Deed to Sylvia Sessions Lyon, 10 September 1840

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<​J Smith Jr To ​>
<​Recorded 28th Sept 1840​>
This Indenture— made and entered— into this tenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty, between Joseph Smith Junr and his wife of the county of and State of of the one part, and of the and aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the Said Joseph Smith Jnur and his wife, for and consideration of the Sum of Six hundred dollars to them in hand paid by the Said party of the Second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant, bargain, Sell, convey and confirm unto the Said her heirs and assigns forever all those two pieces or parcels of land or lots [p. 575] <​part of Lot 1 inBlk 108 part of Lot 2 in Blk 108​>
of ground Situate lying and being in the County of and State of and described on theTown plat of as being part of Lot No One in Block No One hunded and Eight, commencing as at the North East Corner of Said Lot running thence Eight rods west, thence Eleven rods South, thence Eight rods East, thence Eleven rods North to the place of begining containing eighty eight rods—
Part of Lot No Two in Block No One hundred and eight, commencing at the North West corner of said Lot, running thence <​South fifty feet— thence​> East Fifty feet thence North Fifty feet thence west fifty feet to the place of beginning, 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 her heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith Junr and his wife, the aforesaid premises unto the said her 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 witness whereof the said Joseph Smith Junr and his wife parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and Seals the day and year above written
Joseph Smith Jr L S
Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of
State of Illinois)SS
I a justice of the peace of Said do certify that Joseph Smith Junr 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 this said conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, And the Said having been by me made acquainted with the Contents of 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 Twelfth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty
J P Seal [p. 576]