Deed book 10
J.T. Humphrey, clerk and master of the chancery court of Alcorn
County, Mississippi and commissioner by special appointment of said
court deed to A.T. Emmons...dated October 15, 1884...a certain cause
then pending therein between S.T. Surrat cojmplainant and H.F.
Surratt, et al defendants appointed the said J.T. Humphrey its
commissioner to carry out said decree...directed to advertise and
sell the north west fourth of the north east quarter of section 31
of township 1 of range 8 east and three acres in the south west
corner of the south east quarter of section 30 township 1 range 8
east...Humphrey advertised in the Corinth Herald and Emmons was the
highest last and best bidder...sum of 200.00 and paid in cash...