Deed Book T, Part 3, 1861-1862
T-469-72. Marriage Settlement. Jan. 2, 1861, “in the first year of the resumed absolute sovereignty and Independence of South Carolina.” Contemplating a marriage between Ida L. Hunter and George W. Dargan, property of Ida, “an infant” is with the consent of her mother Emily A. Hunter, conveyed to George B. Bealer, in trust. The property consists of Ida’s interest in a house and lot where her mother now lives in the town of Darlington after the termination of a limited estate held by her mother, and her separate and undivided interest in 46 slaves named in a schedule annexed, Ida’s interest in the slaves being equal to 3/4 of all, except for the two last named, and an absolute interest in the two last after a life estate in the two held by Emily A. Hunter. The slaves are the same slaves with their increase derived from the will of Andrew Washington Hunter, deceased, “and by representation in and by the death of Laura C. Hunter.” Extensive survivorship instructions are provided. The schedule lists 46 slaves (numbered): Sam, Mose, Sally, Bill, Eliza, James, Frank, Lena, Charles, Julia, Charlotte, George, Young Mary, Alfred, Zilpha, Little James, Evans, Clayborne, Little Sally, Rose, Lizzy, Martha Ann, Emily, Little Sam, Little George, Melissa, Willis, Georgianna, Nelly, Alice, Bolam, Ellen, Sarah, Jasper, Old Mary, Margaret, Henrietta, Ella, Rebecca, Little Frank, Rachel, Anaca, Dorcas, Jinny, Fanny, Hannah. “In the last two Mrs. Emily A. Hunter has a life Estate.” Wit. E. F. White, B. W. Edwards. Jan. 18, 1861. Rec. Jan. 18, 1861.
T-475-76. Mortgage. Jan. 2, 1861. To secure payment of two notes dated Jan. 1, 1861 in the amounts of $2985.74 and $308.80, Reuben I. Welsh of Sumter Dist. conveys to James P. Petteway and Roger Moon, merchants and partners in trade as James P. Petteway & Co. of Wilmington, North Carolina, 330 acres of pine land in Sumter Dist. adjoining William O. Lemmon, W. G. Frierson and William Keels, 199 acres in Sumter Dist. adjoining the last tract and lands of William O. Lemmon and William Keels, a negro man Nelson, a negro woman Cherry, and a turpentine still located in Sumter Dist. about 6 miles below Lynchburg and one miles from Lynches Creek Road, 6 mules and 3 wagons. The conveyance is void if the debts are paid. Wit. A. Norcom, Thomas M. Robinson. Pr. Jan. 16, 1861. Rec. Jan. 18, 1861.
T-481-82. Deed. May 20, 1860. Evan Webb and his wife Sarah Webb, daughter of Axom Onails, sell for $100 to Griffin Onails all their interest in the land, negroes [not named], and money or notes to which they may be entitled under the will of John Onails. John Onails left his property to Griffin Onails and after Griffin’s death to the children of his brothers Axom Onails, Griffin Onails and his sister Brady Davis. Griffin desires to purchase for his heirs the interests of the children of Axom and Brady as are inclined to sell. Wit. Simeon Coker, R. Wright. Pr. June 8, 1860. Rec. Jan. 18, 1861.
T-482-83. Deed. November 20, 1860. Thomas W. Gainey and his wife Nancy J. Gainey, daughter of Axom Onails, sell for $100 to Griffin Onails all their interest in the land, Negroes, and money or notes to which they may be entitled under the will of John Onails. John Onails left his property to Griffin Onails and after Griffin’s death to the children of his brothers Axom Onails, Griffin Onails and his sister Brady Davis. Griffin desires to purchase for his heirs the interests of the children of Axom and Brady as are inclined to sell. Wit. C. Coker, J. J. Bateman. Pr. Nov. 20, 1860. Rec. Jan. 18, 1861.
T-490. Mortgage. Sept. 2, 1860. To secure payment of $922.10 owing to the equity commissioners, Nathan B. Mims conveys to Thomas B. Haynsworth, equity commissioner, a negro slave Solomon, formerly belonging to the children of John Mims. The conveyance is void if Mims pays his debt with interest according to the terms of his bond of Apr. 2, 1860. Wit. H. B. White, John Mims. Pr. Feb. 1, 1861. Rec. Feb. 1, 1861.
