Deed from Orson and Marinda Nancy Johnson Hyde, 10 February 1843

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THIS INDENTURE MADE AND ENTERED INTO, This Tenth day of February— in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty three between —— and —— his wife, of the county of and State of of the FIRST part, and 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 SECOND part, Witnesseth, that the said and his wife, party of the FIRST part, for and in consideration of the love and good will they bear to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of which the said Joseph Smith, party of the SECOND part, is sole Trustee in Trust, and also for the sum of one dollar, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, party of the SECOND part, his successors in office and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of —— in the State of known and described as follows, to wit. Lot number four in Block number twenty of Kimballs second addition to the City of together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining.
TO HAVE and TO HOLD The above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith, party of the SECOND part, his successors in office and assigns forever. And the said —— and his wife, party of the FIRST part, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, &c. party of the SECOND part, his successors in office 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 —— and his wife, party of the FIRST part, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
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Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
STATE OF ILLINOIS,) ss.
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I, a Justice of the Peace, in and for the City of , in said do certify that —— and 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 —— having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said , acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said .
Given under my hand and seal, this Tenth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-three.
J. P. -[L. S.]- [p. [1]]
<State of Illinois,)
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Recorder’s Office, ,
8th day of July 1844.
I, , Recorder of said , do hereby certify that the annexed Deed & certificate To Jos. Smith Trustee &c From & were this day filed and duly Recorded in Book M of Deeds on Pages 401 & 402 No 6290.
FEES. $1.00
Recorder.
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State of Illinois)
City of )
Recorders Office Feby 10th. 1843
I Joseph Smith Recorder in and for said City of in the county of and aforesaid do hereby certify that the within deed and certificate of acknowledgement were this day duly recorded in Book A. Pages 70 & 71 and numbered 79
Joseph Smith Recorder
by Clerk [1/4 page blank]
’s Deed To Joseph Smith For L4 B20 Kimballs 2nd. add
Filed for Record Feby 10th. 1843 No 79
<​Entered for Record 8th July 1844 6290​>
<​H. [Hiram Kimball?] Will buy​>
<​Sold back to & & Trustees​>
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    Signatures of Orson Hyde and Marinda Nancy Johnson Hyde.  

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    Certification printed with manuscript additions and cancellation in the handwriting of Ebenezer Robinson.  

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    Certification printed with manuscript additions in the handwriting of Chauncey Robison and attached to the verso of the leaf with a red adhesive wafer.  

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    Certification of JS in the handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Docket in the handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Notation in the handwriting of William Clayton. The various notations on this page are interspersed and have been transcribed chronologically according to inscription.  

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    Notation in the handwriting of Chauncey Robison. On 8 July 1844, Chauncey Robison copied this deed into the Hancock County deed records as the 6,290th deed recorded in those volumes. (Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, 1817–1917, vol. M, pp. 401–402, microfilm 954,600, U.S. and Canada Record Collection, FHL.)  

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    Notation in unidentified handwriting in faded or possibly erased graphite.  

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    Notation in the handwriting of John S. Fullmer. As part of their preparations to leave Illinois in 1846, church members in Nauvoo elected Babbitt, Heywood, and Fullmer as trustees to replace Newel K. Whitney and George Miller, who were planning on traveling west with the main body of the Saints. (Young, Journal, 24 Jan. 1846; Hancock Co., IL, Bonds and Mortgages, 1840–1904, vol. 2, p. 144, 24 Jan. 1846, microfilm 954,776, U.S. and Canada Record Collection, FHL.)  

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    Notation in unidentified handwriting. Similar handwriting appears on some of Kimball’s financial records from the late 1840s, suggesting that this notation refers to an unidentified or nonextant financial record belonging to Kimball. (See, for example, James Aldridge and Mary Aldridge to JS as trustee-in-trust, Deed, 13 Jan. 1842, Hiram Kimball, Collection, CHL.)