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December 2, 1839
This Indenture made and entered into this second day of December in the Year of Our Lord 1839 between James H. Gough and Cordelia his wife and George B. Gough of The County of Monroe in the State of Missouri of the first part and Barnaby Worland of the same place of second part. Witnesseth that we the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Two Thousand three hundred and fifty Dollars are to us in hand paid by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge, have granted bargained and ____ do hereby grant bargain ____________ and convey unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns the following describes land. Viz. The North East quarter of Section Number Thirty two, the South East one fourth of the North West quarter of Section Number Thirty two, and the South West one fourth of the South West quarter of Section Number Twenty eight all in Township Number fifty six North Range Number Eleven West, containing Two Hundred and forty acres be the same more or less. Together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the said lands or in anywise appertaining or belonging. To have and to hold All above granted premises to said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to have as his own and behoof forever. And we the said parties of the first part for ourselves our heirs executors and administrators do covenant with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that we are lawfully _____ in fee of the afore granted premises that they are free from all encumbrances; that we have good right to sell and convey the same to the said party of the second part as ____written we will warrant and defend the title to the same to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns from or against the lawful demand of all persons. In testimony whereof we the partys of the first part have hereunto set our hand and seal on the day and year aforesaid.
James H. Gough
Cordelia C. Gough
George B. Gough
Be it remembered that on this second day of December in the Year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and thirty nine before me Caleb Wood a Justice of the peace within and for the County aforesaid personally came James H. Gough, Cordelia C. Gough his wife and George B. Gough all personally known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument of writing as having executed the same and severally acknowledged the same to be their act and Deed for the properties therein mentioned; She the said Cordelia C. Gough being by me first made acquainted with the contents thereof and examined separate and apart from her Husband whether she executed the said Deed and relinquished her dower to the lands and tenements therein mentioned Voluntarily freely and without Compulsion or undue influence of her said husband acknowledged and declares that she executed the said Deed and relinquishes her dower in the lands and tenements therein mentioned Voluntarily freely and without compulsion or undue influence of her said husband. Taken and certifiyed on the and Year aforesaid.
Caleb Wood, Justice
Filed for Record on the 3rd day of December AD 1839 and duly Recorded.
Tho. S. Miller, Recorder
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