JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to Harriet Sherwood Parker, 2 May 1842; signed by JS; witnessed by ; certified by . Version copied 31 Jan. 1844 in Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Record of Deeds, bk. B, pp. 65–66; unidentified handwriting; CHL.
This Indenture made and entered into, this second day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two, between Joseph Smith, as sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the county of , and State of of the First part, and Harriett [Harriet Sherwood] Parker 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 dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Harriett Parker party of the second part, her 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. The East half of [p. 65]