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and testament, in manner and form following, viz. I givh proper. And the said A. B doth FURTHER COVENANT with
A FEW USEFUL FORMS IN TRANSACTING BUSINESS.
assigns, by these presents. In witness whereof, I have and to farm let, and do by these presents, demise and to farmi I, B. A. of, &c. do make and ordain this my last wil said P. V. to use and occupy, a8 10 him shall seem meet: Al'PENDIS.
wak bequeath to my dear brother, R. A. the sum of ten
pounds, to buy him mourning. I give and bequeath to AN OBLIGATORY BOND.
ny son J. A. the sum of two hundred pounds. I give and KNOW all men by these presents, that I, C. D. of
bequeath to my daughter E. E. the sum of one hundred in the county of am held and firmly bound to
pounds ; and to my daughter A.V. the like sum of one H. W. of in the penal sum of
bundred pounds. All the rest and residue of my estate, H. W. his certain attorney, executors, and administrators ; bored wife, E. R. whom I nominate
, constitute and appoint
to be paid mods and chattels, I give and bequeath to my dear beto which payment, well and truly to be made and done, se executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby I bind myself , my heirs, executors, and administrators
, woking all other and former wills by me at any tiine firmly by these presents. Signed with my hand, and sealed with my seal. Dated at
beretofore made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto of A. D.
sit my hand and seal, the
day of The condition of this obligation is such, That if the
year of our Lord above bounden C. D. &c. [Here insert the condition. Signed, sealed
, published and declared by the said tosthen this obligation to be void and of none effect; other" bor, B. A. as and for his last will and testament, in the wise to remain in full force and virtue.
presence of us who have subscribed our names as witnesses Signed, sealed, and delivered,
dereto, in the presence of the said testator.
Nore.—The testator, after taking off his seal, must, in
presence of the witnesses, pronounce these words : " I for and in consideration of to me in hand paid loy pablish and declare this to be my last will and testament." D. C. of the receipt whereof I do hereby ac
Where real estate is devised, three witnesses are abknowledge, have bargained, sold, and delivered, and,
by edwely necessary, who must sign it in the presence of these presents, do bargain, sell and deliver unto the said D. C. [Here specify the property sold.] To lave 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
, kol all men hy these presents
, that I, A. B. of shall and will warrant and defend the same against all pera seried to my full satisfaction of P. W. of sons unto the said D. C. his executors, administrators, and day of hereunto set my hand and seal, this
1814. In presence of
A SHORT WILL.
A LEASE OF A HOUSE.
in the year of our Lord have demisi unto this-said P. V. his heirs, executors, adıninistrators and signs, one certain piece of land, lying and being situated in
bounded, &c. [Here describe the boundaries) wit dwelling house thereon standing, for the term of one year fr this date. To have and to hold to him the said P. V. his he executors, administrators and assigns, for said term, for him
benad 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 aud 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 made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the
Where real estate is devised, three witnesses are absolutely necessary, who must sign it in the presence of the testator.
A LEASE OF A HOUSE.
for and in consideration of the sum of
have demised and to farm let, and do by these presents, demise and to farm let, unto this said P. V. his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, 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. his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, 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
FARMERS' AND MECHANICKS'
BEST METHOD OF
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 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 itles whatsoever. In witness whereof, I the said A. B. havo Nereunto set my hand and seal, this
HARTFORD, May 30, 1815.
WILLIAM DISCOUNT. AN INLAND BILL OF EXCHANGE. [$83, 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 to my account, as per advice from your humble servant, Mr. T. W. Merchant,
New-YORK, March 8, 1821.
NEW-YORK, June 10, 1822.
Please to deliver Mr. George Speedwell, the amount of Twenty-Five Dollars, in goods from your store; and charge the same to the account of Your Ob't. Servant,
EASY INSTRUCTION OF YOUTH.
BY SAMUEL GREEN.
ITHACA, N. Y.
"JEREMIAH GOODALE, Albany, Janoary 1, 1822. Joseph Hastings,
Cr. 1 By 3 months' wages, at $6 a month, due this date, 184
Scholars, malo and female, after they have acquired a sufficient knowledge of Arithmetic, especially in the fundamental rules of Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division, should be instructed mend that the son or daughter of every farmer, mechanic, or shop
de keeper, should enter deeply into the science as practised by the mer chant engaged in extensive business for such study would engross a great portion of time which might be more usefully employed quiring a proper knowledge of a trade, or other employment.
Persons employed in the common business of life, who do not keep regular accounts, are subjected to many losses and inconveniences; to avoid which, the following simple and correct plan is recommend. od for their adoption.
Let a small book be made, or a few sheets of paper sewed together, and ruled after the examplos given in this system. In the book, termed the Day Book, are duly to be entered, daily, all the transactions of the master or mistress of the family, which require a charge to be made, or a credit to be given to any person. No article
thus subject to be entered, should on any consideration be deferred till another day. Great attention should be given to write the transac. tion in a plain hand; the entry should mention all the particulars no. cessary to make it fully undorstood, with the time when they took
to whom delivered is to be mentioned. No scratching out may be cause it is sometimes done for dishonest purposes, and will weaken or destroy the authority of your accounts. But if, through mistako, any transaction should be wrongly entered the error must be rectificd by a new entry; and the wrong one may be cancelled by writing tha word Error in the margin.
A book, thus fairly kept, will at all times show the exact stato of a persons affairs, and have great weight, should there at any time bu a necessity of producing it in a court of justice.
Entered. Anthony Billings,
15 Extered. Thomas Grosvenor,
1 To the frame of a house comploted and raised this
day on his Glover Farm, so called, 4000 feet at 21 cents per foot,
-18Enterod. Edward Jones,
Cr. 1 By his team at sundry times, carrying manure on
Dr. Entered. Thomas Grosvenor, 1 To 48 window sashes delivered at his Glover Farm, so called, at $1,00
at l cents,
Cr. 1 By 2 galls
, molasses, at 36 cts. per gall. yds. of India Cotton, at 184 cente,
0,74 2 flannel shirts to Joseph Hastings,
Entered. Joseph Hastings,"
11 To 2 shirts of A. Billings,
* There put the name of the ondner of the book, and Arst dat