Deed to Jacob Bump, 15 October 1836

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Joseph Smith Jr. To
To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that we Joseph Smith Jr. and his wife, of the Township of county of Geauga and State of Ohio, do give grant bargain sell and, confirm unto him for the consideration of One hundred dollars received to our full satisfaction of of the town of County of Geauga and State of Ohio, do give grant bargain sell and confirm, unto the said , the following described tract or lot of land, situate in Township No 9, in the 9th. Range of townships in the in the state of and which is also in the County of , and is known as part of Lot No. 30, and is bounded as follows to wit beginning in the centre of the old chilecothe road leading from to at the southwest corner of a piece of land deeded by Joseph Smith Jr. to Loren Babbitt [Babbit], running southerly in the centre of said road Four rods & ten links. to a post thence <​East twenty rods— thence north four rods & ten links to a post, thence west​> west twenty rods to the place of beginning, containing about half an acre of Land, Be the same more or less, To have and to hold the above granted and bargained premises with the appurtenances thereof unto the said his heirs and assigns forever to their own proper use and behoof. And also We the said Joseph Smith Jr. and his wife do for ourselves our heirs, executors, and adminstrators, Covenant [p. 8] with the said his heirs and assigns, that at and untill the ensealing of these presents we were well seized of these premises, and as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written, and that the same is free from all incumbrances whatsoever And I, the said furthermore We the said Joseph Smith Jr. and his wife do by these presents bind ourselves our heirs forever to warrant and defend, the above granted and bargained premises to him the said , his heirs and assigns against all lawfull claims and demands whatsover. And I, the said do hereby remise release, and forever unto the said his heirs and assigns all my right and title of dower, in and to the above described premises In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this fifteenth day of October A D. one thousand Eight hundred and thirty six.
Joseph Smith Jr. seal
Signed sealed, acknowledged and delivered in presence of
The State of Ohio)
Personally appeared Joseph Smith Jr. and to me personally known as the signers and sealers of the above instrument, and acknowledged, that they did voluntarily sign and seal the same, and that the same is their free act and will And I having fully made known, and explained to the said the contents of the above deed and haveing likewise examined her separate and apart from her said husband, she declared that she did of her own free will and accord, voluntarily sign, seal acknowledge and as her free act and deed, deliver the same without the force coercion or compulsion of her said husband, and that she is still satisfied with the same
— Justice of the peace Seal
October fifteenth 1836.
Recd. 2nd. and Recorded 6th. Sept. AD 1837.
Recorder [p. 9]


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    TEXT: Each instance of “seal” enclosed in a hand–drawn representation of a seal.