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Sumner County, Tennessee

CWP Miscellaneous Deed Book, Vol: 1859 - 1869

(Pages 151 - 160)

Transcribed and submitted by: Jan Johnson Barnes & Linda Carpenter

Source: TSLA Microfilm Roll# 340

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And whereas S & Terminus Heermans is indebted to A. J. Duncan & Co in four judgements & executions on same for the sum of about thirteen hundred dollars, to Irby Morgan & Co by notes due for the sum of about one thousand dollars, to Hall & Cunningham the sum of about one hundred dollars balance, on note due to  H. Campbell the sum of about fifty dollars balance on note R. S. Hollins & Co. the sum of about three hundred dollars by notes due to Trabue & Lucas the sum of about seventy five dollars balance on note due.  I am also indebted to D. P. Hart & H. Kelley commissioners for the heirs of Nancy W. Colley the sum of about two hundred and fifty dollars on some of the above recited debts I have given security and on some no security has been given.  I am desirous of securing and making certain the payment of the above debt and therefore make this deed.  Now if I shall pay or cause to be paid said debts on or before the 20th day of July 1863 then this deed to be void.  But if I should not then said Trustee after giving twenty days notice in writing at three or more public places may sell the property herein conveyed to the highest bidder for cash and apply the proceeds to the payment of costs of sale next to the payment of the debts above recited should there be a deficiency of means to pay all the aforesaid debts I desire said Trustee to pay my individual debts first the balance to be equally paid in proportion to the debts lastly if anything remains after satisfying said debts then said Trustee will pay the same over to me.  Said Trustee is authorized and empowered to sell any of the property before specified at any time before the 20th day July 1863 upon my giving my written assent thereto and apply the proceeds to the payment of the debts herein specified.  Given under my hand & seal this 20th day of January 1862.                                                                                   S. Heermans (Seal)
State of Tennessee
Sumner County          Personally appeared before me John L Bugg clerk of the county Court of said county S. Heermans the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Deed of Trust for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 20th Jany 1862.

John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 o'clock P. M. 20th Jany 1862  
Registered and examined this 21st Jany A. D. 1862.        

R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos. Donoho Dep Regr.

Cotton, John A. to A. G. Brigance - Guardian Settlement

Know all men by these witnesses present that I John A. Cotton son and one of the legates of Henry F. Cotton dec'd of the State of Tennessee & county of Sumner having fully attained the age of twenty one years do hereby acknowledge that I have this day had & received of & from A. G. Brigance my Guardian duly appointed by the minor Court of the State & county above mentioned the sum of four hundred & twenty eight dollars & fifty nine cents $428.59 in full satisfaction & payment of my part or share of the estate real or personal of my late father Henry F. Cotton dec'd & of the estate of my late mother Elizabeth Lawrence dec'd of the estate of Jane Cotton dec'd & pension money of the estate of Priscilla Cotton dec'd & I the said John A. Cotton do by these presents release acquit & forever discharge the said A. G. Brigance his heirs executors administrators or assigns of and from any & all legacies from any estate or estates whatsoever and from all accounts actions suits payments reckonings claims and demands whatsoever of any act matter thing or cause etc.  And I further covenant and promise the said A. G. Brigance that if any

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creditor or any person can or shall collect from him according to law any debt of any amount which may have been omitted or neglected concerning any of the above named estates that I will refund back or pay over to said Brigance the same amount together with all legal costs or direct my executors administrators or assigns in full faith to observe the same.  Before these witnesses I have here affixed my seal & subscribed my name Novr 18th day 1861.
John A. Cotton (Seal)
Test
John J. Hassell
G. Y. Barrett
State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county John A. Cotton the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing instrument upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 18th Novr 1861.
John L. Bugg Clerk
Rec'd for registration at 1 O'clock P. M. 18th Novr 1861
Registered and examined this 21st day of Jany A. D. 1862.
R. D. Moore Regr S Cty
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr.

