Deed Book X, Pages 572-573

Scott County, Mississippi

Chancery Clerks' Office

Forest, Mississippi

Filed 21st day of October 1875 at 11 o'clock A.M.

J.B. Blackwell, Ck

This deed of trust made this the 1st day of October 1875, witnesseth that

whereas Hugh B. McCoy of Newton County State of Mississippi party of the

first part is indebted to A. McCoye of Scott County, Mississippi, in the

sum of $172.50 dollars on ? for Rent and supplies furnished during the

year 1875, Whereas said party of the first part expects said party of the

said party, to advance $50 in money and supplies during the year 1875, and

whereas said agreed to secure the payment of said sum as also any amount

that may be advanced as aforesaid that the party of the first in consideration

of the premises as well as for $10, to him paid by James A. Ware, trustees do

thereby bargain, sell and convey,to said trustee the property, being in Newton

and Scott County, Mississipi and described as follows. His ? corn and cotton

crop to be grown by the party of the first part during the year 1875- present

year, the cotton to be delivered as fast as it can be gathered and prepared for

market, and sold to or by then. And proceeds of sale applied to payment of

this deed of trust and what balance may be due said Hugh McCoye at the time

of sale and balance of proceeds if any to be paid over to the party of the

first part. The title to which unto said trustee any successor, I warrant,

and agree forever to be deferred in trust however that if said party shall

on or before the first day of December 1875 pay what may be and A. McCoye as

aforesaid and all costs incurred on ? of this deed then this deed to be void,

but if default is made in said payments the trustee shall take possession of

said property,and having given ten days notice of the time place and terms

of sale, by publication in some newspaper or posting a written advertisement

in three public places in the said county of Newton sell said property as a

sufficiency thereof to make said payment for cash at public auction, at Lake

in Scott County, State of Mississippi. And the said C ? A? McCoye & Hugh

McCoye or their legal representative can at any time they desire appoint a

trustee in the place of J.A. Ware or any succeeding trustee, and should the

trustee at any time before said property or buy part thereof endangered as

security for said payments he shall take the same in his possession and

hold until said payments are made or property is sold as aforesaid but

until demanded by the trustee for either of the purposes aforesaid said

party of the first part can keep the same.

In Testimony whereof said Hugh McCoye has hereto set his hand and seal.

H.B. McCoye (Seal)

The State of Mississippi

Personally came before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace

in and for said county within named H.B. McCoye, who acknowledged that

he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing deed, for the purposes

therein expresses as his act and deed. Under my hand

and seal this 4th day of October A.D. 1875

G.L. Platt, J.P. (seal)

I J. B. Blackwell, Chancery Clerk in and for said county certify

that the foregoing deed of trust was filed to such day of October 1875.

Recorded in my officethis day recorded in pages 572 and 573, Deed Book X.

Given under my hand and seal this day Nov, 1875

J.B. Blackwell, Clerk


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