Bond, 10 January 1839 [Boosinger v. O. Cowdery et al.]

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We the undersigned Asa D. Brasher Ageant for and Henry McHenry acknowledge ourselves endebted to , Joseph Smith Jr and in the sum of Three hundred dollars to be void upon this condition whereas the said is about to Commence action against the said defendants and to take out a writ of in the Circuit Court. Now if the said shall prosecute his suit with effect and without delay and shall pay the damage that may accrue to the defendant or any garnishee in Consequence of the attachment then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force and effect In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 10th day of Jan’y 1839.
A. D. Brasher LS
Henry Mc.Henry LS
State of Missouri) Ss [scilicet]
I, a justice of the peace for said do hereby certify that Asa D. Brasher and Henry McHenry this day appeared before me and acknowledged the foregoing instrument of writing to be their act and deed for the [p. 3] purposes therein mentioned. given under my hand this 10th. day of Jan. 1839.
justice of the peace [p. 4]
State of Missouri) ss.
County of )
I Elliot Roberts Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the county of and aforesaid do certify that the foregoing Eleven pages of which this constitutes one do contain a full, true, and complete transcript of the record and proceedings had and taken in a certain action of debt lately determined in our said court between the parties therein named as fully as the sam[e] remains of record in my office.
In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand & affixed the seal of said court at office this the 8th. day of January 1842.
Elliot Roberts Clerk [p. 11]
I sole Judge of the fifth Judicial Circuit of the state of composed of the counties of , , , and Carroll do certify that Elliott Roberts whose name and attestation is affixed to the foregoing certificate was at the time of making the <​same​> Clerk of the Caldwel[l] Circuit Court (it being a court of Record) duly commissioned and qualified as such, and that his said certificate is in due form of law. Given under my hand the 28th day of february 1842
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    TEXT: “LS” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    TEXT: “LS” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Certification in handwriting of Austin A. King.