Certificate, 4 May 1846 [Sweeney v. Miller et al.]
, Certificate, , IL, 4 May 1846, Sweeney v. Miller et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1842); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket by , [, IL, 4 May 1846]; notation by unidentified scribe, [ca. 4 May 1846]; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 9 May 1846; notation presumably by Melgar Couchman, , IL, 5 Aug. 1847; two pages; microfilm at FHL. Includes seal.
WHEREAS, by virtue of a to me directed, from the Circuit Court of , bearing date the Eleventh day of December one thousand eight hundred and forty-five in favor of Hugh J. Sweeney and against Joseph Smith, , & I did on the 4th day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty-Six in pursuance of public notice given, and the statute in such cases made and provided, expose to public sale, at the door of the Court house in , in said , the following described property: to wit The South East quarter of Section No. Nine Township No. Six North in Range No. Eight west of the 4th principle Maredian Excepting Sixty acres off the South Side of the above described tract of Land with the appurtenances and improvements thereto belonging, seized and taken in as the property of And whereas, at the time and place aforesaid, & , became the purchaser of said property; for the sum of Five hundred dollars and [blank] cents, that being the highest and best bid for the same.
Now, therefore, I, , Sheriff of said , do hereby certify, that the said , & will be entitled to a Deed for the property so sold to them at the expiration of fifteen months from the 4th day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty-six the day of sale, unless the same be sooner redeemed, according to law.
Given under my hand and seal, this 4th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-six