|page 293 Mortgage: Morgan Co., Ga.: 9 April 1822, Thomas Duke to Carey Wood, both of afsd. co. Promissory note owed by Thomas Duke to Carey Wood for $1200 due before 25 Dec. next. Thomas Duke’s security is 5 negroes, Suckey, a woman between 20 & 25 years old & her four children, Charity, a girl about 7 or 8 years old, Mariah, a girl about 5 or 6 years old, Betty, a girl about 3 or 4 years old, & Tom, an infant boy about 9 or 12 months old. If Duke pays Wood on time with interest this to be void, else to remain in full force. /s/ Thomas Duke. Wit: Jas. Higgin, C. M. Roberts, J.P. Recorded 6 June 1822.