Promissory note - from Thomas M.
Sutton, Amount $60.00 - Fort Gaines, Ga - April 16th,
On the first day of November next I promise to
pay Boit & McKenzie, or bearer, Sixty dollars, for value received in
Fertilizers and Plantation Supplies.
Thos M Sutton
create a lien on a sufficient quantity of Cotton and other crops, growing and to be
grown, on my Plantation, in Clay County, during the present year, to secure the payment
of the above Note, with all charges and expenses which may arise from the foreclosure of
this lien, and I pledge myself to abide by the laws of the State made to secure payment
for Fertilizers and Plantation Supplies, and to carry out in good faith every part of
this contract; and, further that I have not and will not create any other lien or
obligation that will interfere with this.
Thos M. Sutton
WHEREAS the above
party has purchased One (1) tone of Sea Fowl Guano, and has given the above Note and
lien for the same, we, the subscribers, hereby agree to receive in payment and
satisfaction of said Note and lien, if so required by said party, Four Hundred pounds of
Low Middling Cotton, on condition that it shall be delivered in good merchantable order,
at the expense of said party, at any Railroad Station or Steamboat Landing in Georgia,
at least ten days before said first day of November next, and consigned to us in
Savannah; and that if said Cotton shall be of lower grade than Low Middling, said party
shall pay in cash the market difference between the respective grades.
Note marked "Paid"