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STATE OP NEBRASKA.
To All Wliom These Presents Shall Coino ,
WhereaH , in pursuance and by virtue of the
act of the LeKislntivo Assembly , in such case
Hindu and provided , there was on the 18th day
of February , A. D. , 1888 , at a public sale of com
mon school lands of the state of Nebraska ,
after full fortv days' notice of such sale having
JlrHtbeen publishedaceording to law.struck on
to.T. Sterling Jlorton.of the county of Otoe.and
state of Nebraska , as the purchaser thereof ,
all the tract or parcel of land hereinafter par
ticularly mentioned and described , tit and for
the aggregate price of forty-six hundred del
And "Whereas , the said .T. Sterling Morton
has fully paid to the proper receiving oilicer
lor the state of Nebraska , the said sum of
forty-six hundred dollars , the said sum being
the whole amount of purchase money bid by
him for the said tract or parcel of land herein
Now , Know Ye , that the said state of Ne
braska , in pursuance of the provisions of the
act of the Legislative Assembly aforesaid , and
in consideration of the premises aforesaid , and
of the aforesaid sum of forty-six hundred dollars
lars , to the said state of Nebraska paid , doth by
th's presents grant , bargain , sell , convey and
confirm , ill fee , unto the said .T. Sterling Mor
ton , his heirs and assigns , all the said tract or
parcel of land situated in the county of Otoe
and state of Nebraska , and described as fol
lows , to-wit :
Commencing at the west line of the north
west quarter at a point ( ! iS ) twenty-eight rods
south of the northwest corner of said quarter ,
running east (80) ( ) eighty rods , thence south
( It ! ) forty-six rods , thence west (80) ( ) eighty rods ,
thence north (4(5) ( ( ) forty-six rods to the place of
beginning , being in the northwest quarter of
Section (8) ) eight , Town (8) ) eight , Kango (14) ( )
fourteen , east of the Oth Principal Meridian ,
and containing (23) ( ) twenty-three acres , more
To have and to hold the said premises and
parcel of land above particularly described ,
witli the appurtenances thereon , unto the said
.T. Sterling Morton , his heirs and assigns , in
fee simple , forever.
In Witness whereof I , the governor of the
state of Nebraska , have hereunto signed my
name and caused the great seal of the state to
bo hereunto alllxed this 27th day of February ,
A. D. 1888.
By the Governor :
JOHN M. THAYER.
G.L. I/A ws , Secretary of State.
[ SKAI , . ] By B. R. Cowdory , Deputy.
ATTEST : JOSEPH SCOTT ,
Commissioner of Public Lands
Recorded B , page 511 , Letter II , olllcc State
J. Sterling Morton ,
DeForest P. Rolfe ,
Mayor , in Trust.
Filed for Record Ap
ril 5th , 1880 , at 10
o'clock A. M.
This indenture , made and executed this 2lth )
day of March , 1889 , by and between J. Sterling
Morton of Arbor Lodge , county ot Otoo , state
of Nebraska , party of the iirst part , and DeForest -
Forest P. Rolfo as mayor of the city of Ne
braska City , in trust , of Nebraska City ,
county and state aforesaid , party of the second
end part ,
Witnesseth , That the said party of the first
part for and in consideration of the premises ,
the implied covenants of the grantee herein
named , lias given , granted and convoyed and
by these presents does give , grant and convey
unto the said party of the second part and to
his successors in olllco forever in trust as here
inafter mentioned for the uses and purposes
hereinafter stated the following described
tract or parcel of land lying in said county
of Otoo , state of Nebraska , known as Morton
Park , according to the plat thereof now on illo
in the olllco of the Register of Deeds for said
county , otherwise described as lot three (8) ( ) , in
the subdivision of the northwest quarter of the
northwest quarter of Section eight (8) ( ) , in
Township eight (8) ( ) , Range fourteen (14) ( ) , east ,
containing twenty-three (21) ( ) acres , more or
less. To have and to hold the same unto the
said DeForest P. Rolfo , his successors in olllco ,
in trust for the city of Nebraska City and
upon the conditions following and only .so long
as the said conditions mid eacli of them shall
bo strictly complied with by the said party of
the second part , his successors aforesaid or by
said city , to-wit :
That the said parlc shall continue forever and
bo named and known as Morton Park and the
names of all the drives , walks , paths and road
ways therein and their location and the plan
thereof in perfect entirety as now platted and
recorded as aforesaid shall remain unchanged.
That no malt , spirituous or vinous liquors small
bo sold or exposed for sale , or gratuitously
distributed on said premises. That all relig
ious sects of what denomination soever shall
have equal rights and privileges in the use and
enjoyment or said premises and every part
thereof. That no paths , drives or walks or
other openings giving access to said park on
the north side thereof shall be permitted , ex
cept the owner or owners of the realty adjoin
ing said park upon the north shall first opener
or cause to be opened and dedicated to the
public forever a legal roadway at least sixty ( CO )
feet in width , immediately north of the north
line of said park and running or extending the
entire length of the said north side thereof.
