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Van Drezer, Elezer


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph Smith Jr. articles of lease

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294690]
Identifier: Vault MSS 783
Scope and Contents

Handwritten lease agreement between Jospeh Smith (1805-1844) and James Adams (d. 1843) and Elezer van Drezer dated 15 Nov. 1841. The manuscript is signed by Joseph Smith. The item leases the right to keep ferries across the Mississippi River from Nauvoo, Illinois to Zarahemla, Iowa for twenty years for the sum of $10,500.

Dates: 1841 November 15