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Sumner County, Tennessee

CWP Miscellaneous Deed Book, Vol: 1859 - 1869

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Transcribed and submitted by: Jan Johnson Barnes & Linda Carpenter

Source: TSLA Microfilm Roll# 340

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Perry & Demoville Vs. Wm. P. & H. M. Moore - Warrant

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To the Sheriff or some Constable for said You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of Wm P. Moore & H. M. Moore if in your county to be found you will cause to be made the sum of three hundred and twenty three dollars debt with interest from the 17th of Jany 1861 & all lawful costs the amount of a judgement that W. W. Berry & Demoville obtained against the said W. P. Moore & H. M. Moore before me on the 17th day of January 1861, herein fail not.  Given under my hand & seal this 23rd day of Jany 1861.  Jos. McGlothlin (J. P.)

Execution, W. W. Berry & Demoville Vs. W. P. Moore & H. M. Moore, debt $323.00 warrant $1.00, Levy 0, 50 cts, Comis.____,  J. P. fees $0,70, Int _____, No personal property of the Defendants to be found in my county levied the within execution upon a tract of land lying in Dist. No. 19 of Sumner County, bounded on the East by Thos. Buntin, on the South by the lands of Jos. McGlothlin, on the West by Silas Fulgum, on the North by the tract of land formerly owned by Abram Martin, Containing 126 acres more or less, levied on as property of Wm P. Moore Feby 11th 1861. J. C. Lovell C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 11 Oclock A. M. Feby 11th 1861.  Registered and examined this 12th day of Feby A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr. 



Lane, Wm. R. To Jno. F. Sanderson - Bill of Sale

For the sum of eleven hundred dollars to me paid I sell my salve Julius age about nineteen years of dark complexion, to John F. Sanderson.  I warrant said slave sound sensible & a slave for life.  Jany 14th 1861.  

Wm. R. Lane

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Wm. R. Lane the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 11th Feby. 1861.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 4 1/2 Oclock P. M. Feby 11th 1861.  Registered and examined this 12th Feby A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Roberson, J. W. To Geo. W. Allen - Deed of Trust

For and in consideration of five dollars to me paid & the other considerations hereafter named I have this day bargained & sold and do hereby sell a lien & convey unto Geo. W. Allen his heirs & assigns forever the following three tracts or parcels of land situated in Sumner County Tennessee & Dist. No. 15 & bounded as follows to wit, one tract Beginning at two Chestnuts the South corner to the original survey of 640 acres running West 100 1/2 poles to a Black, Thence North 101 poles to a White Oak, Thence East 100 1/2 poles to a Black Oak, Thence South 101 poles to the Beginning  One other tract lying on the East being the same tract bought by Noah Summers of Wm. Briley both tracts containing 67 acres, Two other tracts one containing fifty acres, the other containing sixteen acres be the same more or less being the same bought by me from John Summer & for the boundaries of which reference is here made to the Deed of the said Summers to me.  To have & to hold the above described lands to the said Geo. W. Allen his heirs & assigns forever and I covenant with the said Geo. W. Allen that I am lawfully seized of said lands and have a good right to convey them.  And I bind myself my representatives etc. to forever warrant & defend the title of the said lands to the said Geo. W. Allen his heirs & assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever.  This deed is made for the following uses & purposes & no other that is to say I am indebted to W. B. Bate Geo. W. Allen & James J. Turner each in the sum of one hndred & twenty five dollars by note this day executed and due in twelve months.  And being desirous to secure and make certain the payment of

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the same.  Now if I shall at before the said three notes fall due pay off and discharge the same then this conveyance to be void, otherwise the said Geo. W. Allen as Trustee shall after giving twenty days notice by advertisement at three or more public places expose said lands to public sale and sell the same for cash and apply the proceeds first to the satisfaction of said three notes, Secondly to pay the balance over to me if any there should.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand This 11th day of Feby 1861.  

John W.  Roberson

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county John W. Roberson the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Deed of Trust for the purpose therein expressed. Witness my hand at office this 11th Feby. 1861.  John L. Bugg Clerk.