Sanders, T. W.  to S. W. Stubblefield  - Power of Attorney  

Know all men by these presents that I Thomas W. Sanders in the County of Bexar State of Texas have made constituted & appointed & by these presents do make constitute & appoint Sampson W. Stubblefield of the county of Sumner & State of Tennessee my true & lawful attorney for me & in my name place & stead to collect for me a position of the estate of Mrs. Nancy Stubblefield dec'd now claimed by me as a portion of the estate belonging to the heirs of the Dec'd Mrs. Nancy Stubblefield of the county of Sumner State of Tennessee giving & granting unto my said Attorney full power & authority to do and perform all & every act & thing whatsoever requisite & necessary to be done in & about the premises as fully to all intents & purposes as I might or could do if personally present with full power of substitution & revocation hereby ratifying & confirming all that my said Attorney or his substitute shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.  In witness thereof I set my hand and this 16th day of Decr in the year one thousand eight hundred & fifty six.  Sealed & delivered in the presence of
C. E. Jefferson.

T. W. Sanders (Seal)

State of Texas  (No 208)
County of Bexar                   Before me C. E. Jefferson a Notary Public of Bexar county personally appeared Thos. W. Sanders to me well known who in my presence signed sealed & delivered the foregoing Instrument of writing & declared the same to be his act & deed for the purposes & uses therein expressed.  To certify to which I hereto sign my name & affix my official seal at San Antonio.  This 16th Decr A. D. 1856
C. E. Jefferson
Not. Publ R. C.

State of Texas Executive Department
I the undersigned Governor of the State aforesaid do hereby certify that C. E. Jefferson whose name is subscribed to the instrument of writing hereto annexed was at the time of signing the same Notary Public in & for the county of Bexar in said State of Texas duly appointed  qualified and

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commissioned & that his attestation is in due form & by the proper officer & that full faith & credit are due his official acts as such.  In testimony whereof I have caused the Seal of the State to be hereunto affixed.  Done at the city of Austin this the 23rd day of January 1857 & in the year of the Independence of the United States the eighty first and of Texas the twenty first.  By the Governor
Eli Pease
(Seal of Texas)
Bird Holland
Acting Secretary of State
Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 10th Decr 1861.
Registered and Examined this 21st Jany A. D. 1862.
R. D. Moore Regr.
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

Sanders, L. J.  to S. W. Stubblefield - Power of Attorney 

The State of Texas            
County of Williamson
Know all men by these presents that I Louisa J. Sanders now a resident of Williamson County State of Texas have appointed & constituted & do hereby constitute & appoint Sampson W. Stubblefield of Sumner County in the State of Tennessee my true & lawful attorney in fact & Agent for me & in my name to apply for recover & receive from the proper authority person or persons any & all sums of money effects & including all property both real & personal due or in any manner coming or descending to me from & out of the estate of Woodruff Stubblefield Dec'd of whom I am heir to sell & convey any & all such property to sign my name to all receipts or acquittances agreements assignments Deeds or other instruments that may be necessary in obtaining & disposing of such money or property & generally to appear for me & represent me in the Settlement & distribution of the estate aforesaid, to do & perform any & all acts & deeds necessary or expedient in the premises in as full complete & ample a manner as I could were I personally present, hereby ratifying & confirming all & whatever my aforesaid Attorney may & lawfully do in the premises.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name & affixed my seal at Williamson County Texas.  This 13th day of January A. D. 1857.  Executed in the presence of John J. Stubblefield
John M. Lauderdale
Louisa J. Sanders (L. S.)

State of Texas             
Williamson County
Before me John C. Caskey a Notary Public in and for said county
personally appeared Louisa J. Sanders personally known to me & acknowledged to me that she made signed sealed & delivered the foregoing instrument of writing for all the purposes & considerations therein mentioned.  To certify which I have this day set my hand & Notarial seal of office.  This 16th day of Jany A. D. 1857.
John C. Caskey Not Pub
Williamson Cty
(Seal of Texas)
Executive Department
I the undersigned Governor of the State aforesaid do hereby certify that John C. Caskey whose name is subscribed to the instrument of writing hereto annexed was at the time of signing the same Notary Public in & for the County of Williamson in said State of Texas duly appointed qualified & commissioned & that his attestation is in due form  by the proper offices & that full faith & credit are due his official seal as such.  In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the State to be hereunto affixed.  Done at the city of Austin this the 23rd day of January 1857.
(The State of Texas)  And in the year of the Independence of the United States the Eighty first & of Texas the twenty first.
By the Governor
Eli Pease
Secretary of State

Rec'd for registration at 2 O'clock P. M. 10th Decr. 1861.
Registered and examined this 21st day of Jany 1862.

