JS, , , , , and , Mortgage for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to , 10 Oct. 1836; signed by , JS, , , , and ; witnessed by and ; certified by . Featured version copied 14 Oct. 1836 in Geauga County Deed Record, vol. 22, pp. 367–368; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting: know ye that we Joseph Smith Jr. & of & State of , and wife of said Joseph Jr. wife of said and wife of said , for the consideration of twelve thousand nine hundred and four dollars received to our full satisfaction of of the and aforesaid do give, grant bargain Sell and confirm unto him the said the following described tract or lot of land situate in the Township of being number nine in the Ninth Range of townships in the in the State of and which is also in the County of and is known by Lot thirteen and parts of twelve & fourteen in Tract number two and is bounded as follows. Beginning at the south west corner of land owned and occupied by , thence East on said line to Lands owned by Mr [blank] Hyde thence South on said Hyde’s line to lot number thirteen thence East and south by said Hyde to the public highway, thence Southwesterly and westerly along said highway to the meeting house lot thence northerly to the line of Lot thirteen thence to the Southwest corner of said Lot thirteen thence along the public highway leading from to to the place of beginning containing One hundred and thirty two acres and four hundreths of an acre being the same land deeded by said to said Smith & , be the same more or less but subject to all legal highways. To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto him the said his heirs and assigns forever to him and his own proper use and behoof. And we the said Joseph Smith Jr. and do for ourselves and our heirs executors and Administrators Covenant with the said his heirs and assigns that at and until the ensealing of these presents we are well seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as above written, and that the same be free from all encumbrances whatsoever And furthermore we the said Joseph Smith Jr. and do by these presents bind ourselves & our heirs forever to Warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises to him the said his heirs and assigns against all lawful claims and demands whatsoever. And we the said and do hereby remise release forever unto the said his heirs and assigns all our right and title of dower in the above described premises. The condition of this deed is such that whereas the said Joseph Smith Jr. and have executed and delivered to the said , their six, joint, and several notes [p. 367]