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Sumner County, Tennessee

CWP Miscellaneous Deed Book, Vol: 1859 - 1869

(Pages 161 - 170)

Transcribed and submitted by:  Jan Johnson Barnes & Linda Carpenter 

Source: TSLA Microfilm Roll# 340

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Williams, Jo G. To Samuel N. Barnes - Deed of Trust

For and in consideration of the sum of five dollars to me paid and the other considerations hereafter mentioned, I have this day bargained and sold and do hereby sell transfer and convey unto Samuel N. Barnes and his heirs & a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in Sumner County State of Tennessee, containing by estimation two hundred acres be the same more or less and bounded on the North by Mrs. E. C. Williams, on the East by William Martin, on the South by Mrs. Bently, and on the West Cumberland River, being the same land inherited by me from my father, on which William Compton and W. Pollard now lives upon, to have and to hold the said land to the said S. N. Barnes his heirs and assigns forever. And I do covenant with the said S. N. Barnes that I am lawfully seized of the same and have good right to convey it and I do further covenant and bind myself and my heirs and representatives to forever warrant and defend the title of said land to the said S. N. Barnes his heirs and assigns against the lawful claim of all persons whomsoever. This Deed however is made in trust for the following uses and purposes and no other. That is to say that I am indebted to the said S. N. Barnes in several notes and an account all now due amounting to five hundred dollars and desiring to secure and make certain the payment of the same. Now if I shall fail by the expiration of two years from the date to pay off said notes and account together with the accruing interest then the said S. N. Barnes as Trustee aforesaid is to expose said land to Public Sale at such time and place as he may designate and sell the same after having given twenty days notice for cash and apply the proceeds first to the payment of the costs of this Trust and next to the satisfaction of said notes and account as above specified and if there should be any surplus to pay the same over to me. In witness my hand and seal this 8th day of May 1862. Jo. G. Williams (Seal)

Test

Geo. W. Allen

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Jo. G. Williams 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 8th of May 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration this 8th May 1862 at 9 O'clock AM. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 14th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Searcy, Mehethalon To William A. Whitworth - Power of Attorney

I do hereby nominate and appoint William A. Whitworth of Sumner County, Tennessee, my attorney for me and in my name to sell and convey to any person or persons their heirs and assigns forever, who will purchase the same by Deed or otherwise, or to petition for the sale of the same in any Court of competent jurisdiction all right title and interest that I have or may have in and to the Estate of Alexander Stark Deceased, lying in Sumner County, Tennessee, and the land in District No. 4. The said estate that I own consist of one fifth of about twenty one Negroes and undivided interest in land that I own and perhaps other personal estate. The said Estate is a remainder estate which I will be entitled to upon the death of Peggy Stark. I hereby give full power and authority to my said attorney for me and in my name to sell and dispose of all the interest that I have or may have in and to said whether the said shall be real or personal estate. And I authorize him to take the consideration money for said property or notes as he may think best. I give him full power to do and perform all acts or sign any papers in my name so as to ascertain my interest in said estate by partition or otherwise and settle up the same. He may also bring suit for me in my name if it be necessary to wind up said estate or recover the same or establish my title to the same or receive the same into possession and I authorize him to employ such counsel as he may need at my expense and to do and perform all such acts as may be necessary to sell recover partition or wind up and ascertain my interest in said estate. I authorize him to make all necessary conveyances of said property in my name if he should sell the same. And I do hereby ratify and confirm any acts or thing he may lawfully do in the premises as fully as if I were present and doing the same myself. This September the 28th 1859. Mehethalon Searcy (Seal)

Test

Jas. J. Turner

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Mehethalon Searcy the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that she executed the foregoing Power of Attorney for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28th September 1859. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 11 O'clock AM 13th Decr. 1861. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 14th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Proctor, James To William McKemie - Bill of Sale