R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos. Donoho Dep Reg

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Sanders, V. P.  to S. W. Stubblefield - Power of Attorney

The State of Texas
County of Gillespie
Know all men by these presents that I V. P. Sanders now a resident of Bexar County in the State of Texas have constituted & appointed & do hereby constitute & appoint Sampson W. Stubblefield of Sumner County in the State of Tennessee my true & lawful attorney in fact & agent for me in my name to apply for recover & receive from the proper Authority person or persons any & all sums of money effects etc. including all property both real & personal due or in any manner coming or descending to me from & out of the estate of Nancy Stubblefield dec'd of whom I am heir; to sell & convey any & all such property, to sign my name to all receipts or acquittances agreements assignments deeds or other instruments that may be necessary in obtaining and disposing of such money or property and generally to appear for me and represent me in the settlement and distribution of the estate aforesaid to do and perform any and all acts and deeds necessary or expedient in the pemises in as full complete and ample a manner as I could were I personally present; hereby ratifying and confirming all and whatsoever my aforesaid Attorney may and shall lawfully do in the premises.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal using a scrawl by way of Seal, at Gillespie County Texas.  This eighth day of December A. D. 1856.
V. P. Sanders (Seal)

Executed in the presence
of A. T. Cooley
Geo. Forrman
The State of Texas
County of Gillespie
Before me a Notary Public of aforesaid State & county personally appeared V. P. Sanders a resident of Bexar County and acknowledged that the above signature is her handwriting.  Given under my hand & seal, this 8th day of Decr 1856 at my office at
(Notary Public Gillespie County) - Seal
A. Assig
Notary Public

State of Texas Executive Department
I the undersigned Governor of the State aforesaid do hereby certify that A. Assig whose name is subscribed to the instrument of writing hereto annexed was at the time of signing the same Notary Public in and for the county of Gillespie in said State of Texas duly appointed qualified and commissioned and that his attestation is in due form and by the proper officer and that full faith and credit are due his official acts as such.  In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the State to be hereunto affixed and that full faith and credit are due his official acts as such.  In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the State to be hereunto affixed.  Done at the city of Austin this the 23rd day of January 1857,
(State of Texas)  And in the year of the Independence of the United States the Eighty first and of Texas the twenty first.
By the Governor   Eli Pease
Bird Holland
Aty Secretary of State

Rec'd for registration at 2 O'clock P. M. 10th Decr. 1861.
Registered and examined this 22nd day of Jany A. D. 1862.
R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

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Todd, H. B. to Catharine Carr - Marriage Agreement

This article of agreement made and executed this 22nd day of Jany A. D. 1862.  Witnesseth that whereas H. B. Todd has made the engagement of marriage with Catharine Carr of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee and whereas the rites of marriage are to be celebrated between then and before the consumation thereof the said H. B. Todd of his own voluntary act and on his own motion desiring to secure to the separate use and enjoyment of the said Catharine Carr all the real & personal estate and slaves of which she is now possessed.  Now in consideration of the said marriage and as part of the contract thereof and of all the premises herein set out the said H. B. Todd doth by these presents settle on the said Catharine Carr and to her separate use and enjoyment secure all the estate real & personal of which she is now seized and possessed or may hereafter be to be free and fully acquitted of and from his debts and liabilities either now existing or which may hereafter exist, the same to be as free from charges on his behalf and of his contracting as thought she continued to be and were a feme sole.  In testimony whereof the said H. B. Todd hath hereunto set his hand and seal.
H. B. Tobb (Todd)  (Seal)

