Autograph Note Signed

Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806

Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806
Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806

Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806   Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806

Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! MOSES AUSTIN - PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 10/24/1806 - HFSID 294524. MOSES AUSTIN At his Burton Mine, Louisiana Territory, Austin co-signs the promissory note of Joseph Whittlesey.

Promissory Note signed: "Moses Austin", Jos. Mine au Burton [Louisiana Territory], 1806 October 24.

Whittlesey, on a sum borrowed from John Baker : On condition Mr. Whittlesey should not be capable to pay the above I will on the condition pay the sum of Seventy Dollars. Austin , was known as "the Lead King" of southwestern Virginia, where he owned mines and production facilities to make buckshot and other lead products. His business failed, and in 1798 Austin and his family moved to what is now Missouri, then Spanish territory. Mine au Burton (named for Francis Burton, who had discovered the lode in1763) was the first of 10 mines Austin opened in what would become Missouri , near the town of St.

Austin established the first Anglo-American town and the first American mining operation west of the Mississippi at Potosi, Missouri , which he named after the Bolivian silver-mining town. Austin prospered for a time, but his business failed again in the Panic of 1819. He then traveled to Texas, acquiring permission to settle there with a colony of Anglos. Moses Austin died before he could return with the colonists, but his son Stephen F. Austin led 300 colonists there, and became known as the "Father of Texas, " and was the first Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas when he died suddenly in 1836.

Little is known of borrower Joseph T. Whittlesey , but his name appears on an 1806 petition to President Jefferson recommending candidates for Territorial Governor of Louisiana, listing Whittlesey's home as St.

Right edge frayed and worn. Heavily toned with soiled spots around edges.

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There are no other warranties of any nature either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The item "MOSES AUSTIN PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED 10/24/1806" is in sale since Friday, December 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "historydirect" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  1. Authentication: Numbered COA issued by Gallery of History, Inc.
  2. Signed by: Moses Austin
  3. Autograph Type: Promissory Note Signed
  4. Autograph: Authentic Original

Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806   Moses Austin Promissory Note Signed 10/24/1806