Thomas Fish to John Wilson
Know All Men By These Presents:
That I, Thomas Fish of the County of Clark and Territory of Arkansas are
held and firmly bound unto John Wilson of the County of Hempstead and
Territory aforesaid, in the sum of one hundred dollars, the payment which
will and truly to be made for which I bind myself, my heirs and executors,
The conditions of the above obligation is such that, whereas the said Thos.
Fish for and in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars, the receipt of
which he doth hereby acknowledged, hath this day sold unto the said John
Wilson a certain tract or parcel of land, contains forty acres, it being one
equal undivided half of the east half of the Southeast quarter of section
twenty-eight of township seven South in range twenty one west, to tract or
parcel of land the said Fish doth bind himself, his heirs, administrators
&c. to make to the same John Wilson a good and lawful general Warranter deed
so soon as he, the Thos. Fish shall obtain a patent from the United States
for the same. Now if the said Fish shall, will and truly perform and execute
the deed aforesaid in the manner aforesaid, then the above obligation to
cease and become void, otherwise, to remain in full force and virtue.
In witness whereof, he the said Thos. Fish hath hereunto set his hand and
affixed his seal, this December the 1st one thousand eight hundred and
Thomas Fish (Seal)
Territory of Arkansas,
County of Clark,
I Daniel Ringo, Clerk of the Clark Circuit Court and exofficio Recorder for
said County, do hereby certify that the foregoing instrument of writing was
this day produced to me in my office and ordered to be recorded, which is
duly done in Record Book of Deeds &c. Page 28.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand as Clerk & Exofficio
recorder as aforesaid this 12th day of July 1828 & of the Independence of
the United State of America the Fifty-third.
(Seal) Daniel Ringo
Clark County, Arkansas Deed Book B, 1824-1837, page 28.
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