T-491. Receipt. Jan. 15, 1839. Daniel Blue has received from Martha Perritt $755, full payment for the sale to her of a negro woman Suckey, aged 18, and child Silvy Jane, about 2 months. Wit. James King. Pr. Oct. 14, 1858 by Sam J. King, stating that he saw Daniel Blue sign the document and that he saw his father James King sign the document as witness.
T-491. Trust Deed of Gift. Jan. 15, 1839. Martha Perritt conveys two negro slaves Suckey (aged 18) and child Silvey Jane (aged 2 months) to Blaney Parnell in trust for M. S. Parnell, daughter of Blaney, free from the interest of any husband, for her lifetime and then to her children. Wit. Daniel Blue, James King. Pr. Oct. 14, 1858 by Sam J. King, stating that he saw Martha Perrit sign the document and that he saw his father James King sign the document as witness. Rec. Feb. 1, 1861.
T-494-95. Trust Deed of Gift. [no month and day] 1861. Hardy Stuckey of Sumter Dist. conveys property to Charles Spencer, in trust for Stuckey’s daughter Elizabeth, wife of William J. McCown of Darlington Dist. The property includes 300 acres where McCown now lives, part of a tract formerly owned by James Garner of Darlington Dist. and left by his will to his wife for life and then sold after her death and bought by Gatlin & Stuckey; also his interest in the Lydia Meadows lands in Darlington Dist. containing about 400 acres, formerly owned by James Garner and by him devised to Lydia Meadows with limitations; the mill tract of land in Darlington Dist. of 80 acres formerly owned by James Garner and devised to his two sons Charles and James; and nine negro slaves: Jacob, Rose, Hannah, John, Jean, Letta, Jim, Dicy and her child, with the future increase of the females. The conveyance is for the sole and separate use of Elizabeth for her lifetime and then to her children. If Elizabeth dies without children, the estate goes half to William J. McCown and half returned to Stuckey’s estate. Wit. J. W. Stuckey, H. G. Scarborough. Pr. Sumter Dist., Feb. 27, 1861. Release of Dower, Sumter Dist. Susannah Stuckey, wife of Hardy Stuckey was examined and relinquished her interest to Charles Spencer. Rec. Mar. 4, 1861.
T-497-98. Trust Deed of Gift. Apr. 12, 1861. Sarah E. Bradley conveys to Robert E. DuBose, trustee for her grandchildren Mary Jane, Robert E., Sarah E., Anna Martha, Daniel, Theodore B. and Thomas DuBose, children of her daughter Martha A. DuBose, wife of Robert E. DuBose, six negro slaves: Toney, Adaline, Beck, Dora, Rose and Jane. The slaves are the same which were set off to Sarah by the commissioners appointed to divide the property of Sarah’s deceased son Robert [presumably Bradley]. Robert E. DuBose is to hold the negroes in trust and upon each grandchild coming to age 21 or marriage, set off to him or her a share equal with those of the other grandchildren or any other child born to Martha A. DuBose. Wit. John J. Russell, W. J. Floyd. Pr. Apr. 12, 1861. Rec. Apr. 12, 1861.
T-506-07. Trust Deed of Gift. Sept. 29, 1860. Elizabeth M. McCall conveys to Thomas H. Harllee, in trust for Elizabeth’s daughter Sarah D. McCall, a negro girl Binah, about 14 years old, for Sarah’s lifetime, and then to Sarah’s children. If Harllee is unable to perform as trustee, the trust is to devolve upon Elizabeth McCall’s son James at the age of 21. Wit. C. S. Eagerton. Pr. Nov. 5, 1860. Rec. Apr. 12, 1861.
