Deed to James Moses, 20 October 1841

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<​7887​>
<​Smith To [James] Moses​>
<​Recorded 23 April 1846.​>
This Indenture made and entered into this twentieth day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and forty one between Joseph Smith and his wife of the County of and State of of the one part and James Moses of the County of and aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Joseph Smith and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of Six hundred and fifty dollars, to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do grant bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said James Moses his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of in the state of and Known and described on the plat of the City of as being lot four (4) in Block one hundred and thirty nine. 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 James Moses his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith and his wife their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the said James Moses 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 and his wife of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
Joseph Smith LS
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Signed sealed and Delivered in presence of)
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State of Illinois)SS.
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I a Justice of the Peace of said do certify that Joseph Smith 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 seperate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she had executed the same, and relinquished her dower to the premises therein conveyed voluntarily freely and without compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal this fourth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
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