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    Sylvester Pattie Promissory Note Signed. One page, 7.75" x 2.75", n.p., October 20, 1800, promising to pay "John Boyd or order on demand four pound four Shilling for value received." Docketed on the verso. Lightly soiled; chipping at the edges.

    Sylvester Pattie (1782-1828) was a veteran of the War of 1812 and, in 1824, took an expedition to New Mexico. With his son, James, they were the first Anglos to explore modern-day Arizona during the winter of 1825-6. James is the first white man to give a description of the land and trapping in the Southwest, but many of the events were exaggerated.


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    April, 2014
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