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McCall, Paul (fl. 1862) [Document regarding the mortgage of McCall's cotton crop]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06261.01.03 Author/Creator: McCall, Paul (fl. 1862) Place Written: Union County, Arkansas Type: Document signed Date: 28 February 1862 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 25 x 19.7 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06261.01.03 Author/Creator: McCall, Paul (fl. 1862) Place Written: Union County, Arkansas Type: Document signed Date: 28 February 1862 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 25 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Indicates that "the cotton crop of Paul McCall for the year 1862 and subsequent years is mortgaged to AS Morgan... conditioned that the said crop of cotton shall be delivered on the Ouachita River and thence shipped to New Orleans by said Morgan..." The shipment of cotton is impossible" on account of the condition of the country," thus McCall and Morgan agree the cotton should remain on McCall's plantation. Cosigned by A.S. Morgan. W. Johnson signs as a witness.

Background Information:

People: McCall, Paul, fl. 1862
Morgan, A.S., fl. 1862
Johnson, W., fl. 1862

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarConfederate States of AmericaCottonContract

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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