Deed to William Law, 24 January 1842

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<​J Smith To ​>
<​Recorded 4th October 1842​>
<​Lot 3 on 148 ​>
This Indenture made and Entered into. This Twenty fourth day of January in the year of our Lord. one thousand eight hundred and Forty two between Joseph Smith and his wife. of the County of and State of . of the one part, and 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 Seven hundred dollars. to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said his heirs and assigns forever. all that tract or parcel of land situate and being in the County of in the State of , viz: Lot No. Three (3) of Block one hundred and forty eight (148) of City. as described on the Plat of said City of . Together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining. To Have and To Hold the above described premises unto the said [p. 491] his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Joseph Smith and his wife. their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises, unto the Said 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 above written
Joseph Smith L S
L S
Signed. sealed and delivered in Presence of
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I, a justice of the Peace of the City of 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 there in 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 there in conveyed: Voluntarily, freely, and without compulsion of her Said husband.
Given under my hand and seal, this twenty fourth day of January in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and forty two
J. P. L. S.
for [p. 492]

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    TEXT: “L S” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    TEXT: “LS” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    TEXT: “L. S.” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.