Bond to William White, 20 July 1840

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<​J Smith Jun To ​>
<​Recorded 16th November 1840​>
<​SH of NE 2 6 N 9 W &c​>
Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Smith Jr of the County of and State of am held and firmly bound unto of the and aforesaid in the penaul Sum of one thousand dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs administrators and assigns firmly by these presents.
Now the condition of the above obligation is such that the said having sold to of the city and county of and State a certain peice or parcels of land situate being lying and being in the county of — and State of and described as follows to wit: viz the South Half of the North East quarter of Section number two in township Six North and in Range nine west of the fourth principal meridian also ten acres running from the last described tract to the and bounded North on Charles Monson’s [and] South by Joseph Smith Jr & s [p. 63] land: for which the said gave a bond, to the said for a deed for the above described premises, which land the said has sold to the said Joseph Smith Jr & . Now if the above bound Joseph Smith Jr shall well and truly satisfy the said for the above described property and secure the said against the bound bond given by the said to the said then this bond to become null and void otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue. Given under my hand and seal this twentieth day of July A. D. 1840
Joseph Smith Jr L S
Acknowledged in presence of)
) [p. 64]


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    TEXT: “L S” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) is inscribed within a hand-drawn representation of a seal.