Georgia } We the undersigned as
Floyd County } Justices of the Inferior Court
of the County of Floyd have hired of
L. C. Johnson a Negro man named
Dave for the use of the Poor house
for a portion of the year 1861
the rate of Ten Dollars per month
his time to commence on the first
of September and close on the first
of November 1861
Rome Aug 24th 1861
Nn MCullough J.I.C.
W T Newman J.I.C.
T McGuier[?] J.I.C.
R. D. Harvy J.I.C.
Source: Floyd County, Georgia, Receipt, 1861, Justices of the Inferior Court to L. C. Johnson; Probate Court, Rome; Georgia Archives film 148/25 (RHS 2751-2755).