Bond, 13 March 1839 [Boosinger v. JS et al.]

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Know all men by these presents that we the undersigned Asa D. Brashear and are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith Jr , and in the sum of one hundred dollars for the payment of which will and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents given under our hands and seals this 13th. day of March 1839.
The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas is about to commence his action or in the Circuit— Court with against— Joseph Smith Jr and Now therefore if he Shall prosecute his said suit with effect and without delay and shall pay to the defendants and all garnishers all the damages that they may sustain in consequence of said attachment then this obligation shall be void else to remain in full force and virtue.
A.D. Brasher seal
seal [p. 4]
State of Missouri) SS [scilicet]
County of )
I Elliot Roberts Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the <​​> aforesaid do certify that the foregoing twelve pages of which 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 same remains of record in my office.
In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court at office this the 8th day of January 1842.
Elliot Roberts Clerk
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 of making the sworn Clerk of the Circuit Court duly commissioned and qualified as such and that his said Certificate is in due form of law. Given under my hand this 28th day of february A.D. 1842
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    TEXT: Instances of “seal” are enclosed in hand-drawn representations of seals.  

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    Certification in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Signature of Austin A King.