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Bond, 25 September 1839–B

In Consideration of Two hundred and thirty dollars to me to be paid as follows viz: Thirty dollars on demand— One hundred dollars with interest on the first day of November Eighteen hundred and forty— And One hundred dollars with interest on the first day of November Eighteen hundred and fortyfour.——
I Oliver Granger

7 Feb. 1794–23/25 Aug. 1841. Sheriff, church agent. Born at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York. Son of Pierce Granger and Clarissa Trumble. Married Lydia Dibble, 8 Sept. 1813, at Phelps. Member of Methodist church and licensed exhorter. Sheriff of Ontario Co. ...

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of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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Hancock County— State of Illinois do hereby Obligate myself, my heirs— executors— administrators and assigns— to make and execute a good and sufficient warrantee deed to [blank] his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns for all that Lot of land known on the map of Said Town of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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as Lot No two in Block One hundred and eighteen.——
And for the performance of this obligation I hereby bind myself— my heirs executors— administrators and assigns in the penal Sum of Four hundred and sixty dollars.
This bond to be in full force and virtue provided the abovementioned payments be well and duly made at the periods of time above specified, Otherwise to be null and void.
Witness my hand and seal this twentyfifth day of September One thousand Eight hundred and thirtynine
Joseph Smith Jr LS
Accredited Agent of Oliver Granger

7 Feb. 1794–23/25 Aug. 1841. Sheriff, church agent. Born at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York. Son of Pierce Granger and Clarissa Trumble. Married Lydia Dibble, 8 Sept. 1813, at Phelps. Member of Methodist church and licensed exhorter. Sheriff of Ontario Co. ...

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Witness Present
Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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25th Septer 1839 [p. [1]]
In Consideration of Two hundred and thirty dollars to me  to be paid as follows viz: Thirty dollars on demand— One hundred  dollars with interest on the first day of November Eighteen hundred  and forty— And One hundred dollars with interest on the fi[rst day]  of November Eighteen hundred and fortyfour.——
I Oliver Granger

7 Feb. 1794–23/25 Aug. 1841. Sheriff, church agent. Born at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York. Son of Pierce Granger and Clarissa Trumble. Married Lydia Dibble, 8 Sept. 1813, at Phelps. Member of Methodist church and licensed exhorter. Sheriff of Ontario Co. ...

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of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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Hancock County— State of  Illinois do hereby Obligate myself, my heirs— executors— administra tors and assigns— to make and execute a good and sufficient  warrantee deed to [blank] his heirs, executors, adminis trators or assigns for all that Lot of land known on the map of  Said Town of Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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as Lot No two in Block One hundred an[d]  eighteen.——
And for the performance of this obligation  I hereby bind myself— my heirs executors— administrators and  assigns in the penal Sum of Four hundred and sixty dollars.
This bond to be in full force and virtue provided the  abovementioned payments be well and duly made at the  periods of time above specified, Otherwise to be null and void.
Witness my hand and seal this twentyfifth day of  September One thousand Eight hundred and thirtynine

Signature of JS.  


Joseph Smith Jr LS
Accredited Agent of  Oliver Granger

7 Feb. 1794–23/25 Aug. 1841. Sheriff, church agent. Born at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York. Son of Pierce Granger and Clarissa Trumble. Married Lydia Dibble, 8 Sept. 1813, at Phelps. Member of Methodist church and licensed exhorter. Sheriff of Ontario Co. ...

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Witness Present
Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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25th Septer 1839 [p. [1]]
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JS, agent of Oliver Granger

7 Feb. 1794–23/25 Aug. 1841. Sheriff, church agent. Born at Phelps, Ontario Co., New York. Son of Pierce Granger and Clarissa Trumble. Married Lydia Dibble, 8 Sept. 1813, at Phelps. Member of Methodist church and licensed exhorter. Sheriff of Ontario Co. ...

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, Bond, Nauvoo

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 25 Sept. 1839; handwriting of James Mulholland

1804–3 Nov. 1839. Born in Ireland. Baptized into LDS church. Married Sarah Scott, 8 Feb. 1838, at Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri. Engaged in clerical work for JS, 1838, at Far West. Ordained a seventy, 28 Dec. 1838. After expulsion from Missouri, lived ...

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, with signature of JS; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU. Includes archival markings.
Note that the three promissory notes associated with this bond have not been located.

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