Rec'd for registration at 3 Oclock P. M. Feby 11th 1861.  Registered and examined this 15th day of Feby A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Chaney, M. W. To A. J. Duncan & Co. - Mortgage

This indenture made and entered into this the 28th day of January 1860 between Moses W. Chaney of the county of Allen State of Kentucky of the first part & A. J. Duncan & Co. of the city of Nashville County of Davidson State of Tennessee of the second part, Witnesseth that the party of the first part hath this day for and in part consideration of and to partly secure to the party of the second part the payment of two different notes due & payable as follows to wit.  first note No. 429 for fifteen hundred & thirty three dollars and 11 cents executed November the 12th 1859 and due four months after date & Note No. 430 for fifteen hundred & thirty three dollars & 11 cts. executed November the 12th 1858 and due six months after date bargained sold & conveyed and by these presents doth hereby bargain sell & convey to the party of the second a certain tract or parcel of land lying & being in the county of Sumner State of Tennessee & on the waters of the middle fork of Drakes creek & District No. 16 of sd. Sumner County & bounded as follows to wit Beginning on James Durhams NW corner, Thence South with sd. line to Peter Borders corner Thence with Borders line to Mary Ann Groves line, Thence West with said Groves line to a Post Oak Groves corner, Thence North to a White Oak, Thence West to Lamberts line, Thence North with sd. Lamberts, Groves & Dowels line to the Kentucky line, Thence with sd. line to the Beginning.  Containing about four hundred acres and I the sd. Moses W. Chaney of the first part do hereby bind myself my heirs etc. forever to warrant & defend the right title & interest of the above described tract or parcel of land to the sd. parties of the second part their heirs & assigns free from the claim or claims of any & all persons whatever.  But it is understood between the parties that if the sd. party of the first part shall well & truly pay or cause to be paid to the parties of the second part the notes above mentioned in this Deed & the interest accrued & accuring & the cost attending this deed then this Deed of Mortgage shall be void and of no effect, Otherwise to remain in full force & effect.  In testimony of all which I have this day set my hand & affixed my seal the day & date first above written and we the party of the first part & the parties of the second part do hereby make constitute & appointed William S. Munday of the county of Sumner State of Tennessee our true and lawful Attorney to sell for cash the above described parcel of land first advertising the same at least thirty days prior to sd. sale & at any time after the first note that is Note No. 429 becomes due and convey the same witness as above.

M. W. Chaney (Seal)

Attest

Thomas J. Hopkins

C. W. Millikin

State of Tennessee, Davidson County

Personally appeared before me F. R. Cheatham Clerk of the County Court of said county Thomas J. Hopkins a subscribing witness to the above Mortgage who being first duly sworn deposed & say that he is personally acquainted with the above

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named M. W. Chaney the bargainor and that he acknowledged the same in his presence & his act & deed for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24 day of Jany 1861.  F. R. Cheatham Clerk By P. L. Nichol D. C.

State of Kentucky, Simpson County solicit

Personally appeared before me George H. Millikin Clerk of the County Court of the said county Charles W. Millikin a subscribing witness to the above Mortgage who being first duly sworn deposes and says that he is personally acquainted with the above M. W. Chaney the bargainor and that he acknowledged the same in his presence to be his act & deed for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand & seal of office this the 1st day of February 1861.  Geo. H. Millikin C. S. C. C.

State of Kentucky, Simpson County S. Ct.

I William J. Williams Judge of the Simpson County Court do hereby certify that Geo. H. Millikin is now the acting Clerk of the Simpson County Court & that the above signature is genuine and the above the true and only seal of his office of county court clerk afsd.  Witness my hand having no seal of office this the 1st day of Feby 1861.  W. J. Williams Judge of the Simpson County Court

Rec'd for registration Feby 5th 1861 at 1/2 past 3 Oclock P. M.  Registered and examined this 15th day of Feby A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



E. & K. R. R. Co. Vs. J. A. Crunk - Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawful officer to execute & return; You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of John A. Crunk if to be found in your county you cause to be made the sum of one hundred dollars 22 cents debt with interest from the 9th day of Septr. 1859 and legal cost to satisfy a Judgement that E. & K. R. R. Co. obtained against the sd. Crunk before Esqr. J. H. Cartwright J. P. on the 9th day of Sept. 1859. Given under my hand & seal this 5th day of Feby 1861.  Wm H. Draper J. P.

