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This Deed made this 25th day of January
1860 between Thomas Leftwich, part of the first part
John H Leftwich, party of the second part and Virgin
ia. M Leftwich of the third part, Witnesseth, that
for and in consideration of the natural love and affec
tion which the said party of the first part hath and
haveth toward the said Virginia M. Leftwich and
her children, he the said party of the first part doth
give, grant, bargain, sell, assign and set free, and by
these presents hath given, bargainained, sold, granted
assigned and set over unto the said party of the sec
ond part the following property, to wit A certain female
Slave called Lucy, with her child a boy called Jim,
and all the future increase of the said slave and a
parcel of household and Kitchen furniture in value
about five hundred dollars, composing among other
things, three beds, bedsteads and appurentances, three
Bureaus, three Washstands, Eighteen chairs, two
Ward Robes and other need needful chamber furniture, inclu
ding a carpet in each chamber, a Carpet, Centre table,
Chairs, Book Case, and Sofa or Lounge for the parlour,
a Dining table, crockery and glass ware, table cutlery,
and other usual articles of dining room furniture and
the usual complement of Kitchen furniture and cooking
utensils, and one cow to the own proper use and behoof of the said
Virginia M Leftwich and upon the following trusts
and none other to wit: that the said trustee shall hold
the said property for the separate use and maintenance of
the said Virginia M Leftwich and her children now living
and all others which she may hereafter have and bear,
free from the control of her husband E M. Leftwich, and
from liability for any debts which he now owes or any
which he may hereafter contract, as fully and absolutely as
if the said Virginia M Leftwich, were a feme Sole, but

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