Joshua Moore, Deed for property in , IL, to JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 24 July 1843. Version copied 6 Nov. 1843 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. M, pp. 9–10; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
J. J. Moore To J. Smith Trus.
Recorded 6th Novr 1843
This Indenture Made, and entered into, this twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three between Joshua J. Moore of the City 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 Joshua J. Moore, party of the first part, for and in consideration of the love and good will he bears 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 him 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 forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the County of in the State of known and described as follows, to wit, the North East quarter of Section number thirty three in Township number Seven North of Range number Eight West of the fourth principal meridian together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining. To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns forever. And the said Joshua J. Moore, party of the first part, his heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises, unto the said Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust &c. party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In testimony, Whereof, the said Joshua J. Moore party of the first part, hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above written.
Joshua J. Moore (ss.)
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of )
State of Illinois)
I a Justice of the Peace in and for the said , do Certify, that Joshua J. Moore whose signature appears to the foregoing deed, and who is personally known to me to be the person described in, and who executed the same did acknowledge that he had executed the said conveyance [p. 9]