Execution E. & K. R. R. Co. Vs. John A. Crunk case paid by Ptiff, Judgement $100.22 Warrant 50 cts., Justices fees 90 cts. Clerks fee 25, Int ________, Levy 50 cts, Comis ________, No personally property found by me in my county to satisfy the within Fi Fa Feby 5th 1861.  J. B. Sanders C. S. C.

Levied the within execution on all of the interest right & title John A. Crunk has in forty seven acres of land in the 8th Dist. of Sumner County on Madisons creek it being the land owned by the late John Crunk Dec'd and bounded as follows viz On the South by the lands of Z. P. Cantrell, on the West by John W. Joyner, On the North & East by J . H. Joyner this the 5th day of Feby 1861.  J. B. Sanders C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 3 Oclock P. M. Feby 15th 1861.  Registered and examined this 15th day of Feby A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Duncan, H. J. Vs. J. C. Payne - Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawful officer to execute & return.  You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of J. C. Payne if to be found in your county of value sufficient you will cause to made the sum of fifteen dollars & 34 cts. debt with interest from 17th day of Jany 1860 and all legal costs the amount of a Judgement that H. J. Duncan obtained against the said Payne before me on the 17th day of Jany. 1860 and such money when collected pay over as the law directs.  This 11th day of Jany. 1861.

Jos. McGlothlin J. P.

Execution, H. J. Duncan Vs. J. C. Payne Debt $15.34  Int ______com's _______J. fee 75 cts,  Levy 50 cts.  No personal property in my county to be found I levy

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the within Execution on J. C. Paynes undivided interest in a tract of land in Sumner County District No. 18 adjoining the lands of Silas Fulgum John Austin & others containing one hundred & thirty nine acres as the property of J. C. Payne.  This 4th day of Jany 1861.  J. C. Lovell C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. Feby 19th 1861.  Registered and Examined this 20th day of Feby.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Duncan, G. W. Vs. W. W. & Thos. Sadler - Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawful officer to execute & return.  You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler his stay security if to be found in county of value sufficient you will cause to make the sum of five dollars & cents Debt with Interest from 1st Jany. 1859 and all legal costs the amount of a Judgement that G. W. Duncan obtained against the said W. W. Sadler before me on the 5th day of March 1860.  Given under my hand and seal this 6th day of Novr. 1860.  Thos. Buntin J. P.  

Execution G. W. Duncan Vs. W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler Debt $5.00 Int ___ J fee 70cts. Warrant 50 cts. Levy 50cts.

No personal property in my county to be found to satisfy the within Fi Fa I levy on twenty acres of land being in Distc. No. 19 adjoining the lands of Adam Thompson George Tyree & others as the property of W. W. & Thos. Sadler.  This 10th day of Novr. 1860.  J. C. Lovell C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. Febry 19th 1861.  Registered and examined this 20th day of Feby A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Miller, L. Vs. Cook & Sadler

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawful officer to execute & return.  You are here commanded that of the goods chattles lands tenements of J. Cook & W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler his stay security if to be found in your county of value sufficient you will cause to make the sum of nineteen dollars & 34 cts. Debt with Int. from 18th day of May 1860 and all legal costs the amount of a judgement that L. Miller obtained against the said Cook & W. W. Sadler before me on 4th day of June 1860.  Given under my hand & seal this 15th day of Feby 1861.  Thos. Buntin J. P.

Execution L. Miller Vs. J. Cooke W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler Debt $19.34 Int ___ J. fee 70 cts. Warrant $1.00 Levy 50 cts.

No personal property to be found in my county to satisfy the within Execution I levy on twenty acres of land lying in Distc. No. 10 adjoining the lands of Adam Thompson George Tyree & Others as the property of W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler this 16th day of Feby. 1861.  J. C. Lovell, C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. Feby 19th 1861.  Registered and examined this 20th Febry. A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

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Brizendine, R. C. Vs. Wesley Garrison & Others - Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To the Sheriff or any Constable of said county.  You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of Wesley Garrison, Habord Honeycut & W. G. Pond if to be found in your county you cause to be made the sum of one hundred & ten dollars 47/100 debt with interest from the 5th day of April 1860 and all legal cost the amount of a Judgement that R. C. Brizendine obtained against said Defendants before me on the 5th day of April 1860 and pay over as the law directs, Decr. 6 1860.  E. H. C. Sarver J. P.

