Deed to William H. Kimball and Others, 28 April 1842
JS as trustee-in-trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to William H. Kimball, , Heber P. Kimball, and David W. P. Kimball, 28 Apr. 1842; signed by JS; witnessed by and ; certified by . Version copied 29 Apr. 1842 in Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Record of Deeds, bk. A, pp. 14–15; handwriting of ; CHL.
<Joseph Smiths To William H. Kimball & Ellen M. [Helen Mar] Kimball & Heber P. Kimball & David W. P. Kimball>
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This Indenture made and entered into, this Twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Two between Joseph Smith; as Sole Trustee in Trust, for the , of the County of , and state of of the first part, and William H. Kimball & Ellen M. Kimball & Heber P. Kimball & David W. P. Kimball 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 one Thousand Dollars to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said William H. Kimball & Ellen M. Kimball & Heber. P. Kimball & David W. P. Kimball party of the Second part, their 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 Three in Block No. one hundred and six in 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 William H. Kimball, Ellen M. Kimball & Heber P Kimball & David W. Patten Kimball party of the second part his <their> heirs and assigns forever. and the said Joseph Smith, party of the First part, his assigns and successors in office, the afforesaid premises unto the said William H. Kimball. Ellen M. Kimball Heber P. Kimball & D. W. P. Kimball party of the second part, 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, 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
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 had executed the said [p. 14]