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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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void and of no effect, but should I fail or refuse to pay off and satisfy said debts costs and interest by the time above specified then and in that event the said William Lovell as Trustee after giving ten days written notice at three public places in District No. 19 of the time and place of sale, is hereby authorized and directed to expose said personal property to public sale and sell the same to the highest bidder for cash and apply the proceeds first to the payment of the necessary expense in and about the execution of this trust. Secondly to the payment of the above enumerated debts and interest if said fund should be sufficient for that purpose, if not he will pay the same pro rata upon said debts interest & cost. And thirdly should there be a balance to pay the same over to me. This 21st day of March 1860. Zacharia (his x mark) Boyles (Seal)

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W. S. Munday & W. T. Harper

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county Zacharia Boyles 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 22nd day of March 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration March 22nd 1860 at 8 O'clock PM

Registered and examined this 23rd March 1860. R. D. Moore, Register S. Cty., Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Wilson, J. P. To Paul Minor - Deed of Trust

This indenture made and entered into this 23rd day of March 1860 by and between John P. Wilson of Sumner County, Tenn. of the one part and Paul W. Minor of the second part witnesseth that the said Wilson of the second part for the consideration of one dollar to him in hand paid and for the further considerations hereafter mentioned has this day sold and conveyed and doth hereby sell and convey unto the said party of the second part, a certain piece or parcel of land lying in Sumner County State of Tennessee, and in the Town of Hartsville, being a lot at the east end of said town, fronting sixty six feet on the main street, and running back one hundred and twenty feet, and on which are situated three frame buildings. To have and hold the said bargained premises with all the tenements and hereditaments thereto belonging to him the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Wilson covenants to and with the said party his heirs and assigns that he is lawfully seized of said premises, and hath a good right to convey the same, and doth further covenant and bind himself his heirs and personal representatives that he will forever warrant and defend the title of the said land to him the said party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claim of all person whomsoever. But, this conveyance is made in trust for the following use and purposes and none other that is to say where as the said John P. Wilson is indebted to Hugh McCred and W. H. Harice of Nashville Tennessee partners in triad under the name and style of Hugh McCred and Co. by notes and accounts and accounts for different sums and falling due at different times hereafter

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but all within twelve months and amounting together to thirty-five hundred dollars or there about. And where as the said Wilson is desirous of securing the said payment of the several debts and makes this conveyance for that purpose. Now therefore should the said Wilson with in two years here after pay or cause to be paid all of the aforesaid debts with interest, then this deed is to null and void as if never made, but if other wise the said Wilson should fail to pay said debts on any of them with in the time specified, then this deed is to be and remain in full forced and virtue and the said trustee in that event is authorized at any time after the expiration of the said two years to take possession of the said land and premises herein before conveyed and sell the same as public vendue on a credit of six and twelve months free from the equity of redemption first giving notice of the time and place of sale according to law. The Trustee is first to authorized upon the payment of the purchased money to make to the purchase or purchases a good title in fee simple with covenants of seize in and general warranty binding upon the said Wilson. He is also authorized to collect the purchased money as it falls due and pay in the costs and expenses of this trust and executing the same to apply the residue to the payment and satisfaction of the said several debts here in secured or so many thereof as so may as may then may remain unpaid with interest and the surplus he will pay whereto the said Wilson. In testimony whereof the said John P. Wilson has hereunto set my hand for the purposes here in mentioned the day and date first above written. J. P. Wilson

State of Tennessee Davidson County - Personally appeared before me F. R. Cheatham, Clerk of the County Court of said county, the above named J. P. Wilson the bargainer with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the annexed instrument for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 23 day of March 1860. F. R. Cheatham, Clerk by P. L. Nichol, De. C.

Rec'd for registration at 4 o'clock PM 24 March. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 28 March 1860. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Franklin To Perry, E. - Deed of Gift

For the good love and affection & divers other good consideration I have for my sister Elizabeth Perry I give and bequeath to said Elizabeth Perry one half of the following negroes which is all the right title & interest I have to said negroes (to wit) Phillis aged about twenty six years, Julian aged about seven years, Jack aged about five years, Calla aged about one year, & Turner aged about sixteen years. Given under my hand and seal this 7th of April 1853. William Franklin (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Wm. Franklin 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 31st of March 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 11 O'clock AM 31st March 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered & examined this April 2nd 1860. R. D. Moore, Register S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

 

