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A FEW USEFUL FORMS IN TRANSACTING BUSINESS.
AN OBLIGATORY BOND. KNOW all men by these presents, that I, C. D. of Eru ein the county of 774 am held and firmly bound to H. W. of Bath in the penal sum of to be paid H. W his certain attorney, executors and administrators; to which payrnent, 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
A. D. The condition of this obligation is such, That if the aduve bounden C. D. &c. [Here insert the condition.) Then this obligation to be void and of none effect; other wise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed, and delivered in level in the presence of
Pay A BILL OF SALE. KNOW all men by these presents, that I, E. A. of for and in consideration of
to me in hand paid by D. C. of Eiríssthe 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 D. 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 per sons, unto the said D. C. his executors, administrators, and assigns, by these presents. In witness wliereof, I have hiereunto set my hand and seal, this day ot 1814. In presence of
A SHORT WILL. 1, B. A. of, &c. In make and ordain this my last wil and testament, in manner and form following, riz. I give
and bequeath to my dear brother, R. A. the sum of ten pounds, to buy him 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 my daughter A. V. the like sum of one hundred pounds. All the rest and residue of my estate, goods and chattels, I give and bequeath to my dear beloved wife, E. R. whom I nominate, constitute and appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time heretofore inade. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my 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 witnes. ses thereto, in the presence of the said testator.
L. T. NOTE.--The testator after taking off his seal, must in presence of the witnesses pronounce these words, “ } 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.
in ; for and in consideration of the sum of
received to my 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 tu farm let, unto the said P. V. his lieirs, executors, administrators and assigns, one certain piece of land, Iying and being situated in said
hoci ved, &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. his heirs Executors, administrators and assigur for said term, for
him the said P. V. to use and occupy, as to him shall seem incer and proper. And the said A. B. doth FURTHER COVENANT Witb the said P. that he hath good right to let 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 Yave and to MOLD, 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 4. B. have hereunto set my hand and seal this
Signed in glede name delivered
A NOTE PAYABLE AT A BANK. ($ 300, 60]
HARTFORD, May 30, 1815. FOR value received, I promise to pay to John Merchant, or order, Five Hundred Dollars and Sixty Ceuts, at Hartford Bank, in sixty days from the date.
AN INLAND BILL OF EXCHANGE. [833, 34]
Boston, June 1, 1815. TWENTY days after date, please to pay to Thomas Goodwin or order, Eighty-Three Dollars and Thirty-Four Cents, and place it tu my account, as per advice from your humble servant,
SIMON PURSE. Air. Men sorterchant,}
A COMMON NOTE OF HAND. [%130)
New-York, March 3, 1821. FOR value received, I promise to pay to John Murray One Hundred and Thirty Dollars, in four months from this date with interest until pain.
A COMMON ORDER.
NEW-York, Juce 10, 18.22. Mi. Charios Careful,
Please to deliver Mr. George Speedwell, the amount of Twenty-Five Dollars, in quals, froin your store ; and charge the same to the account of Your Obt. Servant,