JS and , Deed for property in [Nauvoo], Hancock Co., IL, to , 8 Dec. 1840; signed by JS and ; witnessed by and James Reynolds; certified by James Reynolds. Version copied 19 Apr. 1841 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. I, pp. 195–196; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
<J Smith To >
<Recorded 19th April 1841>
<Lots 1 & 2 in Block 13 Lot 2 & 3 in Block 14 >
This Indenture, Made and entered into this Eighth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty between Joseph Smith and his wife of the County of and state of Illinois, of the one part, and of the County of and State aforesaid, of the other Part, Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith and his wife, for and in Consideration of the Sum of three thousand dollars, to them in hand Paid, the receipt hereof 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 in the State of Illinois. Viz: Lots Numbered One and two in Block No Thirteen also Lots NoTwo and three in Block No Fourteen in the Town of , designated by reference to the recorded records to the Said Town plat of in the recorders office of State of Illinois
Together with all and Singular the appurtenances there unto belonging, or in any wise appertaining. 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 [p. 195]