|page 181 Mortgage: Morgan Co., Ga.: 1 March 1831, John W. McCowen to Greeneberry McCowen, both of afsd. co., promissory note for $626.24. Security: all John W. McCowen’s interest in 202 1/2 acres, 4th Dist., Morgan Co., generally known as the Lester place, his 1/2 interest in a stud horse named Predelection (other owned by Majr. John G. Colbert), bay mare named Mary, gray mare called Fly, yoke of oxen, cart, 5 beds, bedsteads, & bedding, desk, bureau, safe, sideboard, clock, 2 pine chests, 2 pine tables, walnut table folding, walnut sugar stand, dozen chairs, 100 hogs, 7 cows, & 40 sheep. If John W. pays on time with interest, this to be void. /s/ John W. McCowen. Wit: W. F. Vanlandingham, John T. McNiel, J.P. Recorded 20 April 1831.