Cashier of the branch of the Planters’ Bank of Tennessee, at Athens, pay to the order of Captain J. P. Simonton, disbursing agent, two hundred thousand dollars.
Disbursing Agent, &c,
Endorsed Wilson Lumpkin, John Kennedy, United States Commissioner; J. P. Simonton, Captain U.S.A.D.A.C.R.
I, Samuel H. Gordon, notary public for the county of McMinn, in the State of Tennessee, do hereby certify that on the day, I was requested by Captain J. P. Simonton to call upon the cashier of the branch at Athens of the Planters’ Bank of the State of Tennessee, and to request of said cashier to state in what bank paper he was willing or offered to pay the check presented by Doctor Reynolds, which check was for two hundred thousand dollars. Said, cashier said he was willing to pay $75,000 in notes of the Planters’ Bank payable in New Orleans, and the balance depending where the Doctor might want it.
Given under my hand, this 6th of June, 1837.
SAMUEL H. GORDON, Notary Public