Sunday, January 24, 2010

Deputies in 1817 and A Deed (1819) In Gallatin County, Illinois

Gallatin Co., Illinois, Deeds - Book A, Page 58:

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Mr. Micael Jones is duly authorized to colect (sic) all the fees due me for my services while I was Sheriff in Gallatin County, Illinois Territory and also to colect and receive a Claime granted me by the Court he is by these presents empowered to call my deputyes (sic) Marmaduke Davenport and John Craw and all and every act of his shall be valid and good in those caces (sic) as if I myself was present. Given under my hand and seal this 10th March 1817.

Geo Robinson
James Robinson
John Waggener
Cor Lafferty

Recorded the 9th day of July 1817. Jos. M. Street, R GC

Also on the page:
This Indenture, made this fourth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen between Boston Daimwood and Mary, his wife, of the County of Gallatin, State of Illinois, of the first part and Christopher (Johnston?)...


Dr. Bill (William L.) Smith said...

Thank you for sharing these fascinating documents. You remind me I need to locate and examine several of these as well!

Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I'm fairly new, as well, and have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

Keeping telling your ancestor stories!

Dr. Bill ;-)
Author of "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"

PalmsRV said...

Hi Dr. Bill, Looking through deeds became one of my favorite past times. Thanks for reading my blog!


Sanjay Maharaj said...

The deed is a treasure to keep. Very interesting where it says "the year of the lord...". I learn so much each time I read such blogs, keep up the good work

palmsrv said...

Thanks, Sanjay!