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POWER OF ATTORNEY. Know all men by these presents, that I of

hereby make, constitute, and appointof

-, my true and lawful Attorney, for me, and in my name, place, and stead, to (here state duty of Attorney) granting unto my said Attorney full power and authority to do and perform each and every thing necessary and proper to be done in the performance of his duty, as fully as I might or could do if personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all the lawful acts of my said Attorney, done under and by virtue hereof.

Witness my hand and seal thisA. D. 187Name

[SEAL.] Note.—To be signed and acknowledged as a deed for the conveyance of real estate

day of

FORM OF SUBMISSION TO ARBITRATION. Know all men by these presents, that whereas a controversy is now existing between (name), of (residence), and (name) of (residence), touching (here state nature of controversy):

Now, therefore, we, the said (here give names of parties), do hereby subunit said controversy to the decision and arbitration of (here give names of three persons selected as arbitrators), of (here state residences), and do covenant each with the other that we will faithfully keep and abide by the decision and award that they, or any two of them, may make in writing—said award to be made and signed on or before (here give date).

And it is agreed by the parties hereto, that the party that shall fail to abide by and observe said award, made in accordance with the foregoing submission, shall forfeit and pay to the other the sum of (here insert amount). Witness our hands this

-A.D.

Name. -Name

day of

AWARD OF ARBITRATORS.

The undersigned to whose arbitration was submitted the matters in controversy between (here give names of parties) as more fully appears by their written submission hereto attached, Report that on the day of A. D. 184, after having been duly sworn according to law, and having given both parties day's notice in writing of the time and place of our meeting to consider said matter, we proceeded to the discharge of our duty; said (name of party) appearing in person (if by Att'y also so state,) and said (name of party) appearing in person (if by Att'y also so state.) And having heard the allegations and proofs of said parties, and the witnesses introduced by them, and having examined the matter in controversy submitted by them, do make and declare this as and for our award.

Here state findings of Arbitrators.
Witness our hands this-

-A. D. —

Name.
-Name.
Name.

day of

day of

-1872

GENERAL FORM FOR AGREEMENT. This Agreement made thisoy and between

-of

-and of Witnesseth: That the said

-for the consideration of (here state nature of consideration) to be (if money paid,) (if work or labor or delivery of property) to be performed or delivered as hereafter provided, hereby agrees that (state agreement of this party fully.)

And for the consideration above mentioned the said hereby agrees, that (state agreement of this party fully.)

In witness whereof, we hereto subscribe our names and affix our seal this day and date first above written. Name-

[SEAL.] Name

-[SEAL.]

day of

AGREEMENT FOR SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY. This Agreement, made this

-1874, between

-of-
-and

-ofWitnesseth: That the said

-in consideration of the agreements on the part of

hereafter named, agrees to and with the said

that on or before the day of 187, he will deliver to the saidat (state place of delivery,) the following property (state kind of property). And the said

in consideration of the aforesaid agreements and promises on the part of the said hereby promises and agrees to and with the said that-he will pay to him (state price to be paid) said payments to be made as follows (state how and when.)

In witness whereof, we hereto subscribe our names and affix our seals this the day and year first above written. Name

SEAL
Name

[SEAL.]

-1874

AGREEMENT FOR THE SALE OF REAL ESTATE. This Agreement, made this

day of by and between

-of-
--and-

-of Witnesseth: That for and in consideration of the sum of dollars, to be paid by the saidto the said -as follows (state manner of payment), the said

-hereby promises and agrees to convey by (state nature of conveyance, whether warranty or quit claim), the following described real estate situate in

-county, State of

(Give description of land.) And the said hereby promises to pay said—- -the sum of dollars as above provided.

And upon the payment in full of said amount, then said conveyance is to be executed and delivered.

In witness whereof, we hereunto subscribe our names and affix our seals this the day and date above written. Name

(SEAL..] Name

(SEAL]

Note.To be executed and acknowledged as a deed for real estate.

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-dollars per

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FORM OF LEASE. Agreement of Lease, made this between-of. and of

Witnesseth: That the said

agrees to pay to

for the rent of the house and premises on (description of land.) The said

agrees to use said premises for no other

and not underlet the same without the written consent of

This lease to commence on the -1874, and continue until the-

-187—. The rent to be paid (state how) to the said at

A failure to pay the rent as agreed, or to comply with any of the stipulations of their lease by shall authorize the said

- to consider the same forfeited; and he may take possession of the premises without notice and without process of law, or he may bring his action as allowed by law to recover possession.

In witness whereof, we hereunto subscribe our names and affix our seals this the day and date first above written. Name

[SEAL.] Name

[SEAL.]

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FORM OF DEED. This Deed, made this

-day of

-187- Witnesseth: That for the consideration of

dollars, we -of-county, State of

hereby sell and convey unto

-of

-county, State of -, all the following described real estate, situate in

county, State of Iowa. (Here give a description of the land) together with all the estate, title, and interest, dower, and right of dower of the said grantors, or either of them.

And we hereby warrant the title to said premises against all persons whomsoever (or if quit claim say), and we hereby quit claim all our right, title and interest in and to said premises to the grantees lierein.

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Witness our hands and seals this the day and date above written. Name

SEAL.] Name

SEAL
The State of

County.
Be it Remembered, That on this

day of 187, before me a

within and for said county and State, personally appeared

who personally knowl to me to be the identical

person
whose name

-affixed to the foregoing deed as grantor, and she acknowledged the same to be her voluntary act and deed, and the said

having been made acquainted with the contents hereof, and the nature of the above instrument having been fully explained to her, and having been examined by me separate and apart from her husband, acknowledged that she signed and executed the said deed freely and voluntarily, and without compulsion, and that she does not desire to retract the same.

In witness whereof, I hereto set my hand and- -seal this the day and date last above written. Name

[SEAL.] Note. It is better in all cases to have two witnesses to the signatures, as the fact that such signatures are witnessed will never invalidate the conveyance; and in some States the instrument is void without such witnesses.

-day of

MORTGAGE DEED. This Deed, made this

187 - Witnesseth: That for the consideration of- --dollars, we of -county, State of

hereby sell and convey unto

-of

all the following described real estate, situate in

-county, State of -to-wit: (Here describe real estate.) And we hereby warrant the title to said premises against all persons whomsoever.

This deed to be void, however, on condition—pay. (State nature of indebtedness, time and manner of payment.)

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