Deed from William and Ruth Moon Clayton, 22 November 1843

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to the place of beginning containing Eighty two acres of land and containing in the whole three hundred and ninety four acres of land be the same more or less, 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 and his wife, party of the first part, their 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 and his wife party of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
State of Illinois) ss
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I a Justice of the peace in and for said , do certify, that and 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 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 [p. [2]]
to the place of beginning containing Eighty two acres of land and containing in the whole three hundred and ninety four acres of land be the same more or less, 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 and his wife, party of the first part, their 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 and his wife party of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
State of Illinois) ss
)
I a Justice of the peace in and for said , do certify, that and 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 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 [p. [2]]
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