State of............

County of...........

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............Court of..............County,

To the............Term, A. D. 19...

To the Judge. .. of Said Court, in Chancery Sitting: Your Orator ,...............................................

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respectfully represent... unto Your Honor..., that on or about the..........

day of.............., A. D. 19....,..................................

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became and....................indebted to............................

in the sum of..............................and being so indebted, in consideration thereof, the said........................................

on that day made and executed under........................hand..

............................certain..................................

for the sum of........................................................

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as will more fully appear by the said......................, ready to be produced in court, and by the copy of the same herewith filed and marked "Exhibit A," and made part of this your Orator... Bill of Complaint.

Your Orator ... further represent... unto Your Honor..., that, to secure the payment of the principal sum and interest above mentioned, the said.............................................................

by..............deed, dated the................day of................

A. D. 19___, conveyed to.............................................

in fee simple, the following described parcel... of land, with its appurtenances, situated in the County of..............................................

and State of........................, to-wit:.........................

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subject, however, to a condition of defeasance upon the payment of the principal sum and interest aforesaid, according to the tenor and effect of the said............................; which said mortgage was, on the day of its date, duly acknowledged, and afterwards, on the..............day of

....................A. D. 19..., recorded in the Recorder's office of the said County of ........................, at............ o'clock in the

............noon of said day, in Book..............of............on page

.............., as by the said mortgage and its accompanying certificates of acknowledgment and recording, ready to be produced in court, and by a copy thereof herewith filed and marked "Exhibit B," and made a part of this Bill, will more fully appear,........................................

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Your Orator ... further represent... unto Your Honor..., that the sum of..............................................................

with interest from the....................day of......................

A. D. 19..., is now due and unpaid to your Orator. .., on the said...........

and mortgage, and in said mortgage it was expressly agreed that in case of the foreclosure of said mortgage by proceedings in court, or in case of any suit or proceeding at law or in equity wherein said mortgagee............, executors, administrators or assigns should be a party plaintiff or defendant by reason of..............being a party to said mortgage, he or they should be allowed and paid their reasonable costs, charges, attorney's and solicitors' fees in such suit or proceeding by the said mortgagor..., and the same should be a further charge and lien upon said premises under said mortgage, to be paid out of the funds of the sale thereof, if not otherwise paid by said mortgagor. ..: and your Orator... claim___that by the filing of this bill, under this clause in said mortgage, there is now due your Orator... for solicitors' fees..................................................................

Dollars, in addition to the sum above mentioned, and that no proceedings at law have been had to recover the above-mentioned debt secured by the said ................and mortgage, or any part thereof.

Your Orator ... futher represent... and charge... that the said premises described in said mortgage are meager and scant security for the said sum of..........................................................

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and interest mentioned in said..................and mortgage, and now due your Orator....................................................

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And Your Orator ... further represent... unto Your Honor... and state... upon informatoin and belief, that...............................

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ha... or claim to have some interest in the said mortgaged premises, or some part thereof, as purchaser..., mortgagee.. judgment creditors or otherwise, which interest, if any, ha... accrued subsequent to the lien of the said mortgage of your Orator... and..............................subject thereto.

Your Orator ..., Therefore, ask... the aid of this Honorable Court in the premises, and make... the said...................................

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parties defendant... to this bill, and to the end that they may be required to answer this, your Orator... bill, according to the rules and practice of this

Honorable Court, without oath,....................answer on oath being hereby waived; that an account may be taken in this behalf by or under the direction of this Court; that the said defendant..........................

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may be decreed to pay your Orator... whatever sum shall appear to be due

................upon the taking of such account, together with solicitor's fees and........................costs of this proceeding, by a short day to be fixed by the Court; that in default of such payment, the said mortgaged property may be sold, as may be directed by the Court, to satisfy the amount due your Orator. . . for principal and interest on the said...................

and mortgage and solicitors' fees and....................................

costs of this proceeding; that in case of such sale and in failure to redeem therefrom, pursuant to the statute, the defendants, and all persons claiming through or under them subsequent to the commencement of this suit, may be forever barred and foreclosed of all right and equity of redemption in the said premises; that your Orator. . . may have execution against the said defendant

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for any balance that shall remain due to your Orator... of the principal and interest of said............................and mortgage, if the sale of said mortgaged premises as aforesaid fails to produce sufficient to pay the whole of said mortgage debt and solicitors' fees and costs of this suit; and that your

Orator. .. may have such other and further relief as the nature of............

case may require, and as to this Court shall 6eem agreeable to equity and good conscience.

May It Please Your Honor ... to grant unto your Orator... the writ of summons in chancery, issuing out of and under the seal of this Honorable Court, directed to the sheriff of the said County of...................., commanding him that he summon the said defendants.....................

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to appear before the said Court, on the first day of the next..................

term thereof, to be held at the Court House in the County of.................

aforesaid, then and there to answer all and singular the premises, and to stand to and abide by and perform such order and decree therein as shall seem agreeable to equity and good conscience.

And Your Orator . . . will ever pray, etc.

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Solicitor... for Complainant. ..

State of..................

County of.................

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On this................ day of................ in the year One

Thousand Nine Hundred and................, personally appeared before me..................................................................

who, being duly swom, saith that he.....................................

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and that he has read the foregoing Bill of Complaint, and knows the contents thereof, and that the same is true of........own knowledge, except as to the matters and things therein stated to be upon........information and belief, and as to those matters he believes it to be true.

Subscribed and Sworn to before me this..............................day of

........................A. D. 19...

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Clerk.

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