JS and , Deed for property in , IL, to , 19 May 1841; signed by JS and ; witnessed by; certified by . Version copied 16 June 1841 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. I, pp. 309–310; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
<J Smith To >
<Recorded 16th June 1841>
<Part of N E ¼ 30 7 N 8 W>
This Indenture Made, and entered into, this nineteenth day of May 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 Saint Louis and State of of the other part. Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and sixty five dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey and unto th 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 , viz: Beginning at a stone in the centre of the South line of the North East quarter of Section No Thirty, Township Seven North Range Eight West, thence West Forty rods, thence North Forty rods, thence East Forty rods, thence South Forty rods to the place of beginning Containing Ten acres of land more [p. 309]