Promissory Note to John Gillet and Smith Tuttle, 12 August 1839–R

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction

Document Transcript

(Illinois) 12th. April [August] 1839
Eighteen years after date we promise to pay the order of and Fifteen Hundred Dollars for value received
<​Paid​>
Joseph Smith Jr
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Footnotes

  1. 1

    Hotchkiss inadvertantly wrote “April” instead of “August” on this note. It was cut from the same page as other 12 Aug. 1839 promissory notes. (See Promissory Note to John Gillet and Smith Tuttle, 12 August 1839–Q.)  

  2. 2

    TEXT: “Fifteen Hundred Dollars” is double underlined.  

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    “Paid” is written vertically in red ink over “Hundred”, in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Original signatures of Sidney Rigdon, JS, and Hyrum Smith.