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Bond from Bradley Wilson, 19 February 1842

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That I, Bradley B. Wilson—— of the county of Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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and State of Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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— am held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith, Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of the county of Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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— and State of Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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— his successors in office and assigns, in the sum of Thirty dollars—— dollars, the payment of which, well and truly made, I bind myself my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
NOW THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That whereas, the said Bradley B. Wilson— have this day sold unto the said Joseph Smith—— —— a certain lot of ground, situated, lying and being in the county of Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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— and State of Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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, and described on the plat of Hiram Kimball

31 May 1806–27 Apr. 1863. Merchant, iron foundry operator, mail carrier. Born in West Fairlee, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Phineas Kimball and Abigail. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1833, and established several stores. Married ...

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s Addition to the City 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 being Lot No. 27 in Block No. 6 and received in payment for said lot the sum of fifteen dollars, The payment of which is duly acknowledged
The description of the Lot or parcel, of Land intended in this obligation is as follows. To Wit:— it being a part of the south half of Lot Twenty Seven in Block six of Kimball

31 May 1806–27 Apr. 1863. Merchant, iron foundry operator, mail carrier. Born in West Fairlee, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Phineas Kimball and Abigail. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1833, and established several stores. Married ...

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s addition to the City 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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commencing at the South east corner of land Lot & running west five rods Thence north eight rods thence east five rods thence south eight rods to the place of beginning. one fourth of an acre be the same more or less——
 
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Now, the said Joseph Smith having paid the fifteen dollars according to the tenor of this without or , I the said Bradley B Wilson bind myself my heirs, executors and administrators, to make, or cause to be made, to the said Joseph Smith— Trustee in Trust— —— his successors in office and assigns, a good and sufficient Deed for the above described lot on or before the twentyeth of December A.D. 1842. and then this bond shall become null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Given under my hand and seal this nineteenth day of February—— in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two
Acknowledged in presence of
Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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William Clayton

17 July 1814–4 Dec. 1879. Bookkeeper, clerk. Born at Charock Moss, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. Son of Thomas Clayton and Ann Critchley. Married Ruth Moon, 9 Oct. 1836, at Penwortham. Baptized into LDS church by Heber C. Kimball, 21 Oct. 1837, in River...

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B. B. Wilson -[SEAL.]-
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KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That <I, Bradley B.  Wilson——>  of the county of <Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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> and State of <Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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— am> held and  firmly bound unto <Joseph Smith, Trustee in Trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints> of the county of <Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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—> and State of <Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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—> his heirs <successors in office> and  assigns, in the sum of <Thirty dollars——> dollars, for  the payment of which, well and truly to be made, <I> bind <myself my> heirs, executors and  administrators, firmly by these presents.
NOW THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That whereas, the said <Bradley  B. Wilson—>  have this day sold unto the said <Joseph Smith——>  <——> a certain lot of ground,  situated, lying and being in the county of <Hancock

Formed from Pike Co., 1825. Described in 1837 as predominantly prairie and “deficient in timber.” Early settlers came mainly from mid-Atlantic and southern states. Population in 1835 about 3,200; in 1840 about 9,900; and in 1844 at least 15,000. Carthage ...

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—> and State of Illinois

Became part of Northwest Territory of U.S., 1787. Admitted as state, 1818. Population in 1840 about 480,000. Population in 1845 about 660,000. Plentiful, inexpensive land attracted settlers from northern and southern states. Following expulsion from Missouri...

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, and described  on the plat of the <[Hiram] Kimball

31 May 1806–27 Apr. 1863. Merchant, iron foundry operator, mail carrier. Born in West Fairlee, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Phineas Kimball and Abigail. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1833, and established several stores. Married ...

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s Addition to the City 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 being Lot No. <27> in Block No. <6>  and received in payment for said lot notes of hand bearing even date  herewith, for the sum of <fifteen dollars> dollars, and  payable as follows, with interest: <The payment of which is duly acknowledged>
<The description of the Lot or parcel, of Land intended in this  obligation is as follows. To Wit:— it being a part of the south  half of Lot Twenty Seven in Block six of Kimball

31 May 1806–27 Apr. 1863. Merchant, iron foundry operator, mail carrier. Born in West Fairlee, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Phineas Kimball and Abigail. Moved to Commerce (later Nauvoo), Hancock Co., Illinois, 1833, and established several stores. Married ...

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s addition  to the City 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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commencing at the South east  corner of land Lot & running west five rods Thence  north eight rods thence east five rods thence south  eight rods to the place of beginning. one fourth of an  acre be the same more or less——>
 
The interest for each and every note to be paid annually.
Now, if the said <Joseph Smith having paid the fifteen  dollars according to the tenor of this without> heirs, executors, or  administrators shall well and truly to be paid, the amount of said note with such interest as may accrue  thereon, according to the tenor and effect thereof, when due, <I> the said <Bradley B Wilson>  bind <myself my> heirs, executors and administrators, to make, or cause to be made, to the  said <Joseph Smith— Trustee in Trust—>  <——> his heirs <successors in office> and assigns, a good  and sufficient Deed for the above described lot <on or before the twentyeth of  December A.D. 1842.> and then this bond shall become null and void, otherwise to remain  in full force and virtue. Given under <my> hand and seal this <nineteenth> day of  <February——> in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty <two>
Acknowledged in  presence of
<Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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<William Clayton

17 July 1814–4 Dec. 1879. Bookkeeper, clerk. Born at Charock Moss, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. Son of Thomas Clayton and Ann Critchley. Married Ruth Moon, 9 Oct. 1836, at Penwortham. Baptized into LDS church by Heber C. Kimball, 21 Oct. 1837, in River...

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Bradley Wilson, 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, to JS as Trustee, 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, 19 Feb. 1842; printed form with handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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, William Clayton

17 July 1814–4 Dec. 1879. Bookkeeper, clerk. Born at Charock Moss, Penwortham, Lancashire, England. Son of Thomas Clayton and Ann Critchley. Married Ruth Moon, 9 Oct. 1836, at Penwortham. Baptized into LDS church by Heber C. Kimball, 21 Oct. 1837, in River...

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, and Bradley Wilson; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU.

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