Deed to Julia M. Smith and Others, 17 March 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page [1]
image
THIS INDENTURE MADE, AND ENTERED INTO, This Seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-Two— between Joseph Smith—— and —— his wife, of the county of —— and State of , of the one part, and , & of the county of and State aforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith—— and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Two Thousand—— dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said , , & —— his <​their​> heirs and assigns forever, all that <​those​> tract<​s​> or parcel<​s​> of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of Illinois, viz: The East half of the South East quarter of Section No Thirty one in Township No five North of the base line of Range No eight, West of the fourth principal meridian containing eighty acres more or less.
The West half of the North West quarter of Section No five in Township No four North of the base line of Range No eight West of the fourth principal Meridian Containing Seventy four acres and 84/100 of an Acre more or less.
The East half of the North East quarter of Section No six in Township No four North of the base line of Range No eight West of the fourth principal meridian containing eighty Two acres and 56/100 of an acre more or less. Making in all Two hundred and thirty seven acres and forty hundredths of an acre more or less.—
Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining.
TO HAVE and TO HOLD the above described premises unto the said , & his <​their​> heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith—— and his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said —Julia M. Smith, , and —— his <​their​> 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—— and —— his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith -[L.S.]-
-[L.S.]-
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
<​The words “his” were erased and the words “their” inserted in the above instances previous to the signing of this instrument—​>
STATE OF ILLINOIS,) ss.
,)
I, —— a justice of the Peace, of said county <​of City of ​>, do certify, that Joseph Smith—— and ———— his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said —— having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal, this Seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two——
J. P. -[L.S.]-
of City of [p. [1]]
THIS INDENTURE MADE, AND ENTERED INTO, This Seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-Two— between Joseph Smith—— and —— his wife, of the county of —— and State of , of the one part, and , & of the county of and State aforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said Joseph Smith—— and his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Two Thousand—— dollars, to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said , , & —— their heirs and assigns forever, all those tracts or parcels of land, situate and being in the county of in the State of Illinois, viz: The East half of the South East quarter of Section No Thirty one in Township No five North of the base line of Range No eight, West of the fourth principal meridian containing eighty acres more or less.
The West half of the North West quarter of Section No five in Township No four North of the base line of Range No eight West of the fourth principal Meridian Containing Seventy four acres and 84/100 of an Acre more or less.
The East half of the North East quarter of Section No six in Township No four North of the base line of Range No eight West of the fourth principal meridian containing eighty Two acres and 56/100 of an acre more or less. Making in all Two hundred and thirty seven acres and forty hundredths of an acre more or less.—
Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining.
TO HAVE and TO HOLD the above described premises unto the said , & their heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith—— and — his wife, their heirs and assigns, the aforesaid premises, unto the said —Julia M. Smith, , — and —— their 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—— and —— his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
Joseph Smith -[L.S.]-
-[L.S.]-
Signed, sealed and delivered)
in presence of)
The words “his” were erased and the words “their” inserted in the above instances previous to the signing of this instrument—
STATE OF ILLINOIS,) ss.
,)
I, —— a justice of the Peace, of City of , do certify, that Joseph Smith—— and ———— his wife, whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said —— having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal, this Seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty Two——
J. P. -[L.S.]-
of City of [p. [1]]
Page [1]