JS and , Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 30 Dec. 1841; signed by JS and ; witnessed by and John Adams; certified by . Version copied 21 Dec. 1842 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. L, pp. 8–9; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
<J. Smith To >
<Lot 4 on Block 150 >
This Indenture Made and Entered into this Twentieth Thirtieth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one Between Joseph Smith and his wife, of the County of and State of of the one part, and of the County of and aforesaid of the other part, witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith and his wife, For and in consideration of the sum of Eight hundred dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of and State of And known and described as being Lot four (4), on Block one hundred and fift[y] (150), According to the platt of the City of . Together wit[h] all and singular the appurtenances <thereunto> belonging, or in any wise appe[rtaining] To have and to hold the above described premises unto the said his heirs and assigns forever and the said Joseph Smith and his wife, their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the Said his heirs and assigns [p. 8]