Deed from James H. and Mary Aldridge, 13 January 1842

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<​James H. Aldridge To Jo Smith​>
<​Recorded 23 March 1848.​>
This Indenture made and entered into this Thirteenth day of Janu[ary] in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty two Between James H. Aldridge and Mary his wife of the County of and State of after one part and Joseph Smith sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of and state of of the other part Witnesseth that the said James H Aldridge and Mary his wife for and in consideration of the sum of fifty Dollars to them in hand paid the receipt wh[ereof] is hereby acknowledged. do hereby grant bargain sell Conv[e]y and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith, his successors in of[fice] and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of Land situate and being in the County of and state of viz, The North part of the North half of Lot no Thirty fi[ve] in Block No Six of Kimballs addition to . Commencing at the North West Corner of Lot No Thirtyfive in Bloc[k] No 6, and running South Eight Rods, thence West Twenty East Twenty rods to Rigby’s line thence North Eight rods thence west twenty rods to the place of beginning. Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any-wise appertaining, To have and to hold all the above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith his successors in office and assigns forever
And the said James H Aldridge and Mary his wife their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said Joseph Smith & his successors and assigns the aforesaid premises against the claims of all and every person whomsoever do and will warrant and defend by these presents, In Testimony whereof the said James H Aldridge and Mary his wife of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
James H Aldridge L S
Mary <​her x. mark​> Aldridge L S
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of C E Tuicher
The words “his heirs” were erased three times and the word “saints” interlined before the signing of this instrument
State of Illinois ss.
I a Justice of the peace of said , do certify that James H Aldridge and Mary his wife whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed and who are personally Known to me. to be the persons described he[rein] and who executed the same. did severally acknowledge that they had executed the same said cenveyance for the uses and purposes herein mentioned. And the said Mary Aldridge [p. 86] having been by me made acquainted with the Contents of the said Deed and examined separate and apart from her 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 thirteenth day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty two
JP L S [p. [87]]