Bond, 29 March 1843 [Dana v. Brink]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction

Document Transcript

Know all men by these presents that we , and Jonah R Ball are held and firmly bound unto in the penal sum of two hundred and twenty two dollars lawful money of the for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves our heirs and administrators jointly severaly and firmly by these presents Witness our hands and seals this 29th day of March 1843.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas , on the 10th day of March 1843 did, before me Joseph Smith, mayor, of the city of , recover a Jud[ge]ment against the above bounden for the sum of ninety nine dollars damages and eleven dollars 59/100 Costs: from which Judgment the said has taken an Appeal to the Municipal Court of the said city of . Now if the said shall prosecute his appeal in the said Municipal Court, with effect and shall pay whatever Judgment may be rendered by the said Court upon dismissal or trial of said appeal, then this obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and effect—
Jonah R Ball L S
In presence of
Approved by me this 29th day of March 1843
Joseph Smith Mayor [p. [1]]
J R Ball’s Bond to Mayor &c
Filed in my office Oct 5th. A. D. 1843
clk [p. [2]]


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    Signatures of William Brink, Charles Ivins, and Jonah R. Ball.  

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

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    Signature of JS.  

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    Docket in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.