Philadelphia: Original Document, 1802. Original Document. 7 7/8 X 2 1/4 Inches. Very Good. Item #2012
Original November 5, 1802 Promissory Note signed by George Clymer, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Benedict Arnold's Father-In-Law. Clymer, a member of the Continental Congress from 1776 to 1780 is one of only five men to have signed both the Declaration and the US Constitution. Document counter-signed (twice) by Samuel Meredith, Second Treasurer of the United States and a member of the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788.
The note reads, in part: "November 5, 1802. Sixty Days after date I promise to pay to Samuel Meredith, or aides... eleven hundred and forty six dollars." Signed "Geo. Clymer" at conclusion. Signed twice by "Sam Meredith." One small tear to top edge.