|page 124 Mortgage: 10 Feb. 1825, Epps Duke, Esqr. to Burnell Russell, both of Morgan Co., note for $253. Russell endorsed Duke in the Milledgeville Bank for $600. Duke’s security to Russell is two negro men, Robert & Mingo. If Duke pays Russell in 12 months $253 with interest & pays the bank principal & interest this to be void, else to remain in full force. /s/ E. Duke. Wit: Robt. Sanders. Mortgage proved by Robert Sanders, 16 March 1826, Samuel C. Torbert, J.P. Recorded 28 March 1826, John W. Porter, clk.