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county H. B. Tobb the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Instrument upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this the 22nd day Jany 1862.
John L. Bugg Clerk
Rec'd for registration at 11 O'clock A. M. Jany 22nd 1862.
Registered and examined this 22nd day of Jany A. D. 1862.
R. D. Moore Register
By Thos. Donoho Dep Regr

Stubblefield, J. J. to S. W. Stubblefield - Power of Attorney

Know all men by these presents that I John J. Stubblefield of the county of Williamson and State of Texas have made constituted and appointed and by these presents do nominate constitute and appoint Sampson W. Stubblefield of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name place and stead to transact all business necessary or proper for me to do in said State of Tennessee & to sell transfer and convey by and any and all lands belonging to me in said State of Tennessee and to relinquish all right title and interest that I may have in or to any real estate in said State and more especially to do and perform for me and in my name any act or acts under seal or otherwise conveying lands or any interest therein to receive and receipt for and full acquittance give for the same for & to my property or moneys due me from the state of my Dec'd Father Woodruff Stubblefield and to do and perform any and all acts that I myself could do in and about the Settlement of the said estate, to give release deeds conveyances receipts acquittances vouchers any and all discharges that I myself could do if personally present to receive for means in my name and stead any and all sums of money property or other things belonging to me by inheritance or otherwise & to fully account for the same hereby ratifying whatever my said Attorney may do in the premises.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal using scrawl for seal.  This 9th day of October 1856 at the city of Austin Texas.
John J. Stubblefield (Seal)
In presence of E. B. Turner
G. W. Gesscock

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State of Texas
Travis County
Personally appeared before me Joseph Lee a Notary Public John J. Stubblefield to me well known and declared that he signed sealed & delivered the foregoing Power of Attorney for the consideration and purposes therein set forth.  In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and seal of office the 9th day of October 1856.
(Notary Public Court of Texas)
Joseph Lee
Notary Public Travis County

The State of Texas, Executive Department
I the undersigned Governor of the State aforesaid do hereby certify that Joseph Lee whose name is subscribed to the instrument of writing hereto annexed was at the time of signing the same a Notary Public in and for Travis County in said State of Texas duly appointed commissioned and qualified and that his attestation is in due form & by the proper officer and that full faith and credit are due his official acts as such.  In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the State to be hereunto affixed.  Done at the city of Austin this the 9th day of October 1856 and of the Independence of the United States the eighty first and of Texas the twenty first year.
(State of Texas)
By the Governor Eli Pease
Edward Clark
Secretary of State

Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 10th Decr 1861
Registered and examined this 22nd Jany A. D. 1862

R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

Stewart, G. L. to Martha Stewart - Bill of Sale 

Know all men by these presents I G. L. Stewart of the county of Sumner & State of Tennessee of the first part for & in consideration of $400 lawful money of the United States to me in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by Martha Stewart of the County of Sumner & State of Tennessee of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained & sold and by these presents do grant & convey unto the said party of the second part her executors Administrators & assigns one negro woman named Caroline 45 years old.  To have & hold the same unto the said party of the second part her executors Administrators & assigns forever.  And I do for myself my heirs executors & assigns covenant or agree to & with the said party of the second part her heirs administrators & assigns to warrant & defend the sale of the said negro made unto the said party of the second part against all & every person or persons whomsoever.  In witness whereof I here set my hand & seal this the 13th day of Feby one thousand eight hundred & sixty one.  Signed sealed & delivered in our presence
Wm (his mark) Shiren
J. G. Durham

G. L. Stewart (Seal)

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Wm Shuren and J. G. Durham subscribing witnesses to the within Bill of Sale who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with G. L. Stewart the bargainor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act & deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 13th Decr 1861.
John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 18 Decr 1861
Registered and examined this 25 day of Jany A. D. 1862

R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

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Stewart, Martha to G. L. Stewart - Bill of Sale