Fi Fa  R. C. Brizendine Vs. Wesley Garrison & Others, Debt $110.47  Int ____ Warrant $1.00  Com ____  Levy 50 cts. J. P. fee 75 cts.

No personal property in my county to be found, I levy the within Fi Fa on two hundred & twenty seven acres of land in Civil Distc. No. 17 adjoining the lands of S. T. Roaney on the North Henry Fulgum on the East, H. Garrison on the West as the property of Wesley Garrison.  This 6th day December 1860.  J. C. Lovell C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. Feby 19th 1861.  Registered and examined this 22nd Febry. A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Miller, L. Vs. W. W. Thos. Sadler -Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawful Officer to execute & return; You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler if to be found in your county of value sufficient you will cause to make the sum of twenty five dollars 79 cts. with Int. 2nd Jany 1860 & all legal cost the amount of Judgement that L. Miller obtained against the said W. W. Sadler before me on 31st of May 1860.  Given under my hand & seal this 15th day of Feby. 1861.  Thos. Buntin J. P.

Execution L. Miller Vs. W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler, Debt $25.79  Int. ____  J. fee 70 cts.  Warrant 50 cts.  Levy 50 cts.  No personal property in my County to be found in my county to satisfy the within Execution I levy on twenty acres of land lying in Distc. No. 19 adjoining the lands of Adam Thompson George Tyree & others as the property of W. W. & Thos. Sadler.  This 16th day of Feby.  1861.  J. C. Lovell C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. Feby 19th 1861.  Registered and examined this 22nd Febry. A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Duncan, G. W. Vs. W. W. & Thos. Sadler -Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawful officer to execute & return, You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands & tenements of W. W. Sadler & Thos. Sadler his stay security if to be found in your county of value sufficient you will cause to make the sum of ten dollars debt with interest from 1st Jany 1858 and all legal cost the amount of a judgement that G. W. Duncan obtained against the said W. W. Sadler before me on the 5th day of March 1860.  Given under my hand and seal this 6th day of Novr 1860.  Thos. Buntin J. P.

Execution G. W. Duncan Vs. W. W. Sadler Thos. Sadler Debt $10.00  Int. ____ J. fee 70 cts. War't. 50 cts. Levy 50 cts.  No personal property in my county to be found to satisfy the within Execution I levy on twenty acres of land being in Distc. No. 19 adjoining the lands of Adam Thompson George Tyre & others as the property of W. W. & Thos. Sadler.  This 10th day of Novr. 1860.  J. C. Lovell C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. Febry 19th 1861.  Registered and Examined this 22nd day of Febry A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

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Moss, Wm. W. & Wife To F. R. Derritte - Power of Attorney

(Note - Francis Richard (Dick) Durrett, the son of Francis Durrett and Elizabeth Grymes Moore, was married to Jane Lattimer, August 12, 1833 in Sumner County, Tennessee)

