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

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No 1
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For L 1, 2, 3, & 4 in B. 8 & 1 & 4 in B 9.
This Indenture, made and entered into, this twenty eighth day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty, Between and his wife, of , and State of of the first part, and , of the County of , and State of , of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do give, grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm, unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever six certain peices or parcels of land, situate, lying, and being in the County of , and State of , and described as follows, to wit: Lots No one, two, three, and four in Block No eight and Lots No one and four in Block No nine and as much more land joining to Lots No one and four in Block No nine, and Nos one and four in Block No eight as will make them equally as large as the other lots which contain one hundred and thirty two rods; in s addition to the Town of
To have and To hold, the aforesaid premises, together with all and singular the improvements, rights, privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, free from the claim or claims of themselves, their heirs, or assigns, and from the claims of any and every other person or persons claiming the same by, through, or under them or either of them. And the said parties of the first part, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that they are lawfully seized of the above described premises, that they have good right, full power, and lawful authority, to sell and convey the same, and that the above described premises are clear and free of all encumbrances: And that they will Warrant And Forever Defend the title thereto, and hereby conveyed, against the lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming the same whomsoever.
In Testimony Whereof, the said parties of the first part, have hereunto subscribed their names, and affixed their seals, the day and year first above written.
LS
LS
Signed, sealed, and delivered)
in presence of)
Abram Burgess—
State of Illinois)
County of )
This day personally appeared before me an acting justice of the peace within and for the aforesaid and his wife whose signatures appear to the above deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same did acknowledge the same to be their own free act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and expressed. And the said being by me made acquainted with the contents of said deed and examined separate and apart from her acknowledged that she relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, freely, voluntarily, and without compulsion of her .
Given under my hand and seal this 28th. day of April A. D. 1840
J. P. [p. 3]
No 2
to Joseph Smith For Part of L1 B 108 & Pt. L 2 B 108
This Indenture made and entered into, This thirteenth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one between and Sylvia P. [Sessions Lyon] his wife of the county of and State of of the first part, and Joseph Smith, as Sole Trustee in Trust for the , of the county of , and State of of the Second part, Witnesseth, that the said and Sylvia P. 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 those tracts or parcels of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of known and described as follows, to wit: Part of Lot No one in Block No one hundred and eight, commencing at the North West corner of said Lot running thence East eight Rods, thence South eleven Rods, thence West eight Rods, thence North eleven Rods, to the place of beginning, containing eighty eight Rods. Also part of Lot No two in Block No one hundred and eight commencing at the North West corner of said Lot and running thence South fifty feet, thence East fifty feet, thence North fifty feet, thence West fifty feet to the place of beginning, said Lots being in 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 Sylvia P. 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 Sylvia P. his wife, party of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.—
Seal
Sylvia P. Lyon Seal
Signed sealed and delivered) .
in presence of)
State of Illinois) S.S.
)
I a justice of the peace, in and for the City of , in said do certify that , and Sylvia P. 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 Sylvia P. Lyon 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 twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
J. P. L.S [p. 4]
No 3
s to Powers Solon Powers For L1 & 4 in B 11
This Indenture made, and entered into, this third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two, between , and his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Solon Powers, of the and aforesaid, of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Solon Powers his heirs and assigns forever; all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being, in the county of , in the State of , viz; and described on the plot of s addition to the Town of as being Lots No One (1) and four (4) in Block No Eleven (11), 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 Solon Powers, his heirs and assigns forever. And the Said and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Solon Powers his heirs and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrent and forever defend by these presents.
In Testimony Whereof, the said and his wife, of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written
L. S.
L. S.
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, a justice of the peace of 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 third day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
J. P. L. S.
for said .
 
No 4
s to John P Herr For L 3 in B 3
This Indenture, made and entered into, this 25th. day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one, between and his wife, of the county of , and State of , of the one part, and John P. Herr, of the county of and aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said 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 hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said John P. Herr, his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of and State of , and described on the plat of s addition to the town of as being, Lot (3) three and Block (3) three.
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 John P. Herr, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said John P. Herr 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. [p. 5]
In Testimony whereof, the said and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written,
L. S
L. S
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, a justice of the peace, of said county, 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 Twenty-fifth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
J. P. L. S
Recorded April 18th. 1842
 
No 5
s to Erastus Dodge For Lot 2 in B 6
This Indenture, made and entered into, this 25th. day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one, between and his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Erastus Dodge of the county of and aforesaid, of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said 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 hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Erastus Dodge his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the county of in the State of , and described on the plot of s addition to the Town of , as being Lot (2) two and Block (6) six, 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 Erastus Dodge his heirs and assigns forever. And the said and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Erastus Dodge 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 and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, a justice of the Peace, of said county, do certify, that and his [wife] whose signatures appears 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 twenty fifth day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred [forty] one.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded April 18th 1842. [p. 6]
No 6
s to Charity Butler For L 1 in B 3
This Indenture, made and entered into this twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty. Between and his wife, of , and State of of the first part, and Charity Butler of the county of and State of of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do give, grant, bargain, sell, covey, and confirm, unto the said party of the second part, and to his her heirs and assigns forever one certain peice or parcel of land, situate, lying, and being, in the county of and State of and des-cribed as follows, to wit: it being Lot No one in Block No three in s addition to the Town of .
To have and to hold, the aforesaid premises, together with all and singular the improvements, rights, privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, unto the said party of the second part, and to her heirs and assigns forever, free from the claim or claims of themselves, their heirs, or assigns, and from the claims of any and every other person or persons claiming the same by, through, or under them or either of them. And the said parties of the first part, for themselves their heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said party of the second part, her heirs and assigns, that they are lawfully seized of the above described premises, that they have good right, full power, and lawful authority, to sell and convey the same, and that the above des-cribed premises are clear and free of all encumbrances: And that they will Warrent and <​Forever​> defend the title thereto, and hereby conveyed, against the lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming the same whomsoever.
In testimony whereof, the said parties of the first part, have hereunto subscribed their names, and affixed their seals, the day and year first above written.
-[L. S.]-
L. S.
Signed, sealed, and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois)
)
This day personally appeared before me an acting justice of the peace within and for the county aforesaid, and his wife whose signatures appear to the above deed and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same did acknowledge the same to be their own free act and deed for the uses and purposes therein, mentioned and expressed And the said being by me acquainted with the contents of said deed and examined separate and apart from her acknowledged that she relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, freely, voluntarily, and without compulsion of her .— Given under my hand and seal this 28th. day of April A. D. 1840.
J. P. Seal
Recorded April 18th. 1842.
 
