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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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and upon such terms as will affect the object of this conveyance and which is to save my aforesaid securities harmless.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and & seal this 12th day of Decr. 1860.  

John Cotton (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of Sumner County John Cotton the Bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing conveyance for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this the 12th day of December 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk.

Rec'd for registration at 2 1/2 Oclock P. M. 12th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 13th day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Platt, George To John A. Littleton - Deed of Trust

For and in consideration of five dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged & the consideration hereinafter expressed I have this day bargained & sold & do hereby convey unto John A. Littleton my dark iron gray mare three years old next spring to the sd. Jno. A. Littleton his heirs and assigns forever.  But this conveyance is made for the following uses and trusts viz; I am indebted to James H. Mansco by note for the rent of land for the year 1861 seventy five dollars due October 1861 with sd. John A. Littleton & Levi H. Littleton my securities.  I am also indebted to Levi H. Littleton thirty dollars & 25 cts. by note due Decr 25th 1860.  Now if I should pay off said notes by the 25th of December 1861 then this deed to be void otherwise the said John A. Littleton is hereby authorized to sell said iron gray mare either publicly or privately as is his descretion he may think best and apply the proceeds of sd. sale first to the payment of the costs of this Trust Secondly to the payment of the above debt & Thirdly to pay the balance if any over to me.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of December 1860.  

George Platt (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county George Platt 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 13th of December 1860.  John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 20 minutes past 1 Oclock P. M. 13th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 13th day of Decr A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Reg. S. Cty. By Thos Donoho Dep. Regr.



Anthony, J. W. To B. S. Martin - Bill of Sale 

$1300.00 Feb. 4th 1860.  Rec'd of  B. S. Martin thirteen hundred dollars in full payment for a negro by the name of Washington aged about 20 years of a deep black.  I warrant the boy to be sound & healthy & sensible & a slave for life.  Given under my hand & seal day & above written.

J. W. Anthony (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county J. W. Anthony the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged that he made & executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 8th day of Decr. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 9 Oclock A. M. 8th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 14th day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

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Hall, Wm. H. To A. Barnes - Agreement

I have this day purchased of William Hall a sorrel filly one year old bald face with three white feet for which I have executed to him two notes for two hundred and fifty dollars each, dated with this agreement, and due respectively 1st day of October thereafter and 1st day of May 1861; and it is agreed between us that the title of said filly is to remain in the said Hall until the purchase money is paid.  January 23rd 1860.

A. Barnes

W. H. Hall

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county A. Barnes and Wm H. Hall with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the foregong agreement for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 8th December 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 8th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 14th day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Cotton, John To Ginsey Edwards - Bill of Sale

Rec'd of Ginsey Edwards five hundred dollars in full for two negroes to wit Joana aged about thirteen or fourteen & Martha aged about six or seven and I do here warrant the title to said two negroes that they are slaves for life & sound healthy and sensible.  Witness my hand and seal this the 12th of Decr. 1860.

John Cotton (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of Sumner County John Cotton 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 the 12th day of December 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 1 Oclock P. M. 12th Decr 1860.  Registered and examined this 14th Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Edwards, B. F. To Patience Cotton - Deed of Gift

I B. F. Edwards for the love and affection I entertain towards my sister Patience Cotton wife of John Cotton do hereby give transfer and convey to said Patience Cotton for the term of her life a negro boy named Scott about 13 years of age & of black complexion.  I convey this life estate to my sister Patience free from the control debts liabilities or contracts of her said husband John Cotton or any other husband that she may have and if the said John Cotton survives his said wife Patience then I give and convey to said John Cotton the remainder interest in said boy Scott to take effect at the death of said Patience.  If said Patience Cotton survives her said husband John Cotton then I give and convey the remainder interest in said boy Scott to the children that said Patience may have by said John Cotton.  I hereby empower said John Cotton to sell said boy Scott in case he misbehaves or does not suit said parties and I leave it with said John Cotton to be the Judge of the fact whether or not it is necessary to sell, and the said John Cotton if he sells said boy Scott will apply the proceeds of the sale to the use and benefit of said Patience Cotton during life with remainder to said John Cotton.  January 22nd 1860.  Given under my hand and seal.

B.F. Edwards (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 B. F. Edwards 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 2nd day of Novr. A. D. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk.

Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 12th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 14th day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Barteau, C. R. To J. A. & R. W. Andrews - Deed of Trust

Whereas I am indebted to J. A. & R. W. Andrews & Co. in several notes amounting in all to the sum of $872.98 in order to secure which my wife & myself did on the 3rd day of this month convey in trust to W. F. Andrews our interest in a certain negro by the name of Tecumpsey and now lest said debt of $872.98 may not be fully secured by the conveyance of said negro and in order fully to secure and make certain the payment of said amount of $872.98 I do hereby transfer and convey unto said J. A. & R. W. Andrews & Co. whatever of surplus there may be in the hands of Baxter Smith Trustee under a deed executed by me on the 13th day of June 1860, and I do hereby direct and authorize the said Baxter Smith if there should be any surplus in his hands after paying the debts provided for in said Deed to apply the same or a sufficiency thereof to the satisfaction of the debt of 872.98 which I am indebted to J. A. & R. W. Andrews & Co. it being the intention and purpose of this conveyance to give the said J. A. & R. W. Andrews & Co. as full benefit from the deed of the 13th day of June 1860 as if they had been originally embraced in the same.  Witness my hand and seal this the 14th day of December 1860.  

C. R. Barteau (Seal)

Test

Geo. W. Allen

Benj. F. Allen

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of Sumner County George W. Allen and Benjamin F. Allen the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing conveyance who after being duly sworn state they are personally acquainted with C. R. Barteau the bargainor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act and deed on the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 14th day of December 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. 15th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 17th day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Byrns, W. T. To W. M. Ayers - Bill of Sale 

For the consideration of one watch and six dollars and fifty cents to me in hand paid by W. M. Ayers I have this day sold to him my one eight part of the ferry known as the Cairo ferry I warrant and defend the title of said ferry against the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever to the said W. M.  Ayers his heirs and assigns forever.  Witness my hand and seal this Novr. 20th 1859.

W. T. Byrns (Seal)

Witness

Joseph C. Prewett

Thos. Lownsbrough

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Joseph C. Prewett and Thos. Lownsbrough subscribing witnesses to the within Deed who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with W. T. Byrns 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 18th day of Decr. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

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Rec'd for registration at 12 Oclock M. 18th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 18th Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Winchester, Geo. W. To Geo. W. Petway -Bill of Sale

Whereas in view of an exchange of slaves Geo. W. Petway of Pulaski conveyed to me a slave boy named Abram on the 10th day of November 1860 which exchange was not consummated, and the title of the said slave Abram is now in me.  And for and in consideration of the sum of five dollars to me paid I hereby reconvey the said slave Abram aged about 17 years to the said Geo. W. Petway his heirs and assigns forever releasing to the said Petway all the right title claim and interest which I may have acquired in and to said slave to the said Petway his heirs & assigns forever.  Decr. 14th 1860.

Geo. W. Winchester

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Geo. W. Winchester 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 18th of Decr. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 3 1/2 Oclock P. M. 18th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 20th day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Reg.



Brinkley, J. K. To A. H. Brinkley - Bill of Sale

Know all men by these presents that I John K. Brinkley of Sumner County and State of Tennessee have this day bargained and sold my boy Smith to A. H. Brinkley for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred dollars to me paid by the said A. H. Brinkley, said boy is nine years old is sound & sensible and a slave for life.  I warrant the title good against the lawful claims of all persons whatever this the 20 of December A. D. 1860.

John K. Brinkley (Seal)

Test

Richard Latimer

T. Garrison

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county John K. Brinkley the bargainor with whom I am personally aquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 20th Decr. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 1 1/2 Oclock P. M. 20th Decr. 1860.  Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

Registered and Examined this 21st day of Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.

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Brinkley, J. K. To Rich'd Latimer - Bill of Sale

Know all men by these presents that I John K. Brinkley of Sumner County & State of Tennessee for and in consideration of the sum of eight hundred and fifty dollars to me paid by Richard Latimer of the State & county aforesaid a certain negro boy named Willis about fifteen years of age, the said boy is sound and sensible and a slave for life.  I warrant the title good against the lawful claims of all persons whatever.  This the 20th of Decr. A. d. 1860.