Whereas Daniel Latimer died in Sumner County Tennessee in the year 1856 & left a last Will & Testament which was admitted to Probate by Sumner County Court & whereas by said Will his widow Elizabeth Latimer was given all the property both real & personal estate & she gave up a portion of the same to the heirs and distributees & whereas She has now on hand the real estate, some three slaves & the personal estate consisting of various articles & whereas She is desirous and willing to give her life interest up in the said estate now on hand upon conditions that five hundred dollars is left for her support during life & that the heirs & distributees will indemnify her for a further support provided the five hundred dollars is not sufficient for her support & whereas the heirs & distributees of said Daniel Latimer Dec'd are desirous of selling all of the property now on hand & of reserving to the widow five hundred dollars and of distributing the balance equally amongst the heirs and distributees. Therefore in consideration of the premises in the undersigned the widow & distributees of said estate do hereby appoint Francis R. Derritte as an Agent & Attorney in part, for us and in our names to proceed & advertise and sell all real property & personal and when the proceeds are collected or the notes are given our said Agent & Attorney is authorized to pay the widow the sum of five hundred dollars & to pay over & distribute the balance equaly amongst the heirs & distributees equally after the expenses are paid and we the undersigned heirs and distributees of Daniel Latimer Dec'd acknowledged ourselves indebted to Elizabeth Latimer in the sum of one thousand dollars to be all & truly paid they bind themselves their heirs distributees Executors.  But this obligation is so conditional that if the said Elizabeth Latimer should ever need anything more for her comfortable support than said five hundred dollars we shall pay over equally to the said Elizabeth Latimer a sufficient sum of money to support her, then this obligation to be null & void, Otherwise to remain in full power & effect.  If there should be any portion of the five hundred dollars remaining after the death of the widow then the same is to be distributed between the heirs & distributees.  The aforesaid Agent is hereby authorized & empowered to make title to the land & negroes & other property and hereby confirm & satisfy the lawful & actings & doings of said Agent.  In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals Octr. 19th 1860.  

Wm. W. Moss (Seal)

Mary Moss (Seal)

The State of Texas, County of Fannin

Before me Sam'l. J. Galbraith Clerk of the County Court of said county this day personally appeared William W. Moss to me well known and acknowledged that he executed the foregoing instrument of writing for the consideration uses & purposes therein set forth.  And also personally appeared Mary Moss wife of Wm. W. Moss aforesaid parties to the foregoing instrument of writing dated October 19th A. D. 1860 to me well known & after having the said husband declared that She had willing Signed sealed and delivered the same to be her act and deed.  And that she did not wish to retract it.  In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and seal of office at Bonham.  This November 19th A. D. 1860.  Sam'l J. Galbraith Clk. Cle. Fannin Cty. Texas

Rec'd for registration at 12 1/2 Oclock P. M. Febry. 20th 1861.  Registered and examined this 22nd day of Febry A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

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Latimer, Alexander To F. R. Derritte - Power of Attorney

Whereas Daniel Latimer died in Sumner County Tennessee in the year 1856 & left a last Will & Testament which was admitted to probate by Sumner County Court and whereas by said Will his widow Elizabeth Latimer was given all the property both real & personal estate & she gave up her portion of the same to the heirs & distributees and whereas She has on hand the real estate some three slaves & the personal estate consisting of various articles and whereas she is desirous and willing to give her life interest up in the said estate now on hand upon condition that five hundred is left for her support during life and that the heirs and distributees will indemnify her for a futer support provided that five hundred dollars is not sufficient for her support & whereas the heirs and distributees of said Daniel Latimer Dec'd are desirous of selling all the property now on hand & of reserving to the widow five hundred dollars & of distributing the balance equally amongst the heirs and distributees.  Therefore in consideration of the premises in the undersigned the Widow & distributees of said estate do hereby appoint Francis R. Derrett as an Agent and Attorney in part of us & in our name to proceed & advertise & sell all real property and personal & when the proceeds are collected or notes are given our said Agent & Attorney is authorized to pay the widow the sum of five hundred dollars and to pay over and distribute the balance equally amongst the heirs & distributees equally after the expenses are paid and we the undersigned heirs & distributees of Daniel Latimer Dec'd acknowledge ourselves indebted & Elizabeth Latimer in the sum of one thousand dollars to be all and truly paid they bind themselves their heirs & distributees & Executors.  But this obligation is so conditional that if the said Elizabeth Latimer should ever need anything more for her comfortable support than said five hundred dollars we shall pay over equally to the said Elizabeth Latimer a sufficient sum of money to support her then this obligation to be null & void otherwise to remain in full power and effect.  If there should be any portion of the five hundred dollars remaining after the death of the Widow then the same is to be distributed between the heirs and distributees.  The aforesaid Agent is hereby authorized & empowered to make title to the land & negroes & other property and is hereby confirm and satisfy the lawful and actings and doings of said Agent.  In whereas whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals Octr. 30th 1860.  

