Deed to James Beaver, 23 August 1843

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6881 <6781>
Smith To Beaver
This Indenture made and entered into this twenty third day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty three between Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints of the County of and State of of the first part, and James Beaver 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 four hundred and thirty five dollars, to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, Sell convey and confirm unto the Said James Beaver party of the Second part his heirs and assigns forever [p. [266]] 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— it being a part of the South West Quarter of Section number four in Township number six north of Range Number Eight west of the fourth principal Meridian commencing at the South East Corner of said Quarter of said <Section> and running thence North to the North East corner of the said Quarter thence West Eleven chains and twenty seven Links, thence south to the South line of said Quarter thence East Eleven chains & eleven ½ links to the place of beginning containing forty five 38/100 acres be the Same more or less 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 James Beaver party of the Second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith party of the first his assigns and Successors in Office the aforesaid premises unto the Said James Beaver party of the Second part his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever do and will find 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
 
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I a Justice of the peace in and for the City of , in Said , do certify that Joseph Smith whose Signature appears to the foregoing deed, and, who is personally known to me to be the person described in and who executed the same did acknowledge that he had executed the Said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned
Given under my hand and seal, this 23rd day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty three
J. P. LS
Recorded 8th Mar 1845
Pt S W 4. 6 N. 8 W [p. [267]]