JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 10 June 1842; signed by JS; certified by . Version copied 25 Apr. 1846 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. O, pp. 556–557; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at Family History Library.
Smith Trustee &c To
Recorded 25 April 1846
This Indenture Made and entered into this Tenth day of June 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 Three hundred and fifty dollars to him and 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 and described as follows to wit Lot No 4 four in block No 112 One hundred and twelve of the City of Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the above described premises unto the said party of the second part his 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 party of the second part his 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.
Joseph Smith seal
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 said do certify that Joseph Smith whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed and who is personally Known to me to be the person described in and who executed the same did acknowledge that he had [p. ]