Appointment as Trustee, 2 February 1841

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J Smith Appointment Trustee
Recorded 8th February 1841
City of Hancock Co. Ills
February 2nd A D 1841
To the County Recorder of the County of
Dear Sir
At a meeting of the “” at this place on Saturday the 30th day of January A D 1841 I was elected Sole Trustee for said Church to hold my office during life (my successors to be the of said Church) and vested with Plenary Powers as sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Latter Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints to receive acquire manage or convey property real personal or mixed for the sole use and benefit of said church agreeably to the provisions of <​an Act entitled​> “an act concerning religious Societies” approved February 6th 1835
Joseph Smith
State of Illinois) Ss
)
This day personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace within and for the [and ] aforesaid, , and who being duly sworn depose and say that [the foregoing] Certificate of Joseph Smith is true
Sworn to and subscribed this Third day of February [in the] year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and forty [one] before me
Justice of the P[eace] [p. 95]
87
J Smith Appointment Trustee
Recorded 8th February 1841
City of Hancock Co. Ills
February 2nd A D 1841
To the County Recorder of the County of
Dear Sir
At a meeting of the “” at this place on Saturday the 30th day of January A D 1841 I was elected Sole Trustee for said Church to hold my office during life (my successors to be the of said Church) and vested with Plenary Powers as sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints to receive acquire manage or convey property real personal or mixed for the sole use and benefit of said church agreeably to the provisions of an Act entitled “an act concerning religious Societies” approved February 6th 1835
Joseph Smith
State of Illinois) Ss
)
This day personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace within and for the and aforesaid, , and who being duly sworn depose and say that the foregoing Certificate of Joseph Smith is true
Sworn to and subscribed this Third day of February in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and forty one before me
Justice of the Peace [p. 95]
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