State of IllinoisIllinoisMorganMorgan countySS
I DennisDennis Rockwell clerk of the county
[ commisioners ] court of said county
do certify that WilliamWilliam R Smith
before whom the foregoing depositions
of Joseph J BennettJoseph J Bennett and Benjamin
F Mathews were taken, was on the thirteenth day of July Eighteen Hundred and thiry one a Justice of the peace within
and for the county of MorganMorgan ,
duly [ commisioned ], and serve
into office as required by Law.
hand & the seal of court
this fourteenth day of October Eighteen Hundred and thirty one.