JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 20 May 1843; unidentified handwriting; certified by , 9 June 1844; certified by , 3 Sept. 1844; three pages; negative Photostat in JS Collection, CHL, converted to positive.
J. Smith Trustee &c)
This Indenture made and entered into, This Twentieth day of May in the year of our
Lord, one Thousand Eight hundred and forty three, between 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 first part, and of the County of and aforesaid of the second part, Witnesseth, That the said Joseph Smith, party of the first part, for and in Consideration of the Sum of Two hundred Dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain Sell, Convey, and Confirm unto the Said party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, Situtate and being in the County of in the State of , Known and described as follows to wit: Lot number one in Block number one hundred and seventeen of the City of 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 party of the Second Part his heirs and assigns forever. And the Said Joseph Smith party of the first Part [p. ]