Certification of Mortgage, 30 June 1843

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This Indenture made this thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty three, Between John A. Forgeus of the County of and state of , of the one part, and Silas F. Brown of Wisconsin Territory Greene County—— of the other part, Witnesseth that the said John A. Forgeus for and in consideration of the Sum of Fifty Eight Dollars & ninety cents— to him in hand paid by the said Silas F. Brown— the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted bargained & sold and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell alien and confirm unto the said Silas F. Brown—— to his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or lot of Land situate lying and being in County of and state of and described on the plot of the city of Kimball’s second addition to the city of as being the East quarter of Lot four (4) in block Nineteen (19)— To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto him the said Silas F. Brown— and his heirs and assigns for ever Provided, always that if the said John A. Forgeus his heirs executor administrators or assigns shall pay or cause to be paid to the said Silas F. Brown— his heirs executors administrators or assigns the above mentioned or intended sum [p. [1]] of Fifty Eight Dollars & ninety cents on or before the Twenty Fifth day of May, one thousand eight <​hundred​> & forty three four—— Then and in that case from thenceforth these presents and everything herein contained shall cease and be void any thing herein containd to the contrary, notwithstanding—
In witness Whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal the day and year first above written
John A. Forgeus Seal
In presence of
State of Illinois) ss.
I a Justice of the peace in & for said do certify that John A. Forgeus whose signature appears to the foregoing Indenture and who is personally known to me to be the same person described in and who executed the same did acknowledge the same to be his act and free and [p. [2]] voluntary act and Deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned
Given under my hand and Seal the 30th. day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty three
J. P. L. S.
Recorders office June 30th. 1843
State of Illinois) SS
City of )
I, Joseph Smith Recorder in and for the said city of , Hancock County and State aforesaid do hereby certify that the within and foregoing Indenture and certificate of acknowledgement were this day duly Recorded in Book A. pages 186 & 187 and numbered 174
Joseph Smith Recorder by , clerk [p. [3]]
John A. Forgeus
Silas F. Brown
Filed for Record
June 30th 1843
Fees 80 cts paid
No. 174


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    Signatures of Ebenezer Robinson and Horace Eldredge.  

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    Certification in handwriting of John A. Forgeus.  

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    Signature of Ebenezer Robinson.  

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    Certification in handwriting of James Whitehead.  

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    Docket in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Notations in handwriting of James Whitehead.