Alexander Latimer (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Obion County

Personally appeared before me Edward D. Farris Clerk of the County Court of said county Alexander Latimer with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged the due execution of the foregoing Power of Attorney to be his act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.

(Seal of Obion County, Tennessee)

Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Tray this 2nd day of November 1860.  Edward D. Farris Clerk By Wm Hairlip D. Clk.

Rec'd for registration at 12 1/2 Oclock P. M. Febry 20th 1861.  Registered and examined this 22nd day of Febry A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

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Kirby, John L. To John S. Ward - Bill of Sale

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Know all men by these presents that I John L. Kirby have this day sold unto & delivered to John S. Ward the Examiner Office fixtures and material and all accounts belonging to it for a value of a consideration of two of my promissory notes one for $824.00 and the other for $1802 the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged.  This 22nd day of Febry. 1861.

John L. Kirby

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Jno. L. Kirby the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 22nd day of Febry 1861.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 3 Oclock P. M. Febry 22nd 1861.  Registered and examined this 23rd day of Febry A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.


Cufman, J. Vs. W. B. Lewis & Others - Execution

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To the Sheriff or any Constable of said county You are hereby commanded that of the goods chattles lands and tenements of Wm. B. Lewis and T. W. McMurray principal and J. A. Lucus and A. H. Guthrie sureties you make the sum of five hundred dollars debt with interest from the 9th day of January 1861 and all legal cost of said suit to satisfy a judgement that Joseph Cufman recovered against the said Defendants before me on the 9th day of January 1861 and all legal cost of suit to satisfy a judgement that Joseph Cufman recovered against the said Defendants before me on the 9th day of January 1861.  

Richard Pond (Seal)

Execution, Joseph Cufman Vs. Wm. B. Lewis, T. W. McMurtry, J. A. Lucus, A. H. Guthrie, Debt  $500.00  J. P. 70 cts.  Interest _____ Levy 50 cts. Comm. ______.  No goods and chattles found in my county to satisfy the within.  This Jany. 16th 1861.  R. M. White C. S. C.

Levied the within upon one tract or parcel of land of Defendants Lying in Sumner Distc. No. 18 adjoining the lands of Jessee Long and Lancen Peniel Benton Honeycut & others and said to contain 63 acres.  This Jany. 16th 1861.  R. M. White C. S. C.

Rec'd for registration at 2 1/2 Oclock P M. Febry 25th 1861.  Registered and examined this 25th day of Febry A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.


Brizendine, R. C. Vs. Garrison & Pond - Judgement

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

To any lawfull officer to execute and return you hereby commanded to summons Wesley Garrison &. W. G. Pond to appear before one or other acting Justice of the Peace for said county to answer the complaint of R. C. Brizendine in a plea of debt due by note a sum under five hundred dollars herein fail not.  Given under my hand and seal this 3rd day of April 1860.  Jos. Mclothlin J. P.

Executed for trial on the 5th day of April 1860 before E. H. C. Sarver Esq.  J. C. Lovell C. S.

In this cause I give judgement against the defendants and in favor of the plaintiffs for one hundred and ten dollars and forty seven cents with interest from rendition and all legal cost for which execution may issue this 5th day April 1860.  E. H. C. Sarver J. P.

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Received for registration at 4 1/2 Oclock P. M. 27th Feb. 1861.  Thos Donoho dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this the 1st day of March 1861.  R. D. Moore Reg. S. C. by Thos. Donoho Dep. Reg.


