Bond to Nahum Benjamin, 1 April 1840
JS,Sidney Rigdon, andHyrum Smith, Bond for property inNauvoo, Hancock Co., IL, to Nahum Benjamin, 1 Apr. 1840; printed form with handwriting of
Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...More InfoHenry G. Sherwood; endorsement in handwriting of
20 Apr. 1785–24 Nov. 1867. Surveyor. Born at Kingsbury, Washington Co., New York. Son of Newcomb Sherwood and a woman whose maiden name was Tolman (first name unidentified). Married first Jane J. McManagal (McMangle) of Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, ca. 1824...View Full BioNote that the three promissory notes associated with this bond have not been located with certainty. It is possible that three unsigned notes dated 1 Apr. 1840 are associated with this bond: Unsigned Promissory Note, 1 April 1840–D, Unsigned Promissory Note, 1 April 1840–E, and Unsigned Promissory Note, 1 April 1840–F.