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Journal Entries Bonds Purchased at a Premium & Retired

ABC received $1,075,736 including accrued interest when they issued bonds on April 1, 2011. The bonds had a face value of $1,000,000 and 9% interest payable annually on Jan 2, and maturing Jan 2, 2021. ABC retired $300,000 of the bonds at 102 plus accrued interest on July 1, 2013.

What are the journal entries for the original issue and the early redemption? Assume straight line amortization of any discount or premium on bonds.

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