Promissory Note from Pleasant Ewell, 31 March 1840–C

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction

Document Transcript

Hancock Co Ills March 31st 1840
On or before the thirty first day of March one thousand [eight hundred an]d forty two I promise to pay Messrs Joseph [Smith Junr] & or order the sum of Fifty—— dollars with interest— the interest to be [paid on] the thirty first day of March in each and every year
P[leasant] Ewell [p. [1]]
P. Ewell [p. [2]]


  1. 1

    TEXT: Note damaged and writing faded; text reconstructed from standard language of other promissory notes and from Bond to Pleasant Ewell, 31 Mar. 1840.  

  2. new scribe logo

    Signature of Pleasant Ewell.  

  3. new scribe logo

    Docket in handwriting of Newel K. Whitney.