Know all men by these presents that I James Proctor of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky have this day bargained sold and delivered unto William McKemie of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee, a certain negro man named Albert for the sum of eight hundred dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and confirmed furthermore the right title and interest to said negro man. I warrant and bind myself my heirs and executors to defend against the right title and interest of all persons whatsoever. I do further warrant the aforesaid negro man, sound both in body and mind and a slave for life. In testimony whereof I have hereunto affixed my name this 4th day of July 1862. J. S. Proctor (Seal)

Test

James Alexander

Ephraim Penn

State of Tennessee Sumner - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, James Alexander and Ephraim Penn subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Bill of Sale who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with James S. Proctor the bargainor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 5th of July 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration July 5th 1862 at 4 O'clock PM. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 14th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

 

Barnes, Martha & S. K. Barnes To Woodson Taylor - Bill of Sale

For and in consideration of the sum of eight hundred dollars, I have this day bargained and do hereby deliver to Woodson Taylor a negro girl by the name of Mary about twenty one or two years of age. I warrant said girl to be a slave for life and I also warrant her to be sound and sensible, so far as I know, and no further. Witness my hand and seal this 14th day Of October 1862. Martha E. Barnes (Seal) S. K. Barnes (Seal)

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C. Lewis

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, clerk of the County Court of said county, Martha E. Barnes and S. K. Barnes the bargainors with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14th of October 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 11 O'clock AM the 14th October 1862. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 14th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

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Taylor, John K. To Sarah Elizabeth Love - Deed of Gift

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Know all men by these presents that I John K. Taylor of the County and State aforesaid, for and in consideration of the love and affection I bear my daughter Sarah Elizabeth Love, the wife of Lewis Love, have this day bargained and sold and do hereby give grant and convey to my daughter Sarah E. and any children now born or which may be hereafter born to her, the negro girl Sally of copper complexion and aged about 12 years with any future increase for their separate and exclusive use benefit and behoof and free from the debts liabilities and control of the said Lewis or any future husbands of the said Sarah for the support and maintaince of said Sarah and children, but reserving to myself the right and authority whenever deemed best for the beneficiaries in this deed to sell and exchange said slave Sally for other slaves or land or whatever other property may be thought best for and most to the interest of the said Sarah E. and children to be secured to them in like manner. I warrant the title to said slave to said Sarah E. against the lawful claims of all persons whatever. January the 25th 1862. John K. Taylor

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, John K. Taylor the donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Deed of Gift for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 25th of January 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 1/2 O'clock PM Jany. 25th 1862. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 15th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

 

Meador, Thomas L. To Moses Burnley - Bill of Sale

I have this day sold and do hereby convey to Moses Burnley for the sum of one hundred dollars in hand paid my entire crop of tobacco supposed to be between three and four thousand pounds to be prized and delivered at the Gallatin Depot in good order by the 1st day of June 1862. Thos. L. Meador (Seal)

Attest

C. H. Anderson

Isham A. Meador

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Thomas L. Meador the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing instrument for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 11th February 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration Feby. 11th 1862 at 3 O'clock PM. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 15th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Smith, Thomas To Mary Lydia Farguharson - Deed of Gift

Whereas I have heretofore loaned to my daughter Mary Lydia Farguharson the following negroes slaves to wit: William about nineteen or twenty years old, Willis about seventeen years old, Jack about fifteen years old, Lishy about eighteen years old and her child Allick and increase which said negroes she has had the use of and in her possession for the last two years. Now for and in consideration of the natural love and affection I have for my said daughter Mary Lydia Farguharson and the further consideration of one dollar to me in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Do hereby give and convey unto my said daughter Mary Lydia for her sole use and benefit and to the heirs of her body, the above named negroes hereby ratifying and confirming unto said Mary Lydia the title to the aforesaid negroes free from all debts incumbrances and liabilities, now existing or which may be here after contracted or incurred by her husband Doctor Robert J. Farguharson, or any future husband or any other person whatsoever. I retain the right and privilege of exchanging any or all of said negroes for others that I may think more suitable for her or such of them as she and myself may agree to exchange for others. Witness my hand and seal this 24th day of December 1860. Tom Smith (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Tom Smith 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 13th of March 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 O'clock PM the 18th June 1862. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 15th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep Reg.

