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This Indenture made and executed this fifteenth day of March
in the year of Our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty four between
Gideon Bosher of the County of King William in the State of Virginia
of the first part, and Cornelius Ellett of the County of Oglethrop [Oglethorpe] in the
State of Georgia of the second part; Witnesseth that the said Gideon
Bosher for and in consideration of the natural love and affection
which he hath for his grand children Sarah Frances Bosher
and Mary Ann Bosher daughters of George Bosher at this
time of the County of Putnam in the State of Georgia, and
in further consideration of the sum of five dollars lawful money
of the United States to him paid by the said Cornelius Ellett the
receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge he the said Gideon
hath this day given, granted, bargained, sold & delivered
and by these presents doth hereby give, grant, bargain, sell
and deliver unto him the said Cornelius Ellett a certain
female slave named Melinda now about nineteen or
twenty years of age. To have and to hold the said slave
Melinda and her future increase unto him the said
Cornelius Ellett his heirs, executors, administrators and
assigns forever to his and their only proper use, benefit and
behohoof [behoof]. Upon Trust Nevertheless for the following uses
intents and purposes and none other for such is the
true [struck: and] intent and meaning of these presents and is
now declared to be the true intent and meaning
hereof viz: for the use, benefit, maintenance, education and
support of the said Sarah Frances and Mary Ann
children of George Bosher aforesaid, till they or the survivor
of them shall arrive at the [struck: age] lawful age of twenty one
years old, and then to be divided between them the said
Sarah Frances & Mary Ann or their child or children
if they or either of them die leaving a child or children in
equal moieties, such child or children sharing the
portion to which its or their mother would have been
entitled if living at the time of such division to them
their heirs and assigns forever, but if either of them the
said

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