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Dorchester County Court Chattel Records, 1847-1852
Volume 776, Page 57   View pdf image
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above described to the said John H. Harris, his Executors and Administrators and against
all and every person or persons whomsoever shall and will warrant and forever
defend by these presents:   Provided Nevertheless that in case I the said William I
Benjamin shall pay and satisfy to the said Jn.o H. Harris or his heirs, Executors,
or Assigns the sum of $134.50 current money on or before the first day of April
next with interest for the same and also the further sum of $160.00 current Money
with interest due and to become due on the same on or before the first day of
July next ensuing then this bill of sale to be void and of none effect it being the
true intent and meaning thereof that said Horses & Carriages is Mortgaged
by me to the said John H. Harris to secure the said Harris the payment of
the Money afores.d   And it is further agreed and expressly understood by the said
William J. Benjamin that in case he shall fail to pay to the said Harris the
afs.d sums of Money at the times set forth in this said Bill of Sale then and
in that case the said Harris shall have full power and he is hereby fully
authorised and empowered to advertise and sell the said Horses & Stage before described
by his giving ten days notice of said sale and the over plus if any after
paying off the within claims interest and costs is to be paid over to the said
Benjamin.   In Witness whereof I the said William J. Benjamin have
hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 31 day of January 1848.
Signed, sealed & delivered in the presence of
Tho. H. Ford   Robert Bell                                    W.m K. Benjamin   (Seale)

State of Maryland Dorchester County, fs.t   Be it remembered and it is hereby certified
that on this first day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and forty eight before the subscriber a Justice of the Peace of the said state
and County aforesaid personally appeared William J. Benjamin he being known
to me to be the person who is named and described as and professing to be a party
to the foregoing Bill of sale and doth acknowledge the said Bill of sale or
instrument of writing to be his act and deed.   In testimony whereof I have
hereto subscribed my name on the day and year afs.d         Robert Bell   J. P.

State of Maryland Dorchester County ss.t   Personally appeared before me Justice of
the Peace for the County & state afs.d   John Harris and made Oath on the Holy
Evangels of Almighty God that the consideration named in the aforegoing
Bill of sale is bona fide.   Feby 1 1848               Sworn before
                                                                                        Robert Bell  J. P.

State of Maryland      Be it remembered that the following Bond &C was recorded
Ex.d   from   75         on the day of February 1848, To wit:
Robert Bell & others            Cambridge Dec.r 23.d 1847.   Doct William Jackson
                                           Clerk of Dorchester County Court.  Dear sir, I hereby
resign my office as Constable for the Town of Cambridge.  Respectfully Yours &c
Witness  Robert Bell                                                      D. M. Todd

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Dorchester County Court Chattel Records, 1847-1852
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