Stannard v. Young, Pratt, and Smith: Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, and Parley P. Pratt purchased a farm from Claudius Stannard just outside of Chester, Ohio (south of Kirtland) for $6,914.93, payable $1,000 that day and $2,000 within sixty days, which amounts were paid (possibly by way of Kirtland Safety Society notes), with $1,000 due each October 3 for the next four years (which payments were not paid).
Stannard v. Young and Smith: Brigham Young and Joseph Smith signed a promissory note for $235.50 to pay Claudius Stannard and also for "goods sold and delivered amount appearing to be due $250."
Bailey, Keeler, and Remsen v. Smith and Cowdery: Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery signed a promissory note to pay to Bailey, Keeler, & Remsen for items purchased, in the amount of $1,804.94. The note was due in July 1837.
Scribner v. Smith: Action to collect $796.65 from Sidney Rigdon, Joseph Smith, and Oliver Cowdery.
Joseph Smith and other brethren drew up the articles of agreement for the Kirtland Safety Society Bank, a financial institution of the Church.
Holmes v. Dayton, Slitor, and Smith: Hiram Dayton, Truman Slitor, and Joseph Smith issued a promissory note for $208.30 to pay Ezra Holmes, payable January 1, 1837.
Cahoon, Carter and Co. v. Avery: Avery signed a promissory note for $24.50.
Patterson and Patterson v. Cahoon, Carter, Smith, Rigdon, Cowdery, and Smith: Reynolds Cahoon, Jared Carter, and Hyrum Smith (operating as the firm of Cahoon, Carter & Co.) and Sidney Rigdon, Oliver Cowdery, and Joseph Smith (operating as the firm of Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery) executed a promissory note to pay Gardner & Patterson $596.46, payable at the Bank of Geauga on January 14, 1837.
Bank of Geauga v. Smith, Whitney, and Rigdon. Joseph Smith, Newel K. Whitney, and Sidney Rigdon obtained a loan for $3,000 from the Bank of Geauga and gave the bank a promissory note stating that they would return ("pay jointly and severally") the money "forty five days after date" at the Bank House in Painesville, Ohio.
Joseph Smith gave instructions concerning the Kirtland Safety Society that were later published in the Church periodical Messenger and Advocate.
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