Erie Rhodes, Bond for property in , IL, to JS, 16 Sept. 1841; handwriting of ; signatures presumably of Erie Rhodes; witnessed by , 16 Sept. 1841; docket by , [, IL, 16 Sept. 1841]; notation by with signature presumably of H. J. Rhodes, , Hancock Co., IL, 2 Apr. 1842; assignment by with signature of JS, [between 2 and 18 Apr. 1842]; notations by , , Hancock Co., IL, 18 Apr. 1842; notation in unidentified handwriting; assignment by , , Hancock Co., IL, [1 June 1843]; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 19 Oct. 1843; two pages; microfilm 1,637,612 at FHL. Includes seals.
my hand and seal this sixteenth day of September in the year of our Lord on thousand eight hundred and forty one.
Erie Rhoades L.S.
In presence of
P. S. It is the express understanding that should the within land not hold out according to the number of acres therein described, the said Rhodes is to refund at the rate of ten Dollars per acre for all that it may fall short, and should it over run the same is to be made up at the same rates, by the sd. Smith
Erie Rhoades Seal
Erie Rhodes Bond to Joseph Smith
Received, , April 2d 1842 on the within Bond, Eleven hundred & Twelve dollars & fifteen cents, in full for Said Bond, the Last note mentioned within not being given up,— butPaid.
H. J. Rhodes
Agent for Hugh Rhodes A. D. M.
Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Smith of the County of & State of party of the seckond part of the within instrument, for myself my heirs, executors & administrators &— assign all my right, title & interest to the within instrument & by these presents quit claim & convey the same to Joseph Smith, as Trustee in Trust of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints for & in a Just & Consideration of a Just & equitable <Settlement> of all matters & things existing between myself in person, & the church which I represent. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal at this 10th day of October A.D. 1841.
In presence of
State of Illinois)
Recorders Office 18th April 1842
I Recorder of Said Do hereby Certify that this instrument with the receipts and assignment were this day duly Recorded in Book of Bonds and Mortgages Page 228 & 229
B 449 & 450
Filed for Record 18th April 1842
fee $1.12½ Examined
Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Smith as trustee in trust for for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, for and in consideration of fifteen hundred dollars to me in hand paid the recept whereof is hereby acknowledged do by these presents assign all my right title and intere[s]t to the within instru[me]nt To , of the City of including all my personal right title & interest as specified on the face of said instrument.
In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and Seal this 11 day of October A. D. 1841 at the city of .