Indenture – Corbin to Zoph – March 15, 1846

No 6473 This indenture made this fourth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five witness that Granville Corbin and Sally S Corbin his wife of the county of Adams and State of Illinois parties of the first part in consideration...

Deed – Justis I Perigo

Adams Co, Written: March 6, 1818 NW quarter of Section 9, township 3 S, Range 8W, of the 4th Prime Meridian For service in the War of 1812 Additional Comments: The Adams County histories all record Justus I Perigo as the first white settler in Adams County. One...

Lawsuit – John Blaine v Jane Harrison

Source: Reports Of Cases Illinois Written: 1849 John L. Blain v. Jane Harrison. Appeal from Adams. Dower — inchoate right, not assignable. Dower is a right resting inaction only, and can not be assigned. (1) Same — release to bar. A widow may release her dower, so as...

Appeal – James Bloomer v Matthias B Denman

Written: 1850 James Bloomer, appellant, v. Matthias B. Denman, appellee. Appeal from Adams. If the court can see, that the jury in the court below were warranted by the evidence, in inferring a state of case that would sustain the action, it is bound to uphold the...

Matthias B. Denman v. James Bloomer

Source: Reports Of Cases Illinois Written: 1849 Matthias B. Denman v. James Bloomer. Error to Adams. Agency—when principal bound. An agent appointed for special purpose can not go beyond the scope of such appointment and bind his principal; nor can he act after such...

John H Buss Last Will and Testament

I, John H. Buss, of the City of Quincy, in the County of Adams and the State of Illinois, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish and decalre this to be my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any and all former wills and codicils at any...