No 7
s to Edmund Butler For L 2 in B 3
This Indenture made, and entered into, this 25th. day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one, between and his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Edmund Butler of the county of and aforesaid, of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby [p. 7] acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Edmund Butler his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of , in the State of , and described on the plat of s addition to the town of as being Lot (2) two and Block (3) three 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 Edmund Butler his heirs and assigns forever. And the said and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Edmund Butler 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 and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, a justice of the Peace, of 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 Twenty-fifth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-one
J. P. L. S.
Recorded April 18th. 1842
 
No 8
s to John M. Powers For L 1, 3 & 4 in B 6
This Indenture, made and entered into this Twenty eight day of April in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and forty between and his wife, of , and State of of the first part, and John M Powers of the County of and State of of the Second part, Witnesseth, that the Said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Seven hundred dollers, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained, and sold and by these presants do give, grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm, unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns forever Three certain pieces or parcels of Land, situate lying and being in the County of and State of and described as follows, to Wit: Lots No one, Three and four in Block No six in s addition to the Town of each Lot containing one hundred and Thirty two rods, to have and to Hold the aforesaid premises, together with all and singular the improvements, rights, privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, free from the claim or claims of themselves their heirs, or assigns, and from the claims of any and every other person or persons claiming the same by, through or under them or either of them. and the said parties of the first part, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that they are lawfully seised of the above described premises, that they have good right, full power, and lawful authority, to sell and convey the same, and that the above described premises are clear and free of all encumbrances; and that they will Warrant and Forever Defend the title thereto, and hereby [p. 8] conveyed, against the lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming the same whomsoever. in Testimony Whereof, the said parties of the first part, have hereunto Subscribed their names, and affixed their seals, the day and year first above written.
L. S.
L. S.
Signed, Sealed, and Delivered,)
in presance of)
State of Illinois)
)
This day personally appeared before me an acting Justice of peace within and for the aforesaid and his Wife whose signatures appear above and who are personally known to me to to be the persons described in and who executed the above deed did acknowledge the same to be their own free act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and expressed and the said being by me made acquainted with the contents of said conveyance and examined seperate and apart from her acknowledged that she relinquished her Dower to the premises therein conveyed freely voluntarily and without compulsion of her Given under my hand and seal this 28th. day of April A D 1840
, J. P. Seal
Recorded April 18th. 1842
 
No. 9
s to For pt of N. W. 1/4 of section 36 Township 7 N. R. 8 W & L 2 B 11 s add.
This Indenture, made, and entered into, this 25th. day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one between and his Wife of the County of and State of , of the one part, and Mary of the County of and aforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said and his Wife, for and in consideration of the sum of three Hundred Dollars, to them in hand paid, the recipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant bargain Sell, conv[e]y, and confirm unto the said Mary her heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of Land, Situate and being in the county of in the State of vis and described as follows it being a piece of the North West quarter of Section 36 Township 7 North Range 8 West and described as follows to wit beginning 20 Rods West from the North east corner of said South half of North West quarter running 20 rods west then south 40 Rods thence East 20 Rods thence North 40 Rods to the place of beginning containing five acres also Lot No two in Block No 11 in s 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 Mary her heirs and assigns forever. and the said and his Wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Mary 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 and his Wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and Seals, the day and year above Written.
L. S.
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I. a Justice of the Peace, of said , do certify that and his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same [p. 9] 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 seperate 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 Twenty fifth day of December in the year of our Lord, one Thousand eight hundred and forty one.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded April 18th. 1842
 
10
to Jesse D. Hunter For L 1, 3&4 B 8 & L 1, & 4 B 7
This Indenture made and entered into this second day of december in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one between and Athalia [Rigdon Robinson] his Wife of the County of and State of of the one Part <​and​> Jesse H D Hunter of and aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said and Athalia his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred Dollears, to them in hand paid, the recipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convay, and confirm unto the said Jesse H D Hunter his heirs and assigns forever all those tracts or parcels of Land Situate and being in ’s Addition to the city of and state of . To wit Lots No. one Three and Four in Block No. eight also Lots one and Four in Block No. Seven. together with all and singular the appurtenances belonging or in anywise pertaining thereunto to have and to hold the above discribed premises unto the said Jesse H D Hunter his heirs and assigns forever. and the said and Athalia his Wife their Heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said Jesse H D Hunter his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warent and forever defend by these presents in Testimoney whereof the [said] and Athalia, his Wife, of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above Written
L. S
Athalia Robinson L S
Signed sealed and delivered)
in Presence of)
)
)
State of Illinois) SS
)
I, an alderman of the City of do certify, that and his Wife Athalia whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed and who are personally known to me to be the persons discribed in and who executed the same did severally acknowledge that they have executed the said convayence for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and the said Athalia Robinson having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed and examined seperate and apart from her said acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the primises therein convayed, voluntarally freely, and without compulsion of her said Given under my hand and seal this second day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one
Alderman of the City of and a Justice of the piece therein
Recorded April 19th. 1842 [p. 10]
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John Bills to Joseph W. Johnson For pt. L 2 B 154
this Indenture made and entered into this Twenty first day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one, between John Bills and Elizabeth [Scott Bills] his wife of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Joseph W. Johnson of the county of and afforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said John Bills and Elizabeth his Wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one Hundred dollers, to them in hand paid, the recipt whereof is here by acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Joseph W. Johnson his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land Situate and being in the county of in the State of , viz: beginning at a Stake 30 feet from the North West corner of Lot No. 2 (two) Block No 154, <​No.one hundred and fifty four​> in the city Plot of running thence East 20 feet on Water Street thence South to the street on the River parralel with the West End of said Lot, thence up the River to a Stake and corner of a Piece of Land Deeded to Thence North to the place of begin<​n​>ing. 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 Joseph W. Johnson his heirs and assigns forever and the said John Bills and Elizabeth his wife their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said Joseph W. Johnson his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend by these presants In Testimony Whereof, the said John Bills and Elizabeth his Wife of the first part, have here unto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
John Bills L S
Elizabeth Bills L S
Signed, Sealed and delivered)
in presence of
State of Illinois) SS
)
I a Justice of <​the​> peace in and for the said do certify that John Bills and Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth 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 therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal, this Twenty first day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one
J. P. L. S.
in and for Said .
Recorded April 20th. 1842.
 
