Final Decree, 26 May 1845, Copy [Ivins v. E. Smith et al.]
Final Decree, [, Hancock Co., IL, 26 May 1845], Ivins v. E. Smith et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court, in Chancery 1845). Copied [26 May 1845] in Hancock County Circuit Court, Chancery Record, vol. B, p. ; handwriting of J. H. Baker; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
This day comes this cause on for hearing upon Interlocutory Report of the and on Motion of s Solicitor for a final decree herein and the Court being fully advised in the premises doth order & decree that the matters and things in s Bill be taken for true and also the s Report herein and thereupon doth order and decree that the Mistakes & accidents in said Bill alledged be & the same are corrected It is further ordered that said proceed to sell the said premises in said Bill described as the true premises by said Mortgage intended to be Mortgaged as in said Bill alledged 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 with 56½° E 30 links thence S. 89° 35 minnets E along said line 24. 63 chains to a post at the North <E> quarter <corner> of said quarter section from which a Burr oak 14 Inch Diameter bears N 1/4° E 151 links distant thence S 0° 40 minnets 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 minnets West to said place of beginning Containing One hundred Acres more or less on the East side of said Quarter section at Public auction after having given four weeks previous notice of the time & place of the <sale> in some public newspaper printed in said & that he execute a certificate of purchase therefor to the purchaser thereof & that he report his proceedings herein at the next term of this Court to which time this cause is Continued and that said apply the proceeds of such sale 1st to the payment of the Costs & expences of this proceeding 2d pay to the the sum of Four Hundred and Forty three [(]$443) together with six per cent interest thereon from the 26th day of October 1844 to the day of sale in discharge of the said Mortgage Debt & 3d the ballance if any to the said Adm[inistrato]r. of the said Joseph Smith decd and it is decreed that the said writing in said Bill mentioned be taken and established to be a Mortgage & the said description therein Contained & stated & be taken to be and mean the description in said Bill & in this decree set forth [p. ]