That the said lands shall bo used exclusively
for the purposes of a public park for the said
city , ami shall bo properly cared for , protected
and maintained by said city as such park and
for such purpose according to the letter and
PiioviuKi ) , HOWKVEH , mid this coiivoTimuo
is upon the express condition as aforesaid , that
in case the said party of the second part , or
his successors in olllco , or in case the said citv
of Nebraska City shall fail to comply with each
and every of the conditions herein contained
then and in that case these presents shall be
come void and the said premises , together with
all the improvements tliereon , with appurten
ances. shall revert to the said party of the first
part , his heirs and assigns forever.
This conveyance is made without money
consideration and the acceptance hereof by
the said party of the second part and the city
council of the said city shall mud the said city
firmly to the compliance of the conditions
hereinbefore named which are to be legally
construed as covenants running with the land
made by the said city to the said party of the
A plat of the said described tract showing
the drives , avenues , etc. , with their names is
The title to said premises shall not vest in
the said trustee until the city council of the
said city of Nebraska City , by resolution shall
have legally accepted this deed of gift with
conditions subsequent and caused a duly auth
enticated copy ot said resolution of acceptance
to be attached hereto as a part of this instru
ment and the whole filed for record in the ollico
of the Register of Deeds aforesaid.
In testimony whereof the said party of the
first part has hereunto set his hand and seal at
Nebraska City date first herein written.
J. STKTIT/ING MOHTO.V.
In presence of
L. F. DEGETTE.
The State of Nebraska , (
County of Otoe. 5 8S <
On this 20th day of March , 188 ! ) , before me , L.
F. DeGetto , a notary public duly appointed ,
commissioned and qualified for and residing in
said county personally appeared J. Sterling
Morton , widower , to no known to bo the ident
ical person described in and whoso name is af
fixed to the foregoing conveyance as grantor
and ho acknowledged the said instrument to be
his voluntary act and deed.
In testimony whereof , I have hereunto set
my hand and affixed my notarial seal at Ne
braska City in said county.
, - , L. F. DEGETTE ,
| SEAL , j Notary Public.
At a regular meeting of the council of the
city of Nebraska City hold at the council
Jfp.wlvcd : First , that the city of Nebraska
City accept and does hereby accept the deed of
gift of J. Sterling Morton of Morton Park as
the same is laid out , named and platted under
the conditions thereto attached.
Second : That a copy hereof bo attached to
said deed and filed for record therewith.
Upon call of the council the same were
adopted by the following vote : yeas Kregal ,
Payne , Eiser , Brown , Chapman and Hnwley.
D. P. ROLFE ,
Attest : Mayor.
JOHN J. TETEN ,
The State of Nebraska. (
County of Otoe. | &s <
I , John J. Toten , city clerk of Nebraska City ,
Otoo county , Nebraska , hereby certify the
foregoing to be a true and correct copy of the
resolutions adopted by the city council of Ne
braska City at u regular meeting of the council
held April 1st , 1889.
In testimony whereof , I have hereunto set
my hand and affixed the seal of said city this
4th day of April , A. D. , 1889.
i , JOHN J. TETEN ,
} REAL. I City Clerk.
The State of Nebraska , j
County of Otoo. j ss <
I , Charles C. Brant , register of deeds , within
and for said county , do hereby certify that the
annexed and foregoing is a true and correct copy
of the Deed of Trust from J. Sterling Morton to
DeForest P. Rolfe , as mayor of Nebraska City ,
convoying to the said DeForest P. Rolfo ,
as such mayor , and his successors in olllco , in
trust for said city of Nebraska City , the tract
or parcel of land known as "Morton Park , " as
the same appears of record in Deed Record
number twenty-five (25) ( ) on page three hundred
and seventy ( U70) ) thereof.
In witness whereof , I have hereunto sot my
hand and affixed my official seal at Nebraska
City , this Slrd day of December , 1898.
CHAH. C. BHANT.
Register of Deeds.
NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF
In the District Court of the United States for
the District of Nebraska. In Bankruptcy.
In the matter of William Pottlmrst and
Arend Renken , co-partners doing business
under the firm name and style of William
Pottlmrst & Company , bankrupts.
To the creditors of William Pottharst & Co ,
of Talmago , in the county of Otoo and district
aforesaid , bankrupts.
Notice is hereby given that on the (1th ( day of
January , A. D. , 1899 , the said William Pottharst
< to Co. were duly adjudged bankrupts , and that
the first meeting of their creditors will be
hold at my office , Room 2 , No. 81t ! Central
avenue , Nebraska City , Nebraska , on the 2Jrd
day of January , A. D. , IbW ) , at 10 o'clock in tin-
forenoon , at which time the said creditors may
attend , prove their claims , appoint a trustee ,
examine the bankrupt and transact such other
business as may properly come before said
meeting. FIIANIC P. IUELAND ,
Referee in Bankruptcy.
Nebraska City , Neb. , Jan. 9 , 1899.
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