Recognizance, 10 February 1843–C [State of Illinois v. Olney]

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State of Illinois) SS
Hancock County)
City of )
Be it remembered that on the tenth day of february one thousand eight hundred and forty three, Mary Olney personally came before me, Mayor for said , and acknowledged herself to owe the people of the State of , One hundred Dollars, to be levied on her goods and Chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of the , if default be made in the condition following: which condition is, that if she the said Mary Olney shall personally appear, at the next Circuit Court, to be holden in, & for said , on the first day of the term, to give testimony on behalf of the , and the truth to say, touching such matters as may <​be​> then and there required of her, and not depart the Court without leave, then this recognizance shall be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force & virtue in Law.
X <​her mark​> Mary Olney Seal
Taken and acknowledged before me at my
Joseph Smith Mayor Seal [p. [1]]
feby. 10th 1843.
State of ) Recognizance of Mary Olney—
[p. [2]]


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    Mark of Mary Olney.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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

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    Signature of JS.  

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

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.