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s to & For 4 acres of Land N. W. corner of S. W. 1/4 of Section No 6 in Township No 6 N. and of R No 8 W. of the 4th. P. all.
This Indenture Made and entered into, this the twenty first day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two between and Malinda [Robinson Barnett] his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and and of the county of and aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth, that the said and Malinda his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, the recipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant, bargain, sell convey, and confirm unto the said To and [p. 11] their heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the state of , viz: 4 Acres of Land lying in a Square beginning at a corner between s and Wm. Spears land 40 Rods East at of the North West Corner of the south West Quarter of Section No six in Township No six North and of Range No eight West of the 4th. principal Meridian on the North Side of said Quarter Section thence East and South into s land lying in said South West Quarter aforesaid sufficient distance to make the four acres of land lying in a square aforesaid 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 and s their heirs and assigns forever. and the said and Malinda his Wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises unto the said and s their 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 and Malinda his Wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written. 8th. space from top the record “their” written before syning
L. S.
Malinda Barnett L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
,)
I, a Justice of the Peace, of said , do certify, that and Malinda 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 Malinda Barnett 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 twenty first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two,
J. P. L. S.
Recorded April 22nd. 1842
 
13
to For W 1/2 of E 1/2 of F L 4 in B 5 adds
This Indenture made, and entered into, this twenty sixth day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one between 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 and his Wife, for and in Consideration of the sum of forty five Dollars, to them in hand paid the recipt 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: the West half of the East half of Fractional Lot No four in Block No. five in ’ addition to 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 and his Wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto [p. 12] 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 and his Wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, , Mayor of , & a Justice of the Peace, of 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 dow’r to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said . Given under my hand and seal, this 26th. day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one
Mayor of the City of & a Justice of the Peace therein. L S.
Recorded April 28th. 1842.
 
14
Joseph Smiths to For L 1 in B 149 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Twenty eight day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the county of , and State of of the first part, and of the county of and aforesaid, of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said party of the second part her 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. Lot No one in Block No. one hundred and forty nine in the City of — 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 party of the second part, her heirs and assigns forever and the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, his assigns and successors in office. the aforesaid premises, unto the said— party of the second part 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, 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)
[p. 13]
State of Illinois) ss.
)
I, a Jusice 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 Twenty eighth. day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S. for .
Recorded April 29th. 1842.
 
15
Joseph Smiths To William H. Kimball & Ellen M. [Helen Mar] Kimball & Heber P. Kimball & David W. P. Kimball For L 3 in B 106 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith; as Sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the County of , and state of of the first part, and William H. Kimball & Ellen M. Kimball & Heber P. Kimball & David W. P. Kimball of the county of and aforesaid, of the Second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part for and in consideration of the sum of one Thousand Dollars to him in hand paid, the recipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convay, and confirm unto the said William H. Kimball & Ellen M. Kimball & Heber. P. Kimball & David W. P. Kimball party of the Second part, their 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. Lot No Three in Block No. one hundred and six in 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 William H. Kimball, Ellen M. Kimball & Heber P Kimball & David W. Patten Kimball party of the second part his <​their​> heirs and assigns forever. and the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, his assigns and successors in office, the afforesaid premises unto the said William H. Kimball. Ellen M. Kimball Heber P. Kimball & D. W. P. Kimball party of the second part, his <​their​> 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, 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.
,)
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 [p. 14] conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. Given under my hand and seal, this Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S
for City
Recorded April 29th. 1842.
 
16
Joseph Smiths to George J. Taylor & Mary Ann Taylor & Joseph Taylor & Leonora A Taylor For L 3 in B 126 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Twenty eight day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, for the of the County of , and State of of the first part, and George J Taylor & Mary Ann Taylor & Joseph Taylor & Leonora A. Taylor of the County of and aforesaid, of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollers, to him in hand paid, the recipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convay, and confirm unto the said George J. Taylor & Maryann Taylor & Joseph Taylor & Leonora A. Taylor party of the second part their 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. Lot No Three in Block No one hundred and twenty six in 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 George J. Taylor & Mary Ann Taylor & Joseph Taylor & Leonora A. Taylor party of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever And the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said George J. Taylor & Mary Ann Taylor & Joseph Taylor & Leonora A. Taylor party of the second part, their 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, 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.
)
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 same conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. Given under my hand and seal, this twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two
J. P. L. S.
for City
Recorded April 29th. 1842 [p. 15]
17
Joseph Smiths to Wilford Owen [Woodruff] and Phebe Amelia Woodruff— For L. 1 in B 106 of
This Indenture made and entered into, This Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, for the of the county of , and State of of the First part, and Wilford Owen & Phebe Amelia Woodruff of the county of and aforesaid, of the Second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the sum of one Thousand dollars to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Wilford O, & Phebe Amelia Woodruff party of the Second part their 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. Lot No one in Block No one hundred and six of the city of . 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 Wilford O, & Phebe Amelia Woodruff party of the Second part their heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises unto the said Wilford O, & Phebe Amelia Woodruff party of the Second part their 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, 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.
,)
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 Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
for
Recorded April 29th. 1842.
 
