Nauvoo Registry of Deeds, Deed Record Book A, 1840–1843

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confirm to the said Thomas Clayton the following described Real Estate viz; The South end of Lot No Eleven, in Block No three of s addition to the City of and bounded as follows commencing at the South East corner of Said Lot running thence North about Fourteen rods to the South East corner of Ranson [Ransom] Beechers lot, running thence West ten rods along the South line of said Beecher’s lot, thence south to the South West corner of Lot No Eleven of Block No Three specefied above thence East ten Rods to the place of beginning containing about Three fourths of an acre be the same more or less.
To Have and to Hold the afore described premises, with the appertenances thereunto belonging to the said Thomas Clayton his heirs and assigns, forever: the said Samuel Miles hereby covenanting, that he will warrant and defend the title to the aforesaid premises to the said Thomas Clayton, his heirs and assigns, forever against all persons Claiming through or under him,
In Testimony Whereof, the said Samuel Miles, and his wife hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Samuel Miles L. S.
L. S.
Don[e] in presence of)
Edward Martin)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, , a Justice of the Peace within and for the County aforesaid, do certify, that Samuel Miles, and his wife, whose Signatures appear to the foregoing Deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did acknowledge that they executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. and the said having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate and apart from her said acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without undue influence of her said . Given under my hand and seal this Twenty fifth day to May A. D. 1842.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded May 25th. 1842.
 
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Benjamin Jones to Charles A. Benson For S. W. Corner of L 52 in B 4
This Indenture, made and entered into this Thirty first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Forty Two between Benjamin Jones and Anna his wife, of , and State of of the first part, and Charles A. Benson of the county of and state of of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty five dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do give, grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm, unto the said party, of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece or parcel of Land, situate, lying, and being in the county of and state of and described as follows, to wit: being in the south west corner of Lot Fifty Two in block four of s addition to the Town of to wit: commencing at the south West corner of said Lot running North Four chains [p. 23]
confirm to the said Thomas Clayton the following described Real Estate viz; The South end of Lot No Eleven, in Block No three of s addition to the City of and bounded as follows commencing at the South East corner of Said Lot running thence North about Fourteen rods to the South East corner of Ranson [Ransom] Beechers lot, running thence West ten rods along the South line of said Beecher’s lot, thence south to the South West corner of Lot No Eleven of Block No Three specefied above thence East ten Rods to the place of beginning containing about Three fourths of an acre be the same more or less.
To Have and to Hold the afore described premises, with the appertenances thereunto belonging to the said Thomas Clayton his heirs and assigns, forever: the said Samuel Miles hereby covenanting, that he will warrant and defend the title to the aforesaid premises to the said Thomas Clayton, his heirs and assigns, forever against all persons Claiming through or under him,
In Testimony Whereof, the said Samuel Miles, and his wife hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
Samuel Miles L. S.
L. S.
Done in presence of)
Edward Martin)
State of Illinois) SS.
)
I, , a Justice of the Peace within and for the County aforesaid, do certify, that Samuel Miles, and his wife, whose Signatures appear to the foregoing Deed, and who are personally known to me to be the persons described in, and who executed the same, did acknowledge that they executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. and the said having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate and apart from her said acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without undue influence of her said . Given under my hand and seal this Twenty fifth day to May A. D. 1842.
J. P. L. S.
Recorded May 25th. 1842.
 
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Benjamin Jones to Charles A. Benson For S. W. Corner of L 52 in B 4
This Indenture, made and entered into this Thirty first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Forty Two between Benjamin Jones and Anna his wife, of , and State of of the first part, and Charles A. Benson of the county of and state of of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty five dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the reciept whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents, do give, grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm, unto the said party, of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece or parcel of Land, situate, lying, and being in the county of and state of and described as follows, to wit: being in the south west corner of Lot Fifty Two in block four of s addition to the Town of to wit: commencing at the south West corner of said Lot running North Four chains [p. 23]
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