Deed to Joseph Parkin, 7 July 1843

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J. Smith Trustee &c To J. Parkin
Recorded 19th Augt 1843S½ Lot 2 Block 7 Macedonia
Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Smith Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints of the County of and State of have bargained and Sold for the consideration of Thirty dollars the receipt Whereof is hereby acknowledged unto Joseph Parkin of the and aforesaid a certain piece or lot of Land situated in the town of in the aforesaid and is known as the South half of Lot No Two in Block No Seven to have and to hold the above described premises with all and singular that pertaineth there unto to the said Joseph Parkin his heirs forever and I, Joseph Smith Trustee in trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints will warrant and forever defend unto the said Joseph Parkin his heirs the above described premises against all claim or claims whatsoever lawful by these presents. In Witness whereof I, Joseph [p. 376] Smith Trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints have this the seventh day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three set to my hand and affixed my seal.
Joseph Smith
Per agent LS.
In presence of
, James Horton
)
State of Illinois)
Personally appeared before me Abraham Lincoln a Justice of the peace in and for the aforesaid who is personally known to me and acknowledge that he did freely and truly sign the above Deed as the Lawful <​legal​> and authorized agent of Joseph Smith Trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints and that the same is his free act and deed. Sworn and subscribed before me this the tenth day of July Eighteen hundred and forty three—
Abm Lincoln J. P. Seal
S 1/2 Lot 2 Block 7
Fees .75 [p. 377]