Deed from Ethan Kimball, 18 December 1843

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THIS INDENTURE MADE, AND ENTERED INTO, This Eighteenth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty three between Ethan Kimball and [blank] his wife, of the county of and State of of the first part, and Joseph Smith, as Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the county of , and State of , of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said Ethan Kimball and [blank] his wife, party of the first part, for and in consideration of the love and good will he bears to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of which the said Joseph Smith, party of the second part, is sole Trustee in Trust, and also for the sum of one dollar, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of known and described as follows, to wit. the West half of the East half of Lot number four in Block number nineteen of Kimballs second addition to —— together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, forever. And the said Ethan Kimball and [blank] his wife, party of the first part, his heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises, unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, &c. party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents.
In Testimony whereof, the said Ethan Kimball and [blank] his wife party of the first part, have has hereunto set their his hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Ethan Kimball -[L. S.]-
by his Attrny -[L. S.]-
Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of
STATE OF ILLINOIS,) ss.
,)
I a Justice of the Peace in and for the said , do certify, that and [blank] his wife, whose signatures appears to the foregoing deed, and who are is personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they he had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said [blank] having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal, this First—— day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four
J. P. -[L. S.]- [p. [1]]
THIS INDENTURE MADE, AND ENTERED INTO, This Eighteenth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty three between Ethan Kimball , of the county of and State of of the first part, and Joseph Smith, as Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the county of , and State of , of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said Ethan Kimball party of the first part, for and in consideration of the love and good will he bears to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of which the said Joseph Smith, party of the second part, is sole Trustee in Trust, and also for the sum of one dollar, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of known and described as follows, to wit. the West half of the East half of Lot number four in Block number nineteen of Kimballs second addition to —— together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, forever. And the said Ethan Kimball , party of the first part, his heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises, unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, &c. party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents.
In Testimony whereof, the said Ethan Kimball party of the first part, has hereunto set his hand and seal, the day and year above written.
Ethan Kimball -[L. S.]-
by his Attrny -[L. S.]-
Signed, Sealed and delivered in presence of
STATE OF ILLINOIS,) ss.
,)
I a Justice of the Peace in and for the said , do certify, that [blank] , whose signature appears to the foregoing deed, and who is personally known to me to be the person described in, and who executed the same, did acknowledge that he had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. [blank] .
Given under my hand and seal, this First—— day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four
J. P. -[L. S.]- [p. [1]]
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