on behalf of Ethan Kimball, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 10 Feb. 1843; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; witnessed by Dan Foster and William Kimball; certified by , 11 Feb. 1843; certified by on behalf of JS, 6 Mar. 1843; docket and notations in handwriting of ; two pages; Hiram Kimball Collection, CHL.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS—That Ethan Kimball of the county of , and State of , has this day for and in consideration of the sum of Seventy—— dollars in hand paid by —— of the County of and State of , bargained and sold unto the said —— a certain lot or piece of land lying and situated in Kimball’s addition to in said county and state last mentioned, as will more fully appear by refference to the plat of said addition, being lot No. fifty one in block No. four in said addition to the Town of .
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD The above described lot or piece of land with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said —— his heirs and assigns forever.
And the said ETHAN KIMBALL for himself his heirs and assigns administrators and executors, do warrant and forever defend the title of the lot or piece of land against every person or persons claiming by, through, or under him in any manner whatsoever, or any other persons whatever
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF He has hereunto set his name and affixed his seal this tenth day of February— in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-three
Signed and sealed in presence of
by his Attorney
State of Illinois)
County of )
I, , a Justice of the Peace in and for said county, do certify that Ethan Kimball, by his Attorney , whose signature appears to the foregoing Deed, is personally known to me to be the person described in and who executed the same, and who acknowledged the same to be his free and voluntary act and Deed for the uses and purposes therein expressed.
Given under my hand and seal this Eleventh day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty three.