18
s to Joseph Smith For ptof L 4 in B 149 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two 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 , 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 [p. 16] 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 commencing at the south East corner of Lot four (4) in Block one hundred and forty nine (149) running thence North seventy feet thence West Fifty thence South Seventy thence East Fifty feet to the place of beginning as described on the plate of City of : 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 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.
seal
seal
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presance of )
State of Illinois,) ss.
,)
I, a Justice of the piece, 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 haveing been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and Examined seperate 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 Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
for .
Recorded April 29th. 1842. [p. 17]
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Joseph Smiths to For W. 1/2 of L 4 in B 106 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Twenty ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the county of , and state of of the First part, and of the county of and aforesaid, of the Second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars, to him in hand paid, the recipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said 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 four in Block No one hundred and six in the city of 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 party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns forever. and the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part. his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said party of the Second part, 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 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.
)
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 Twenty ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
for
Recorded April 30th. 1842
 
20
Joseph Smiths To For N. W 1/4 of L 2 in B 118 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Thirtieth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the county of , and State of of the First part, and of the county of and aforesaid, of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the sum of six hundred dollers, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said 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 [p. 18] and described as follows, to wit. The North West quarter of Lot No Two in Block No. one hundred and Eighteen in 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 party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith; party of the First part, his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said party of the Second part, 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 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 .
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois,) ss.
,)
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 Thirtieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two.
J. P. L. S.
for
Recorded May 2nd. 1842.
 
21
s to Peter Fullmer For pt of L 4 in B 150 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Thirty first day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one between and Polly Z. [Kelsey Johnson] his Wife, of the county of and state of , of the one part, and Peter Fullmer of the county of and aforesaid, of the other part, Witnesseth that the said and Polly. Z his Wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Three hundred and Fifty dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Peter Fullmer his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the County of in the state of , viz: so much of the Western part of Lot four on Block one hundred and fifty (150) as will answer the following description to Wit:— Beginning at the south West corner of said Lot thence sixty feet East, along and fronting Water Street, thence North to the Northern Boundry of said Lot, thence West sixty feet to the North West corner of said Lot, thence South along the West line of said Lot to the beginning 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 Peter Fullmer his heirs and assigns forever. and the said and Polly Z his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Peter Fullmer 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 and Polly Z his wife of [p. 19] the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
Polly Z Johnson L S
Signed sealed and delivered)
in Presence of)
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I, a Justice of the Peace, of said do certify, that and Polly Z, 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 Polly Z Johnson 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 Thirty first day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded May 3rd. 1842.
 
22
Joseph Smiths to Philendia Merick [Philinda Merrick] For N. W. 1/4 of L 2 B 158 of
This Indenture made, and entered into, this Twenty fourth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith and his wife, of the county of and state of , of the one part and Philendia Merrick 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 Three hundred dollers dollars, to them in hand paid, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Philendia Merrick her heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the State of viz: The North West quarter of Lot No Two in Block No one hundred fifty eight of the city of . 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 Philindia Merrick her heirs and assigns forever, and the said Joseph Smith and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Philindia Merrick her heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and for ever defend by these presents.
In Testimoney Whereof, the said Joseph Smith and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above Written.
Joseph Smith L. S.
L. S
Signed, Sealed and delivered)
in Presence of)
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I, a Justice of the Peace of <​the City of 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 [p. 20] uses and purposes therein mentioned. and the said having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate and apart from her <​said​> husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this Twenty fourth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
of City of
Recorded May 4th. 1842.
 
23
to Elizer G. Terrell [Terrill] For pt of L 4 in B 126 of
This Indenture made, and entered into, this Nineteenth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-Two between and his wife of the county of and state of of the one part and Elizar G. Terrell of the City of and State of Louisiana of the other part Witnesseth, that the said and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollers, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Elizar G. Terrell his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the state of , viz: Beginning at the North East corner of Lot Four in Block one hundred and Twenty six runing along the North line of said lot West one hundred feet, thence South Twenty five feet, thence East one hundred feet to Main Street; thence North Twenty five feet to the place of beginning; as known and discribed one the Plat of the city of . Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in <​any​> wise <​a​>ppertaining.
To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said Elizar G. Tirrell his heirs and assigns forever. and the said and his wife, their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises, unto the said Elizar G. Terrell 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 and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set there their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I, a Justice of the Peace for City <​of​> said county do cirtify, 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 dow’r to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said . Given under my hand and seal, this Nineteenth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
For
Recorded May 14th. 1842 [p. 21]
24
Ethan Kimballs to For L 11 in B 3 s add.
This Indenture, made and entered into this Twenty third day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Ethan Kimball of and State of of the first part, and of the county of and State of of, the second part, Witnesseth, that the said party, of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollers dollars, to them him in hand paid, by the said party of the Second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given Granted, bargained, and sold and by these presents, do give, grant, bargain, sell convey, and confirm, unto the said party of the Second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece or parcel of Land, Situate, lying, and being in the county of and State of and described as follows, to wit: being Lot No Eleven in Block No Three of s addition to the city of . as will be more fully described by refference to the records at and State of
To Have and to Hold, the aforesaid premises, together with all and singular the improvements, rights, privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, free from the claim or claims of himself his heirs, or assigns and from the claims of any and every other person or persons claiming the same by, through, or under him. and the said party of the first part, for himself his heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns, that he is lawfully seized of the above described premises, that he has good right, full power, and lawful authority, to sell and convey the same, and that the above described premises are clear and free, of all encumbrances: And that he will Warrant and forever defend the title thereto, and hereby conveyed, against the lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming the same whomsoever.
In Testimony Whereof, the said party of the first part, have hereunto subscribed his name, and affixed his seal, the day and year first above written
Ethan Kimball L. S.
by his Attorney L. S.
Signed, Sealed and delivered) Thomas Clayton
in Presence of) Edward Martin
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, a Justice of the Peace in and for the county aforesaid do certify that Ethan Kimball by his attorney in fact 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 Twenty fifth day of May A. D. 1842.
J. P. L. S
Recorded May 25th. 1842.
 
