Decree, 21 October 1843 [Clayton v. E. W. Rhodes et al.]

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) Petition for Deed Decree
vs)
Eunice [Wright] Rhodes, Orrin Rhodes, Alonzo Rhodes, Alvin Rhodes,)
William W Rhodes, Robert B Rhodes, Helen Rhodes, Joseph)
Smith and Hugh Rhodes Administrator of Erie Rhodes deceased)
This cause came on to be heard upon Bill of answer of Joseph Smith and Hugh Rhodes Administrator of Erie Rhodes deceased and John [W.] Marsh Guardian ad litem to Alonzo Rhodes, Alvin Rhodes, William W Rhodes, Robert B. Rhodes, and Helen Rhodes infant defendants herein and upon Exhibits and testimony the defendants Eunice [Wright] Rhodes, and Orrin Rhodes, still failing to plead [p. 450] answer or though ruled so to do herein heretofore, and was argued by counsel in consideration whereof it is ordered and decreed as follows to wit, first that the said Bill be taken for confessed as against the said Eunice Rhodes and Orrin Rhodes they having been solemnly called and came not but made default herein. Second that the said Eunice Rhodes be forever barred of all right of Dower in the premises herein after described and set forth in said Bill or petition. Third that the said defendant Hugh Rhodes as administrator of Erie Rhodes deceased within sixty days execute and deliver with covenants of warranty to the Complainant a good and sufficient deed of and to the said premises described in Complainants Bill or petition, to wit The North East quarter of section Eight (8) in Township six (6) north of Range Eight (8) west of the fourth principal meridian in the county of Illinois (except about thirty seven acres out of the south west corner of said quarter section and bounded as follows: Commencing at the south west corner of said quarter section; Thence East eighty (80) rods thence north seventy four (74) rods; thence west eight (80) rods; thence south seventy four (74) rods to the place of beginning) Containing one hundred and twenty nine and a half acres Also twenty four (24) acres out of the South west corner of the North west quarter of section nine (9) in Township six (6) north of range Eight (8) west of the fourth principal meridian in the county of and state of Fourth that the defendants pay the costs of this suit within sixty days and in default thereof the have therefor
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