Legal Documents with US and Italian Notarization

On  November 24, 1914, Raffaele Colombo borrowed $87.75 (438.75 Italian lire) from Giuseppe Lariccia.  The loan is to be repaid within one year. The agreement is notarized by Ciro Saulino of 28 North Watt Street, just block from Giuseppe’s store at 233 E. Rayen Avenue. The document bears Ciro’s Mahoning County notary seal. On the reverse, the Italian Consulate of the Cleveland District authorizes Ciro’s signature via the consular seal.  Evidently, there were enough Italian citizens in northeastern Ohio, including Youngstown, at the time that the Italian government needed to provide legal services to the Italian community in the area.  The promissory note identified both men as born and raised in Montelongo, Italy.


Promissary note

2 Responses to “Legal Documents with US and Italian Notarization”

  1. Ben Lariccia says:

    You can contact Dr. Sherry Linkon for my email. See her YSU phone number above.

  2. Vicki Fry says:

    I am trying to find information on my great grandfather. His name was Raffaele Colombo. I am wondering if this promissary note may be between my great grandfather and Guiseppe Lariccia. My great grandfather was born and raised in Montelongo, Italy as well.

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