JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to Thomas Dollinger, 2 Nov. 1842; signed by JS; witnessed by ; certified by . Version copied 6 Sept. 1843 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. L, pp. 397–398; handwriting of ; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
<J. Smith as Trustee &c To T. Dollinger>
<Recorded 6 September 1843>
<N ½ of S E. ¼ of Lot 1 on Blk 138>
This Indenture Made and Entered into this Second day of November 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 Thomas Dollinger of the County of and aforesaid, of the other <Second> part Witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, for and in consideration of the Sum of One hundred and twenty five Dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey and Confirm unto the said party Thomas Dollinger 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: The North half of the South East quarter of Lot number One in Block Number One hundred and Thirty eight of the City of 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 Thomas Dollinger 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 Thomas Dollinger party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, against the claim or Claims of all and every persons 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 City of , in Said , do certify that Joseph Smith, whose signature appears 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 executed said Conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned—