Deed from Alpheus and Elizabeth Conant Russell, 10 October 1836
and Elizabeth Conant Russell, Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to JS, , and , 10 Oct. 1836; signed by and Elizabeth Conant Russell; witnessed by Elizabeth W. Russell and ; certified by . Featured version copied 12 June 1837 in Geauga Co., OH, Deed Record, vol. 23, pp. 539–540; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting: Know Ye that we and Elizabeth [Conant] Russell wife of the said of County of and State of for the consideration of twelve thousand nine hundred and four dollars received to our full satisfaction of Joseph Smith Jr and , do give grant, bargain sell and confirm unto them the said Joseph Smith Jr and the following described Tract or lot of land situate in the Township of being number nine in the ninth Range of Towships in the in the State of and which is also in the County of and is known by being lot number thirteen and parts of Lots twelve and fourteen and is bounded as follows: Beginning in the centre of the North and South State Road six chains and ninety five links from the Northwest corner of Lot number thirteen measured in said road, at the Southwest corner of Land formerly deeded by Elam Fairchild to , thence North 89° East forty nine chains to a Stake, thence South 1° East six chains and forty three links to a Stake in the line of Lot number thirteen thence N 89° E along the line of said lot thirteen, seven chains seventy eight links to a Stake at the northeast corner of Lot thirteen thence S. 1° E. Twenty chains five links to the centre of the highway thence S. 89° W. twenty seven chains four links thence continuing with the highway S. 49¼° W. three chains sixty nine links, thence with the Same S 89¾° W. twelve chains to a Stake thence N. ½° W. two chains thirty one links to the line of Lot thirteen thence S. 89° W. three chains Eighty eight links to the S. W. corner of Lot thirteen thence northwesterly along the highway twenty Eight chains twelve links to the place of beginning including all highways laid thereon, and being the same lands deeded to us by the following named persons (viz) By Enoch Morse from the North and near the west corner of Lot fourteen a Strip cut off by the road containing 3.14 Acres, by Joshua Trumbull lot 13 containing 98,21. Acres, & by Elam Fairchild from the South side of lot 12, 30,69. acres. in the whole amounting to One hundred thirty two acres & four hundredths of an [p. 539]