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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

French explored area, 1669. British took possession following French and Indian War, 1763. Ceded to U.S., 1783. First permanent white settlement established, 1788. Northeastern portion maintained as part of Connecticut, 1786, and called Connecticut Western...

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or Pennsylvania

Area first settled by Swedish immigrants, 1628. William Penn received grant for territory from King Charles II, 1681, and established British settlement, 1682. Philadelphia was center of government for original thirteen U.S. colonies from time of Revolutionary...

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, 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 Thousand 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 first 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

23 Oct. 1800–15 Apr. 1869. Physician. Born at St. Peter, Isle of Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great Britain. Migrated to U.S., by 1830. Married Eliza, a native of Virginia. Located at North Carolina, 1830. Moved to Virginia, by 1831. Moved to Freedom, Beaver...

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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

French explored area, 1669. British took possession following French and Indian War, 1763. Ceded to U.S., 1783. First permanent white settlement established, 1788. Northeastern portion maintained as part of Connecticut, 1786, and called Connecticut Western...

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or Pennsylvania

Area first settled by Swedish immigrants, 1628. William Penn received grant for territory from King Charles II, 1681, and established British settlement, 1682. Philadelphia was center of government for original thirteen U.S. colonies from time of Revolutionary...

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, 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

23 Oct. 1800–15 Apr. 1869. Physician. Born at St. Peter, Isle of Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great Britain. Migrated to U.S., by 1830. Married Eliza, a native of Virginia. Located at North Carolina, 1830. Moved to Virginia, by 1831. Moved to Freedom, Beaver...

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Articles of agreement, Sampson Avard

23 Oct. 1800–15 Apr. 1869. Physician. Born at St. Peter, Isle of Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great Britain. Migrated to U.S., by 1830. Married Eliza, a native of Virginia. Located at North Carolina, 1830. Moved to Virginia, by 1831. Moved to Freedom, Beaver...

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(as agent for JS and Sidney Rigdon

19 Feb. 1793–14 July 1876. Tanner, farmer, minister. Born at St. Clair, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Son of William Rigdon and Nancy Gallaher. Joined United Baptists, ca. 1818. Preached at Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio, and vicinity, 1819–1821. Married Phebe...

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) to Ovid Pinney and Stephen Phillips, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 14 Mar. 1837; handwriting of A. B. Hull with signatures of Sampson Avard

23 Oct. 1800–15 Apr. 1869. Physician. Born at St. Peter, Isle of Guernsey, Channel Islands, Great Britain. Migrated to U.S., by 1830. Married Eliza, a native of Virginia. Located at North Carolina, 1830. Moved to Virginia, by 1831. Moved to Freedom, Beaver...

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, Ovid Pinney, Stephen Phillips and others; two pages; JS’s Office Papers, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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