 

Gaines, James To M. J. Lucus - Deed of Trust

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Know all men by these presents that I James Gaines of the County and State aforesaid in consideration of the sum of five dollars to me in hand paid by M. J. Lucus and for the considerations herein after mentioned have this day bargained and sold and do by these presents release and convey to the said Lucus his heirs and assigns forever. The following described tract of land lying in Sumner County on the Red River Turnpike Road. The same whereon I now live, bounded on the North by the lands of M. Singleton & Ed. Green, on the East by the lands of L. Baker, on the South by the lands of J. Baker, on the West by the lands of Ed. Green, to have and to hold the same to the said Lucus his heirs and assigns forever. And I covenant to warrant and defend the title to the said Lucus his heirs & assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever. I further bargain and sell & convey to the said Lucus the following property, one negro woman named Nancy aged about 20 years, one boy named Lewis about 4 (11) years old and an infant named Sue about 2 years, to the said Lucus his heirs and assigns, and covenant to defend the title to the said slaves together with one sorrel colt,

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one bay mare, one brown horse, 2 cows and a yearling, thirty six head of stock hogs, 3 head of sheep, 1/2 doz. chairs, two side tables, 1 barouches and harness. This conveyance is made however in trust for the following uses and purposes and none other, that is to say, whereas I am indebted to William Parker, jointly with my sons William E. & James A. and Jo. C. Guild who are bound with me as security said Guild being security of all in the sum of $825 or about that sum due in February or March 1859. This debt originally William E. but which I have assumed to pay and to R. Chapman in the sum of about $335, it being the balance of a note originally made to Peltit ? or Rice, and transferred to said Chapman, due in the first of the year 1861, in which M. J. Lucus & W. E. Gaines are securities, also in the sum of $100 upon a note originally executed to Dr. Haggard, due about June 1861 and now in a judgment assigned to some gentleman in Nashville unknown to me, also in the sum of about $400 originally due by note to one Rice and transferred to Eli Odom due some time in January 1851 & now in judgment, also in the sum of about $400 due by note to said Rice and transferred to James Tyan due about 1st day Jan.1861. Now in judgment, these last claims both have the names of M. J. Lucus & W. E. Gaines as securities. I think also in the sum of $125 to Jas. Baber due by note in which M. Lucus is security in Jan. 1861 or about that time also in judgment, also in the sum of $110 to Eli Odom upon a note originally given to Benjamin Singleton by Alice Gaines and myself, also in judgment in a note to Dr. Haggard made in November or Dec. last for $119 in a judgment, to J. R. A. Tomkins rendered in March or April 1861 for $180 or $190 in a judgment, to W. N. Montgomery or his assigns for about $210 in Feb. 1861 against Jas. A. and myself assumed by me in a judgment rendered about 1st Jan. 1861 in favor of Eli Odom for about $400 upon a note originally given to one Rice by William E., James Gaines & myself on which Lucus is also security in the sum of $45 due to Francis Youre's estate judgment about March 15th 1861 against Jas. A. & William E. Gaines and myself, also in the sum of seventy five or eighty dollars to J. R. A. Tomkins & Son due the 1st Jan. 1861, also in the sum of $200 due to Sam'l Blythe about the 1st Jan. Now being desirous to pay off and discharge all the above debts and to indemnify and save harmless my securities I hereby authorize and empower the said Lucus if the above mentioned debts shall not be paid by the 1st of December 1863 then after giving 30 days notice in 3 or more public places in the county to offer all of the above property to public sale on the premises where it now is for cash and pay off whatever amount may be realized by discharging first the expenses of this trust and then apply the balance first in the payment of the debts upon which Lucus is bound, and next to the payment of the other debts pro rata, if there be not enough to pay them entirely, if however the debts herein mentioned shall be discharged and paid off before that time, then this deed to be void & of no effect. Jan. 24th 1862. James F. Gaines (Seal)

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State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, James F. Gaines the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Deed of Trust for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24th Jany. 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 12 O'clock M Jany. 24th 1862. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 16th day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