J. K. Brinkley (Seal)

Test

A. H. Brinkley

P. Garrison

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county John K. Brinkley the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted & who acknowleded that he executed the within Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 20th December 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 1 1/2 Oclock P. M. 20th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 21st day of Decr A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Douglass, G. W. To M. A. Douglass - Deed of Trust

I George W.Douglass have this day sold and do hereby convey to Merry A. Douglass as trustee for and in consideration of five dollars to me in hand paid the following property one shingle mill or shingle machine boiler engine and all the fixtures thereunto attached 2 wagons 7500 shingles and about 160,000 shingles in the county of Davidson 2 horses, my undivided interest in the following negroes to wit David age about 50 years, Irwin age 45, Carroll age 43 years, Hanna age 16 years, Novill 14, Jane 12 years, Addy 10 years, Nelly 9 years Henry 6 years old Rufus 2 years old, my interest being one half of said negroes & yoke of Oxen & gear.  To have and to hold the same to the said Merry A. Douglass his heirs & assigns forever.  I am lawfully seized of said property and have a right to convey it and the same is unencumbered.  But this deed is made for the following uses and purposes & none other, that is to say I am indebted to Merry A. Douglass in the sum of about $500 in note & account to Daniel Montgomery in the sum of $16 now in Judgm. obtained before Esqr. J. P. Taylor and stayed by George G. Douglass, to L. S. Dunn in the sum of $150 in Judg. obtained Esqr. H. Joyner & stayed by George G. Douglass, to L. Dempsey in Judg. of $50 obtained before T. Boyers Esqr. & stayed by Wm Wise, to John Montgomery in Judg. for $90 obtained before Esqr. Taylor & stayed by George G. Douglass, to Wm. Shaw in the sum of $420 in 4 notes said four notes given for the hire of negroes except the sum of $60 and a sale note for $60 or $70 George G. Douglass being my security upon the said notes except the $60 note upon which Rolin Dorris is my security, to Mrs. E. Rutherford in the sum of $100 by note for hire of negores for year 1860 George G. Douglass my security, to Bright Harris by note for $70 being for hire of negro woman for year 1860 George G. Douglass being my security upon said note, to John Mitchell by unsettled account for about $450 to John Sadler by account for about $70, to Henry Sadler by account for about $4.70 (four dollars & seventy cents), to J. Dempsey by account for $12.90, to Madison Martin by account for $30, to Milus Hassell by note for $31.25, to Bernice Bender by note for $90 upon which I am entitled to a credit of some 15 or $20, to Smith Sample by note for about 400 or $500 upon which George G. Douglass is my security to Wm. Hollis by account in the sum of about $32 to ? Ellis by note for about $25 to Macey & Hamilton by account for some 20 or $30, to Jonas Nicholson by account for about $12, to Rolin Dorris by account for about $40, to Wm Gray by account for about $14, to David Combs by account for about 40

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or $50.  Now if I should pay all of the above debts by April 1st 1862 then the said deed to be void but if I should not then the said M. A. Douglass as trustee after giving 30 days notice in writing at three public places in the neighborhood may expose the said property to public sale and sell it to the highest bidder for cash except the shingles to sell whenever the trustee can get a fair price for the same & my interest in the negroes which is one half of said negroes will be sold upon a credit of 12 months the purchases giving note with good security to the trustee.  And the said trustee is hereby authorized & empowered to sell said negroes privately selecting them good homes and make a bill of sale of the same.  The said negroes to be divided between myself & my brother M. A. Douglass who are the owners before the sale herein provided, and after the above property is sold by the Trustee he shall appropriate the proceeds first to the payment of the necessary expenses & costs.  Secondly to the satisfaction of the above debts and thirdly to pay the balance if any there be to me.  Witness my hand & seal this the 21st Decr 1860.  

G. W. Douglass

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county Geo. W. Douglass 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 21st day of December A. D. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration a 1 1/6 Oclock P. M. Decr. 21st 1860.  Registered and examined this 28th Decr. A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. St. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Douglass, George G. To M. A. Douglass - Deed of Trust

