Bond, 16 May 1843, Copy [Dana v. Brink et al.]

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<​Copy of the Bond on which this suit is brought​>
Know all men by these presents that we , and Jona[h] R Ball all of the county of and state of are held and firmly bound unto of the and aforesaid in the sum of Two Hundred and twenty two Dollars lawful money of the for the pay ment of which will and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs executors, and administrators jointly severally and firmly by these presents. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this Sixteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three
The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said did on the tenth day of March Anno Domini One thousand eight hundred & forty three Before Joseph Smith Mayor of the City of and Justice of the Peace in and for said the said recover a Judgment against the above bounded for the sum of Ninety nine dollars debt and eleven Dollars and fifty nine cents costs: And whereas the said hath sued out a from the Circuit Court for the said : Now if the said shall prosecute his said writ with effect and shall pay whatever Judgment which shall be rendered by the said Court against him and all costs therein. then the above obligation to be void Otherwise to remain in full force and virtue
Jonah R. Ball LS
acknowledged & sealed & Subscribed before me this 16 day of May 1843 By & Ball
before me
M Avise
Approved. May 16. 1844 <​1843​>.
By M Avise D. C. [Deputy Clerk] [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) Sct. [scilicet]
I clerk of the Circuit Court in and for Said do hereby Certify that the within and foregoing is a correct copy of the original Bond in Now on file in my office as the Same appears of Record
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the Said Circuit Court at my Office in this Seventeenth day of September A D 1844
By Depy
vs) Copy of Bond
& al
The original Bond was filed in the s office May 16 1843
Clk [p. [2]]


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    Insertion in handwriting of George Bachman.  

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    TEXT: Instances of “LS” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) are enclosed in hand-drawn representations of seals.  

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    Docket in handwriting of David E. Head.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.