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A FEW USEFUL FORMS IN TRANSACTING BUSINESS.
AN OBLIGATORY BOND.
in the county of am held and firmly bound to H. W. of in the penal sum of
to be paid H. W. his certain attorney, executors and administrators; to which payment, well and truly to be made and done, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents. Signed with my hand, and sealed with my seal. Dated at this day of
A. D. The condition of this obligation is such, That if the above bounden C. D. &c. (Here insert the condition.] Then this obligation to be void and of none effect; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed and delivered?
in the presence of
A BILL OF SALE. KNOW all men by these presents, that I, B. A. of for and in consideration of to me in hand paid by D. C. of
the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, have bargained, sold and delivered, and, by these presents, do bargain, sell and deliver unto the said D.C. (Here specify the property sold.] To Have and to HOLD the aforesaid bargained premises, unto the said !). C. his executors, administrators and assigns, forever, And I, the said B. A. for myself, my executors and administrators, shall and will warrant and defend the same against all persons, unto the said D. C. his executors, administrators and assigns, by these presents. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this
1814. In presence of
A SHORT WILL. I, B. A. of, &c. do make and ordain this my last wil and testament, in manner and form following, viz. I give
and bequeath to my dear brother, R. A. the sum of ten pounds, to buy hin mourning. I give and bequeath to my son, J. A. the sum of two hundred pounds. I give and bequeath to my daughter, E. E. the sum of one hundred pounds; and to iny daughter A. V. the like sum of one liundred pounds. All the rest and residue of my estate, goods and chattels, I give and bequeath to my dear beloved wife, £. R. whom I nominate, constitute and appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament, horeby revoking all other and former wills by ine at any time heretofore made. In witness whereof, I have hiereunto set iny hand and seal, the
day of in the year
of our Lord Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said testator, B. A, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto, in the presence of the said testator.
L. T. Note. The testator after taking off his scal, must in presence of the witnesses pronounce these words, “ I pub. lish and declare this to be my last will and testament.”
Where real estate is devised, three witnesses are abso lutely necessary, who must sign it in the presence of the testator.
A LEASE OF A HOUSE.
KNOW all men by these presents, that I, A. B. of
for and in consideration of the sum ut received to
full satisfaction of P. V. of this
in the year of our Lord, have demised and to farm let, and do by these presents, demise and to farm let, unto the said P. V. his heirs, executors, administrators and asssigns, one certain piece of land, lying and being situated in said bounded, &c. Here describe the boundaries) with a dwelling-house thereon standing, for the term of one year from this date. TO Have and to hold to him the said P. V. bis heirs, executors, administrators and assigos for said term, for him the said P.V. to use and occupy, as to him shall seem meet and proper. And the said A. B. doth FURTHER COVENANT with the said P. that he hath good right to .et and demise, the said letten and demised premises in manner aforesaid, and that he the said A. during the said time will suffer the said P. quietly to have and to HOLD, use, occupy and enjoy said demised premises, and that said P.shall have, hold, use, occupy, possess and enjoy the same, free and clear of all incumbrances, claims, rights and titles whatsoever. In witness whereof, I the . said A. B. have hereunto sct my hand and seal this
day of Signed, sealed and delivered?
A. B. In presence of
A NOTE PAYABLE AT A BANK.
HARTFORD, May 30, 1815. FOR value received, I promise to pay to John Mer. chant, or order, Five Hundred Dollars and Sixty Cents, at Hartford Bank, in sixty days from the date.
AN INLAND BILL OF EXCHANGE. 883, 34
Boston, June 1, 1815. TWENTY days after date, please to pay to S. C or order, Eighty-Three Dollars and Thirty-Four Cents and place it to my account, as per advice from your humble servant,
T. Þ. Mr. T. W. Merchant,
A PROMISSORY NOTE. 8130
NEW-YORK, March 8, 1814. FOR value received, I promise to pay to H. W. One Hundred and Thirty Dollars, in four months from this date, with interest until paid.