, Certificate, , Hancock Co., IL, 2 Aug. 1841, Gray v. Allen (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1841); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket by S. Otho Williams, [, Hancock Co., IL, 2 Aug. 1841]; notation by , 2 Aug. 1841; notation presumably by Melancton S. Carey, [ca. 2 Aug. 1841]; dockets by unidentified scribe, [ca. 2 Aug. 1841]; notation by unidentified scribe, 22 July 1842; two pages; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm 1,637,612 at FHL. Includes seal.
Whereas, by virtue of a —— , to me directed, from the Circuit Court of , bearing date, the Eleventh day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty one in favor of James Gray and against I did on the Second day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty one in pursuance of public notice given, expose to public sale, at the door of the Court-House in in said , the following described property;
The west half of the North West quarter of sec five Township five north of Range Eight west & James Gray bid Three hundred & Seventy five dollars for the same
Also the North West qr of the South East qr of the Six Township Five North Range Eight west of the 4h principal meridian & James Gray bid one hundred & twenty five dollars for the same with the appurtenances and improvements thereto belonging, seized and taken in Execution as the property of
And whereas, at the time and place aforesaid, James Gray became the purchaser of said property, for the sum of Five Hundred dollars and —— cents, that being the highest and best bid for the same. Now, therefore I, Sheriff of said , do hereby certify, that the said James Gray— will be entitled to a Deed for the property so sold to him at the expiration of fifteen months from the 2d day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty one the day of sale, unless the same be sooner redeemed, according to law.
Given under my hand and seal, this Second day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one