Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Dunnell #14]
“I knew Tom McCue had a bill against Sam for three or four loads of hay that he never expected to get, so I told Tom about it, for I knew he couldn't read, and might not have heard that Sam had some money. I told him he better hurry on down there before Sam got his money all spent.
“Tom's the feller I offered to sell my bill against Sam to one time he come in to see what he could do towards getting his pay for the hay. He wouldn't buy. But he offered to sell me his for five dollars. And I guess I was a fool I didn't take it.
“Tom went down to see Sam. And Sam said that he want going to pay him nothing that the hay was no good. ‘No good, hey?’ says Tom. ‘Well, it was good enough the first time so that you wanted another load. And that load was good enough so that you wanted another, and so it went to the last load,’ he says. ‘Now,’ he says, ‘I didn't come all the way down here for nothing. If I don't get my money,