Deed from John and Alice Jacobs Johnson, 5 May 1834

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To J. Smith President &c,
This Indenture, made this fifth day of may in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty four, between , and Elsey [Alice Jacobs] Johnson, wife of the said , of the Township of , county of Geauga, and State of Ohio, of the one part, and Joseph Smith Junior of the organised on the 6th. of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, in the , Seneca County and State of New York, and was called the church of the latter day saints by a of the of said Church assembled in the Township of , county of Geauga and State of Ohio, on the 3rd day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and thirty four, in trust, for the uses and purposes herein after mentioned of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said , and Elsey Johnson wife of the said , for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred twenty two dollars and thirty cents, current money, to them in hand paid at and upon the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have given granted, bargained sold released confirmed and conveyed, and by these presents do give grant bargain sell release confirm and convey unto him the said Joseph Smith Junior and his successors in the Office of Presidency of the aforesaid Church all the estate right title interest interest property claim and demand whatsoever either in law or equity which he the said , and Elsey Johnson his wife have in to or upon, all and singular, a certain lot piece or parcel of land situate lying and being in NO. 9. in the 9th. range of Townships, in the connecticut Western Reserve, in the State of Ohio, and which is also in the county of and is known as part of lot NO. 30. in tract one and is bounded as follows, to wit, On the south by land belonging to formerly the farm of , commencing near the north east corner in the centre of the road leading from to and running west on the north line of said land 22 rods, thence north 17 rods to a stake marked No. 1. thence east to the centre of said road, from thence to the place of beginning supposed to contain one acre and 154½ rods subject to all highways that may be on said land be the same more or less, with all and singular the houses, Woods, waters, ways privilegs and appurtenances thereto belonging, or in any wise pertaining. To have and To [p. 478]
To J. Smith President &c,
This Indenture, made this fifth day of may in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty four, between , and Elsey [Alice Jacobs] Johnson, wife of the said , of the Township of , county of Geauga, and State of Ohio, of the one part, and Joseph Smith Junior of the organised on the 6th. of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, in the , Seneca County and State of New York, and was called the church of the latter day saints by a of the of said Church assembled in the Township of , county of Geauga and State of Ohio, on the 3rd day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and thirty four, in trust, for the uses and purposes herein after mentioned of the other part, Witnesseth, that the said , and Elsey Johnson wife of the said , for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred twenty two dollars and thirty cents, current money, to them in hand paid at and upon the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have given granted, bargained sold released confirmed and conveyed, and by these presents do give grant bargain sell release confirm and convey unto him the said Joseph Smith Junior and his successors in the Office of Presidency of the aforesaid Church all the estate right title interest property claim and demand whatsoever either in law or equity which he the said , and Elsey Johnson his wife have in to or upon, all and singular, a certain lot piece or parcel of land situate lying and being in NO. 9. in the 9th. range of Townships, in the connecticut Western Reserve, in the State of Ohio, and which is also in the county of and is known as part of lot NO. 30. in tract one and is bounded as follows, to wit, On the south by land belonging to formerly the farm of , commencing near the north east corner in the centre of the road leading from to and running west on the north line of said land 22 rods, thence north 17 rods to a stake marked No. 1. thence east to the centre of said road, from thence to the place of beginning supposed to contain one acre and 154½ rods subject to all highways that may be on said land be the same more or less, with all and singular the houses, Woods, waters, ways privilegs and appurtenances thereto belonging, or in any wise pertaining. To have and To [p. 478]
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