A few nice second mortgage images I found:
Image from page 370 of “Stokes records; notes regarding the ancestry and lives of Anson Phelps Stokes and Helen Louisa (Phelps) Stokes” (1910)
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Title: Stokes records; notes regarding the ancestry and lives of Anson Phelps Stokes and Helen Louisa (Phelps) Stokes
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1838-1913
Subjects: Stokes family
Publisher: New York
Contributing Library: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive
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SECOND VISIT TO BERMUDA I won several races this year in the Clytie. One was the New YorkYacht Club race, July 11. Wishing to be freer from business cares, I declined to be reelecteda director of the Mechanics National Bank. This summer we were at Birch Island. This autumn and the following winter I was much occupied withmatters connected with my fathers estate. 1886 In January my son Newton, who had been ill, went to Bermuda. February 17, after the death of my friends and fellow-trustees,Alexander Hamilton and Robert B. Minturn, I resigned trusteeship^in the Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Company, as I didnot like to have to execute papers whenever a mortgage was paid offor a change made in securities deposited with the Insurance Depart-ment of the different States. I had found it annoying when abroadto have to go often to a consuls office for this purpose. I had wantedto resign before, but yielded to Mr. Hamiltons request that I remain,as he had earlier yielded to my r
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