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

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No Seventy eight, also Lots No one & two in Block No Seventy nine, also Lot No one, two, three & four in Block No Eighty, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Eighty one, also Lots No one, three & four in Block No Eighty two, also Lots No two & three in Block No Eighty three, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Ninety, also Lots No one two, three & four in Block No Ninety two, also the South West quarter of Lot No three in Block No Seventy nine. and received in payment for said Lots Twenty seven thousand <​one​> three hundred dollars, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.
Now the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the having paid the sum of Twenty seven thousand three hundred <​one​> dollars, we the said Joseph Smith, & bind ourselves our heirs, executors and adminstrators, to make or cause to be made, a good and sufficient deed for the above described Lots unto the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when we shall obtain a deed of the same of and then this Bond to become null and void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.
Given under our hands and seals this fourth day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty two, at
Joseph Smith L.S
L. S.
L.S.
Acknowledged in presence of
 
State of Illinois)
)
Recorders office 18th April 1842
I Recorder in and for the aforesaid do hereby certify that the foregoing Bond was this day duly Recorded in Book of Bonds and mortgages on page 222 & 223
fees $6.40
Recorder [p. [2]]
No Seventy eight, also Lots No one & two in Block No Seventy nine, also Lot No one, two, three & four in Block No Eighty, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Eighty one, also Lots No one, three & four in Block No Eighty two, also Lots No two & three in Block No Eighty three, also Lots No one, two, three & four in Block No Ninety, also Lots No one two, three & four in Block No Ninety two, also the South West quarter of Lot No three in Block No Seventy nine. and received in payment for said Lots one dollar, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.
Now the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the having paid the sum of one dollar, we the said Joseph Smith, & bind ourselves our heirs, executors and adminstrators, to make or cause to be made, a good and sufficient deed for the above described Lots unto the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when we shall obtain a deed of the same of and then this Bond to become null and void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue.
Given under our hands and seals this fourth day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty two, at
Joseph Smith L.S
L. S.
L.S.
Acknowledged in presence of
 
State of Illinois)
)
Recorders office 18th April 1842
I Recorder in and for the aforesaid do hereby certify that the foregoing Bond was this day duly Recorded in Book of Bonds and mortgages on page 222 & 223
fees $6.40
Recorder [p. [2]]
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