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Articles of Agreement, 14 March 1837

part the Sum of Forty Thousand Dollars if  we receive the Same either in paper we receive  or Their own Bills or Current Money of the State  of Ohio or Pennsylvania, and we do further agree  if the Bills are got in Circulation and the Same or  any of them are returned and redeemed by the first  party on being Notified by the Cashier of the Bank  by Letter directed to Beaver Post Office Penn if we  have not the Same amt. of their Bills in our possession  and not our Signature we will immediately Send to  him a check on the Branch Bank of the United  States at New Brighton to redeem the Same or one  on the Branch Bank of Pittsburgh at Beaver
we do further agree that we will on receiving the Bills  write one of our names across the face of the Bills  or Cause Some other person his— whose Signature  we will acknowledge as one of ours by which our  Bills may at all times be designated.
We do further agree on receiving the next Ten Thou sand Dollars if this Can be put into circulation  we will make a deposite of Three Thousand Dollars  in the Bank of the first party to redeem our Bills  when they Come in—
The fir[s]t Ten Thousand Dollars is received and acknowledged  on this agreement with the following Signatures one half is  Signed by Stephen Phillips or James McConnel and the other half  is Signd by Ovid Pinney or AB Hull whose names one of them  is on each bill and each mans names & Signature is on this  Article.
The interlining on the opposite Side was done before the  Signing of this agreement
In Witness whereof we have hereunto Set our hands and  Seals the day & year first above written
In Pressce of)Sampson Avard agentSeal
AB HullOvid PinneySeal
JM CannelS PhillipsSeal
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Articles of agreement, Sampson Avard (as agent for JS and Sidney Rigdon) to Ovid Pinney and Stephen Phillips, Kirtland, OH, 14 Mar. 1837; handwriting of A. B. Hull with signatures of Sampson Avard, Ovid Pinney, Stephen Phillips and others; two pages; JS’s Office Papers, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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