JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 30 Apr. 1842; signed by JS; witnessed by ; certified by . Version copied 2 May 1842 in Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Record of Deeds, bk. A, pp. 18–19; unidentified handwriting; CHL.
<Joseph Smiths To For N. W ¼ of L 2 in B 118 of >
This Indenture made and entered into, this Thirtieth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust, for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, of the County of , and State of of the First part, and 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 six hundred dollers, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the State of known [p. 18]