JS and , Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to , 7 Apr. 1837; signed by JS and ; witnessed by and ; certified by . Featured version copied in Geauga County Deed Record, vol. 23, pp. 537–538; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting: Know Ye that we Joseph Smith Jr and wife of the said Joseph Smith Jr. of County of and State of . For the consideration of fifteen hundred dollars received to our full satisfaction of of the town of County of and State of . do give grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said the following described Tract or lot of land situate in township No. 9 in the 9th. Range of townships in the Connecticut Western Reserve in the State of and which is also in the County of and is known as part of Lot Nos. 29 30 & 31 and is bounded as follows to Wit: on the E. by the road leading from to Aurora and by s land South by N. Collins land & lot No 43. and the line of lot No. 42 agreeable to new Survey, west by land Surveyed off to Seth Makepeace from <lot> No. 29 and by the road leading by William Fosters North by Lot No. 16 and by fifty one acres and twenty seven rods Surveyed off to from Lot No. 30 in Tract one supposed to contain One hundred and forty four acres of land. Be the same more or less. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained [p. 537]