JS and , Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to , 29 Oct. 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in the handwriting of ; signatures of JS and ; witnessed by Joseph Pine and ; certified by ; one page; Hiram Kimball Collection, CHL.
TO ALL PEOPLE TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME——GREETING: KNOW YE, THAT We Joseph Smith Jun and Wife of in the county of Geauga and State of Ohio For the consideration of Sixty one Dollars and ninety seven centsreceived toourfull satisfaction ofof the Town ofCounty ofGeaugaand State of Ohio, do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm untohimthe said his heirs and assignsthe following described tract or lot of LAND, situate inTownship No.Ninein theNinthRange ofTownships, in the , in the State of , and which is also in the County of and State of and isknown aspart ofLot No.31and is bounded as follows, to wit:Beginning at the East side of the State Road leading from to Bainbridge in ’s South line, thence South 24 degrees and thirty minutes East bounding on the East side of said State Road three Rods and twelve and a half feet to a Post, thence East one degree and thirty minutes North twenty Rods to a Post, thence North 24 degrees thirty minutes West two Rods and thirteen feet to a Post, parallel with the said State Road, thence West twenty Rods to the place of beginning
Be the same more or less.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with th[e a]ppurtenances thereof, untohimthe said hisheirs and assigns forever, totheirownproper use and behoof.—— And also, Ithe saidJoseph Smith Jundo formyself, myheirs, executors and administrators, Covenant with the saidhisheirs, and assigns, that at, and until the ensealing of these presents wI amwell seized of thesepremises, and as a good indefeasible estate, in fee simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same, in manner and form as is above written— andthat the same is free of all incumbrances whatsoever.—— And furthermore, Ithe saidJoseph Smith Jundo by these presents, bindmyself and myheirs forever to WARRANT AND DEFEND the above granted and bargained premises, tohimthe saidhisheirs and assigns, against all lawful claims and demands whatsoever.——And I the saiddo hereby remise, release, and foreverunto the saidhisheirs and assigns, all my right and title of dower in and to the above described premises In Witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals this the twenty ninth day of October A. D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty six
Joseph Smith JrL S
Signed, Sealed, Acknowledged, and Delivered, IN PRESENCE OF
The State of Ohio,
Personally appeared Joseph Smith & to me personally known as the Signers and Sealers of the above instrument, and acknowledged that they did voluntarily sign and seal the same, and that the same is there free act and deed.
And I having fully made known and explained to the said —— the contents of the above Deed, and having likewise examined her separate and apart from her said husband, she declared that she did, of her own free will and accord, voluntarily sign, seal, acknowledge, and, as her free act and deed, deliver the same, without the force, coercion or compulsion of her said husband, and that she is still satisfied therewith. before me