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Bond, 25 September 1839–H

In Consideration of Two hundred dollars to me to be paid as follows viz: Thirty dollars on demand— Eightyfive dollars with interest on the first day of November Eighteen hundred and forty— And Eighty five 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 four in Block— one hundred and twentyfour.——
And for the performance of this obligation I hereby bind myself— my heirs— executors— administrators and assigns in the penal sum of Four hundred 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 Septr 1839 [p. [1]]
In Consideration of Two hundred [d]ollars to me to be paid as  follows viz: Thirty dollars on demand— Eightyfive dollars with  interest on the first day of November Eighteen hundred and forty—  And Eighty five 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 four in  Block— one hundred and twentyfour.——
And for the performance of this obligation I hereby  bind myself— my heirs— executors— administrators and assigns  in the penal sum of Four hundred dollars.——
This bond to be in full force and virtue provided the above mentioned 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 Septr 1839 [p. [1]]
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; photocopy at Joseph Smith Papers Project.
Note that the three promissory notes associated with this bond have not been located.

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