Deed, 1 July 1845 [Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS]
Administrator of the Estate of JS, Deed for Property in , IL, to , 1 July 1845, Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS (Hancock Co., IL, Probate Court 1844–1848); witnessed by and , [1 July 1845]; certified by , 26 Aug. 1845. Copied 6 Dec. 1845; Hancock County Deed Record, 1817–1917, vol. O, pp. 53–55; handwriting of ; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL. Includes seals.
This Indenture made and entered into this first day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty five Between , as Administrator of the Estate of Joseph Smith deceased, party of the first part, and of the County of . and State of of the Second part Witnesseth, that Whereas, Said as Administrator as aforesaid, presented his petition to the Circuit Court in and for the County of and State of at the May Term thereof praying a decree of the Said Court, for authority to Sell the Real Estate of Which the Said Joseph Smith dec’d <the> owner to, pay the debts against Said Estate. And whereas at Said Term of Said Court Such proceedings were had on Said Petition, that Said Court made the following Decree thereon to Wit.
On The petition of Administrator of the Estate of Joseph Smith Deceased, for an order for the sale of the Real estate of Said Smith dec. to pay the debts thereof
Now this cause coming on to be heard on the Petition and exhibits of the Said , And it appearing here to the Court that due notice had been given according to law by the Said of this application & no one interested appearing here in Court to defend the same It is therefore ordered by the Court, that the Said Bill be taken as confessed and now again came the Said by his Solicitor and the Court having fully heard the evidence and due consideration being therefore had It is ordered and decreed by the Court, that So much of the Real estate of the Said Joseph Smith Dec. as was his property at his death or at the time of his decease be sold by Said Administrator to pay & [p. 53]