JS and , Deed for property in , Hancock Co., IL, to , 24 Jan. 1842; signed by JS and ; witnessed by ; certified by . Version copied 4 Oct. 1842 in Hancock Co., IL, Deed Records, vol. K, pp. 490–491; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Recorder’s Office, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
This Indenture made and Entered unto This twenty fourth day of January 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 aforesaid, of the other part witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Nine Hundred dollars. to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain sell, convey, and confirm unto the said his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the county of in the State of viz; [p. 490]