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Bond from Jackson Goodale, 19 March 1842

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That <I Jackson  Goodale——>  of the county of <Hancock> and State of <Illinois am> held and  firmly bound unto <Joseph Smith Trustee in Trust to the Church of  Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints——>  of the county of <Hancock——> and State of <Illinois> his heirs and  assigns, in the sum of <Two hundred——> dollars, for  the payment of which, well and truly to be made, <I> bind <myself my> heirs, executors and  administrators, firmly by these presents.
NOW THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That whereas, the said <Jackson  Goodale——>  have this day sold unto the said <Joseph Smith Trustee in trust &c  ——> a certain lot of ground,  situated, lying and being in the county of <Hancock> and State of Illinois, and described  on the plat of the <[Davidson] Hibards addition to Nauvoo> as being <fractional> Lot No. <four> in Block No. <fourteen  ——> and received in payment for said lot notes of hand bearing even date  herewith, for the sum of <one hundred——> dollars, and  payable as follows, with interest: <The receipt whereof, is hereby acknowledged  The description of Land intended in the above obligation  is as follows To wit:— The West half of Lot No four in  Block No Fourteen of Hibards addition to the city of  Nauvoo, commencing on the South East corner of said Lot &  running West on Parley Street Fifty two feet thence North  175 feet, thence East 52 feet; thence South 175 feet to  the place of beginning. Said Lot being on the East end  of Hibards addition, and joining Lot owned by John E  Royce Lot on the East>
The interest for each and every note to be paid annually.
Now, if the said <Joseph Smith Trustee in trust &c—  having paid the sum of one hundred dollars> heirs, executors, or  administrators shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, the amount of said note with such interest as may accrue  thereon, according to the tenor and effect thereof, when due, <I> the said <Jackson Goodale>  bind <myself my —> heirs, executors and administrators, to make, or cause to be made, to the  said <Joseph Smith Trustee in Trust &c——  ——> his heirs and assigns, a good  and sufficient Deed for the above described lot <on or before the Thirty first day  of January A.D. 1844> and then this bond shall become null and void, otherwise to remain  in full force and virtue. Given under <my> hand and seal this <nineteenth> day of  <March——> in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty <<Two>>
Acknowledged in  presence of
<Jackson Goodale> -[SEAL.]-
-[SEAL.]-
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Jackson Goodale, Bond, Nauvoo, IL, to JS as Trustee, Nauvoo, IL, 19 Mar. 1842; printed form with handwriting of William Clayton and Jackson Goodale; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsements.

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