 

Shaw, William To John Mitchell - Bill of Sale

Received of John Mitchell seven hundred dollars in full payment for a negro woman Sally aged thirty five years sound in body mind & title good under my hand August the 23rd 1861. William Shaw

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Wm. Shaw the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24th of August 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 11 O'clock AM 24th August 1861. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 31st day of October 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

 

Hammonds, John W. To S. K. Barnes - Bill of Sale

For value received, I this day bargain and sell to S. K. Barnes three negro slaves, one woman and two children, all black woman named Mancey aged about 25 years, one boy named Dick about 4 years old, the other boy child aged 2o months, or nearly 30 & named Franklin. I do hereby warrant and defend this right & title from myself and heirs & all other persons forever the above named slaves unto the said S. K. Barnes his heirs & assigns forever this being in consideration of twelve hundred dollars to me in hand this 1st November 1862. John W. Hammonds (Seal)

Witness

F. P. Caldwell

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, John W. Hammonds the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 3rd day of November 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration this 3rd day of November 1862 at 3 O'clock PM. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

Registered and examined this 3rd day of November 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

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Peyton, Balie To John F. Cage - Mortgage

(Written at the side - This Mortgage was assigned to Samuel Bugg, see page 491 - and has been satisfied - see the receipt of said Bugg on page 491 - Aug. 1st 1872. Mary C. Cage, Executrix, John F. Cage dec'd by Jesse Cage.)

This indenture made the 24th day of Oct. eighteen hundred and sixty two: Between Balie Peyton of the first part and John F. Cage of the second part, both of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee. Witnesseth that the party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged has granted bargained sold and conveyed and by these presents does grant, bargain, sell, and convey unto the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns, all that tract or parcel of land on Station Camp Creek in said County of Sumner on which is located the mill house of the said party of the first part. Containing two acres and three fourths of an acre, be the same more or less, together with the mill site and all and singular the building tenements and improvements thereunto belonging. This conveyance is intented as a Mortgage to secure the payment of a certain promissory note and interest for two thousand dollars executed by the said party of the first part, to the party of the second part dated this day and payable with interest twelve months after date in the paper currency of the country, and these presents shall be void if said note and the interest thereon shall be paid according to the tenor and effect thereof. But in case default shall be made in the payment of the principal and interest as in said note particularly mentioned, then the said party of the second part, his executors, administrators and assigns are hereby empowered to sell the premises above described with all and every of the appurtenances, or any part thereof in the manner prescribed by law: and out of the monies arising from such sale, to retain the said principal and interest together with the costs of such sale; and the overplus, if there be any, shall be paid to the party of the first part, his heirs & assigns. In witness whereof the party of the first part has hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written. Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of John B. Peyton, J. R. Barry. Balie Peyton (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Balie Peyton the Mortgageor 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 26th November 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Registered and examined this 26th day of November 1862. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Co. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

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Dismukes, T. T. To Harry Smith & Paul Dismukes - Deed of Trust

I have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to Harry Smith and Paul Dismukes Sr. for the consideration of eleven hundred and sixty seven dollars to me in hand paid by Harry Smith and seven hundred and seventy nine dollars and thirty six cents to me in hand paid by the said Paul Dismukes, and the other considerations hereafter mentioned, my tract of land in Sumner County, Tennessee, bounded as follows, to wit; Beginning on a corner stone on the Gallatin & Nashville Pike in the village of Hendersonville running S. 20 degrees E. 24 chains 10 links to a corner stone, thence N. 70 degrees E. 17 chains 38 links to a corner stone, thence N. 23 degrees W. 21 chains 43 links to a corner stone on the Gallatin & Nashville Pike, thence S. 83 degrees W. 9 chains and 32 links to a corner stone and said Pike, thence S. 73 degrees W. 7 chains and 4 links to the beginning corner, bounded by the Nashville and Gallatin Pike and General Donelson's farm, containing by estimation ten acres be the same more or less, to have and to hold to the said Harry Smith and Paul Dismukes Sr. their heirs and assigns forever. I warrant the title and agree to defend it against all persons whatever. But this conveyance is made upon the express conditions, that if I or my representatives do pay to the said Harry Smith and Paul Dismukes Sr. or their representatives the sum of eleven hundred and sixty seven dollars, borrowed of the said Harry Smith on March 1st 1860 and the sum of seven hundred and seventy nine dollars and thirty six cents borrowed of Paul Dismukes Sr. on the 25th November 1858, both for the purpose of meeting payments due on this tract of land with the interest thereon, on the 1st day of January 1866 according to the notes under seal executed as above specified to the said Harry Smith and Paul Dismukes Sr., then this deed shall be void but not otherwise, this day of August the 21st 1862. T. T. Dismukes (Seal) Signed sealed and delivered in our presence this 21st August 1862. John L. Hadly, R. L. Hadly