25
Samuel Miles To Thomas Clayton For the south end of L 11 in B 3
This Deed, made this twenty fifth day of May eighteen hundred and forty two Witnesseth: that I Samuel Miles & his wife of the Town of county of State of in consideration of one hundred and Twenty dollars to me paid by Thomas Clayton of the county of State of the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged do by these presents grant, bargain, sell, convey and [p. 22] confirm to the said Thomas Clayton the following described Real Estate viz; The South end of Lot No Eleven, in Block No three of s addition to the City of and bounded as follows commencing at the South East corner of Said Lot running thence North about Fourteen rods to the South East corner of Ranson [Ransom] Beechers lot, running thence West ten rods along the South line of said Beecher’s lot, thence south to the South West corner of Lot No Eleven of Block No Three specefied above thence East ten Rods to the place of beginning containing about Three fourths of an acre be the same more or less.
To Have and to Hold the afore described premises, with the appertenances thereunto belonging to the said Thomas Clayton his heirs and assigns, forever: the said Samuel Miles hereby covenanting, that he will warrant and defend the title to the aforesaid premises to the said Thomas Clayton, his heirs and assigns, forever against all persons Claiming through or under him,
In Testimony Whereof, the said Samuel Miles, and his wife hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Samuel Miles L. S.
L. S.
Don[e] in presence of)
Edward Martin)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, , a Justice of the Peace within and for the County aforesaid, do certify, that Samuel Miles, 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 acknowledge that they 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 seperate 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 undue influence of her said . Given under my hand and seal this Twenty fifth day to May A. D. 1842.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded May 25th. 1842.
 
26
Benjamin Jones to Charles A. Benson For S. W. Corner of L 52 in B 4
This Indenture, made and entered into this Thirty first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Forty Two between Benjamin Jones and Anna his wife, of , and State of of the first part, and Charles A. Benson of the county of and state of of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty five dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do give, grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm, unto the said party, of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece or parcel of Land, situate, lying, and being in the county of and state of and described as follows, to wit: being in the south west corner of Lot Fifty Two in block four of s addition to the Town of to wit: commencing at the south West corner of said Lot running North Four chains [p. 23] and Ninety Three and three fourth Links thence East Two chains thence south Four chains and Ninety Three and Three Fourth Links thence West to the place of beginning it being more or less.
To Have and to Hold, the afore said premises, together with all and singular the improvements, rights privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining, unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, free from the claim or claims of themselves, their heirs, or assigns, and from the claims of any and every other person or persons claiming the same by, through, or under them or either of them and the said parties of the First part, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators, Covenant with the said party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns, that they are lawfully seized of the above described premises, that they have good right, full power, and Lawful authority, to sell and convey the same, and that they above described premises are clear and free of all encumbrances; And that they will Warrant and Forever Defend the title thereto, and hereby conveyed, against the Lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming the same whomsoever.
In Testimony Whereof, the said parties of the first part, have hereunto subscribed their names, and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.
Benjamin Jones L. S.
Anna Jones L. S.
Signed, Sealed, and Delivered,)
in Presence of)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, , a Justice of the Peace in and for the aforesaid, do certify that Benjamin Jones and Anna his wife whose signatures appear to the foregoing Deed, are personally known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same, and who acknowledged the same to be their free and voluntary act and Deed, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. and the said Anna Jones having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she had executed said deed, and relinquished her dower to the Lands therein specified, freely, voluntarily and without any undue inffulince influence of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal this Thirty first day of May A. D. one thousand eight hundred and forty Two.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded June 4th. 1842
 