Know all men by these persents that I Martha Stewart of the county of Sumner & State of Tennessee of the first part for & in consideration of $1000.00 lawful money of the United States to me in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these present by G. L. Stewart of the county of Sumner & State of Tennessee of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained & sold & by these presents do grant & convey unto the said party of the second part his executors administrators & assigns one negro girl named Hannah 15 years old to have & to hold the same unto the said part of the second part his executors administrators & assigns forever.  And I do for myself my heirs executors & administrators covenant & agree to & with the said part of the second part his heirs executors administrators & assigns to warrant & defend the sale of the said negro hereby made unto the said party of the second part against all & every person and persons whomever.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 18th day of Febry one thousand eight hundred and sixty one.  Signed Sealed and delivered in our presence
of William (his mark) Shuren
Jas. G. Durham
Martha Stewart (Seal)

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county William Shuren & Jas. G. Durham subscribing witnesses to the within Bill of Sale who being first sworn depose & say that they are personally acquainted with Martha Stewart the bargainor an that she acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be her act & deed upon the day it bears date & for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 13th December 1861.
John. L. Bugg
Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 13th Decr 1861
Registered and examined this 25 day of Jany A. D. 1862
R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

Patterson, Jas. H. to Catharine Davis - Deed of Gift

Know all men by these presents that I James H. Patterson of the county of Sumner & State of Tennessee hath this day 4th April 1860 for the affection and love that I have to my Daughter Catharine H. Davis wife of Scott Davis convey to the said Catharine Davis and her heirs the following negroes to wit Sina, Anderson, Cora, Chana, Nelley.  And I warrant and defend the title of said negroes to her the said Catharine and her heirs forever.  Witness my hand and seal.
Jas. H. Patterson
Test
Jno. Patterson

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Jas. H. Patterson the Donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledges that he executed the foregoing Deed of Gift for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 19th of September 1860.
John L. Bugg
Rec'd for registration at 1 Oclock P. M. 19th Decr 1861.
Registered and examined this 25th day of Jany A. D. 1862.
R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos. Donoho Dep Regr

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Brown, Alexander to Elizabeth Baker - Deed of Gift

Whereas I Alexander Brown have this day given & do hereby convey to my daughter Elizabeth Baker & her heirs all the right title & interest to the house and lot on which the said Elizabeth Baker now lives bounded as follows & situated in the Town of Gallatin County of Sumner & State of Tennessee.  Beginning at a Rock on line of Green Street running North 160 feet to the line of (left blank) lot Then on his line East 114 feet to the North West corner of Boyers lot Thence South with Boyers line 160 feet Thence 114 feet to the Beginning.  The above conveyance is made for the benefit of my Daughter & her children and not to be subject for her husbands debts.  I further covenant with the said Elizabeth Baker and her heirs to forever warrant & defend the title of said place or house & lot.  Given under my hand and seal This 20th Decr 1861.
Alexander (his mark) Brown (Seal)
Tested by
M. J. Lucus
State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of the said county Alexander Brown the Donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Deed of Gift for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 20th Decr 1861.
John L. Bugg Clerk

Received for registration at 10 Oclock A. M. 20th Decr 1861.
Registered and examined this 25th Jany A. D. 1862.
R. D. Moore Regr
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

Franklin, James to Jno. F. Cage - Deed of Trust

For and in consideration of the sum of five dollars to me paid & the other considerations hereinafter named I have this day bargained and sold and do hereby sell transfer & convey unto Jno F. Cage the following real and personal estate to wit the remainder interest in a tract of land lying & being in Sumner County Tennessee containing 34 1/4 acres being the same conveyed for life to my Mother & wife with  remainder to me by John F. Sanderson & for the boundaries of which reference is here made to paid Sander's deed registered in the Registers office of Sumner County one other tract of land in said county containing by estimation 158 acres being the same land conveyed to me by S. D. Williams by Deed bearing date 6th day of July 1849 & registered in the Registers office of Sumner County for a more particular description of which land reference is here made to said deed, one negro woman named Rose aged about 10 years one named Adaline aged about 8 years one negro boy named Rufus aged about 18 months one negro woman named Margaret aged about 35 years one negro girl named Annett aged about 8 years one sorrel gelding  one black gelding one brown gelding & sorrell mules one brown mare one black mare & colt two bay mares & two Jennetts.  To have & to hold said land & negroes & other property to him the said Jno. F. Cage his heirs & assigns forever.  And I covenant with the said Jno. F. Cage that I am lawfully seized of all of said property & have a good right to convey the same.  And I further bind myself to forever warrant & defend the title of all said property to the said Jno. F. Cage his heirs & assigns forever against the lawful claims of all person whomsoever.  This conveyance is made however in trust for the following uses & purposes & for no other purpose

