Creator

Date Original

1806 September 30; 1816 October 31

Description

This document is a two-sided promissory note for the sum of forty-five dollars. The original note from 1806, is between Henry Cassidy and Henry Renick. In 1816, Henry Renick transferred the note to Eli Hillhouse.

Biographical/Historical Note

Promissory notes are legal agreements between two parties indicating a promise to pay a certain amount of money to the holder of said note. The word "Judgement" is written across the original note, which indicates that it must have been used in a court case at some time. Henry Cassidy was a lawyer who worked in St. Louis and early Lawrence County.

Transcription

(front)
Judgement (written across page in darker ink)
Due Colo Henry Renuk[Renick] forthyfive dollars
which I promise to send to him by Captn
Walker on his return from arKansas
Witness my hand the 30 Sept 1806
Henry Cassidy
(back)
I assure the within to Ely[Eli] Hillhouse
for value Recorded given under my hand this
31th[sic] of October 1816
Henry Renick
(sideways in faded print)
Cassidy notes
$45.00

Physical Description

Document, 8" x 5"

Subjects

Debt; Law; Frontier and pioneer life; Lawyers

Contributor

Henry Cassidy; Henry Renick

Geographical Area

Lawrence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MSNE.0070, Box 11, Folder 977

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Lawrence County (Ark.) Circuit Court records, MSNE.0070

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

Promissory note, Henry Cassidy to Henry Renick to Eli Hillhouse, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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Promissory note, Henry Cassidy to Henry Renick to Eli Hillhouse

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