This section is from the book "American Commercial Law Series ", by Alfred W. Bays. Also available from Amazon: American commercial law series.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that Henry Sampson of the City of Chicago in the County of Cook and State of Illinois, party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Four Hundred and Fifty ($450) Dollars, lawful money of the United States of America, to him in hand paid, at or before the ensealing and delivery of these Presents, by Lester McAuley, of the same place, party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, has granted, bargained, sold and delivered, and, by these Presents, does grant, bargain, sell and deliver, unto the said party of the second part, all the following GOODS, CHATTELS, and PROPERTY, to-wit:
I roll top, black walnut office desk, one desk chair, 4 sections Empire book cases, with top and bottom, and I set of Illinois Reports, volumes 1 to 240 inclusive.
To have and to hold the said Goods, Chattels and Property unto the said party of the second part, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, to and for his own proper use and behoof, forever.
And the said party of the first part does vouch himself to be the true and lawful owner of the said Goods, Chattels and Property, and have in himself full power, good right and lawful authority, to dispose of the said Goods, Chattels and Property, in manner as aforesaid: And he does, for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, covenant and agree to and with the said party of the second part, to Warrant and Defend the said Goods, Chattels and Property to the said party of the second part, his executors, administrators, and assigns, against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person and persons whomsoever.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the first day of August in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Eleven.
Sealed and delivered in presence of
William Jones. (sd.) Henry Sampson. [seal]
State of Illinois, Cook County, ss.
I, James H. Zabel, a notary public, in and for said County, do hereby certify, that this Instrument was duly acknowledged before me, by the above named Henry Sampson, the first day of August, A. D. 1911.
James H. Zabel, [notarial seal] Notary Public.