Deed from Levi and Clarissa Hancock, 28 April 1842
and Clarissa Reed Hancock, Deed for property in , IL, to JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 28 Apr. 1842. Version copied 24 May 1844 in Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Record of Deeds, bk. B, pp. 162–163; unidentified handwriting; CHL.
first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Clarissa Hancock Seal
Signed sealed and delivered)
in presence of H. S. [T.] Eldridge)
State of , , ss. I, a Justice of the Peace, in and for said do certify that and Clarissa his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Clarissa Hancock having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said , acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said . Given under my hand and seal, this twenty first day of June, in theyear of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.