T-520-24. Marriage Settlement. Apr. 25, 1861. Contemplating a marriage between Layton W. Lide and Julia E. Wilds, Julia’s property is conveyed in trust to Alexander S. Lide. Julia is of Darlington District and Layton and Alexander are of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. The property includes Julia’s undivided interest in the personal and real property of her late father Peter A. Wilds of Darlington District, equal to 1/7 of 2/3 of his estate. Also conveyed is Julia’s interest in the estate of her late brother John T. Wilds, one of the distributees of Peter A. Wilds. All the real estate is in the control of Julia F. Wilds, including tracts on Back Swamp lying on both sides of Alligator Branch, bounded by lands formerly of R. B. Bacot, E. J. Lide, the estate of George Fountain, and estate of John D. Witherspoon, the estate of Thomas C. Williamson, Thomas E. Fountain, and the estate of John A. Fountain, and the Great Pee Dee River; also one other tract in Springville on Black Creek, bounded by E. J. Lide, the estate of Jno. F. Ervin, the estate of James Ervin and Black Creek; also another tract, part of which is in Hasker Flat and bounded by William Isgett, the estate of John D. Witherspoon, and lands formerly of Alexander Warr, all in Darlington District. The personal estate of Peter A. Wilds, including the share of John T. Wilds, includes slaves, stock and other goods and credits as detailed in the inventory of his estate, a copy of which is attached here as Schedule A. Alexander S. Lide is to hold the property in trust for the sole and separate use of Julia E. Wilds during her life, free from the debts and control of Layton W. Lide. After the decease of Julia and Layton, the property and its increase is to go to her issue as equally as tenants in common, and the trust is to terminate. If Julia has no living issue at her death, the property will descend to those named by Julia in her will, notwithstanding her coverture. If Julia leaves no issue and no will, the property will go to Layton W. Lide. Layton W. Lide is authorized to seek a division of the property. With Julia’s written permission, Layton can sell any part of the property and reinvest the proceeds, which are subject to the trust. Signed J. E. Wilds, L. W. Lide, Alex S. Lide. Wit. T. Geo. Dargan, P. C. Coggeshall. Schedule A is the inventory of the personal estate of Peter A. Wilds, dated 19 December 1851. It lists these Negroes [arrangement on page is maintained here]:
Israel $700, Sam $650. $1350
Major $675, Henry $750, Joe $750. 2175
Sandy 750, Sharper 700, Dick 750. 2200
Daniel 500, Amos 450, Derry 450. 1400
Cate 175, George 500, Caroline 150. 825
Rose 500, Ellen 125, Doctor 250. 1075
Wesley 200, Daniel 100, Mary & Infant 600. 900
Dicy 250, Amos 250, Silvy 200. 750
Henry 125, Phillis 350, Harriet 550. 1025
Sam 300, Tom 250, Wiley 300. 750
Thomas 100, Abram 300, Rose 550. 950
Dinah 200, Joe 100, Rachel 350. 650
Jacob 250, Lotty 550, Cloe 150. 950
Hagar 500, Rachel 100, Sylvia 0, Amos 0. 600
July 200, Dave 400, Simon 750. 1350
Phebe 600, Bettie 600, Lilly 600. 1800
Saphrona 375, Mingo 500, Moses 500. 1375
Ned 200, Chasser 0, Maria 325. 525
Jim 325. 325
There is also a list of farm animals, household goods, notes, and other material. Inventory made 20 December 1851 by John W. Lide, E. W. Charles, Thos. P. Lide, Allen E. McIver. Pr. 7 May 1861 by P. C. Coggeshall. Rec. 7 May 1861.
T-526-27. Mortgage. June 12, 1861. To secure payment of $712.50 owing to the equity commissioners, Franklin W. Cooper conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, a negro slave Betsey, formerly belonging to the estate of Kinion McLendon, deceased. The conveyance is void if Cooper pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. H. E. C. Fountain. Pr. June 15, 1861. Rec. June 15, 1861.
