Deed from Oliver and Lydia Granger, 25 April 1840

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<​ To J Smith Jr​>
<​Recorded 12th May 1840​>
This Indenture, made and entered into this twenty fifth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty Between and his wife of, and State of of the first part, and Joseph Smith Junr 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 Six hundred dollars, to them in hand paid, by the said party of the second part, the receipt 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 Four certain pieces or parcels of land, situate, lying, and being in the County of and State of ,— and described as follows, to wit: being Lots No one and two in Block thirteen, and also Lots No two and three in Block No fourteen situate lying and Being in the town of and State of designated by reference to the records to the said Town plat of in the recorders office State of , To Have and To Hold, the aforesaid premises, together with all and singular the improvements, rights, privileges, and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining, unto the said part of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, free from the claim or claims of themselves, their heirs, or assigns, and from the claims of any and every other person or persons claiming the same by, through, or under them or either of them. And the said parties of the first part, for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, that they are lawfully seized of the above described premises; that they have good right, full power, and lawful authority, to sell and convey the same, and that the above described premises are clear and free of all encumbrances; and that they will warrant And Forever Defend the title thereto, and hereby conveyed, against the Lawful claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming the same whomsoever. In Testimony Whereof, the said parties of the first part, have hereunto subscribed their names, and affixed their seals, this day and year first above written
signed sealed and delivered in presence of
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State of Illinois
This day personally appeard before me an acting Justice in and for said and his wife whose Signatures appear to the foregoing deed And who is personally known to me to be the persons described in and who executed the same Did acknowledge they executed the Same for the uses and purposes therein mentioned And the said being by me made acquainted with the Contents of said deed acknowledged that she relinquished her dower to the said premises therein conveyed freely voluntarily and without compulsion of her said
Given under my hand and seal this 25th day of April A. D. 1840
Justice of the peace in and for said [p. 410]