Perry, E. To J. F. Perry - Deed of Gift

For the love and affection I entertain to my son J. F. Perry I do hereby give transfer and convey to him the following negroes and their increase to wit Phillis aged about thirty years, Julia aged twelve years, Jack aged about nine years, Callie aged about five years, & Turner aged about twenty three to have and to hold the same to the said James F. Perry his heirs and assignees forever. Reserving for myself the use and benefit of said negroes for and during the term of my life and at my death to be his the said James F. Perry absolutely given under my hand this 10 day of February 1855. Elizabeth Perry

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Elizabeth Perry the donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that she made and executed the foregoing deed of gift for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 31st day of March 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 12 O'clock M 31st of March 1860. Thos Donoho, D. Regr.

Registered and examined this 2nd day of April 1860. R. D. Moore, Register S. County by Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

 

Halloran To J. W. Moore - Deed of Trust

Isaac Moore has this day handed me the sum of one hundred and twenty dollars to be paid with interest on the 1st day of January 1861. Now in order to secure and save harmless the said Moore in the payment of said one hundred & twenty dollars with interest, I hereby convey to said Moore a lien upon a certain sorrel mare now in my possession with a dark mule colt said mare is between eight and nine years old & about 16 hands high. If I pay the said Moore the one hundred & twenty dollars with interest on or before the 1st Jany 1861 then this conveyance is to have no effect. But if I fail to make said payment with interest then he is authorized to make said sale of said mare & colt either publicly or privately in the enforcement of said lien & to apply the proceeds to the payment of the costs of this conveyance first & next to the satisfaction of his debt and interest and pay the balance if any over to me. Witness my hand and seal this 3rd April 1860. Patrick Halloran (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Patrick Halloran the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Mortgage

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for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 3rd of April 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 3 o'clock PM April 3rd 1860. R. D. Moore, Register fro S. County by Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

Registered and examined this 3rd day of April AD 1860.

 

Thompson, G. To E. C. Robb - Bill of Sale

Gallatin Nov. 1st 1859

I George Thompson of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee have this day sold to Edward C. Robb of the county of Montgomery & State aforesaid a negro man named Levi aged about thirty years old. I hereby warrant said negro man Levi to be sound of body and mind and a slave for life. I also warrant the title of said man Levi to the said Robb and his heirs forever given under my hand and seal this day and date as above. Geo. Thompson (Seal)

The condition of the above sale of Levi is twelve hundred dollars the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Geo. Thompson (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said County, Geo. Thompson 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 6th April 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 8 O'clock AM April 6th 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined 6th March 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Williams, J. C. To Mitchenor - Bill of Sale

I have this day bargained and sold unto Eliha N. Michenor for consideration of seven hundred dollars for which the said Mitchenor has this day executed his notes for $350. each one payable Dec. 25th 186o and the other payable Dec. 25th 1861 without interest. I covenant with the said Mitchenor that I have a good title to said slave, and will warrant the title to her but nothing else. Given under my hand and seal this 20th Feby 1860. Jo. G. Williams

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B. Smith

John L. Belote

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, J. G. Williams the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted

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and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 1st day of March 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Filed for registration at 12 O'clock M 11th April 1860.

Registered and examined 11th April 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Carter, G. H. To W. D. Austin & Wilhite - Bill of Sale

Know all men by these presents that I G. H. Carter have this day bargained and sold to W. D. Austin and T. C. Wilhite for and in consideration of sixty two dollars and fifty cents, to me in hand paid, one sorrel mare, the title to which I warrant to the said Austin and Wilhite their heirs and assigns against the claims of all persons whatever given under my hand and seal the 11th day of April 1860. George H. Carter (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Geo. H. Carter the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the above Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 12th April 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration April 12th 1860 at 1 O'clock PM.

Registered & examined 12th April 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Hallum, R. To E. R. Elliston - Bill of Sale

In consideration of the sum of eighteen hundred dollars to me in hand paid. I have this day bargained and sold to William R. Elliston a certain negro woman by the name of Fanny, copper color & twenty two years of age & her girl child named Flora, about four years of age. The said woman and child I hereby guarantee and warrant to be sound, sensible, healthy, & slaves for life. Witness my hand & seal this 13th of April 1860. Ro. Hallum (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Robert Hallum 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 13th day of April 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Filed for registration at 1 O'clock PM 13th April 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Registered and examined 13th April 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Ivy, B. W. To T. L. B. Brown - Deed of Trust

