Certification of Deed, 17 April 1844

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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS—That Ethan Kimball of the county of and State of , has this day for and in consideration of the sum of one Hundred and forty dollars in hand paid by James McClelan of the County of and State of , bargained and sold unto the said James McClelan a certain lot or piece of land lying and situated in Kimball’s [blank] addition to in said and last mentioned, as will more fully appear by refference to the plat of said addition, being lot No. [blank] in block No. [blank] in said addition to the Town of Nauvoo. To, wit, Seven Acres off of the North End of Lot No thirty four (34) in Block No six (6) of Kimballs addition to the town of being more or less
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD The above described lot or piece of land with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said James McClelan his heirs and assigns forever.
And the said ETHAN KIMBALL for himself his heirs and assigns administrators and executors, do warrant and forever defend the title of the lot or piece of land against every person or persons claiming by, through, or under him in any manner whatsoever. or any other persons whatever
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF He has hereunto set his name and affixed his seal this 12th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- three
Ethan Kimball -[SEAL.]-
by his Attny
State of Illinois)
I an acting Justice of the peace in said do certify that whose signature appears to the foregoing Deed and who is personally Known to me to be the identicle person who executed the same and acknowledeged that he had executed the same freely and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and expressed
Given under my hand and seal this 12th day of Oct A. D. 1843
J P. Ls [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) ss
Hancock County)
City of )
Recorders Office April 17th. 1844
I Joseph Smith Recorder in and for the said City of in the and aforesaid do hereby certify that the within Deed and certificate of acknowledgement were this day duly recorded in Book B pages 121 & 122 and numbered 357
Joseph Smith Recorder
by Clerk
E Kimball
James McClelan
Lot 34
Filed for Record
April 17 — 1844
Fees 87 Cts pd.
No 357 [p. [2]]


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