Deed from Solon and Sarah Morris Powers, 5 July 1842

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<​S Powers to. Jo Smith Trustee &c​>
<​Recorded 8 March 1849.​>
This Indenture made and entered into this fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty two, Between Solon Powers and Sarah [Morris Powers] his wife of the county of and state of of the first part, and Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of and state of of the second part Witnesseth that the said Solon Powers and Sarah his wife party of the first part for and in consideration of the Love and good will they bear to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of which the said Joseph Smith party of the second part, is sole trustee in Trust and also for the sum of one Dollar to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant bargain sell and convey and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints party of the second part his successors in office and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of Land situate and being in the county of in the state of Known and described as follows to wit: The North Half of Lot No. four (4) in Block No. Eleven (11) of ’s addition to Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining. To Have and to Hold the above described premises unto the said Joseph Smith party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Solon Powers [p. 324] and Sarah his wife party of the first part their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said Joseph Smith as sole Trustee in Trust &c. party of the second part his 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 Solon Powers and Sarah his wife party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of )
Solon Powers seal
Sarah Powers seal
State of Illinois ss.
I an acting Justice of the peace in and for said do certify that Solon Powers and Sarah 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 Sarah Powers having been by me made acquainted with the contents of the said deed and examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower in the premises therein conveyed, voluntarily freely and without compulsion of her said husband.
Given under my hand and seal this Eighteenth day of Septembre in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty three [p. [325]]