The devil man old scratch buried Kidd Pirates treasure in the swamp. Tom ran into Old Scratch and he left his finger print on his forehead. Tom sold his soul to the devil
Tom told his wife about the deal and he didn't know if he wanted to do it. His wife said to do it. his wife went to make the deal instead and she was killed ,Tom went and looked for her and he found her apron in a tree with her heart and liver in it.
After Tom found his wifes apron in the tree, Tom went and made the deal with Old Scratch. The deal was for Tom to take advantage of people and take their money.
Tom tried going to church to help him and get his soul back but it didn't help.
Tom said "if i've ever lied, may the devil take me away. Then the devil came and got him.