Deed to Eliza Partridge and Others, 10 February 1843
JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , , Caroline Partridge, Lydia Partridge, and Edward Partridge Jr., 10 Feb. 1843; printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; signature of JS; witnessed by ; certified by , 10 Feb. 1843; certified by on behalf of JS, 10 Feb. 1843; docket and notations in handwriting of ; one page; CHL.
THIS INDENTURE MADE AND ENTERED INTO, This Tenth— day of February— in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three between Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the county of , and State of of the FIRST part, and , Caroline E. Partridge, Lydia Partridge & Edward Partridge [Jr.]———— all of the county of — and aforesaid, of the SECOND part Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith, party of the FIRST part, for and in consideration of the sum of One thousand—— dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said , , Caroline E. Partridge, Lydia Partridge and Edward Partridge——partyparties of the SECOND part, histheir heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of known and described as follows, to wit: Lot number two in Block number one hundred and forty-six of the City of ——
together wth all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining.
TO HAVE and TO HOLD The above described premised unto the said , Caroline E. Partridge, Lydia Partridge and Edward Partridgepartyparties of the SECOND part, histheir heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith, party of the FIRST part, his assigns and successors in office, the aforesaid premises, unto the said parties of the——party of the SECOND part, histheir heirs 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 Joseph Smith, party of the FIRST part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above written.
As sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
STATE OF ILLINOIS,)
I, , a Justice of the Peace, in and for the City of , in said , do certify that Joseph Smith, whose signature appears to the faregoing deed, and, who is personally known to me to be the person described in, and who executed the same, did acknowledge that he had executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
Given under my hand and seal, this Tenth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-Three.