Deed from James and Harriet Denton Adams, 29 May 1843
and Harriet Denton Adams, Deed for property in , IL, to JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 29 May 1843. Version copied 12 June 1843 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. L, pp. 261–262; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
< To J. Smith T. T. J. C. L. D S>
<Recorded 12 June 1843>
This Indenture made and entered into This twenty ninth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three between and Harriett [Harriet Denton Adams] his wife, of the County of and State of of the first part, and Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, of the County of , and State of of the second part. Witnesseth, that the said and Harriett his wife party of the first part, for and in consideration of the love and good will they bear to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, of which the said Joseph Smith, party of the Second part, is sole Trustee in Trust and also for the sum of one dollar to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns [p. 261]