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This action is founded on the defendant's writing obligatory in substance as followeth: " $305. Twelve months after date We promise to pay " to the order of Tr [[overwritten]] P [[/overwritten]] Saunders guardian of Matt Clay " three hundred & five dollars -- [[subscript]] 100 [[/subscript]] for the hire of Isaac & family & Harry & family without defalcation for value received." (signed) " F. A. M. Sherrod [[circled word "seal"]] " I. G. Warren [[circled word "seal"]] " Jack Shackelford [[circled word "seal"]] Whereon are the following credits -- $163.74/100 also $70 82/100 20th Jany "44 -- Which said sum in said writing obligatory is long since due & unpaid -- other counts will be added -- No bail is required. Peters & Hansell P. Q. [[annotation in pencil at bottom of page]] 70.73 [[/annotation]]
There are references to Turner (Tr) Saunders and Matthew Clay on the other side of this document.
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