Monday, May 27, 2013

1803 Handwritten Document from Portland, Maine: Names Cobb; Paine; Garland

1803 handwritten document from Portland, Maine, with the names of Nathanial Cobb; Jonathan Paine, Jr.; and Daniel Garland.


For value Rec. 88.09 we promise to pay Nathanial Cobb on order Eighty Eight dollars & Nine Cents in four Months, Interest after.
Portland, Maine, Nov. 28, 1803.
Jonathan Paine, Jr.
Daniel Garland

The bottom front and reverse top half detail load payments.  It seems to have taken until 1805 or beyond for the load to be paid in full.

If you have information on Nathaniel Cobb, Jonathan Paine, Jr., and/or Daniel Garland, please leave a comment or contact me directly.  Thanks!

Portland, Maine

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