Agreement, 30 April 1845 [Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS]
Administrator of the Estate of JS, Agreement, with , , IL, 30 Apr. 1845, Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS (Hancock Co., IL, Probate Court 1844–1848); witnessed by and , [30 Apr. 1845]; certified by , 30 Apr. 1845. Copied 12 May 1845; Hancock County Deed Record, 1817–1917, vol. N, p. 403; handwriting of ; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL. Includes seals.
To all <men> to whom these present Shall come Greeting
Know Ye that I , administrator of the Estate of Joseph Smith deceased have this the 30 day of April 1845 bargained, Sold, and conveyed unto for the consideration of the Sum of four hundred dollars, the Receipt Whereof is hereby acknowledged all the right, title and interest that Joseph Smith had or that his estate has in the ferry across the , from the city of & in Iowa Territory Together with all Rents, annuities Right of ways, landing and privileges that Joseph Smith Deceased had in and about said Ferry which he Received from George Robison or from the City of and by these presents I , administrator aforesaid forever Quick claim unto and to his heirs and assigns for the consideration aforesaid all the interest, Rights and claims of Joseph Smith deceased in and about Said Ferry. In Witness whereof I administrator of the Estate of Joseph Smith deceased have this the 30 day of April AD. 1845. Sett my hand and seal
Administrator of the estate of Joseph Smith deceased
I. presence of .
State of Illinois)
I an acting Justice of the Peace in and for the and aforesaid Do certify that whose name appears in the foregoing instrument and who is personally known to me to be the person described in and who executed the <Same did acknowledge that he had executed the> said Conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned
In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal this thirtieth day of April in the Year of our Lord One thousand and forty five