Jonathan and Gilbert, men of color v. Coleman Duncan, Edward Tract, and Charles Wahrendorff
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Ten months after date we promise
to pay to Coleman DuncanColeman Duncan or order the sum
of one hundred dollars: & twenty months after
date we promise to pay said ColemanColeman the fur-
ther sum of one hundred dollars & thirty months
after date we promise to pay said ColemanColeman the
further sum of one hundred dollars. The two
last mentioned serves to bear interest from the
date hereofat the rate of six per cent per an-
num for value received. This obligation however
subject to the following condition. That
whereas
this instrument is for the benefit of the under-
signed GilbertGilbert whose labor it is hoped will meet
there payments now if said GilbertGilbert shall die or become from sickness or accident permanently
unable to work, at any time within thirty months
from this date then only the notable proportion
of the above sum shall be paid, Witness our
hands and seals this25th. May 1830

Jonathan DuncanJonathan Duncan
Gilbert Duncan

Signed sealed & delivered in


presence of (after its being read
to JonathanJonathan (after its being read
GilbertGilbert

J SpaldingJ Spalding