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This deed made this 25th day of April 1861 between R H Dibrell and Mary L his wife, of the first part and W H Macfarland and John Adams Smith of the second part Witnesseth that the said Dibrell and wife do grant unto the said Macfarland & Smith the following property, the lot in the City of Richmond whereon the parties of the first part at present reside situated on the north side of Main Street and between First and Foushee Streets being the same property which was conveyed to the said Dibrell by deed from John G Crouch & wife bearing date the 30th day of July 1852 of record in the Clerk's Office of the Court of Hustings for the City of Richmond to which deed reference is made for a particular description of the said property, also three slaves viz Ann, Fanny and Cary, also all the household and Kitchen furniture belonging to the house and Kitchen of the said Dibrell consisting of the usual variety & a schedule of which is hereto annexed marked A In trust to secure the payment of the note of the said Dibrell endorsed by D Von Groning for eight thousand dollars discounted and held by the President Directors and Company of the Farmers Bank of Virginia and of any other note of him the said Dibrell for a like sum, or a part thereof, discounted by them to renew the said note in whole or in part, or any other note of his to continue the said sum or any part thereof on a loan to the said Dibrell and in further trust to sell the said property should the said Dibrell be in default in the payment of the said original or renewed note or notes, upon the demand of the said President, Directors & Company, and out of the proceeds to pay to them what may be due from him, after retaining the usual charges and the surplus pay to the said Dibrell And the said Dibrell covenant, that he will warrant generally the property real and personal hereby conveyed Witness the following signatures and seals R H Dibrell Seal M. L Dibrell Seal Seal Seal
A Schedule 4 Sofas 2 Louniges 4 Bureaus 2 Mahogany Book cases 1 arm chair 6 fine Mahogany chairs 1 Centre table 1 Set Mantle Ornaments 3 peer tables Silver forks & Spoons Dinner Sets Tea sets Bedsteads & Bedding Carpets Cooking utensils counting of the usual variety R H Dibrell
State of Virginia City of Richmond, to wit I N. A. Sturdivauh a Notary Public for the city and State aforesaid do certify that R. H. Dibrell whose name is signed to the writing annexed bearing date the 25th day of April 1861, has acknowledged the said writing before me in my city and State aforesaid. Given under my hand this 27th day of April 1861 N. A. Sturdivauh N. P.
State of Virginia: City of Richmond, to wit: I N. A. Sturdivauh a Notary Public for the city and State aforesaid do certify that M. L. Dibrell, the wife of R. H. Dibrell, whose names are signed to the writing annexed bearing date the 25th day of April 1861. this day personally appeared before me in my city and State aforesaid and being examined by me privily and apart from her said husband, and after having the writing aforesaid fully explained to her, she the said M. L. Dibrell, acknowledged the said writing to be her act and declared that she had willingly executed the same, and does not wish to retract it. Given under my hand this 27th day of April 1861. N. A. Sturdivauh N. P.
City of Richmond, to wit: In the office of the Court of Hustings for the said City, the 27th day of April 1861 This deed was presented and with the schedule and certificates annexed admitted to record at half past Twelve o'clock P.M Teste, Ro Howard clk.