Mortgage to John Eagle, 20 June 1841

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<​J Smith To ​>
<​Recorded th August 1841​>
<​ of sec 5 N. 8 W.​>
This Indenture made this twentieth day of June the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one between Joseph Smith of the County of and State of of the one part and of the and aforesaid of other other part witnesseth that the Sd. Joseph Smith for and in consideration of the sum of <​fifteen hundred​> fifteen hundred and thirty dollars <​dollars​> to him in hand paid the receipt is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained, sold and by these presents do grant bargain, sell, alien and confirm unto the Sd. & to his heirs & assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situate in the County of and State of to wit; Beginning at a post, on the E & W. centre Line of Section (5) five in T. 6 N. R. 8 W. from which a black oak 20o. 83¾o W. 19d. a Hickory 15 in diameter bears North 56½ E. 30 Links; thence S. 89o 35 min E. along Sd line 24. 63. chains to post at N.E. Corner of Sd. Qr. Section from which a burr oak 14 in. diameter bears north ¼o E. 15. Links distance; thence S 0o. 40 min. W. 40. 54 to a post in a mound at ¼ section corner between sections 5 & 8. thence N. 0o 40. min. W. To the place of beginning. Containing one hundred acres more or less, lying on the E. side of Sd Qr sections to have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the privileges and apurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining unto him [p. 148] the Sd. and his and assigns forever, provided always that these presents are upon these express condition, that if the said Joseph Smith, his heirs executors or administrators Shall pay or cause to be paid to the Sd. his heirs executors administrato[rs] or assigns the sum of fifteen hundred dollars to wit: three hundred and seventy on demand; three hundred and seventy six 66/100 dollars in twelve months, three hundred and seventy six 66/100 in two years; and three hundred and seventy six 68/100 dollars in three years from date, together with the interest that may accrue therein in manner Specified, in three notes, bearing even date herewith, executed by the said Joseph Smith to amounting, besides the payment on demand, to Eleven hundred and thirty dollars; then & from thenceforth these presents, & every thing herein contained Shall cease & be void. any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding In Witness my hand and seal
Joseph Smith
State of ) Ss.
I , a justice of the peace for said , do certify that Joseph Smith whose signature appears to the foregoing mortgage did acknowledge the same to be his free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. Given under my hand and Seal this 8th day of July. A. D. 1841.
J.P. LS [p. 149]