T-529-32. Marriage Settlement. June [no day] 1861. Contemplating a marriage between Joseph J. McCown and Martha Emma Nettles, Martha Emma’s property in slaves is conveyed in trust to Joseph B. Nettles, in trust for her. The slaves, identified in a schedule attached, are presently held by Joseph B. Nettles subject to two deeds: one of Oct. 5, 1832, between Joseph B. Nettles, Hannah M. Gee (now Hannah M. Nettles) and Samuel L. DuBose, and one dated July 26, 1851 between Joseph B. Nettles and Mary S. Cannon, John R. DuBose, Charlotte M. DuBose, Ann C. DuBose and Samuel L. DuBose. By these deeds the slaves and their increase were secured to the use of Joseph B. Nettles and Hannah M. Nettles for life, to the survivor of them, and then to their children in equal shares. Martha Emma being such a child, she is entitled to a share at her parents’ deaths, and possibly to the whole. Survivorship directions are provided. Wit. Gertrude L. Nettles, Theodore W. Nettles. The schedule lists slaves, all in the possession of Joseph B. Nettles, subject to the deed between Joseph B. Nettles, Hannah M. Nettles (formerly Hannah M. Gee) and Samuel L. DuBose: Irt [?], Lizzy, Isaiah, Laura, Lonzo, Nell, Allen, Hepsy, Dick, Silvy, Linn Sr., Salina [?], Irene, Catharine, Josephine, Clarissa, Frankey, Henry, Richard, Roxanny, Elliott, Jerry, Sarah, Rina, Lena Jr., John, Lud, Mixon, Infant, Viny, Phillis, Jesse, Dora, Hartwell, Lud, Millin [Miller?], Dinah, Marcus, Rose, Mary, Charlotte, Minerva, Maria, Oscar, Cephus Jr., Spencer, Gusten, Ellinor, Adaline, Pleasant, Cephus Sr., Allen, Warrick, Stephen, Harry. Also, these slaves subject to the deed from Joseph B. Nettles to Mary S. Cannon, John R. DuBose, Charlotte M. DuBose, Ann C. DuBose and Samuel L. DuBose: Salin [?], Albert, Susannah, Phillip, Leighton, Hattie, Ella, Harriet, Lizzy, Jimmy & Mary, Hester, Fanny, Russel, Wiley. Pr. June 18, 1861. Rec. June 18, 1861.
T-567. Deed of Gift. Oct. 6, 1860. Sarah J. Dampier gives to her children Kisia Ann Duglas Dampier and Cornelia Dedama The Snowflick Dampier negro slave Francis [sic], aged 16, with her increase. If either child dies, the other is to inherit; if both die, she and her increase are to return to Sarah. Wit. J. L. Wright, Solomon Wright. Pr. Oct. 19, 1860. Rec. Jan. 11, 1860.
T-569-71. Trust Deed of Gift. November 15, 1861. John L. Hart conveys to William J. Fountain, trustee for his wife Hannah J. Hart and his children by her, land on which he lives and on which he holds a bond for title given by E. J. Lide dated 13 February 1861. The land, in Darlington District, is bounded north and east on lands of the said Evan J. Lide, on the south by lands of the said E. J. Lide and Mrs. Harriet Ervin, and on the west by the public road from Darlington C. H. to Society Hill, containing 110 acres, as appears by a plat of 1861 made by J. H. Hart; also a parcel of land in Darlington Dist. conveyed to him by R. L. Hart, bounded north and east by land in possession of E. R. Wilson, south by Evan J. Lide, and west by Mrs. Hannah Hart, 153 acres, as appears on a plat of J. H. Hart dated 31 January 1860; also the following negro slaves: Mary, Horace, Isham, Peter, Maria & her 5 children (Jim, Della, Maria, Emma, Tom), Amos and Rachel and her 3 children (Lavinia [?], Limbrick, baby), Isabel, Mary and her 3 children (Irene, Sam, Fade [?]), Laura, Daniel, George, Zachary, Hester & her 5 children (Ely, Selah, Furman, Sandy, Daniel), Edward, Columbus, also various livestock and other property. The trust is for the sole and separate use of Hannah during her live and then for their children, etc. Wit. Wm. H. Wingate, J. F. Knight. Pr. December 9, 1861. Rec. Dec. 9, 1861.
T-572. Indenture. Sept. 12, 1861. Joshua, formerly of North Carolina, but now of Darlington Dist., aged 31 years, voluntarily and of his own accord binds himself to Mrs. Larky Boyett as a servant or slave, from this date for 99 years, during which time he shall serve his mistress faithfully, honestly and industriously, serving all lawful commands, not be absent from service without leave and in all things behave as a faithful servant or slave, relinquishing to Bonett [sic] the right of making contracts for him. Boyett will provide him with suitable board, clothing and medical atention. Wit. James M. McInvaill, James W. Pierce. Signed Joshua King, his mark. Pr. Dec. 23, 1861. Rec. Jan. 4, 1862.
