Bond from Smith Tuttle and John Gillet, 7 July 1843
and , Bond for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to JS as Trustee-in-Trust, 7 July 1843; in Bonds and Mortgages, vol. 1, pp. 500–501; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
& To J. Smith Trustee &c
Recorded 8h July 1844
Know all men by these presents that we of the County of New Haven and State of and of the County of Logan and State of are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of and State of in the penal sum of Twenty thousand dollars, for the payment of which well and truly to be made we hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors administrators and assigns firmly by these presents. Now the condition of this bond is such that whereas the said Joseph Smith hath this day agreed to assign over to the aforesaid , and a certain Bond executed by to , Joseph Smith Jr. and for a certain tract of land in the City of called the Hotchkiss tract and dated August 12th AD 1839 together with all their right title, interest, estate claim or demand to the premises specified in the said bond. Now if the said Joseph Smith his successors in office or assigns shall lawfully and truly assign over the above bond as herein Specified, we the said and bind ourselves our heirs executors, administrators and assigns to make & Execute to the said Joseph Smith a good and sufficient deed of General Warrantee to all the following described lots of land as described on the plat of the City of as being Lot no four in Block no. seven also <Lot> no four in Block no nine Also Lots <No> one, two and four in Block no fourteen also the west half of Lot no four in Block no seventeen Also Lot no two in Block no. Eighteen also Lot no one in Block No thirty seven Also Lot no one in Block no sixty six Also Lot no one in Block no Sixty seven also Lot no two in Block no Sixty Seven also Lots no one, two and three in Block no Sixty Eight Also Lots no two and three in Block no Sixty nine Also Lot no two in Block no Seventy one Also Lot no four in Block no seventy two Also Lots no two and four in Block no Seventy eight also Lots no two, three and four in Block no Seventy nine. Also Lots no one, two, three and four in Block no Eighty also Lots no one, two, three and four in Block no Eighty one also Lots no two, three and four in Block no Eighty two also Lots <No> one and four in Block no Eighty three Also Lots no one, two, three and four in Block no ninety Also Lots no one, two, three and four in Block no ninety one, Also Lots no one, two, three and four in Block no ninety two. The said Deed to be made on or before the seventh day of July AD 1844. Now if the said , and shall make or cause to be made a good and sufficient Warrantee Deed for the above described lots on or before the 7hday July A.D. 1844 then this Bond shall be null and void otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue Given under our hands and seals at this Seventh day of July AD 1843
It is also hereby expressly understood that the said , and agrees to give up all the notes which they hold against the said Joseph Smith, and and [p. 500]