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Eearl B. Nurse [Earl B. Nourse] to Joseph Smith
N 1/2 of E 1/2 of S.E 1/4 of Section No 25 in Township No 7 N of the Baseline of Range No 9 W. of 4th prin Meridn & cont 40 acres more or less.
This Indenture, made the fourteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Earl B Nourse of the County of Butler and State of of the one part, and Joseph Smith of the county of and State of the other part; Witnesseth, that the said Earl B. Nourse for and in consideration of the sum of six hundred and fifty dollers lawful money of the , to him in hand well and truly paid by the said Joseph Smith <​the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath <​granted​>, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed,​> and by these presents doth grant, bargain, [p. 24] sell, convey and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith his heirs and assigns all and singular, the following described lot, tract or parcel of Land, to wit: Situate; lying; and being in the County of and state of and further discribed as follows (viz) the North half of East half of the south East quarter of section No Twenty five in Township No Seven north of the Base line of Range No nine West of fourth principal Meridian Containing forty acres of Land more or Less. and all the Estate, right, title, Interest, claim and demand of the said Earl B Nourse of, in and to the said tract of Land and premises, with all and singular the, rights, members, privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging, or in anywise appertaining; and the rents issues and profits thereto, To Have and to Hold the said premises with the appurtenances to the only proper use, benefit and behoof, of the said Joseph Smith his heirs and assigns forever; and the said Earl B Nourse his heirs, executors and administrators, doth covenant and grant unto and with the said Joseph Smith his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, that he the said Earl B Nourse is the true and lawful owner of the premises hereby granted, and hath good right, full power, and Lawful authority, to sell and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid: and Further, that he the said Earl B. Nourse his heirs, executors and administrators, will Warrant and forever defend the aforesaid premises, with their appurtenances, and every part and parcel thereof, unto the said Joseph Smith his heirs and assigns, against all persons claiming or to claim by, from, or under him, them, or any of them or by, from or under any other person or persons whomsoever.
In Witness Whereof, the said Earl B Nourse together with Margaret Nourse his wife, who hereby relinquishes her right of dower in the premises, hath hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Earl B Nourse L. S.
Margaret Nourse L. S.
Sealed and Delivered in Presence of)
J. M. Adams)
Benjamin Hubard)
The State of Ohio, Butler County, ss: Before me Benjamin Hubbard Mayor of the Town of Somerville within the County aforesaid, personally came Earl B. Nourse and Margaret Nourse his wife, the above named grantors, and acknowledged the above Deed of conveyance to be their voluntary act and deed, for the uses and purposes therein contained, and the said Margaret Nourse wife of the said Earl B. Nourse having been by me examined separate and apart from her said husband, and the contents of said Deed being read and explained to her, did on such examination declare that she did voluntarily sign, seal and acknowledge the same, and that she is still satisfied therewith.
In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the Fourteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two.
Benjamin Hubbard L. S.
Mayor [p. 25]
the state of Ohio Buttler county ss. I Taylor Webster Clerk of the Court of common Pleas of the county aforesaid do hereby certify that Benjamin Hubbard Esquire before whom the foregoing deed was acknowledged was at the time of taking said acknowledgment duly elected and qualified Mayor of the Town of Somerville and that the same is in due form of laws—
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and official seal at Hamilton the sixteenth day of May one thousand eight hundred & forty Two
Taylor Webster L. S.
Recorded June 4th. 1842.—
 
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Joseph Smith to John Bowen For W 1/2 of L 3 in B 125 of
This Indenture, mad 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 , 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 reciept 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 (125) of the City of . 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 First part, his 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 every 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.
,)
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
, J. P. L. S.
Recorded June 7th. 1842. [p. 26]
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Robert Harris to Jacob L Workman For Pt of L 1 B 3 s add.
This Indenture made, and entered into, this Thirteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two between Robert Harris and Mariah his wife of the county of and state of , of the one part, and Jacob L. Workman of the county of and aforesaid, of the other part witnesseth, that the said Robert Harris and Mariah his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Jacob L. Workman his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the state of , viz: Part of Lot No (1) one in Block No (3) Three in ’s addition to . and bounded and discribed as follows viz commencing at a Stake at the North East corner of said Lot thence South 60½ yards to a stake— thence west 27 yards to a stake thence North 60½ yards to a stake— thence East 27 yards to the 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 Jacob L. Workman his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Robert Harris and Mariah his wife their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises, unto the said Jacob L. Workman his heirs and assigns, against the clame or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents.
In Testimony Whereof, the said Robert Harris and Mariah his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Robert Harris L. S
Mariah Harris L. S
Signed sealed and delivered)
in Presence of) E. A Hills
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I, a Jusice of the Peace, of said , do Certify that Robert Harris and Mariah 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 Mariah Harris having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, volunarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this Thirtieth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
Recorded June 9th. 1842.
 
30
s to Charles A Harper For L2 in B 6 s 2nd. add.
This Indenture made and entered into, this sixth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between and Sarah [Tilton Hibard] his wife of the county of and state of , of the one part, and Charles A Harper of the county of Montgomery and state of of the other part, witnesseth, that the said and sarah his wife, for and in consideration of the sum <​of​> two hundred dollars, to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Charles [p. 27] A Harper his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the state of , viz: Lot numbered 2 two in block No 6 six in s second addition to the city of 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 Charles A. Harper his heirs and assigns forever. And the said and Sarah his wife, their heirs and assigns <​the aforesaid premises, unto the said Charles A Harper 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 and Sarah his wife of the first part, have hereunto set heir hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
Sarah Hibard L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered) John A. Forgeus
in presence of)
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I. a Justice of the Peace, of said , do certify that and Sarah Hibard 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 Sarah Hibard 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 sixth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
Recorded June 10th. 1842.
 
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Bond
to City of For pt of E 1/2 of N. E 1/4 of sec 7 Township 6 Range 8 W
Know all Men By These Presents, I of the city of , in the county of and state of , am held and firmly bound unto City of , in the County of and State of in the sum of one thousand dollars, for the payment of which, well and Truly to be made I bind myself my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Now The Condition of The Above Obligation is such, That whereas, the said hath this day sold unto the said City of a certain Lot of ground, situated, lying and being in the county of Hancock and State of , and described as begin<​n​>ing at a stake fifteen Rods South of North East corner of a certain tract of Land owned by , and North West corner of Land owned by and is in the East half of the North East quarter of section (7) Seven Township six (6) Range Eight (8) west, thence South twenty five (25) Rods, thence East twenty seven (27) thence North Twenty five (25) Rods, thence West twenty seven (27) Rods, to the place of begin<​n​>ing containing Four (4) acres and thirty five Rods and recieved in payment for said Lot, one Note of Hand bearing even date herewith, for the sum of one hundred and twenty six Dollars, & fifty six & one fourth cents, payable upon the first day of April next. [p. 28]
Now if the said City of shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, the amount of said note according to the tenor and effect thereof, when due the said Doth bind himself his heirs, executors and administrators, to make, or cause to be made, to the said City of . a good and sufficient Deed for the above described lot upon or before the first day of May A. D. (1845) one thousand eight hundred and forty five and then this bond shall become null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue Given under my hand and seal this tenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two
seal
acknowledged in)
Presence of)
Recorded June 11th. 1842
 
