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Dr. estate of Thomas Brooks decd.
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Dr. estate of Thomas Brooks dec'd. In account with James M. Payne executor Cr
In account with James M. Payne executor
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1838 May 16 to cash paid for coffin for the deceased             $5.00
1838
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“ interest to 31st. Dec. 1839                                                         52
May 16 to cash paid for coffin for the deceased $5.00
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1839 Jany.1. to cash paid Lucy Payne’s accot. [per?] recps 493.04
“ interest to 31st. Dec. 1839 52
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“ interest to 31st. Dec. 1839                                                     29.58
1839
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To commission on recpts. 1st Jany. 1840 a 5 [percent?]           3.75
Jany. 1. to cash paid Lucy Payne’s accot. [per?] recps 593.04
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                                                                                              $531.89
“ interest to 31st. Dec. 1839 29.58
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1840 Jany 1 to balance due executor this day                        456.89
To commission on recpts. 1st Jany. 1840 a 5 [percent?] 3.75
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“ interest to 31st. Dec. 1840                                                      27.41
$531.89
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To commission on recpts 1st Jany 1841                                      7.35
1840
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                                                                                                  491.65
Jany 1 to balance due executor this day 456.89
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1841 Jany 1. to balance due executor this day                       344.65
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“ interest to 31st December 1841                                              20.68
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To commission on receipts 1st. Jany 1842                                  9.65
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                                                                                                  374.98
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1842 Jany. 1 to balance due executor this day                        181.98
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“ interest to 31st. Dec. 1842                                                        10.91
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To commission on recpts. 1st. Jany. 1843                                    3.75
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                                                                                                  196.64
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1843 Jany 1. to balance due executor this day                          121.69
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“ interest to 31st Decr. 1843                                                          7.30
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To clerk of Goochd. tickets $2.47, 6.72                                        9.19
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To cash paid Master comr. Jno Woodson                                    10.00
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To Harris and Morser’s medical accos.                                        48.37
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To Jno S. Fleming atty accos                                                      60.00
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To cash pd. for coffin for Albert                                                      2.50
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1844 Jany 1 to balance due executor this day                          $259.05
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James M. Payne executor . . . Cr
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1840 Jany. 1 By hire of negro man Albert year 1839                $75.00
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Balance due executor                                                                456.89
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                                                                                                    531.89
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1841 Jany 1. By hire of negro man Albert year 1840                100.00
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“ cash recd. for negro man Lewys work                                        47.00
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Balance due executor                                                                  344.65
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                                                                                                    491.65
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1842 Jany 1st. by hire of Albert year 1841                                  100.00
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“ cash recd. for Lewy’s work                                                          93.00
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Balance due executor                                                                  181.98
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                                                                                                    374.98
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1843 Jany 1st. by hire of Albert year 1842                                    75.00
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Balance due executor                                                                  121.64
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                                                                                                      196.64
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I think it proper to observe that the negro man Lewy having been liberated by his masters will and being under the impression that he was a free man, would not subject himself to my controle or the controle of any person else. He being a Bricklayer plasterer &c. worked when he pleased, where he pleased, and for whom he pleased
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Consequently I could not hire him out for he would serve nobody and having every reason to believe that if dealt with ridgedly he would abscond and perhaps be lost and not feeling at liberty to sell him least he might not be necessary for the paymt of the debts due from the estate and by the termination of the Suit upon the subj. he might be actually a free man.  I considered it most to the interest of the estate to get what I could from him, and from those persons for whom he worked. all of which I have faithfully credited above to the best of my knowledge and belief; I was the more confirmed in this propriety of this course from a knowledge of the fact, that such indulgence had been granted him in the lifetime of his master. I would further observe that the two negro men did not come into my possession as executor until after I qualified, I think at June county court 1838 at a time that the people had generally supplied themselves with hands for the year, and did not want to hire; and further that at the commencement of that year my Grand Father the deceased Tho Brooks, had given to me, free of charge, except food clothing, [illegible] &c. the services of Albert for that year and he continued in my service untill the close of the year after which he was regularly hired out as credited above until his death which happened about Jany. 1843. J. M. Payne

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Dr. estate of Thomas Brooks dec'd. In account with James M. Payne executor Cr 1838 May 16 to cash paid for coffin for the deceased $5.00 “ interest to 31st. Dec. 1839 52 1839 Jany.1. to cash paid Lucy Payne’s accot. [per?] recps 493.04 “ interest to 31st. Dec. 1839 29.58 To commission on recpts. 1st Jany. 1840 a 5 [percent?] 3.75

                                                                                              $531.89

1840 Jany 1 to balance due executor this day 456.89 “ interest to 31st. Dec. 1840 27.41 To commission on recpts 1st Jany 1841 7.35

                                                                                                 491.65

1841 Jany 1. to balance due executor this day 344.65 “ interest to 31st December 1841 20.68 To commission on receipts 1st. Jany 1842 9.65

                                                                                                 374.98

1842 Jany. 1 to balance due executor this day 181.98 “ interest to 31st. Dec. 1842 10.91 To commission on recpts. 1st. Jany. 1843 3.75

                                                                                                  196.64

1843 Jany 1. to balance due executor this day 121.69 “ interest to 31st Decr. 1843 7.30 To clerk of Goochd. tickets $2.47, 6.72 9.19 To cash paid Master comr. Jno Woodson 10.00 To Harris and Morser’s medical accos. 48.37 To Jno S. Fleming atty accos 60.00 To cash pd. for coffin for Albert 2.50 1844 Jany 1 to balance due executor this day $259.05 James M. Payne executor . . . Cr 1840 Jany. 1 By hire of negro man Albert year 1839 $75.00 Balance due executor 456.89

                                                                                                   531.89

1841 Jany 1. By hire of negro man Albert year 1840 100.00 “ cash recd. for negro man Lewys work 47.00 Balance due executor 344.65

                                                                                                    491.65

1842 Jany 1st. by hire of Albert year 1841 100.00 “ cash recd. for Lewy’s work 93.00 Balance due executor 181.98

                                                                                                    374.98

1843 Jany 1st. by hire of Albert year 1842 75.00 Balance due executor 121.64

                                                                                                     196.64

I think it proper to observe that the negro man Lewy having been liberated by his masters will and being under the impression that he was a free man, would not subject himself to my controle or the controle of any person else. He being a Bricklayer plasterer &c. worked when he pleased, where he pleased, and for whom he pleased Consequently I could not hire him out for he would serve nobody and having every reason to believe that if dealt with ridgedly he would abscond and perhaps be lost and not feeling at liberty to sell him least he might not be necessary for the paymt of the debts due from the estate and by the termination of the Suit upon the subj. he might be actually a free man. I considered it most to the interest of the estate to get what I could from him, and from those persons for whom he worked. all of which I have faithfully credited above to the best of my knowledge and belief; I was the more confirmed in this propriety of this course from a knowledge of the fact, that such indulgence had been granted him in the lifetime of his master. I would further observe that the two negro men did not come into my possession as executor until after I qualified, I think at June county court 1838 at a time that the people had generally supplied themselves with hands for the year, and did not want to hire; and further that at the commencement of that year my Grand Father the deceased Tho Brooks, had given to me, free of charge, except food clothing, [illegible] &c. the services of Albert for that year and he continued in my service untill the close of the year after which he was regularly hired out as credited above until his death which happened about Jany. 1843. J. M. Payne