JS and , Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 14 July 1841; signed by JS and ; witnessed by ; certified by . Version copied 17 June 1846 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. P, pp. 609–610; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
This indenture made and entered into this fourteenth day of July 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 and aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred and fifty dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof 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 and known and described on the plat of the [p. 609]