Deed from Peter and Charlotte Harrington Haws, 29 May 1843
and , 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 Nov. 1843 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. M, pp. 7–8; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
State of Illinois)
I a Justice of the Peace, in and for said do Certify that and Charlotte 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 Charlotte Hawes having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate 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 Eighteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty–three.