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Bond from JS, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith, 4 January 1842

Recorded 18th April 1842 whereas, the Said Joseph Smith Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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& Hirum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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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 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 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 followes To Wit Block No one also Lots no one two three & four in Block No Two also Lots No one & two in Block No Three also Lots No one three & two in Block No four also Lots No one three & four in Block No Ten also Lot No one in Block No five also Lot No one in Block No seven also Lot No one in Block No one also Lots No one two & three in Block No eleven also Lot No two in block No Eighteen also Lots No one & four in Block No nineteen also Lot no one in Block No twenty three also Lot No four in Block No thirty one also Lot No one in Block No thirty three also Lot No two in Block No thirty five also Lots No one two three & four in Block No thirty Six also Lots No one two three & four in Block No thirty seven also Lot No three in Block No Forty also Lot No three in Block No Thirty Eight also Lot No three in Block No Fifty two also Lots No one & Two in Block No Fifty three also Lot No four in Block No Fifty Eight also Lots No one, two, three, & four in Block No Sixty one also Lots No one & two in Block No Sixty Six also Lots No one & two in block No Sixty Seven also Lots No one two three & four in Block No Sixty Eight also Lots No one, two three & four in Block No Sixty nine also Lots No one two three & four excepting four Rods Square near the centre of said Lot No four including the old Tomb in Block No Seventy also Lots No one two three & four in Block No Seventy one also Lot No four in Block No Seventy two also Lot No three in Block No seventy five also Lots No. one, two & thre in Block No Seventy Eight also Lots No one & two in Block No Seventy nine also Lots No. one, two, three & four in block No Eighty also Lots No. one, two three & four in Block Eighty one also Lots No one three & four in Block No Eighty two also Lots No two & three in Block No Eighty three also Lots No one two three & four in Block No ninety also Lots No. one, two three & four in Block No ninty two also the South West quarter of Lot No three in Block No Seventy nine and received in payment for said Lots one Dollar the receipt whereof 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 we the said Joseph Smith Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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& Hiram Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators to make or cause to be made a good and sufficient Deed for the above described 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 sameof Horace R Hotchkiss

15 Apr. 1799–21 Apr. 1849. Merchant, land speculator. Born in East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Heman Hotchkiss and Elizabeth Rowe. Moved to New Haven, New Haven Co., by 1815. Married Charlotte Austin Street, 22 Feb. 1824, in East Haven. Purchased...

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and then this bond to become null [p. 222]
<Recorded  18th April  1842> whereas, the Said Joseph Smith Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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& Hirum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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 have this day Sold unto the said Joseph Smith as sole trustee  in trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints cer tain Lots 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  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 followes To Wit Block No one also Lots no one  two three & four in Block No Two also Lots No one & two in Block  No Three also Lots No one three & two in Block No four also Lots No one  three & four in Block No Ten also Lot No one in Block No five also Lot  No one in Block No seven also Lot No one in Block No one also Lots  No one two & three in Block No eleven also Lot No two in block No  Eighteen also Lots No one & four in Block No nineteen also Lot no  one in Block No twenty three also Lot No four in Block No thirty one  also Lot No one in Block No thirty three also Lot No two in Block  No thirty five also Lots No one two three & four in Block No thirty  Six also Lots No one two three & four in Block No thirty seven also  Lot No three in Block No Forty also Lot No three in Block No  Thirty Eight also Lot No three in Block No Fifty two also Lots  No one & Two in Block No Fifty three also Lot No four in Block No  Fifty Eight also Lots No one, two, three, & four in Block No Sixty  one also Lots No one & two in Block No Sixty Six also Lots No one  & two in block No Sixty Seven also Lots No one two three & four  in Block No Sixty Eight also Lots No one, two thre[e] & four in Block No  Sixty nine also Lots No one two three & four excepting four Rods  Square near the centre of said Lot No four including the old  Tomb in Block No Seventy also Lots No one two three & four in  Block No Seventy one also Lot No four in Block No Seventy two  also Lot No three in Block No seventy five also Lots No. one, two  & thre in Block No Seventy Eight also Lots No one & two in Block  No Seventy nine also Lots No. one, two, three & four in block No  Eighty also Lots No. one, two three & four in Block Eighty one  also Lots No one three & four in Block No Eighty two also  Lots No two & three in Block No Eighty three also Lots No  one two three <&> four in Block <No> ninety also Lots No. one, two  three & four in Block No ninty two also Lots No the South  West quarter of Lot No three in Block No Seventy nine and  received in payment for said Lots one Dollar the receipt  whereof 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 we  the said Joseph <Smith> Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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& Hiram Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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bind  ourselves our heirs executors and administrators to make  or cause to be made a good and sufficient D[eed for]  the above described 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

15 Apr. 1799–21 Apr. 1849. Merchant, land speculator. Born in East Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Son of Heman Hotchkiss and Elizabeth Rowe. Moved to New Haven, New Haven Co., by 1815. Married Charlotte Austin Street, 22 Feb. 1824, in East Haven. Purchased...

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and then this [bond to become null] [p. 222]
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JS, Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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, and Hyrum Smith

9 Feb. 1800–27 June 1844. Farmer, cooper. Born at Tunbridge, Orange Co., Vermont. Son of Joseph Smith Sr. and Lucy Mack. Moved to Randolph, Orange Co., 1802; to Tunbridge, before May 1803; to Royalton, Windsor Co., Vermont, 1804; to Sharon, Windsor Co., by...

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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, 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, 4 Jan. 1842; Bonds and Mortgages, vol. 1, pp. 221–223, Hancock County Courthouse; microfilm at Family History Library.

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