Draft of Bond, , Hancock Co., IL, to JS as Trustee-in-Trust, , Hancock Co., IL, 31 May 1843; handwriting of ; notations in handwriting of and unidentified scribe; docket in handwriting of ; one page; JS Collection, CHL.
Know all men by these presents that I <> <> and <> are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith, as <Sole> trustee in trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, in the penal sum of Two thousand dollars lawful money of the , for the payment of the which sum well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs, assigns and Aministrators firmly by these presents. Dated at , this 31 day of May, 1843.
The condition of the above oligation is such, that if the above bounden <>, who has been appointed an agent to collect funds for the association and for the now building in the city of , shall faithfully pay to the said Trustee in trust as aforesaid, all moneys that he may collect for either house, then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered the day and year first above written