Bond from Samuel Bent, 11 October 1842

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Know all men by these presents that I of the County of and state of am held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the and aforesaid in the sum of Two thousand dollars, for the payment of which well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs executors, administrators and assigns firmly by these presents.
Now the condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said has been appointed by the Temple Committee to collect funds for the building of the in the City of , if the said shall well and truly perform said duties, and shall make just and true returns of all monies and properties so collected; and shall pay over to the said Joseph Smith, Trustee &c all such monies & properties so received then this bond to become null and void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at the City of this 11th. day of October A. D. 1842.
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    Signature of Samuel Bent.