John Montague promissory note

John Montague promissory note

Dates: 1838 May 15

Manuscript document signed by John Montague. Warsaw, Illinois. 15 May 1838. 3 by 8 inches. Docketed on verso. Promissory note to Smith Brothers & Co. to the amount of $143.88 plus interest at 12%. The three owners of Smith Brothers & Co. are named in the docket on the verso of this IOU. James Smith, William H. Smith & John Corendal[ ].

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Montague, John
  • Call Number: MSS 3986
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the John Montague promissory note must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3986; John Montague promissory note; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3986, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Rick Grunder with MSS 4012 Salmon Case letter, 1839 in 1990.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder; 1990.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Retail Trade
Processing Information
Procesed; H. Christine Swindler; 13 June 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Montague (John) promissory notes
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by H. Christine Swindler and Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Montague was a prominent member of the Carthage mob that would murder Joseph and Hyrum Smith in 1844, according to Sheriff Backenstos; see History of the Church VII: 144.

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