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Joseph Smiths To For L 1 in B 107 of
This Indenture made and entered into, This Second day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one between Joseph Smith and his wife, of the County of and State of , of the one part, and of the County of Knox and aforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Four hundred 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 and described on the plat of the Town of as being Lot No one in Block No one hundred and seven 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 Joseph Smith and 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 Joseph Smith and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith L. S.
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois,) ss.
,)
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 [p. 29] she had executed the same and relinquished her dow’r to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal, this 2nd. day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one
J. P. L. S.
Recorded June 13th. 1842
 
33
Joseph Smiths to For E 1/2 of L 1 in B 147 of
This indenture made, and entered into, this Tenth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two between Joseph Smith and his wife, of the county of and state of , of the one part, and of the County of and state aforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Five hundred 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: The East half of lot No one in Block one hundred and forty seven of the city of 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 Joseph Smith and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said his heirs and assigns, against the claim or clames 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, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith L. S.
L. S.
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of
State of Illinois,) ss
,)
I, a Justice of the peace of City of , 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 dow<​e​>r to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. [p. 30]
Given under my hand and seal, this Tenth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two
J. P. L. S.
for the City of .
Recorded June 13th. 1842.
 
34
s to Thomas Winward For pt of old State road—
Quit Claim Deed Know all men by these Presents, that I of the City of County of & State of & Eliza the wife of the said of the aforesaid in consideration of the sum of Thirty Two Dollars & fifty Cents to us in hand paid by Thomas Winward of the City of and as aforesaid, the reciept whereof we do hereby acknowledge have have bargained sold and quit-claimed & by these presents do bargain sell and quit claim unto the said Thomas Winward and to his heirs & assigns for ever all our & each of our right title interest estate claim, and demand both at law and in equity and as well in possession as in expecting of, in and to all that form or piece of Land situate between the City lot of the said on the North & the respective Lots of & James Hendrix [Hendricks] on the south being what was formerly occupied as a state Road & containing Two, Rods in wi<​d​>th and the whole distance of the said City Lot in length with all and singular the heriditraments and appurtenances thereunto belonging. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals this fourth day of June A. D. 1842.
X <​his mark​>
X <​her mark​> Eliza Thompson
signed sealed &c) James Burnham
in Presence of)
Recorded June 18th. 1842
 
35
Joseph Smiths to Jacob Weiler For L 1 in B 94 of
This Indenture made, and entered into, this twelvth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one between Joseph Smith and his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Jacob Weiler 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 Eight hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Jacob Weiler his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the county of in the state of and described on the plat of the City of . as being Lot number (1) one in Block number (94) ninety four 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 Jacob Weiler his heirs and assigns forever. and the said Joseph Smith and his wife, there heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Jacob Weiler 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. [p. 31]
In Testimony Whereof, the said Joseph Smith and his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith L. S.
L. S.
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in Presence of)  
State of Illinois,) ss.
,)
I, a Justice of the Peace for the City of . 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 therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this Twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one
L. S.
Recorded June 18th. 1842
 
36
Joseph Smiths to For L 4 in B 91 of
This Indenture made, and entered into, this twelvth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one 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 eight hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, the reciept 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 and described on the plat of the Town of , as being Lot number (4) four in Block number ninety one (91) 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 his 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, 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, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith L. S.
L. S
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois ss
I, a Jusice of the Peace, of said do Certify, that Joseph Smith and his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing [p. 32] 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 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 therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this Twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one.
, L. S.
Recorded June 18th. 1842
 
37
Joseph Smiths to Robert W. Bidwell For Pt of F L 4 in B 93 of
This Indenture made and entered into, This Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in trust, for the , of the county of , and state of of the first part and Robert W. Bidwell of the county of and aforesaid, of the second part, Witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, canvey, and confirm unto the said Robert W. Bidwell 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. Six Rods in Width off from the East side of fractional Lot No four in Block No Ninety three of the city of . 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 Robert W. Bidwell party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Joseph Smith, party of <​the​> First part, his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Robert W. Bidwell party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever do and will warrent 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.
,)
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 Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two
J. P. L. S.
for
Recorded June 22nd. 1842. [p. 33]
38
es to James Hendricks For Pt of L 3 in B 5 addition
This Indenture and Made and entered into this twenty second day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty two between and his wife of the county of and State of of the one part and James Hendricks of the county of and aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth that the said and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Sixty two Dollars to them in hand paid the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant bargain sell, Convey, and confirm unto the said James Hendricks his heirs and assigns for ever all that Tract or parcel of Land situate and being in the county of In the state of viz, commencing three Rods East of the South west corner of Lot No three in Block No five in ’s addition to thence North to the North line of said Lot thence East four and a half Rods thence South across said Lot to Young Street thence West four and a half Rods to the 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 James Hendrick [Hendricks] his heirs and assigns forever and the said and his wife their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said James Hendricks his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever do and will warrent and forever defend by these presents.
In Testimony Whereof the said and his wife of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
seal
Seal
Signed Sealed and Delivered)
In Presence of
State of Illinois,) SS
,)
I a Justice of the Peace of the City of , do certify that and his wife whose signatures appears 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 coveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and said having been by me made acquainted with the contents of said Deed and examined seperate 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 Twenty second day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty two
Alderman of the city of seal
Recorded June 28th. 1842.
 