State of Tennessee Sumner County - I have this day bargained and sold to T. G. Brown & T. L. B. Brown, C. B. Malone my entire crop of tobacco and born to be raised the year 1860, 1 sorrel horse aged about 18 years, 1 sorrel mare aged about 14 years, 2 cows & calves, 1 buggy out of the said crop of tobacco, my son Marcus is to receive one fourth & one third of the corn, the balance bound in this deed. Now the conditions of this obligation is to secure G. T. Brown, T. L. B. Brown in a note of one hundred & nineteen dollars & 50 cents made & payable to E. L. Payne also one note to Sam Banks for $30.00 one note to same for $28.00 1 note to Wm. Bush for $8.00 1 note to T. L. Brown & George Brown $25.00 to G. T. Brown $35.00 & to C. B. Malone $28.00 1 note to Wm. B. Brown $27.00 as security to M. Rickmans estate the crop of tobacco & corn to be delivered by the 1st March to G. T. Brown 1861 as trustee April 26th 1860. Benjamin (his mark) Ivy

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J. H. Malone

James Baber

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Benjamin Ivy the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing deed for the purposes therein contained this 27th of April 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 11 AM 27th April 1860. Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

Registered and examined this April 27th 1860. R. D. Moore, Register S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

 

Austin, T. To I. Groves - Bill of Sale

For and in consideration of the sum of two thousand dollars to me in hand, that is to say, six hundred and fifty dollars in cash, and his note for thirteen hundred and fifty dollars, due Sept. 1st 1860 the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. I have this day bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain, sell transfer and convey unto Isaac Groves, all my right, title, interest and claim, in and to the negroes belonging to the estate of the late Thomas Austin dec'd. and now owned and controlled by my mother Betsy Austin. To have and hold the aforesaid negroes free from the claim or claims, of myself my heirs & I and free from the claims of all any person whatever. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this March 10th 1860. Thos. Austin, (Seal)

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H. J. Duncan

I. C. Lovell

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, H. J. Duncan and I . C. Lovell subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Bill

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of Sale, who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with Thos. Austin 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 purpose therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 2nd day of May 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 8 O'clock AM 2nd May 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined 2nd May 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Reg.

 

Elliott & Love To J. M. Wilson - Agreement

Whereas L. W. Love & W. L. Winham on the 30th day of June 1858 bought of J. M. Wilson his store house in the town of Gallatin & the stock of groceries he then had on hand & whereas afterwards we the undersigned under the firm of Elliott & Love bought of the said L. W. Love & W. L. Winham the said store house & groceries and the agreement was that we were to take said house & groceries subject to Wilson's lien & we further agreed to pay to said Wilson for the said Love & Winham what they had agreed to give for said house & likewise to pay to said Wilson the value of the stock that was on hands when we got possession of the same. In other words the agreement was that we was to be bound to Wilson for the contract between the said Wilson & Love & Winham and to pay said Wilson what the said Love & Winham had agreed to pay him deducting the amount of stock that had been disposed of by the said Love & Winham. This contract and trade was made on the 23rd February 1859 & a memorandum of the same was entered on the original contract between Wilson and Love & Winham. Witness our hands this 9th May 1860. Elliott & Love

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, James Love one of the firm of Elliott & Love the bargainors with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing agreement upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 9th of May 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received and registered at 11 1/2 O'clock AM 9th May 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 10th May AD 1860. R. D. Moore, Register for S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

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Groves, Isaac To Daniel F. Carter - Bill of Sale

I Isaac Groves of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee have this day bargained and sold for the sum of two thousand dollars ($2000) to Daniel F. Carter of Nashville Tennessee all my right title claim and interest which I have to the following named negroes that is Jane 1st Martha Wash Tom Jane 2nd, Frank Mary Burns. Jenny and Seaton which Thomas Austin sold to me all his entire right title and claim to said negroes which negroes are in the possession of his mother, Betty Austin who holds a life estate in said negroes which remander at her death being (Thomas Austins) Now my undivided interest (Whole of one fourth part) and their increase if any which sum of Two Thousand dollars ($2000) is to me in hand paid and in consideration of which I hereby sell transfer and convey to the said Daniel F. Carter all my right title claim and interest in possession or remainder which I have to said negroes with their increase to said Carter his heirs and assigns forever warranting the title thereof to the said Carter his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all persons claiming the above mentioned negroes with their increase. Witness my hand and seal Mitchellville Station May 2nd 1860. Isaac Groves

