NOTARIZING A DEFAULT ON A PROMISSORY NOTE, in a partly printed document, completed in manuscript, April 17, 1818, in Cleveland, Ohio, and signed by A.W. Walworth, as notary public attesting to its provisions: James Hezless promising to pay "Day & Swift" 500 dollars at the Commercial Bank of Lake Erie within 90 days.; Those provisions are given in the upper half of the document (headed "United States of America" which is printed around a patriotic cut of the American eagle, 2 ¼ x 1 ¾ inches), with the default printed in the lower half (appropriate names entered in manuscript): when presented with the note as 90 days came due, it could not be cashed because Hezless had not deposited the money at the bank

Bartleby's Books
Offered by

Bartleby's Books

P.O. Box 15400
Chevy Chase, MD 20825
email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
phone number(202) 298-0486
Specializing in Americana, Economics, Law, Literature, General Antiquarian

The ABAA
Promise

You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.