Deed from Lory and Charles Holmes, 5 October 1836
Lory Holmes and Charles Holmes, Deed for property in , Geauga Co., OH, to JS and , 5 Oct. 1836; printed form with manuscript additions in the handwriting of Daniel Kerr; signatures of Lory Holmes, Charles Holmes, JS, and ; witnessed by Daniel Kerr; docket in handwriting of Daniel Kerr; endorsements in handwriting of Charles Holmes; notation in handwriting of Lory Holmes; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes seals, endorsement, and dockets.Single leaf measuring 11½ × 7¾ inches (29 × 20 cm). The printed text is overinked and overimpressed. This document contains two folding patterns. In the first pattern, the deed was folded in half horizontally, tri-folded, and endorsed by Daniel Kerr. In the second folding pattern, the deed was folded vertically then folded twice horizontally. The folds from the first pattern are torn entirely. There is marked water damage on the document. It underwent conservation in 2015.The custodial history of this document is unknown. Its placement in the JS collection suggests it was in the possession of the Historian’s Office prior to 1972.Note: This deed is associated with three promissory notes, only one of which is extant: Promissory Note to Lory and Charles Holmes, 5 Oct. 1836–A.
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