|page 182 Mortgage: Morgan Co., Ga.: 1 March 1831, John W. McCowen & Greeneberry McCowen, both of afsd. co., 18 Feb. 1831, made to Nancy Fitzpatrick & John Farris a promissory note for $65 due 25 Dec. 1831. Greeneberry McCowen is security for note. John W.’s security to Greeneberry is a bay gilding named Jim, a yoke of oxen, & cart. If John W. pays on time, this to be void. /s/ John W. McCowen. Wit: W. F. Vanlandingham, John T. McNiel, J.P. Recorded 20 April 1831, John W. Porter, clerk.