[Banking] Bank of Commerce in New-York. Notice of Protest, August 15, 1843. Bank of Commerce, New York: 1843. Engraved form. 15 cm x 20 cm, printed by Clayton & Hart, 9 Thames Street, with manuscript fill-in in brackets:
New York [Aug 15th] 1843
Please to take Notice, That [A Bill for 43.15 Dollars drawn by you on Franklin & Harris] and endorsed by you, is Protested for non-payment, and that the holders look to you for the payment thereof. Yours &c Pierre M. Irving, Notary Public, Bank of Commerce in New-York, and Attorney at Law, No. 15 ½ Wall-street [S. & J. Slater]
Addressed to Messrs. S. & J. Slater, Statesville, N. J. with remains of red sealing wax. A quaint and courteous bank over-draft notice from 1843. Upper right-hand corner chipped, two minor tears, neither affects the text.