of section (7) seven Township six (6) Range Eight (8) west, thence South twenty five (25) Rods, thence East twenty seven (27) thence North Twenty five (25) Rods, thence West twenty seven (27) Rods, to the place of beginning Containing Four (4) acres and thirty five Rods and recieved in payment for said Lot, one Note of Hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of one hundred and twenty six Dollars, & fifty six & one fourth Cents, payable upon the first day of April next. [p. 28]
Now if the said City of shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, the amount of said note according to the tenor and effect thereof, when due the said Doth bind himself his heirs, executors and administrators, to make, or cause to be made, to the said City of . a good and sufficient Deed for the above described lot upon or before the first day of May A.D (1845) one thousand eight hundred and forty five and then this bond shall become null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Given under my hand and seal this tenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two
Acknowledged in Presence of
Recorded June 11th. 1842 [p. 29]