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In this item Matthew Flume promises to pay Roger B. Taney $100 as soon as a land deed is obtained transferring 41 and 3/4 acres from Henry Peakly to Flume. Witnessed by Singleton Duval and signed by Matthew Flume. Dated October 4, 1818.
Oct. 4. 1818. -- I promise to pay R.B. Taney one hundred dollars, as soon as a deed is obtained from Henry Peakly to me for the half of forty one and three quarter acres of land - for which the said R.B. Taney as my solicitor is about to file a Bill in Frederick County court. - The said R.B. Taney is to have nothing but legal costs unless I obtain the land. -- Mathew Flume Witness Taryleton Dubue
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Roger B. Taney, Matthew Flume, Henry Peakly, Promise to pay, Frederick County Court, Singleton Duval, 04 October 1818, 1818, Washington, solicitor
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Taney, Roger Brooke; Flume, Matthew; and Duval, Singleton, "Roger Taney Promissory Note, signed by Matthew Flume, October 4, 1818." (1818). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 240.
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