Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Deed Record Book A, 1840–1843

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Witnesseth, that the said Eli Houghton and Deborah his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Ninety six dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said , his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the State of , viz: & known and described on the plat of the City of , as part of Lot No thirteen (13) in Block No three (3) in s addition to the City of , commencing at the south east corner of said Lot, running due west to the South west corner of said Lot, thence North fourteen and one half rods (14½) to the center of Block lying due west, thence east to the east line of said Lot thence South to place of beginning. Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining. To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Eli Houghton and Deborah his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said 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 Eli, Houghton and Deborah his wife of the first part, have here unto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written. Eli Houghton L. S Deborah Houghton L. S. signed, sealed and delivered in presence of State of Illinois, SS. I a justice of the peace, of said , do certify, that Eli Houghton and Deborah his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Deborah Houghton having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished [p. 148]
Witnesseth, that the said Eli Houghton and Deborah his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Ninety six dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said , his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the State of , viz: & known and described on the plat of the City of , as part of Lot No thirteen (13) in Block No three (3) in s addition to the City of , commencing at the south east corner of said Lot, running due west to the South west corner of said Lot, thence North fourteen and one half rods (14½) to the center of Block lying due west, thence east to the east line of said Lot thence South to place of beginning. Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining. To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Eli Houghton and Deborah his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said 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 Eli, Houghton and Deborah his wife of the first part, have here unto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written. Eli Houghton L. S Deborah Houghton L. S. signed, sealed and delivered in presence of State of Illinois, SS. I a justice of the peace, of said , do certify, that Eli Houghton and Deborah his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Deborah Houghton having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished [p. 148]
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