Promissory Note, 5 April 1842 [Niswanger v. Wight and Jett]

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We hereby undertake to pay William Niswonker [Niswanger] the Sum of Three Hundred and fifteen Dollars and twenty Cents in One good Horse, one two Horse Waggon, and the remainder in Groceries at the following Prices, Sugar at Seven & a half Cts. per Pound, and Coffee at fourteen Cents per Pound, Molasses at thirty seven ½ Cents per Gallon, the Groceries to be paid within Six weeks from this Date,— April fifth 1842.—
Hamilton Jett [p. [1]]
H[amilton] Jetts Note
Rcd on the within 22½ twenty five Dollars and <​100​> ten cts
Received on the Within one Mare sixty five Dollars
Received on the within one wagon 50 Dollars June the 15th— 1843
September 4th Receved on the within <​one​> hundred Dollars & three Dollar
Filed Sept. 21st. 1843
Clk [p. [2]]


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    Signatures of Lyman Wight and presumably Hamilton Jett.  

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    Docket in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Notations in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.