Deed, 4–5 July 1845 [Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS]
Administrator of the Estate of JS, Deed for Property in , IL, to , [4–5] July 1845, Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS (Hancock Co., IL, Probate Court 1844–1848); witnessed by , [4–5 July 1845]; certified by , [4–5] July 1845. Copied 8 July 1845; Hancock County Deed Record, 1817–1917, vol. N, pp. –530; handwriting of ; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL. Includes seals.
file the amount, thereof with the Court, of Probate, of Said . It is furt[her] Ordered that the Said Shall make his Report, of all his ac[tings] and doings in the premises to this Court, at the next term till which time this cause is continued The Said Sale to be made without prejudice to the Dower of widow of the Said Joseph Smith deceased
Presiding Justice of the Circuit Court of and State of
Done Signed May, 31st 1845
And Whereas Said did on the first day of July AD. One thousand Eight hundred and forty five proceed to sell Said Real estate at the door of the in the Town of in the and aforesaid at public after having advertised the Same for Sale in the manner, and for the time Required by law and whereas at the time and place aforesaid became the purchaser of the N.W. fractional quarter of Section ten (10) in Township 7 North of Range 8 West of the 4th principal Meridian containing ten acres, at the price and for the Sum of thirteen 75/100 dollors, that being the highest and best bid offered for the same, also the SW. fractional Quarter of Section nineteen (19) in Township 6 North of Range 8 West, aforesaid, containing 1 63/100 acres at the price and for the Sum of th[r]ee 76/100 dollars, that being the highest and best bid, offered for the Same. Also the SE. quarter of the SE. quarter of Section twenty Six (26) in Township 7 North of Range 8 west, aforesaid Containing forty acres at the price and for the sum of fifty five dollars. that being the highest and best bid offered for the Same, also the SW. quarter of Section twenty five (25) in Township 7 North of Range 8 W, aforesaid Containing One hundred and Sixty acres, at the price and for the Sum of two hundred and forty dollars, that being the highest and best bid offered for the Same. Also the West half of the NE. quarter of Section thirty five, in township 7 North of Range 8 West, aforesaid containing 80 acres at the price and for the Sum of one hundred dollars that being the highest and best bid offered for the Same. All of said land being situate and lying in the County of in the State of And whereas, said purchaser has complied with the terms of Said Sale Now this Indenture finally Witnesseth that the Said party of the first part for and in consideration of the Sum of four hundred and twelve 50/100 dollars, to him in hand paid, the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted bargained and Sold, and by these presents doth grant, bargain, Sell and convey, unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever all the above mentioned and described lands To have and to hold the aforesaid lands together with all and Singular the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining to the Said his heirs and assigns forever
In Testimony whereof the Said party of of the first part hath hereunto Set his hand and Seal the day and year first above written
as administrator of the Estate of Joseph Smith deceased