Deed to Cyrus B. Chase, 28 April 1843

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<​J Smith To Chase​>
<​Recorded 4th Aug 1845​>
This Indenture made and enterd into, this twenty eight day of April in the year of our Lord, One thousand Eight hundred and forty three between 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 first part, and Cyrus B Chase of the County of Mason and aforesaid of the Second part witnesseth, that the Said Joseph Smith party of the first part, for and in consideration of the Sum of fifteen dollars, to him in hand paid, the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, Sell, convey and confirm unto the said Cyrus B Chase party of the Second part his heirs 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 a part of Lot number two, in Block number one hundred and twenty five of the City of , commencing at the North East, corner of Said Lot, and Running thence South forty five feet, and four inches Thence west Eight feet, Thence north forty five feet and four inches thence East, Eight feet to the place of beginning. To be Reserved as a public alley forever or as long as Shall be necessary for the benefit of said Lot [p. 561] 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 Cyrus B Chase party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever And the Said Joseph Smith, party of the first part, his assigns and Successors, in office, the aforesaid, premises, unto the said Cyrus B Chase party of the Second part his heirs 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 Joseph Smith party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and Seal the day and year above written
Joseph Smith Seal
As Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints
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 Joseph Smith, whose Signature appears to the foregoing Deed and who is personally known to me to be the person described in, and who executed the Same, did acknowledge that he had executed the said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned
Given under my hand and Seal, this 28th day of April, in the Year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty three
JP. LS [p. [562]]