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Bond to James Goff, 25 September 1839–A

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 Eightyfive 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 bind myself— my heirs— executors— administrators— and assigns to make and execute a good and sufficient warantee deed to James Goff 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 three in Block One hundred and fortyfive.——
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 thirty-nine.
Joseph Smith 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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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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25th Septr 1839— [p. [1]]
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 Eightyfive 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  bind myself— my heirs— executors— administrators— and assigns  to make and execute a good and sufficient warantee  deed to James Goff 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 three in Block One hundred  and fortyfive.——
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 thirty- nine.

Signature of JS.  


Joseph Smith 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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25th Septr 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

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 James Goff, 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; Newel K. Whitney, Papers, BYU. Includes archival markings.
Note that the three promissory notes associated with this bond have not been located.

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