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  47.230.  Proceedings on default of payment for lots. — If default be made in the payment of the purchase money of any lot, or any part thereof, according to the terms of sale, or the tenor and effect of any bond or note given to secure the same, such lot shall be forfeited to the use of the county, and the commissioner shall resell the same, for ready money, at public auction, to the highest bidder, at the place of holding courts for such county for the time being, on some day during the sitting of the county commission, giving ten days' previous notice of the time and place of sale, and the property to be sold, by advertisements put up at four of the most public places in the county; and on receiving the purchase money, the commissioner shall make a deed to the purchaser, in the manner and with like effect as in cases of other sales under this chapter, and the purchase money shall be accounted for as other moneys received by the commissioner, and the amount thereof, after paying the expenses of the sale, shall be credited upon the bonds or notes of such delinquent purchaser; and if it be sufficient to pay the whole, such bonds or notes shall be cancelled but no part shall be paid to such purchaser, although there may be more than sufficient to pay the debt due by him; and if the proceeds of such sale shall not be sufficient to satisfy the whole of the debt due by such purchaser, the commissioner shall proceed to enforce the payment of the residue by suit.


(RSMo 1939 § 13685)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12026; 1919 § 9428; 1909 § 3645

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