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that is to say I am indebted to John Armfield Agent or Trustee for James C. Franklin now known by the name of Blanche C. Archer by note due 1st of Jany 1861 for nine thousand five hundred dollars ($9,000) likewise to the same by note due same time for five hundred & sixty seven dollars & fifty cents likewise to Jo. D. Martin Guardian of J. R. Henley et al by note due about February next for twenty five hundred dollars upon all of which notes Jno. F. Cage is my security & being desirous to secure him & save him harmless I do hereby authorize & empower my said Trustee in the event that I shall within two years from this date or any time when said are obliged to be paid fail to pay off any or all said notes with all accruing interest on the same to expose any or all of said property to public sale at such time & place as he shall designate giving twenty days public notice & sell the same to the highest bidder either for cash or on a credit as he shall deem most to the interest of all concerned & apply the proceeds to the satisfaction of said notes so far as the same will go.  My said Trustee has full & ample power to make such disposition of any or all said property at any time with my consent or without it in the event of my death as well in his judgement best secure & indemnify him on account of his securityship on the notes above specified.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the 3rd day of May 1862.
James Franklin (Seal)
Test
Geo. W. Allen
Jno. W. Franklin

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Geo. W. Allen & Jno. W. Franklin subscribing witnesses to the foregoing instrument who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with James Franklin the bargainor & that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act & deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 6th May 1862.
John L. Bugg
Rec'd for registration May 6th 1862 at 4 Oclock P. M.
Registered and examined this 7th June A. D. 1862
R. D. Moore Regr S Cty
By Thos Donoho Dep Regr

Rec'd in ful satisfaction of the within deed of trust by all the debts Being paid this 6 March 1876.
Mary C. Cage Executrix
R. Hallum Regr S Cty

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State of Tennessee Davidson County
Personally appeared before me F. R. Cheatham Clerk of the County Court of said County the above named F. L? P. Shannon Guardian etc W. A. Whitworth the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted who acknowledged that they executed the annexed instrument for the purposes therein contained.
Witness my hand at Office this 9th day of January 1862
F. R. Cheatham Clerk
Received for registration Jany 28th 1862 at 10 O clock A. M.
Thos. Donoho Dep Reg
Registered and examined this 13th day of October 1862
R. D. Moore Reg S. Co
By Thos Donoho Dep Reg

Johnson, Josiah to R. J. Defrees - Mortgage

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
I have this day sold my house of Tobacco to R. J. Defrees supposing to be fifteen hundred pounds being in the County of Macon Tennessee also one lot of Hogs five in number about one year old supposed to gross one hundred pounds now for the sum of fifty eight dollars and forty seven cents to me in hand paid this is to secure this debt in part pay to the said R. J. Defrees or his representatives the sum of fifty eight dollars and forty seven cents with interest on the note due to R. J. Defrees March the 17th eighteen hundred and sixty one according to a note under seal this day executed by me to said R. J. Defrees then this instrument to be void but not otherwise for the hogs to remain in his possession till call for this the 22nd day of January eighteen hundred an sixty too.
Josiah Johnson (Seal)
Test  E. Pickle
Test W. R. Defrees

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Josiah Johnson the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Mortgage for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at Office this 18 Feb 1862.
John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration Febry 18th 1862 at 11 Oclock A. M.
Thos Donoho DPR
Registered and examined this 13th day of October 1862.
R. D. Moore Reg S Co
By Thos Donoho Dep Reg


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