Promissory Note from Wilson Law, 24 January 1842–A
, Promissory Note, , Hancock Co., IL, to JS, 24 Jan. 1842; handwriting of ; signature of ; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 24 Jan. 1842]; notations by , 20 Mar. 1844; notation by with signature of JS, [between 2 and 4 May 1844]; docket by unidentified scribe, [, Hancock Co., IL, ca. 1845]; two pages; private possession.
Docketing on the back of the note indicates it was filed with other claims against JS’s estate in the Hancock County Probate Court in , Illinois, in 1845. Sometime in the ensuing decades, it was removed from the custody of the court. The note is in private possession.
On or before the twenty fourth day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty three, for value recieved, I promise to pay Joseph Smith or bearor Two hundred dollars, with interest at Six per cent per annum.—