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John C. Lovell

S. Herrmans

W. A. Buntin

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, John Lovell and W. A. Buntin the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Bill of Sale who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with Isaac Groves the bargainor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act and deed upon the date it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 25th day of May AD 1860.John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration May 25th 1860 at 1 O'clock PM. R. D. Moore, Reg. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 25 May 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Averitt, W. W. To B. Foley - Bill of Sale

For the purposes of securing to Bazzel Foley a note of this date due at two years with interest from date, I hereby convey to Bazzel Foley in trust the following property one slave named John about twenty nine years of age and if the note is not paid at maturity I hereby authorize Bazzell Foley to sell the property herein conveyed. Said Foley shall have the privilege of taking said boy at the valuation of two disinterested free holders in case said Foley does not take the boy he is not to be sold to a negro trader nor to be carried out of the county said boy is to be sold privately the said Foley to execute Bill of Sale to the purchases pay off the amount herein secured with interest and cost and to hold the remainder subject to my order this the 23rd of May 1860. W. W. Averitt

Test I. B. Norris

J. W. Page

H. I. Foley

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, W. W. Averitt the Mortgage 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 May 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 12 M May 26th 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this May 26th 1860. R. D. Moore, Register S. County by Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

 

Bush, T. To E. W. Bush - Bill of Sale

State of Tennessee County of Sumner. Know all men by these presents that I Tompkins Bush of the State and County above written, have for and in consideration of the sum of twenty dollars to me in hand paid, sold to E. W. Bush of the State of Texas and County----------in trust for the use of Permelia Kate and Mary Suan Bush minor heirs of the estate of Willis A. and Malinda R. Bush all the right title and interest I have in a certain negro woman about forty years old named Eliza. Witness my hand & scared seal this the 20th day of May AD 1860. Tompkins Bush (S.)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of the said county, Tompkins Bush the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted, and who acknowledged that he made and executed the above Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 30th May 1860. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 3 O'clock PM 30th May 1860. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Registered and examined 30th May 1860. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Steele, C. D. To Selima Wilson - Marriage Contract

State of Tennessee Sumner County - June 5th 1860. This agreement made and entered into this day by Selima Wilson of the above state and county of the one part and C. D. Steel of the county of Bedford and state of the other part. Witnesseth that the said parties aboved named are about entering the marriage relation as husband and wife. It is therefore agreed that the said Selima Wilson being possessed of the following property in her own right viz the one third part of the tract of land whereon the said S. Wilson now resides and Martha and her eleven children viz William, Mary, Lousa, Margaret, Martha, Carls, Casper, Wesley, Mariann, Asenith, and Alice together with a joint half interest in all the stock of horses cattle & hogs on the plantation also her joint half interest in all the household and kitchen furniture on hand at the residence of the said S. Wilson and she the said Selima Wilson being of lawful age and a firm soul with full power to make contracts. The said C. D. Steel agrees and contracts with her to the effect that she have full power and control of all the above named propertys and all other propertys now owned by her either in whole or past interest during the covesture of the said Selima Wilson and the said C. D. Steel. It is further understood and agreed that he said Selima Wilson shall be entitled to and exercise the same rights and control over the increase of the said property or any part or species thereof as she the said S. Wilson reserves to herself in and to the said property designated in this agreement. It is further agreed and hereby made a part of this contract that the said C. D. Steel for and in consideration of the use and enjoyment of the several species of property as named aboved agrees and hereby binds himself to care for and carefully guard any and all the effects of the said effects of the said S. Wilson during this convesture. It is further understood and agreed that no part of said property as before mentioned shall be liable at law for any contract or debts contracted by the said Steel only where the same may be for the purchase of articles solely for the benefit of the said S. Wilson and the said Steel jointly and for the support of those of the family or immediately connected therewith. And it is further agreed that on the part of the said Steel in addition to the care and attention he shall bestow on the effects aforesaid that all his effects now in hand or that may hereafter come into his hands in whatever character or description not exceeding the value of two thousand dollars the same shall be appropriated for the benefit jointly and as aforesaid of the parties hereunto subscribing. It is further agreed that the said Selima Wilson shall have full power and authority to sell or otherwise dispose of any and all the above property at any and all times or at her decease to dispose of the same by will. Provided always that she the said Selima Wilson should not dispose of the same without reguard to the support and maintenance of the two contracting parties and those connected with them as before mentioned. It being a part of this agreement that both of the contracting parties


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