39
Joseph Smiths to For L 2 in B 117 of
This Indenture made and entered into, this Thirteenth 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 , of the County of , and State of of the first part, and of the county of and aforesaid of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph [p. 34] Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars, to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said party of the second part, her 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: Lot No (2) two in Block No (117) one hundred and seventeen of 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 party of the second part her heirs and assigns forever. and the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said party of the second part her heirs and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever do and will warrent and forever defent 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.
,)
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 purposses therein mentioned.
Given under my hand and seal, this 13th. day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two
J. P. L. S.
Recorded July 6th. 1842
 
40
s to For L 3 in B 7 & L 4 in B 7 & L 2 in B 7 & L 2 in B 7 & L 2 in B 2 & L 1, 4 in B 4 & L 1, 4 in B 5 & L 1, 4 in B 12 & F L 1 in B 3 & F L 2 in B 2 & L 2 in B 10 & L 1 in B 2 & F L 1 in B 4 of s addition
This Indenture made and entered into, this third day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two between 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 and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollers dollars, to them inhand 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 and described on the plat of s addition to the Town of as being Lots (3) three and Block (7) seven also Lot (4) four in Block (7) seven and also Lot (2) two in Block (9) nine and also Lot (2) two and Block (7) seven and also Lot (2) two in Block (2) two also Lots (1) one and (4) four in Block (4) four and Lot (1) one and (4) four in Block (5) five also Lot (1) one and (4) four in Block (12) twelve also Fractional Lot one in Block (3) three also Fractional Lot (2) two in Block (2) also Lot (2) in Block (10) ten also Lot one in Block (2) two also Fractional Lot one in Block (4) 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 his heirs and assigns forever. and the said— and 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. [p. 35]
In testimony Whereof, the said and his wife of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S.
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I. a Justice of the Peace, of said county, 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 haveing been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed and examined seperate 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 Third day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded July 6th. 1842
 
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s to Benjemin Riter For L 4 in B 12 s addition
This Indenture made, and entered into, this Sixth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two between and Sarah [Tilton Hibbard] his wife of the county of and state of , of the one part, and Benjemin Riter of the county of and State of , of the other part Witnesseth that the said and Sarah his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Benjamin Riter his heirs and assigns forever, all that trarct or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the State of . viz; Lot No (4) four of Block No. (12) Twelve of addition to , 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 Benjemin Riter his heirs and assigns forever. and the said and Sarah his wife, their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said Benjemin Riter 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 and Sarah his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
L. S.
by agent
Sarah Hibard L. S.
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois,) SS.
,)
I, a Justice of the Peace, of said county do cirtify, that by his Agent and Sarah Hibbard 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 [p. 36] the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. and the said Sarah Hibard 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 therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal, this sexth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two
J. P. L. S.
Recorded July 7th. 1841 [1842]
 
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Joseph Smiths to Charity Stoddard For 1/2 of S 1/2 L 1 in B 126 of
This Indenture made, and entered into, this First day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two between Joseph Smith and his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Charity Stoddard 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 hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Charity Stoddard her heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the state of , viz: the equal undivided half of South half of lot No. one in Block No. one hundred and twenty six in said as recorded on the plat of the Town of . 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 Chirity Stoddard her heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Charity Stoddard 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, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith L. S.
L. S.
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
State of Illinois) ss.
)
I. a Justice of the Peace of , 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 haveing 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 therein 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.
J. P. L. S.
of
Recorded July 14th. 1842 [p. 37]
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Mortgage
to Hudson E. Bridge & Samuel S Rayburn & Titus Hall For 1/2 of S 1/2 of L 1 in B 126 of
This Indenture made and entered into this twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two between of the county of and State of of the one part, and Hudson E. Bridge, Samuel S. Rayburn and Titus Hall, composing the firm of Bridge Rayburn & Co. of the city of and state of of the other part Witnesseth, that the said for and in consideration of the sum of six hundred and fifty nine Dollars to him paid by the said Bridges, Rayburn and Co. the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell, alien and confirm, unto the said Bridge, Rayburn & Co. their heirs and assigns forever. all that tract or parcel of Land situate in the county of and State of , and known as the equal and undivided half of the south half of Lot No. one in Block No. one hundred and twenty six in said county and reconed on the plat of the Town of To have and to hold the premises aforesaid with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining, unto the said party of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever. Provided, always, that these presents are upon this express condition, that if the said , his heirs executors or administrators, shall pay or cause, to be paid to the said Bridge, Rayburn & Co. their heirs executors administrators, or assigns, the sum of six hundred and fifty Nine Dollars, on or before six months from the date of this mortgage, which sum is specified in Three different notes as follows, to wit: First— A note for Four hundred and Fifty Dollars— Dated Oct. 28th., 1841— Due six months from date— Signed by and — on which there is an endorsement of one hundred and Forty-five Dollars, dated, May 2, 1842.
Second— A. note for Three hundred Dollars— Dated April 1st., 1842.— Due Four months from date— signed by and . Third— A note for Fifty four Dollars— Dated March 29, 1842.— Due six months from date, signed by .
Now, if the said , his heirs, executors or assigns shall pay or cause to be paid, the aforesaid six hundred and fifty-Nine on or before six months from the date of this instrument, with all interest that may acrue thereon, then and from thenceforth these presents, and every thing herein contained, shall cease and be void, any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
In witness whereof the said has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above written.
L. S.
Charity Stoddard L. S.
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, , a Justice of the Peace, within and for the aforesaid, do certify that and Charity his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing mortgage, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same, and who acknowledged the same to be their free and voluntary act and Deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Charity Stoddard having been made acquainted with the contents of the said Mortgage, and examined separate and apart from her said acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed voluntairly, freely, and without any undue influance of her said . Given under my hand and seal this Twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded July 14th. 1842 [p. 38]
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s to Uriel Driggs For L 1 in B 13 & L 3 in B 1 & L 4 in B 2 of s addition
This indenture made and entered into, this fifteenth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one between and Sarah [Tilton Hibbard] his wife, of the county of and State of , of the one part, and Uriel Driggs of the county of and aforesaid, of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said and Sarah his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and seventy five dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Uriel Driggs his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, Situate and being in the county of in the state of , viz: Lots No. one in Block No. thirteen Lot No. three in Block No. one and Lot No. 4 in Block No. Two of s addition to 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 Urial Driggs his heirs and assigns forever. and the said and Sarah his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said Urial Driggs 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