Promissory Note to Robert E. Lee, 10 September 1840, Nathaniel Childs Jr. Copy
, , , JS, and , Promissory Note, , Adams Co., IL, to Robert E. Lee, 10 Sept. 1840. Version copied 8 Oct. 1840; handwriting of Nathaniel Childs Jr.; docket by unidentified scribe, [, Adams Co., IL, ca. 8 Oct. 1840]; one page; Case Files and Other Records Relating to Suits, 1791–1929, Records of the Solicitor of the Treasury, Record Group 206, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC; microfilm at CHL. Includes seals.
Eight Months after date, we jointly & severally promise to pay to Robt E Lee, agent for the , or order, for the use of said , the sum of Forty eight hundred & Sixty six dollars 38/100 negotiable & payable at the Bank of the State of in for value received without discount or defalcation in specie
Joseph Smith seal
Witness to signatures Wm James Austin, & the three first names
P M at Ill— witness to the two last names.
True copy from the original note now on file for collection in the Bank of the State of