Deed, William Marks to Oliver Granger, 23 April 1840

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Know all men by these presents that I of Hancock County and State of Illinois in consideration of Four Hundred Dollars to me in hand paid by of Hancock County and State of Illinois the receipt whereof I do acknowledge, have bargained sold, and , and by the these presents, do bargain, Sell and unto the said , and to his heirs, and assigns for even, all my right, and title, interest, Estate, claim and demand both at law and in equity, and as well in possession as in expectancy, of, in, and to all that certain farm or pieces of Land Situate lying in the County of and State of Ohio and described as follows— Being in Township No 9 in the 9th Range of Townships in the , and known as all of parts of Lots No 17 & 18 on Block 143 according to city plot as Surveyed by W. W. Beall Surveyor for State of Ohio, with all and singular, the heredetaments and appurtenances there to belonging— In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 23d day of April A D One thousand Eight Hundred and forty
Signed and Seald and Delivered in the Presence of
County of )
State of Illinois)
This Day personally appeared before me an acting Justice within and for the aforesaid whose Signature appears to the foregoing deed and who is personally know to me to be the person described in and executed the Same did acknowledged the Same to be his free and foluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and exprest Given under my hand [a]nd Seal this twenty fift[h] day of April A D [18]40
Justice of the peace for seal [p. [1]]
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State of Illinois,) SCT.
I, Clerk of the County Commissioners’ Court, in and for said , do hereby certify that Esq., whose name appears to the foregoing Certifiate, was on the day of the date thereof, an acting Justice of the Peace in and for said , duly Elected, Commissioned and qualfied, as appears to me of record, and that his official acts, as such, are entitled to full faith and credit.
In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Seal of said Court, at , this 30th day of April 1840
Clk. C. C. C.
Karnes & Woods, Prs. . [p. [3]]
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    Unidentified handwriting begins.  

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    Signature of William Marks.  

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    TEXT: Hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Signatures of John Eagle and Benjamin Warrington.  

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    Unidentified handwriting ends; Benjamin Warrington begins.  

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    TEXT: A printed certification is attached to this page, obscuring some of the words; missing text supplied from context.  

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    TEXT: “seal” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Newel K. Whitney.  

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    Insertion in graphite in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Printed certification form with manuscript additions in handwriting of Samuel Marshall. The certification is adhered over Benjamin Warrington’s certification on the first page.  

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    TEXT: Embossed seal of the Hancock County Commissioners’ Court.