Deed to John Bowen, 7 June 1842

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<​7833.​>
<​Smith To Bowen​>
<​Recorded 15" Apl 1846​>
This Indenture made and entered into this Seventh Day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty two 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 John Bowen of the County of and State of of the Second part. Witnesseth, that the Said Joseph Smith party of the first part for and in consideration of the Sum of Eight hundred Dollars to him in hand paid the Receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain Sell, convey and confirm unto the Said John Bowen party of the Second part his heirs 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 The West half of Lot no three (3) in Block no one hundred and twenty five of the City of [p. 473]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 John Bowen party of the Second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the Said Joseph Smith, party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns and Successors in office the aforesaid premises, unto the Said John Bowen party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns against the Claim or claims of all and any 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 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 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 purposes therein mentioned
Given under my hand and Seal this Seventh Day of June in the Year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty two
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