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Bond to Hiram Clark, 23 September 1839

In consideration of Two hundred and fifty dollars to me to be paid as follows Viz: Thirty dollars on demand— One hundred and ten dollars with interest on the first day of November Eighteen hundred and forty— and One hundred and ten 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 Hirum Clarke [Hiram Clark], his heirs, executors, administators or assigns, for all that lot of land in the 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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, known on the map of said town as Lot No One in Block No One hundred and fortyseven——
And for the performance of this obligation I— hereby bind myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in the penal Sum of Five 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 twentythird 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
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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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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23rd Sepember 1839. [p. [1]]
In consideration of Two hundred and fifty dollars to me to  be paid as follows Viz: Thirty dollars on demand— One hundred  and ten dollars with in[terest on] the first day of November Eight een hundred and forty— and One hundred and ten 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 mak[e] and execute a good and sufficient warrantee  deed to Hirum Clarke [Hiram Clark], his heirs, executors, administators  or assigns, for all that lot of land in the 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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, known  on the map of said town as Lot No three in Block One  in Block No One hundred and fortyseven——
And for the performance of this obligation I—  hereby bind myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and  assigns in the penal Sum of Five 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 twentythird day of  September One thousand eight hundred and thirtynine.

Signature of JS.  


Jo[se]ph 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
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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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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23rd Sepember 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

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, IL, to Hiram Clark, 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, 23 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; endorsements in 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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and 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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; one page; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU. Includes endorsements and archival markings.
Note that the three promissory notes associated with this bond have not been located.

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