|pages 47-48 Mortgage: Morgan Co., Ga.: 12 Jan. 1830, John W. McCowen to Frederick Deane, George Langford, & Greenberry McCowen, all of afsd. co. John W. McCowen, 14 March 1829, made penal bond for $4500 to the Inferior Court sitting for Court of Ordinary of said co. He became bound for faithful performance of the guardianship of Elizabeth McCowen, orphan of William D. McCowen, decd. Deane, Langford, & McCowen were securities on bond. Security: tract in 4th Dist., Morgan Co., Apalachie waters, Lot 380, adj. lands of John Johnson & William McCowen, decd. Also, tract in 4th Dist., Morgan Co., Lot 381, adj. lands of John Johnson & Jesse Fitzpatrick. Also, 112 acres, part of Lot 382, 4th Dist., Morgan Co., adj. lands of Fredrick Deane, Instant H. Gilbert, & Jesse Fitzpatrick. Also, 8 negroes, Winney & Milley, women, Maria a girl, Martin, Henry, Edmond, Isham, & Jackson boys, all in John W.’s possession. If John W. McCowen discharges all duties as guardian of Elizabeth McCowen & keeps Deane, Langford, & McCowen harmless, this to be void. /s/ John W. McCowen. Wit: W. F. Vanlandingham, Joshua Eckles, J.P. Recorded 15 Jan. 1830, John W. Porter, clerk.