Deed to Martha Knight, 2 February 1842

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<​J. Smith to ​>
<​Recorded May 13 14 1846​>
This Indenture made and entered into this second day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty six two between Joseph Smith and his wife of the County of and State of of the one part and of the County of and aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of One hundred and fifty Dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do here by Grant Bargain Sell Convey and confirm unto the said her heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the county of in the State of Viz being the equal undivided half of South half of Lot No One in block One hundred and twenty six in sd. as recorded on the plat of the town of [p. 168] Togither 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 his her heirs and assigns forever And the said Joseph Smith and his wife their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said his heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said his her 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 and his wife of the first part heve hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
Joseph Smith (LS)
(LS)
Signed sealed and dilivered in presence of
State of Illinois)ss
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I a Justice of the peace of said do certify that Joseph Smith 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 husband acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therin conveyed voluntarily freely and without compulsion of her said husband Given under my hand and seal this eighth day of February in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty two
JP (LS)
of [p. 169]