Transcribed, created and submitted to USGenWeb / MOGenWeb Lincoln County by file owner, Patricia SummersSmith, 29 October 1998. Link change or update 4 Dec 1999

Deed - Richard C. Dorsey
Deed of Trust on 40 acres for $201.87 - Isaac Vertrees
(dated 22 June 1861, signed 26 Feb 1862, filed 1 March 1862)
Mortgage satisfied 4 June 1866
Lincoln Co. MO Deeds, Vol. Q, pp. 185-186.  (FHL microfilm #0973674)
Transcribed by Patricia SummersSmith, 1998.

Original Purchase Property Description:  NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 - the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 & the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Sec. 17, Twp 49, Rng 2E in the District of Lands Subject to Sale at Palmyra, Missouri, containing 170 acres.

This Deed Property Description:  NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of  Sec. 17, Twp 49, Rng 2E containing 40 acres.

Know all men by these presents that I Richard C. DORSEY of the County of Lincoln in the State of Missouri have this day for and in consideration of the debt and trust hereinafter mentioned and created and the further sum of One Dollar to him paid by Isaac VERTREES of said County and state aforesaid granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Isaac VERTREEES the following described tract or parcel of land situate in the county of Lincoln in the state of Missouri, viz:  The North West quarter of the North East quarter of Section 17 Township 49 Range 2 East containing forty acres more or less  To have and to hold the premises hereby conveyed with all the rights privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging or in any wise appurtaining unto the said Isaac VERTREES his heirs and assigns forever.

Upon this express condition, whereas the said Richard C. DORSEY on this 22 day of June 1861  Six months after date I promise to pay to the order of Isaac VERTREES the sum of two hundred and one 87/100 dollars for value received negotiable and payable without defalcation or discount with interest at the rate of ten per cent per annum from the date till paid and if the interest shall not be paid promptly at the end of each year it shall become a part of the principal and thereafter been the same rate of interest as the principal. 

Richard C. DORSEY {SEAL}

Now if the said Richard C. DORSEY his executors or administrators shall pay the sum of money specified in said note and all the interest that may be due thereon six months from this date according to the term and effect of said note, then this conveyance shall be void, otherwise it shall remain in full force and virtue in law.  And the said Isaac VERTREES or his ancestors or administrators may proceed to sell the property herein before described, or any part thereof at public vendue to the highest bidder at Chantilly in the county of Lincoln for cash in hand first giving twenty days public notice of the time terms and place of sale and of the property to be sold by Six written or printed advertisements in different part of said county, posted up to public view and upon such sale and the payment of the purchase money shall execute and deliver a conveyance of the property so sold to the purchaser thereof, and any statement of fact or recital by the said Isaac VERTREES in such conveyance in relation to the advertisement sale receipt of the purchase money or execution of such conveyance shall be received as prima facie evidence of the truth thereof.  And the said Isaac VERTREES shall with the proceeds of sale aforesaid pay first the expenses of this trust and next whatever may be in arrear and unpaid on said note whether of principal or interest and the balance shall be paid over to the said Richard C. DORSEY or his legal representatives.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand & seal this 26th February 1862


State of Missouri }
County of Lincoln } SS  Be it remembered that Richard C. DORSEY who is personally known to me the undersigned a Justice of the peace within and for said county to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within deed a party thereto this day appeared before me and acknowledged that he executed and delivered the same as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein contained.

Given under my hand this 28 day of Feb 1862.
M. M. TUCKER Justice of the peace

Filed for record 1st March 1862
Alexander H. MARTIN, Recorder.


[Transcriber's Note:  Note below is written sideways on margin of deed.]

I acknowledge satisfaction in full of this mortgage give under my hand & seal this 4th June 1866.

S. A. WOOLFOLK ______ {SEAL}
Letter A. H. MARTIN, Clk.

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