T-573. Indenture. July 20, 1861. Patrick [blank space for last name], formerly of North Carolina, but now of Darlington Dist., aged 21 years, voluntarily and of his own accord binds himself to Joseph Boyett as a servant or slave, from this date for 99 years, during which time he shall serve his mistress faithfully, honestly and industriously, serving all lawful commands, not be absent from service without leave and in all things behave as a faithful servant or slave, relinquishing to Boyett the right of making contracts for him. Boyett will provide him with suitable board, clothing and medical attention. Wit. John W. Coe, James M. McInvaill. Signed Patrick Hegins, his mark. Pr. Dec. 23, 1861. Rec. Jan. 4, 1862.
T-573-75. Marriage Settlement. Nov. 30, 1861. Contemplating a marriage between Margaret J. Lucas and George H. Caraway, Margaret’s property is conveyed to Erasmus G. Kervin, in trust for her sole and separate use, including her undivided interest in the real and personal estate of her father Benjamin Lucas, being one sixth of the whole estate: the tract of land on which Lucas resided at the time of his death, 986 acres on Black Creek; a tract 3 miles west of the previous tract, bounded by A. W. Sexton, Wm. Law and Carter Rhodes, containing 166 acres; and these slaves: Bristow, Bella, Ann, Lydia, Mack, Alfred, Mary, Silla, Rose, Deonna [?], Jane, Cesar, Nelson, Eliza, Levy, William, Lun and Milly. These lands and negroes have been ordered to be sold by the court of equity and court of ordinary. Extensive survivorship instructions are given. Wit. F. W. Cooper, G. W. Lucas. Pr. Dec. 2, 1861. Rec. Jan. 11, 1862.
T-576-78. Marriage Settlement. Feb. 7, 1861. Contemplating a marriage between Gertrude L. Sims and J. Edward Nettles, Gertrude’s property (listed on a schedule) is conveyed to Julius A. Dargan, in trust of her sole and separate use. Extensive survivorship instructions follow. The property is to remain under the control of J. A. Dargan as administrator of A. D. Simns and guardian of Gertrude until a full settlement is made with him. Wit. J. B. Nettles, A. T. Dargan. The schedule identifies eleven or twelve hundred acres on Jeffries Creek formerly owned by Alexander D. Sims, father of Gertrude and purchased by him from Timothy Dargan, John P. Zimmerman and William St. Camer [?] and bounded by lands of Henry K. W. Kervin, John P. Zimmerman, Reuben Beasley and Thomas J. Sexton, cattle and stock and plantation utensils and negro slaves: Molly, Dice, Charles, Tom, Jane, Racheal, Jude, Susanah, Madison, Cate [?], Solomon, Martha, Louisa, Atgill, Silla, Dice, Caesar, Charles Sr., Toney, Ellis, Tempe, Lucy, Rhody, Henry, Harriet, Amut, Sarah, Lily, Manly, Bob, Bill, Daniel, Eliza, Cary, Sam, Rhea, Betty, John and an infant child of Cary, Hasty, Blackwell and Jesse. Pr. Feb. 16, 1861. Rec. Jan. 11, 1862.
T-588-89. Mortgage. Jan. 6, 1862. To secure payment of $3050 owing to the equity commissioners, Jesse H. Windham conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, negro slaves Mary, William, Eliza, Lem and Milly. The conveyance is void if Windham pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. H. E. C. Fountain. Pr. June 15, 1861. Rec. June 15, 1861. Wit. H. M. Parrott. Pr. Jan. 14, 1862. Rec. Jan. 14, 1862.
T-589-90. Mortgage. Jan. 6, 1862. To secure payment of $1100 owing to the equity commissioners, John F. Parrott conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, negro slave Alfred. The conveyance is void if Parrott pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. Josiah M. Coker. Pr. Jan. 14, 1862. Rec. Jan. 14, 1862.
T-590-91. Mortgage. Jan. 6, 1862. To secure payment of $675 owing to the equity commissioners, Erasmus G. Kervin conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, Negro slave Lizzy. The conveyance is void if Kervin pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. G. W. Lucas. Pr. Jan. 14, 1862. Rec. Jan. 14, 1862.
