Bond to Randolph Alexander, 18 September 1839

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In Consideration of Two hundred dollars to us to be paid as follows viz: One hundred dollars at the expiration of Ten years from the date hereof with interest at six per cent payable annually— And one hundred dollars at the expiration of Twenty years from the date hereof with interest at six per cent payable annually.— The first payment of interest on both sums to be made one year from the date hereof—— We Joseph Smith Jr , and all of Hancock Co[u]nty— State of Illinois, do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to make and execute a good and sufficient warrantee deed to Randolph Alexander his heirs executors, administrators or assigns for all that lot of land known on the map of said Town of as Lot No Four in Block No One hundred and six.
And for the fulfilment of this obligation we hereby bind ourselves our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penal sum of Four hundred dollars——
This bond to be in full force and virtue provided the abovementioned payments be well and duly made at the periods of time above specified Otherwise to be null and void.——
Witness our hands and seals this Eighteenth day of September One thousand Eight hundred and thirtynine.——
Joseph Smith Jr LS
LS
LS
Witness Prese[n]t
Hancock Co, Ill, 18th. Septr 1839. [p. [1]]
R Alexander
 
$060
125
240
425 Scribe—
212 bond & int
213— to apply on ½ lot $400=
213
187
 
18— Sept 1840
 
450.
213
663=
187
850
 
106.4
19.2 [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. new scribe logo

    Signatures of JS, Hyrum Smith, and Sidney Rigdon.  

  2. 1

    TEXT: “LS” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

  3. 2

    TEXT: “LS” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

  4. 3

    TEXT: “LS” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

  5. new scribe logo

    Docket in handwriting of James Mulholland.  

  6. new scribe logo

    Notations in graphite in unidentified handwriting.