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, R. L. Hadly, one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing deed of trust who being first duly sworn depose and say that he is personally acquainted with T. T. Dismukes the bargainor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in his presence to be his act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 11th day of June 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration June 11th 1866 at 10 o'clock AM.

Registered and examined this 1st day of March 1865. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. C. by S. Hermans, Dep. Reg.

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Clarke, George H. To H. L. Vaughan & Co. and others - Deed of Trust

Whereas on the 10th day of January 1865, I obtained a permit to establish a supply store at Gallatin in the County of Sumner in the State of Tennessee, and whereas I purchased of H. L. Vaughan & Co. their stock of goods on hand in Gallatin at the price of four thousand two hundred and seventy dollars & 28 cents to be paid out of the proceeds of the sale of the goods as hereafter specified. And whereas I borrowed of F. M. Cornwell eighteen hundred and eighty dollars & 88cents ($1888.88) on the 10th January 1865 and placed the capital in said supply store. And whereas by agreement with the parties F. M. Cornwell was to take charge of the store, as my agent and sell the goods on hand and such as I should supply, and apply the net proceeds to the payment of said indebtedness to H. L. Vaughan & Co. and said Cornwell. And whereas A. Moore and Edward Silvy filed a Bill in the Chancery Court at Gallatin and attached said goods and the suit has been compromised, and H. L. Vaughan and F. M. Cornwell pay for me to said Moore and Silvy the sum of fifteen hundred ($1500.) dollars, cash and assurance for me, the payment to them of seventeen hundred twenty four dollars & 61 cents ($1726.61) and execute their note for the same with security, the suit being thereon dismissed. And whereas I am desirous of securing and making certain the payment of the balance of the $4276.28 (part having been paid) of twenty five hundred and fifty eight dollars & 98 cents. Also said sum of eighteen hundred and eighty dollars & 88 cents with interest to said Cornwell, and the amount paid and assumed by said H. L. Vaughan & F. M. Cornwell to said Moore and Silvy, there being in addition to the debt, the costs of the suit paid by them. Now in consideration of the premises, and to carry out the purposes herein expressed, I hereby appoint H. L. Vaughan and F. M. Cornwell my agents, who are authorized and empowered to take charge of the goods on hand, consisting of about four hundred pair of shoes and Boots, fifty pieces of prints, thirty pieces of Blcuchul ?and brown muslins, fifteen pieces of dress goods, six pieces of cotton checks & bedticks, three dozen hats, four hundred dollars worth of notions, four hundred dollars worth of glass and queensware, ten pieces of check gingham, ten pieces of lawns?, ten pieces of colored cawbric, four pieces of brown linen, seven pieces of casinet?, three bags of coffee, four barrels of sugar, five pieces of bleached linen, one hundred dollars worth of hardware, one hundred dollars worth of dyestuff and spices, one dozen linen ? coats, and some other small articles. Said goods are on hand and on the way, some having been purchased. Said Vaughan and Cornwell are also to take charge of and sell any goods I may hereafter purchase and place on said supply store. They are to sell the goods for me and in my name, as my agents and are to apply, the net proceeds first to the payment of the amount assumed and paid by them to Moore and Silvy. Second to the payment of the balance due H. L.


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