Note From David Johnston to Sidney K. Reeves
Walton County, Georgia
August Term 1832
On or before the 25th of December next I promise to pay Sidney K. Reeves or bearer forty dollars for value rec’d this (blank) April 1832
The note had a credit for twelve dollars endorsed on the back of it.
Personally appeared before me Sidney K. Reaves who being duly sworn deposeth & saith that he had in his possession the original note of which the above is in substance a copy with a credit thereon endorsed for twelve dollars & deponent further says that said note has been lost or mislaid so that he cannot find it.
Sidney K. Reaves
Sworn to before me
23rd August 1832
James Orr J.J.C
It appearing to the Court that the original of the foregoing Copy note has been lost or mislaid out of the possession of Sidney K. Reaves
It is therefore ordered that said copy be established in lieu of the said lost original at the next term of this Court unless good cause be shown to the Contrary by David Johnston.