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Guide to the Richard Chanoweth Promissory Note MSS.2580

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Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

October, 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-04-01T15:11-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Richard Chanoweth Promissory Note

Unit ID:

MSS.2580

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (2 Photocopies)

Dates:

1779 July 12

Abstract:

Photocopy of promissory note in which Richard Chanoweth of Kentucky County acknowledges receipt of a barrel of whiskey and promises to deliver deer skins to Philip Engle as payment.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Richard Chanoweth Promissory Note, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

The promissory note is signed by Richard Chanoweth of Kentucky County, as well as four witnesses.

Scope and Contents note

Contains a signed contract in which Richard Chanoweth promises to deliver to Philip Engle "Summer Deer Skins" equal in value to a barrel of whiskey sent by Philip Engle. This is a photocopy of the promissory note.

Richard Chanoweth Promissory Note Box SC0028 Folder 2580.01