Bartholomew To Crump - Deed of Trust

Gallatin Febry. 25th 1861.  Know all men by these presents that for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged I have bargained sold and conveyed & by these presents do bargain sell and convey unto John R. Crump my negro woman Jane about twenty six years of age to him & his heirs forever.  And for the same consideration I have bargained sold and delivered and by these presents do bargain sell and deliver unto said John R. Crump all my stock of groceries liquors casks glassware and grocery furniture which are now in my grocery store at Saundersville in Sumner County Tennessee consisting of six barrels of whiskey 2 bbls. of vinegar, 4 kegs of nails 5 gallons of French brandy, 1/2 bbl. soda, 1 box of Tobacco, 40 lbs smoking Tobacco, 14 bar decanters, 30 lbs. candy, 5 gallons of sweet wine, 12 bottles Cognac brandy 1000 cigars, 40 glass Jars, 1 keg ginger, 1/2 box candles, 1/2 box snuff, 1/2 box matches, 3 Jars of Peach brandy, 1 bag of shot, 24 flasks, 6 bottles Schapps, 6 bottles Ayers pectoral 24 papers of Tea 12 bottles sweet oil, 13 bottles of Ambrosial oil, 1 waiter & 12 glasses 1 pair of balances, 6 water buckets & 1 tub, 1 lounge bed & table, together with the books & book accounts due me amounting to about one hundred and twenty eight dollars & ninety cents.  This conveyance is intended as a Deed of Trust to secure and indemnify te said John R. Crump as my security on a forthcoming bond for the delivery of the said negro woman Jane who was attached by a decree of the Chancellor in the case now pending in the Chancery Court of Sumner County wherein John F. Puckett is complainant and I am defendant.  And these presents shall be void if said slave be delivered according to the tenor and effect of the said bond or if the said Crump shall be fully discharged of all liability thereon.  But in case default shall be made in the delivery of the said negro or the said Crump shall be in any manner injured or damnified on account of the said securityship then he is hereby empowered to sell the said negro after giving ten days public notice and the whole or any part of the other property above mentioned that may be on hands; and out of the monies arising from such sales to pay and discharge the full amount for which he may have become liable together with interest and cost and the over plus if any be paid to me.  It is further understood and agreed that the said negro Jane shall remain in my possession until she is required to be delivered by a decree of the court according to the tenor and effect of said bond.  But the said Crump is to take immediate possession of the grocery store, the groceries the books and the book accounts etc. etc. and carry on the business by himself or Agent in his own name, to sell buy and collect debts now due or to become due for which he and his Agent or clerk shall receive a fair and reasonable compensation.  All of which receipts are to be retained by said Crump and accounted for to me or applied to his indemnity as aforesaid.  Signed Sealed and executed on the day aforesaid.  

Thomas Bartholomew (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County

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Court of said county Thos. Bartholomew the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Deed of Trust upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 20th of Febry. 1861.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 12 1/2 Oclock P. M. Febry 25th 1861.  Registered and examined thiis March 27th  A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos Donoho Dep. Regr.


Brigham To Leggett - Power of Attorney

Know all men by these presents that I Wiley Brigham of the county of Nevada in the State of California have made constituted and appointed & by these presents do make constitute and appoint Whit Leggett of the county of Sumner in the State of Tennessee my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name place and stead to enter into and take possession of all the real estate belonging to me situate in the county of Sumner in the State of Tennessee and to bargain sell grant convey and confirm the whole or any part thereof  for such price or sum of money on such terms as he may think best, And for me and in my name to make execute acknowledge and deliver unto the purchaser or purchasers thereof good and sufficient conveyances with warranty of the same, and to demand receive and collect all sums of money which shall become due and payable to me by reason of such sale or sales.  Giving and granting unto my said Attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present with full power of substitution and revocation hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said Attorney or his Substitute shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of February A. D. 1861.  

Wiley Brigham (Seal)

Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of

Geo. Fellows

H. M. Moore

State of California, County of Nevada

On this sixteenth day of February A. D. 1861 before me H. M. Moore a Notary public in and for said Nevada County personally appeared Wiley Brigham known to me to be the individual described in and who executed the foregoing Power of Attorney and acknowledged to me that he executed the same freely and voluntarily for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my and affixed my official seal this 16th day of February A. D. 1861.  H. M. Moore Notary Public

(Seal) H. M. Moore Notary Public, Nevada County

State of California, County of Nevada

I John S. Lambert County Clerk in and for the county and State aforesaid do hereby certify that H. M. Moore Esqr. the person subscribing the annexed power of Attorney and before whom the same was taken was at the date hereof and is now a Notary public in and for the county aforesaid duly commissioned and sworn that by virtue of his said office he is authorized to take acknowledgements and administer oaths I do further certify that I am acquainted with the handwriting of the said H. M. Moore and verily believe the name subscribed .


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