I George G. Douglass have this day sold & do hereby convey to Merry A. Douglass as Trustee for and in consideration of five dollars to me in hand paid the following property to wit; Two lots in the town of Saundersville Sumner County District No. 7 containing by estimation 8 or 9 acres moe or less adjoining the lots of Lyle & Hall, T. S. Watson George Dismukes & Wm. Winham the other adjoining the lands of Madison Martin S. D. Sanders & others also a tract containing 56 acres more or less in District No. 7 near Saundersville adjoining the lands of T. S. Watson on the East George Dismukes on West William Franklin on the North & T. S. Watson on South, also three horses about 6 head of cattle, 8 head of hogs, one buggy & harness one wagon & gear.  To have & to hold the same to the said Merry A. Douglass his heirs & assigns forever.  I covenant with the said M. A. Douglass that I am lawfully seized of said land & other property above mentioned that the same is unencumbered & have a good right to convey it.  But this Deed is made for the following uses trusts & purposes & none other that is to say I am indebted to Bernice Bender in the sum of about 4 or $500 by note due 25th Decr. next, to Lee S. Dunn in the sum of about 75 or $100 by account, To Woods & Yeatman by account in the sum of about $100 To Merry A. Douglass in the sum of about $100 To Thos. S. Watson by Judgment confessed for something near $140 also I am indebted to Wm. Shaw in the sum of about $340 as security for my son George.  Now if I should pay all of the above debts by the 1st of April 1862 then this deed to be void but if I should not then the said M. A. Douglass as Trustee after giving 30 days notice in writing at three public places in the neighborhood may expose the said property to public sale and sell the land above described on a credit of one & two years

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retaining a lien & taking security for the purchase money & said Trustee is hereby authorized to make deeds to the same, the personal property to be sold for cash and after the above property sold by the Trustee he shall appropriate the proceeds first to the payment of all necessary costs & expenses Secondly to the payment of the debts above mentioned & thirdly to pay over the balance if any to me.  Witness my hand & seal this Decr. 21st 1860.  

George G. Douglass

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personaly appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county George G. Douglass the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made & executed the foregoing Deed of Trust upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 21st day of December A. D. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk.

Rec'd for registration at 1 10/60 Oclock P. M. Decr. 21st 1860.  Registered and examined this Jany 1st A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep Regr.



Gifford, G. To Barteau & Wife - Bill of Sale

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Know all men by these presents that I Gideon Gifford have this day in consideration of three hundred and eighty dollars for which C. R. Barteau and Mary A. Barteau have this day executed to me their joint and several notes, bargained and sold and do by these presents transfer & convey to Mary A. Barteau for her separate use & benefit not to be subject to the debts contracts or liabilities of said C. R. Barteau a two horse wagon or hack & gear & two mules brown bay.  Witness my hand & seal Decr. 22nd 1860.

Gideon Gifford

Attest

John W. (his mark) Glassgow

Isaac G. (his mark) Jackson

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of sd. county John W. Glassow & Isaac G. Jackson subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Bill of Sale who being first sworn depose & say that they are personally acquainted with Gideon Gifford 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 24th Decr. 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk.

Rec'd for registration at 1 Oclock P. M. Decr. 24th 1860.  Registered and examined this Jany. 3rd A. D. 1860.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Temple, P. F. To G. W. Petway - Bill of Sale

I Paulina F. Temple of Sumner County in the State of Tennessee for & in consideration of the sum of eleven hundred dollars to me in hand paid by George W. Petway of the county of Giles & State aforesaid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have this day bargained & sold & do hereby bargain sell alien? & convey unto the said G. W. Petway his heirs & assigns forever all my undivided rights title claims & interest in & to the following negroes & their future increase Viz Patrick aged about 75 years old.  Jenny about 47 years old, Stewart about 28 years old Betsy about 22 years old, Mary about 22 years old & her child Sarah about 2 years old Aleck about 13 years old, George about 10 years old, Frank about 8 yrs. old, Lucy about 6 yrs. old, Angeline about 26 years old & her three children George about 6 yrs. old, Kate about 2 yrs. old, & Champ 3 months old.  I hereby bind myself my heirs Executors & Administrators in law & Equity to defend to the said

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George W. Petway his heirs & assigns forever a good & valid note to the slaves which he or they may be possessed of in the division or distribution.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 18th day of Jany. 1859.

P. F. Temple (Seal)

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county P. F. Temple the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that she made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this the 5th day of October 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk.

Rec'd for registration at 4 Oclock P. M. 28th Decr. 1860.  Registered and examined this 3rd day of Jany A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. Cty. By Thos Donoho Dep. Regr.



