Bond to James Sloan, 11 February 1841

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Know all men by these Presents that we and Joseph Smith & , of the city of Hancock County and State of Illinois are held and firmly bound unto Recorder of said in the penal sum of one thousand Dollars to the payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs and assigns firmly by these Presents. In witness whereof We have hereunto set our hands and seal this 11t day of February A D 1841
The Condition of the above bond is such that whereas the said has been Elected Mayor of the City of for the next ensuing two years and having been sworn as is directed in the Charter of said City Now therefore if the said shall well and truly execute and perform all the duties pertaining to the Office of Mayor aforesaid and faithfully pay over and discharge all monies that shall come to his hands by virtue of the said Office of Mayor. And generally to do all things whatsoever that shall be required of him in pursuance of law— Then this bond and every thing herein contained shall cease otherwise to remain in full force and virtue in law
Joseph Smith Seal [p. [1]]
Feby. 11th 1841.—
Bond of
as Mayor


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    Original signatures of John C. Bennett, Daniel H. Wells, and JS.  

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    Endorsement and docket in handwriting of James Sloan