Promissory Note to Lory and Charles Holmes, 5 October 1836–A
[JS and ], Promissory Note, , Geauga Co., OH, to Lory Holmes and Charles Holmes, , Geauga Co., OH, 5 Oct. 1836; handwriting of Daniel Kerr; signatures removed; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes docket.
Single leaf measuring 2 x 7 ¾ inches (5 x 20 cm). The recto’s top and right edges have the cut of manufactured paper. The left edge was torn; the bottom edge was unevenly cut. Signatures are torn out. The note was folded in half twice vertically to pocket size, measuring 2 x 2 ½ inches (5 x 6 cm), and docketed by : “Oct 19th 1836 | Recd. in full | on the within”.
This document was in the possession of Lory and Charles Holmes, then relinquished to JS on 19 Oct. 1836 when it was paid in full. Based on the docket by , the note was in JS’s possession in the era, suggesting continuous institutional custody.