March 8 1853 P. Corbin to A. (Adam) Zoph
Know all now by these presents that we Parker Corbin and A. M. his wife of the county of Adams and State of Illinois in consideration of the sum of Two hundred and twenty-five dollars to us in hand paid by Adam Zoph of the county of Adams and State of Illinois the receipt whereof hearby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold and quit claimed and by these presents to grant bargains sell and quit claim unto the said Adam Zoph and to his heirs and assigns forever all our right title and interest in and to a certain parcel of land situate in the county of Adams and state of Illinois and described on the North half of the South East quarter of section twenty three on the township two South Range eight West of the fourth principal meridian containing eighty acres more — with all the singular hereditaments and apearances and improvements thereunto belonging of any wi.. appertaining to have and to hold the same to him and his heirs forever. In witness wherof we have hereunto our hands and seals this 7th day of March in the year AD 1853
Parker Corbin (his mark) – Seal A.M. Corbin – Seal
signed sealed and delivered in the presents of William Richards State of Illinois Adams county. Be it remembered that on the fourth day of November in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five Granville A Corbin and Sally L Corbin his wife personally known to undersigned justice of the peace in and for said county to be the identical persons who executed and whose names are subscribed to the foregoing deed of conveyance as having executed the same came before me and acknowledged the same to be their voluntary act and deed for the purposes therein ____ the said Sally L Corbin having been by me made ____ the contents of said deed of conveyance and examined separate and ____ from her said husband acknowledged that she executed the same and relinquished ____ the purposes therein mentioned voluntarily freely and without the compulsion of her said husband, and that she does not wish to retract the same in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at my office at ___ the day and year above written.
William Richards J.P. (Seal)