Agreement with Oliver Granger, 29 April 1840, Copy

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Articles of Agreement made and entered into this twenty ninth day of April , in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and forty. Between of the County of and State of Illinois of the one part and Joseph Smith Jr of the and State aforesaid of the other part; Witnesseth, That the said for Considerations hereafter set forth, hereby, Covenants to and with the said Joseph Smith Jr his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, to assume all the debts, notes, and obligations, owing by the said Joseph Smith Jr. and which the said parties contracte[d] <​for​> and gave for the use of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the State of and in the State of , and that the said shall use all necessary diligence in Settling said debts, notes, or obligations whatever which the said Joseph Smith Jr & may have contracted for the purposes aforesaid
In consideration whereof the said Joseph Smith Jr, hereby covenants to and with the said his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to pay the said , the full amount of said debts notes or obligations which he may liquidate or take up in money or lands as may be agreed upon by the said and Joseph Smith Jr. when the said shall deliver up said notes or obligations and give satisfactory proof that said debts are liquidated and security to that effect
It is further agreed upon by the said Parties, that has property in the Town of Geauga County and State of Ohio which has now incumbrances upon it. Now provided the said shall free the said Property from whatever incumbrances may be upon it, the said Joseph Smith Jr [p. [1]] hereby covenants to and agrees with the said to give one half of said property, which the said shall or may redeem, to him the said his heirs or assigns
Witness our hands and seals this twenty ninth day of April A. D. 1840
LS
Joseph Smith Jr LS
Acknowledged in presence of [p. [2]]
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Articles of Agreement
between
and
Joseph Smith Jr [p. [4]]

Footnotes

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    Signatures of Oliver Granger and JS.  

  2. 1

    TEXT: “LS” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

  3. 2

    TEXT: “LS” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Robert B. Thompson.