MS 127. Literal transcription – misspellings are left intact, xxx denotes illegible word, italicized items are my own comments for clarification. Please note that in some instances, the letter “s” may have been replaced with the letter “f,” as was the custom at that time – TG. **Note also that this item is a photocopy only; the original is owned by Philip H. Waddell Smith of Princeton, NJ.
THE State of New-Jerfey is indebted unto William Patterson Esq’r of the County of Middlesex – in the Sum of Twenty Pounds Eleven Shillings & four Pence- Intereft due thereon at the Date hereof; which faid Sums fhall be paid unto the faid William Patterson Esq’r or Bearer hereof, in Specie, or other current Money of this State, with Intereft on the Sum firft above mentioned, at the Rate of Six per Centum per Annum until paid. Dated the firft Day of January, One Thoufand Seven Hundred and Eighty-fix.
Signed: Silas Condict Commiffioner.
Signed: Aa. Dunham Auditor.
Pounds symbol 22.214.171.124.6
I do Afsign the within Note to Moore Furman Agent of forfeited Estates for the County of Hunterdon for the fum of Twenty-feven pounds, fifteen Shillings & fix pence Principal & Interest in Past Payment for the Barracks in Trenton & Lott of Land thereunto belonging Purchased by me the 18 Nov’r 1786.
Pounds symbol 27.15.6
Signed: Wm. Paterfon.
R S. Smith
Obverse and reverse of WARRANT of THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, #1087, January 1, 1786, to WILLIAM PATTERSON, ESQ., and used by him in the purchase of “—the BARRACKS IN TRENTON & LOTT OF LAND thereunto belonging.”
Original owned by Philip H.Waddell Smith, Princeton, N.J.