Deed to Emily Rockwell and Others, 28 February 1843

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No 119
<​Deed​>
<​Joseph Smith to Emily Rockwell &c for L 1 in B 119 of the city of .​>
This Indenture made and entered into this twenty eighth day of February 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 Emily Rockwell, , Orrin De Witt Rockwell and Sarah Jane Rockwell all of the County of 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 Eight hundred dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Emily Rockwell, , Orrin De Wit Rockwell, and Sarah Jane Rockwell parties of the second part, their 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; all of Lot number one (1) in Block number one hundred and nineteen (119) of the City of excepting one sixth of said Lot which is described as follows, beginning at the South East corner of said Lot and running thence North sixty and a half feet, thence West ninety nine feet, thence South sixty and a half feet, thence East ninety nine feet to the place of beginning being as before stated one sixth of [p. 122] said Lot, 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 Emily Rockwell, , Orrin De Wit Rockwell, and Sarah Jane Rockwell parties of the second part, their 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 parties of the second part, their 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. I, a Justice of the Peace, in and for the 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 twenty eighth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three, J. P. L. S.
Recorded April 20th. 1843 [p. 123]