, Deed for property in , Lee Co., Iowa Territory, to JS, 1 Sept. 1842. Version copied 5 Oct. 1842 in Lee Co., IA, Land Records, 1836–1961, vol. 3, pp. 450–451; handwriting of ; South Lee County Courthouse, Keokuk, IA; microfilm at Family History Library.
<& <wife>> To Joseph Smith
Know all men by these presents that I of and for and in consideration of the sum of twenty thousand dollars to me in hand paid by Joseph Smith of the City of and state of hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain sell and forever unto the said Joseph Smith and his heirs and assigns the undivided half part in common of all the right, title and estate in and to all lands improvements and possessions which I the <before> said owns or claims to own in the situated between the rivers and for which was reserved in a treaty made between the and the Sac and Fox Nations or tribes of Indians in the year A. D. 1834 reserving the same for the Half Breeds of said nations or tribes of Indians and meaning and intending hereby to sell and convey the undivided half in common of all the lands improvements buildings possessions and rights of every kind which I own or claim to own within said Tract either in law or equity which I hold by virtue of a deed from to me bearing date January 30th A. D. 1842 which is recorded in the clerks office of said county of at in deed book No. 3. on pages 178— 179— 180, to which reference is here made also one undivided half part in common of all my right and title claim to the [p. 450]