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

State of Tennessee, County of Sumner

Know all men by these presents that I John S. Ward have sold to John L. Kirby for and in consideration of two several notes executed by said Kirby one for eight hundred and twenty four dollars due 1st October 1861, The other for eighteen hundred and two dollars due 1st July 1862 have sold unto said Kirby the Book accounts office materials fixtures and good will of the Examiner office a newspaper published in Gallatin Tennessee.  It is hereby expressly understood that the said Ward retains a lien on said office present & accrueing accounts fixtures & materials belonging to said office till the purchase money is paid.  In order to make said Ward more secure the said Kirby is to have the said office insured at $2500 till the purchase money is paid and transfer the policy of insurance to the said Ward to be held as the property of said Ward till the above notes are liquidated.  The said Kirby is not to remove the said office fixtures from Gallatin Tennessee without the consent of said Ward. This the 3rd of Jany. 1861.

John S. Ward

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county John S. Ward the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made & executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 3rd January 1861.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration Jany 3rd A. D. 1861 at 12 Oclock M.  Registered and examined this 3rd day of Jany. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



Guild, Jo. C. To Florence Guild - Deed of Gift

For & in considerations of the love & affection I have for my daughter Miss Florence Guild I give to her the following negroes Isabella of yellow complexion big Emma & her son Anthony of black complexion and Ellen & her two children Bobbs & Sarah Jane and their increase.  To have and to hold to my said daughter for her sole and separate use for & during her life and at her death to her children or grandchildren.  In the event of my daughter haveing no children or grandchildren at her death to take them the power is given my said daughter by deed or by will to dispose of said negroes as she may think proper.  To sustain this settlement upon my daughter for her sole and separate use and the limitations herein provided I her father

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Jones, Elisha - Bill of Sale

This transcription is only a portion as the top part of the page was torn away.  

separate estate for & during ___________ children free from the contracts of _______said slaves to be sound sensible & slaves for life ____ of March 1856.  

Elisha (his mark) Jones

B. W. Mills

L. G. Mills

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county B. W. Mills & L. G. Mill subscribing witnesses to the foregoing Bill of Sale who being first sworn depose & say that they are personally acquainted with Elisha Jones 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 19th of August 1860.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 11 Oclock A. M. Jany 7th 1861.  Registered and Examined this 10th day of Jany. A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr S. Cty. ByThos. Donoho Dep. Regr.



White, Thomas To Dosha Stovall - Deed of Gift

For the love and affection I entertain for my Daughter Dosha Stovall I do hereby give & transfer & convey to my son Thomas J. White whom I hereby appoint Trustee for my said Daughter Dosha Stovall a certain negro woman slave by the name of Caroline aged about twenty two years & er son Henry aged about five years & her son John about three years said negro slaves also & their increase are given to above named Trustee for the sole use & benefit of my aforesaid Daughter Dosha Stovall during her natural life & her children.  I warrant the title to the above named slaves to the aforesaid Trustee for the uses & trusts above specified forever against the lawful claims or claims of all person whatever & her grandchildren.  This April 1st A. D. 1851.

Thomas White (Seal)

N. B. A true copy of the above can be  found at Springfield on Record (unreadable) County Court Set.

Clerk of said court do certify that this deed of Gift from Thos. White to

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Yount, Peter Snr. & Yount, Peter, Jnr. - Deed of Trust

This top portion of this Deed of Trust was torn away.

_____ for the payment of only ____ one hundred & twenty ____ to Hughes on the 1st day of January (taped) with iterest thereon for the rate of ten per cent per annum, which payments if duly made (torn) this conveyance void and if default shall be made in the payment principal & interest above mentioned then the said party of the ? his assigns are hereby authorized to sell the said wagon & mare (taped) thereoff as will be neessary to satisfy the amount then due costs & expenses allowed by law.

Peter (his mark) Yount Snr.

Peter B. Yount Jr.

Test

J. P. Taylor

F. A. Hughes

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg Clerk of the County Court of said county J. P. Taylor & F. A. (torn) _ing witnesses to the foregoing Deed of Trust who being first sworn depose & say that they are personally acquainted with Peter Yount Snr. and Peter Yount Jr. the barg_ and that they acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence (taped) act & deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained.  Witness my hand at office this 7th day of Jany 1861.  John L. Bugg Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 2 Oclock P. M. this Jany 7th 1861.  Registered and Examined this 10th day of Jany A. D. 1861.  R. D. Moore Regr. S. (taped) By Thos. Donoho Dep. (taped)

  


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