Deed to William Richards, 26 April 1844

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THIS INDENTURE MADE AND ENTERED INTO, This twenty sixth day of April—— in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- four 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 five 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 track or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of known and described as follows, to wit: it being two acres in Barnetts Addition to and further describe as follows, viz:— the East half of the Block which is bounded East by Spears Street, South by Parley Street, North by Kimball Street, and West by Bagly Street being two acres more or less—— together with all and singular the appurtenances thereu[n]to 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, his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said —— party of the SECOND part, his heirs 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 Joseph Smith, party of the FIRST part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith -[seal.]-
As sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Signed and sealed and delivered in presence of
STATE OF ILLINOIS) ss.
Hancock County,)
City of )
I, Clerk of the Mayors Court for the said 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 purposed therein mentioned.
Given under my hand and seal, of said corporation this 26th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- forty
Clerk J. P. -[L. S.]-
MC. [p. [1]]
State of Illinois)
Hancock County)
City of )
Recorders Office April 27— 1844—
I Joseph Smith Recorder in and for the said City of in the and aforesaid do hereby certify that the within Deed and certificate of acknowledgement were this day duly recorded in Book B Pages 136 and 137 and numbered 375
Joseph Smith Recorder
by Clerk
 
Warrantee Deed
Joseph Smith to
2 acres in Barnetts Addition
 
Filed for Record
april 27— 1844
 
Fees 88 cts paid
No 375
 
Morgan No 11. Dept H [p. [2]]

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    Signature of JS.  

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    Signature of William W. Phelps.  

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    Certification printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Certification in handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Docket in handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Notations in handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Notation in unidentified handwriting.