Bond from First Presidency, 4 January 1842, in handwriting of William Clayton

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Know all men by these presents, that we Joseph Smith, & of the county of and State of , are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the , of the county of and State of his successors in office and assigns in the sum of twenty seven thousand three hundred dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Now the condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas, the said Joseph Smith, & have this day sold unto the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints certain Lots of ground situated, lying and being in the county of and State of , and described on the plat of the city of as follows, To Wit; Block No one, Also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Two, Also Lots No one & two in Block No Three, also Lots No one, three & two in Block No Four, also Lots No one, three & four in Block No Ten, also Lot No one in Block No Five, also Lot No one in Block No Seven, also Lot No one in Block No nine, also Lots No one, two & three in Block No eleven, also Lot No two in Block No Eighteen, also Lots No one & four in Block No nineteen, also Lot No one in Block No Twenty three, also Lot No four in Block No Thirty-one, also Lot No one in Block No Thirty-three, also Lot No two in Block No Thirty-five, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Thirty six, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Thirty seven, also Lot No three in Block No Forty, also Lot No three in Block No Forty eight, also Lot No three in Block No Fifty two, also Lots No one & two in Block No Fifty-three, also Lot No four in Block No Fifty eight; also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No sixty one, also Lots No one & two in Block No Sixty six, also Lots No one & two in Block No Sixty seven, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Blocks No Sixty eight; also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Sixty nine, also Lots No one, two, three & four, excepting four Rods square near the centre of said Lot No four including the old Tomb in Block No Seventy, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Seventy one, also Lot No four in Block No Seventy two, also Lot No three in Block No Seventy five, also Lots No one, two & three in Block [p. [1]]
Know all men by these presents, that we Joseph Smith, & of the county of and State of , are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the , of the county of and State of his successors in office and assigns in the sum of twenty seven thousand three hundred dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Now the condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas, the said Joseph Smith, & have this day sold unto the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints certain Lots of ground situated, lying and being in the county of and State of , and described on the plat of the city of as follows, To Wit; Block No one, Also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Two, Also Lots No one & two in Block No Three, also Lots No one, three & two in Block No Four, also Lots No one, three & four in Block No Ten, also Lot No one in Block No Five, also Lot No one in Block No Seven, also Lot No one in Block No nine, also Lots No one, two & three in Block No eleven, also Lot No two in Block No Eighteen, also Lots No one & four in Block No nineteen, also Lot No one in Block No Twenty three, also Lot No four in Block No Thirty-one, also Lot No one in Block No Thirty-three, also Lot No two in Block No Thirty-five, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Thirty six, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Thirty seven, also Lot No three in Block No Forty, also Lot No three in Block No Forty eight, also Lot No three in Block No Fifty two, also Lots No one & two in Block No Fifty-three, also Lot No four in Block No Fifty eight; also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No sixty one, also Lots No one & two in Block No Sixty six, also Lots No one & two in Block No Sixty seven, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Blocks No Sixty eight; also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Sixty nine, also Lots No one, two, three & four, excepting four Rods square near the centre of said Lot No four including the old Tomb in Block No Seventy, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Seventy one, also Lot No four in Block No Seventy two, also Lot No three in Block No Seventy five, also Lots No one, two & three in Block [p. [1]]
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