Deed from William and Ruth Moon Clayton, 22 November 1843

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This Indenture made and entered into this twenty second day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three between and 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 and aforesaid of the second part, Witnesseth, that the said and 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, 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 those tracts or parcels of land situate and being in the county of in the State of and known and described as follows, to wit; The North half of Section number nine in Township no. six North of Range no Eight West of the fourth principal Meridian excepting eight acres in the S. W. qr of the N. W. qr of said Section nine previously sold to Durbin by Erie Rhodes deceased. Also a part of the South East quarter of Section No Eighteen in Township and Range aforesaid, commencing at a stone at the South West corner of said quarter and running thence East twenty Rods, thence North Forty Rods, thence East twenty Rods, thence South twenty Rods, thence East twenty six and two third Rods, thence North Sixty Rods, thence East forty five and one third Rods, thence North Eighty Rods to the North line of said quarter, thence West one hundred and twelve Rods to the North West corner of said quarter, thence South one hundred and Sixty Rods [p. [1]] to the place of beginning containing Eighty two acres of land and containing in the whole three hundred and ninety four 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 party of the second part, his successors in office and assigns, forever. And the said and 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 and his wife party of the first part, have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year above written.
L. S.
L. S
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
State of Illinois) ss
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I a Justice of the peace in and for said , do certify, that and 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 having been by <​me​> made acquainted with the contents of the said Deed, and examined separate and apart from her said , acknowledged that she had executed the same and relinquished her dower to the premises therein [p. [2]] conveyed, voluntarily, freely and without compulsion of her .
Given under my hand and seal, this twenty fifth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.
J. P. Seal
 
State of Illinois)
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Recorders Office
29th December 1843
I Recorder in & for said do Certify that the within Deed & Certificate were this day duly recorded in Book M, pages 85 & 86, No. 5876— Fees $1.30
Recorder [p. [3]]
Warrantee Deed
to Joseph Smith
For N 1/2 Sec 9–6–8 and 82 acres in S. E. 18–6–8
 
Entered for Record 29th Decr 1843 By
5876

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    Signatures of William Clayton and Ruth Moon Clayton.  

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    Signature of Aaron Johnson.  

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    Aaron Johnson certification in handwriting of William Clayton.  

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    Signature of Aaron Johnson.  

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    Certified by Chauncey Robison.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of William Clayton.