JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 24 Aug. 1843; in Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Book A, pp. 227–228; handwriting of ; CHL.
Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Signed sealed and delivered in presence of — State of s.s. I a Justice of the Peace, in and for the City of , in said , do certify that Joseph Smith, 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. Given under my hand and seal, this 24th. day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three. J. P. L. S. Recorded August 24th. 1843— [p. 228]