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Bond from JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith, 31 January 1842

Bond from JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith, 31 January 1842

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<Recorded  April 18th  1842>
<Town Lots  Nauvoo>
Know all men by These presents That we Joseph Smith  Sidney Rigdon & Hyrum Smith of the County of Hanco ck and State of Illinois are held and firmly Bound unto  Joseph Smith as Sole trustee in trust for the Church of Jesus  Christ of Latter Day Saints of the County of Hancock and state  of Illinois his Successors in office and assigns in the sum of  Five Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly  to be made we bind ourselves our heirs executors and adminis trators and administrators firmly by these presents Now the con ditions of the above obligation is such that whereas the said  Joseph Smith Sidney Rigdon & Hyrum Smith have this  day Sold unto the said Joseph Smith as Sole trustee in trust  for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints certain Lots  of ground situated lying and being in the County of Han cock and State of Illinois and described on the plat of Joseph  Smith addition to the city of Nauvoo as followes to Wit  Lots No one Three & four in Block Eleven also Lots Nos one two three  Four in Block Twenty three also Lots No one three & four in Block  No ten also Lots Nos one & four in Block Twelve also Lots Nos one two  three & four in Block No Twenty Four nine; also Lots Nos one two  three & Four in Block No Twenty four also Lots Nos one two three & Four  in Block Thirty nine: also Lots Nos one two three & Four in Block  No Eight; also Lots Nos one two Three & Four in Block No thirteen.  also Fractional Block No Fourteen: also Lots Nos one two three &  Four in Block No Four: also Lots Nos one Two Three & Four in Block  No five: also Lots Nos one two three & four in Block No Six also Lots  Nos one two three & Four in Block No Seven: also Lots Nos one two  three & four in Block No three: also Lots Nos one two three & four  in Block No Two: als Lots Nos one & two in Block No one  and received in payment for said Lots the sum of one Dollar  the Receipt of which is hereby acknowledged Now the said  Joseph Smith as Sole trustee in trust for the Church of  Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints having paid the sum of one  Dollar to us we the said Joseph Smith. Sidney Rigdon &  Hyrum Smith bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administr [a]tors, to make or cause to be made a good and sufficient deed  [for the afore]said Lots unto the said Joseph Smith as Sole trustee in  [trust for the] Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when we  [shall obtain] a deed of the Same of Horace R Hotchkiss and  [then this Bond] to become null and void otherwise to be and [p. 223]
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JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith, Bond, Nauvoo, IL, to JS as Trustee, Nauvoo, IL, 31 Jan. 1842; Bonds and Mortgages, vol. 1, pp. 223–224, Hancock County Courthouse; handwriting of Willard Richards; microfilm at Family History Library.

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