Deed to George Beebe, 17 October 1837

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This Indenture made and entered into this seventeenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven by and between Joseph Smith Junr. and his wife of the county of and State of the first part and George Beebe of the County of and State of of the second part: Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one Hundred and twenty dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have given granted bargained, and sold and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain, sell, alien convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract, piece, or parcel, of land lying and being in the county of and State of , Viz: Ten acres off the South end of the West half of North West quarter of Section twenty seven Township fifty six Range twenty nine. Also fifty acres off the North end of the said West half of North West quarter in said Section Reserving to Winthrop Hoyt six and a half acres <​of square from​> out of the North East corner of said eighty acres. To have and to hold the said tract piece, or parcel of land with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to the only proper use benefit and behoof of George Beebe the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever: and the said party of the first part for themselves their heirs executors, and administrators [p. [1]] convenant and agree to, and with the said party of the second part and his heirs and assigns the said tract piece or parcel of land and bargained premises, and every part and parcel thereof unto George Beebe the said party of the second part, and his heirs and assigns against all manner of claims they will warrant and forever defend the same by these presents. In testimony whereof the said party of the first part have here unto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
Joseph Smith Jr L.S
L.S
By they attorney L.S
In presence of
interlined with the words (of square farm) before signing
State of Missouri) sct
County of )
Be it remembered that on this seventeenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven before me clerk within and for the aforesaid personally appeared known to me to be the agent for the aforementioned Joseph Smith Junr. and wife of the said Joseph and personally known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument of writing as having executed the same and acknowledged the same to be his act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned
Given under my hand and seal of said the day and year above written
clerk
[seal] [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    Signatures of JS and Emma Smith in the handwriting of Hyrum Smith.  

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    Each “L.S” is enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal. Handwriting of John Cleminson.  

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    Witnessed by John Corrill and John Cleminson.  

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    Certification by John Cleminson.  

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    TEXT: Embossed seal, “SEAL OF CALDWELL COUNTY”.