T-599-600. Mortgage. Jan. 6, 1862. To secure payment of $1850 owing to the equity commissioners, George H. Caraway conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, Negro slaves Silla, Rose, Cesar and Nelson. The conveyance is void if Caraway pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. C. M. Jones. Pr. Jan. 14, 1862. Rec. [no date]. Marked: Satisfied, Oct. 26, 1863, [signed] E. B. Brunson, C. C. P.
T-600-01. Mortgage. Jan. 6, 1862. To secure payment of $680 owing to the equity commissioners, George W. Lucas conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, Negro slave Jane. The conveyance is void if Lucas pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. John J. Russell. Pr. Jan. 14, 1862. Rec. Jan. 14, 1862. Marked: Satisfied, Dec. 22, 1863, [signed] E. B. Brunson, C. C. P.
T-614-16. Confirmation of Conveyances. Jan. 9, 1862. Hugh Lide, who died Feb. 9, 1843, in his will gave to his sons Robert P., Evan J. and Thomas P. Lide, in trust for his daughter Margaret Jane F. Dargan and her husband J. O. B. Dargan and their children and their survivors, the tract of land on which he lived of about 212 acres, and all the negroes he then owned or should thereafter own in the state of South Carolina except those previously bequeathed, as well as all household and plantation goods except those previously bequeathed. On July 3, 1861, J. O. B. Dargan, Margaret and their children peititioned the Court of Equity setting forth that Evan J. Lide and Thomas P. Lide only had assumed and exercised the trust, and also stating that the trustees had sold certain of the Negroes or their increase, named in the petition, for the family’s benefit, and asking that the sales be confirmed and that certain other of the negroes or their increase might be sold by the trustees to J. O. B. Dargan, and that a tract of land belonging to Dargan purchased from the Byrds and afterwards reconveyed to him by J. Eli Gregg after an exchange between Dargan and M. S. McCall be conveyed to the trustees in substitution for the slaves which were sold. The Equity Commissioners approved the transaction under an order of Nov. 27, 1861 by Hon. John Belton O’Neill, and ordered that Dargan make good title to the plantation to Evan J. Lide and Thomas P. Lide, trustees, to be held as the slaves were, and confirming the sale of the slaves Jack, Simon, Dilly, Boston, Andrew, Phillis, Selah, Melissa and Sandy. And further confirming that Evan J. Lide and Thomas P. Lide convey to Dargan the slaves Mariah, Emily, America, Lazarus and the infant child of Mariah, and turn over the sales proceeds to him of the slaves already sold. Dargan conveys to Evan J. and Thomas P. Lide, trustees, the plantation purchased by him from the Byrds and reconveyed to him on Nov. 1, 1858 by J. Eli Gregg, consisting of 831 acres bounded on the north by Joseph Norwood, on the east by E. F. Parrott and J. C. Garner, on the south by Elisha King, and on the west by E. King, Wm. King Jr., and John W. King, in trust to be held as the slaves were to be held under the will of Hugh Lide. Wit. B. F. Williamson, Theodore A. Dargan. Pr. Mar. 1, 1862. Renunciation of dower by Margaret Jane F. Dargan, wife of J. O. B. Dargan, Feb. 27, 1862. Rec. Mar. 1, 1862.
T-617. Mortgage. Apr. 7, 1862. To secure payment of $1024 owing to the equity commissioners, Israel J. Alexander conveys to B. W. Edwards, equity commissioner, negro slaves Violet and Mahaly with their future increase. The conveyance is void if Alexander pays the debt with interest according to a bond of this date. Wit. John J. Russell. Pr. Apr. 14, 1862. Rec. Apr. 14, 1862.
T-629-30. Marriage Settlement. Apr. 2, 1862. Contemplating a marriage between Euphiasia E. Hoole and J. Q. A. Dabbs, Euphiasia’s property is conveyed in trust for her to Thomas S. Hoole. The property is negro slaves Jinny and Ed with their future increase, which slaves were allotted to her as her portion of her father’s estate, and also the real and personal property that she may be entitled to at the death of her mother Elizabeth Hoole as one of her heirs. Survivorship instructions follow. Wit. W. C. Brunson, S. H. Bacot. Pr. May 5, 1862. Rec. May 10, 1862.