STATE OF ALABAMA Jefferson County
DEEDS – WILLS – ADMINISTRATIONS 1836-Vol. 6-1839
CHATTEL MORTGAGE Page 251-252
WILLIAM G. LINTHICUM to Allen Cox, Trustee, both of Jefferson Co. Ala.
Negro man named Balaam, of black complexion
negro man named Wonder, of black complexion
Premises. 2 Negro slaves, namely, 1 Negro man named Balaam, of black complexion and 1 negro man named Wonder, of black complexion. Whereas Linthicum is indebted to Jonathan Steel & Thomas M. Adkins, late merchants trading under the firm name of Steel & Adkins, by note in the sum of $336.66 with a credit of $200 on same, now Linthicum being willing to secure payment of the above note, executes this mortgage. Wit. B.E.Grace, Dated Apr. 1, 1838. Ack. by William G. Linthicum, Allen Cox and Steel & Adkins before B.E. Grace, Clk. Co. Ct. Apr. 21, 1838. Filed Apr. 21, recorded Apr. 23,
1838. B.E. Grace, Clk. Co. Ct.