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Manuscript Document Signed, "J. Pierpont Morgan." Three pages, 7 5/8" x 11 1/2". "Superior Court City of New York." August 20, 1873. This document reads, in part: "…The plaintiffs are copartners doing business in the City of New York under the firm name and style of Drexel, Morgan & Company and that the defendants were at the time herein after mentioned co-partners doing business in the City of New York under the form and name and style of Hass & Co. That on or about September 3 1872, the defendants by their form name of J. Hass & Co. made and delivered their certain promissory note in writing- having date of that day, wherein and whereby, on demand, they promised to pay to Jacob Keller on order, Seventy two dollars U.S. Gold Coin, for value recieved. That thereafter and before the maturity of said note, the said- Jacob Keller endorsed and delivered the same, and the plaintiffs became and were and now are the owners and holder thereof. That on or about August 19, 1873, the said note was duly presented for payment and payment there of demanded, and the same was not paid, said the note was thereupon duly protected for such nonpayment. That the costs of such protests was one dollar and nineteen cents. That no part of the saif note and the said cost of protest has been paid and the whole amount thereof with interest thereon from August 19, 1873 is and remains due and owing to the plaintiffs thereupon the paintiff demand judgment against the defendants for seventy two dollars in Gold Coin of the United States with interest thereon from August 19, 1873 and also for the said $119 and the costs of their action. Tracy, Olmstead & track Ptff's Attys 50 Wall St. New York. City of New York U.S. John Pierpont Morgan being sworn says that he is one of the above plaintiffs and that the foregoing complaint is true to deponents knowledge, except as to those matter stated on information and belief and as to thoses matters he believe it to be true. Sworn before me this day of August 1873 Alfred Taylor Notary
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Minimum Bid: $300.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $390.00
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Saturday, April 8, 2023.
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