Deed book 51, page 70, Wilson County Register of Deeds Office.
On 4 February 1899, Alex Williamson entered into an agreement to purchase from J.D. Farrior one back mare mule for $125.00. The purchase was made on credit, due 1 September 1899, and until Williamson paid in full, title to the mule remained with Farrior.
[Sidenote: “Ellick” was the local pronunciation of Alex.]