Whereas, C. N. Stratton, of the County of Los Angeles, State of California, described therein as party of the second part, or contractor, and W. W. Jones, of the County and State aforesaid, described therein as party of the first part, or owner, have made and executed a certain contract in writing, dated the nth day of February, 1905, whereby the said party of the second part, or contractor, has agreed to perform and complete in a workmanlike manner for said party of the first part, or owner, all the materials and labor, including tools and appliances of every kind, and all other specified work of a 2-story, 7-room residence building to be erected upon the premises situated in the City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, State of California, and described as follows, to-wit: Lot io in Block D of the Harvard Heights Tract, on Cambridge street, between Harvard and Hobart streets; and the party of the first part, or owner, has agreed to pay therefor the sum of Twenty-two Hundred and Twenty Dollars, said contract being executed and delivered herewith:
Now, Therefore, Know All Men by These Presents : That in consideration of the above premises, we, C. N. Stratton, as principal, and P. W. McMillan and R. M. Brown, as sureties, are held and firmly bound unto said W. W. Jones in the sum of Five Hundred and Fifty-five dollars, for which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, jointly and severally, and our respective heirs, executors, administrators and assigns firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals, and dated the eleventh day of February, 1905.
The condition of this obligation is such that if said contractor shall keep and strictly perform all the covenants and agreements of the contract by him to be kept and performed, and shall, on or before thirty-five days after the acceptance of said building, or completion of said contract or improvement, cancel and release the said building and premises from all damage claims or liens that may have accrued against the same in and from the performance of said contract, and shall save said owner free and harmless from all damage therefrom, all as in said contract provided, then the above obligation to be void; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
C. N. Stratton. (Seal)
P. W. McMillan. (Seal)
R. M. Brown. (Seal)
State of California, County of Los Angeles, ss.
P. W. McMillan and R. M. Brown, the sureties whose names are subscribed to the above undertaking, being severally duly sworn, each for himself, says, that he is a resident and freeholder in said County and State, and is worth the sum in the said undertaking specified as the penalty thereof, over and above all his just debts and liabilities, exclusive of property exempt from execution.
P. W. McMillan, R. M. Brown.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this eleventh 'day of February,
(Seal) Samuel Bristow,
Notary Public in and for Los Angeles County, California.