Certificate of Purchase, 16 August 1845 [Ivins v. E. Smith et al.]
, Certificate of Purchase, , IL, 16 Aug. 1845, Ivins v. E. Smith et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court, in Chancery 1845); handwriting of ; certified by , 1 Apr. 1847; docket by , [, IL, 16 Aug. 1845]; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 20 Oct. 1845; notation by unidentified scribe, [ca. 20 Oct. 1845]; notation by unidentified scribe, [ca. 20 Oct. 1845]; two pages; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm 1,637,612 at FHL.
Whereas by virtue of a Decree of the Circuit Court of said in sitting rendered at the May term thereof 1845 in favor of & against & others I did on the 16th day of August 1845, after having advertised in compliance with said Decree, expose to public in accordance with said decree the following real estate, to wit: beginning at a post on the East & West center line of section five /5/ in Township six /6/ North of Range eight /8/ West of the 4th principal meridian from which a black oak 20 S. 83¾° W 19. & a Hickory 15. inches diameter bears North 56½° E. 30 links: thence S 89° 35 minutes E. along said line 24. 63 chains to a post at the N. E. corner of said quarter section from which a burr oak 14 inches diameter bears N 1/4° E 151 links distant: thence S 0° 40 minutes E 40. 54 chains to a post in a mound at 1/4 section corner between sections 5 & 8: thence North 89½° West along section line 24. 63 chains to a stone: thence North 0° 40 minutes West to said place of beginning containing 100 acres more or less on the E. East side of said quarter section, in said County of & State of : & whereas at the time & place of sale the plaintiff bid for the same the sum of five hundred & twenty two dollars & eighty five cents—— & that being the highest bid therefore the same was struck off & to to him at the said sum of five hundred & twenty two dollars & eighty five cents
Now, therefore, I Master in for said do Certify that the said will be entitled [p. ]