Deed from Samuel and Elizabeth Rolfe, 26 April 1842

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<​5777 To J. Smith trust &c​>
<​Recorded 6th Novr 1843​>
<​N. E of S W. of NE. 25 6 N. 8 W.​>
This Indenture made and entered into, This Twenty Sixth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two between and Elizabethh [Hathaway Rolfe] his wife, of the County of and State of , of the one part, and Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of and aforesaid, of the other part Witnesseth, that the said and Elizabet his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty dollars to them in hand paid, the receipt Whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust &c. his heirs <​ successors in office​> and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land, situate and being in the county of in the State of , viz: The North East quarter of the South West quarter of the North East quarter of Section twenty five in Township six North, Range Eight West of the fourth principal meridian containing ten acres of land be the same more or less. Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining. To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust &c. his heirs <​successors in office​> and assigns forever. And the said and Elizabeth his wife, their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust &c his heirs <​successors in office ​> and assigns, against the claim or claims of all and every person whomsoever, do and will warrant and forever defend by these presents, In Testimony Whereof, the said and Elizabeth his wife of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written—
Elizabeth Rolfe (LS)
Signed Sealed and delivered
in presence of P. T. Rolfe
N. B. The words “heirs” were erased and the words “successors in office” were inserted in the above instances before the signing of this Deed—
State of Illinois)ss.
I a justice of the Peace of said County, do certify, that and Elizabeth 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 severally acknowledge that they had executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. And the said Elizabeth Rolfe having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined seperate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her said husband
Given under my hand and seal, this twenty eighth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty two—
J.P. (LS)
<​Fees $0.90​> [p. 10]