Promissory Note to Robert E. Lee, 10 September 1840, Charles B. Penrose Copy
, , , JS, and , Promissory Note, , Adams Co., IL, to Robert E. Lee, 10 Sept. 1840. Version copied [ca. 1 June 1841] in Letter, Solicitor of the Treasury to Montgomery Blair, 1 June 1841; handwriting of Charles B. Penrose; 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.
Eight months after date, we jointly & severally promise to pay to Robt. E. Lee, Agent for the , on 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, to the three first signatures
P. M. [postmaster] at Ill. witness to the two last signatures [p. ]