Amy: Deed, Richmond City

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Whereas my Mother Mrs. Ruth Baker late of the Borough of Norfolk, and during her life gave with my sister Hannah Baker a certain Mulatto girl named Amy, & whereas my said Mother departed this life in the year eighteen hundred & eighteen without having made any will, & whereas in consequence of her dying intestate it may by some be supposed that I have an interest in said girl Amy, I have determined to make the declaration that I never did claim any right to her, at any time, or to any woman of hers, because my Mother during her life in like manner gave me a Negro girl of equal value with the one (Amy) given to my Sister, but to remove all doubt as to my interest in said Negro Amy & her children. & know all men by these presents that I Jerman Baker Jr. of the City of Richmond, for & in consideration of the sum of one dollar in hand paid by my said Sister the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged - to you, grant, bargain, sell, & convey with my said Sister all right, title & interest of any kind, which by any possibility I have to said Negro Amy & to her prese Witness my hand and seal this [blank] day of August 1824. Jerman Baker Jr. {seal}

The word "all" in the fourteenth line from the top, interlined before signing. Test A Whitaker D Darrington

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7 Baker to } Deed Baker }

Office Aug. 19. 1826. Ackd. & oR. Recorded No 25. page 210 and examined

Jerman Baker Jr to Miss Hannah Baker

City of Richmond towit: In the Office of the Court of Hustings for the said city, the 19" day of August 1826 This deed was acknowledged by Jerman Baker Jr, a party thereto, and thereupon admitted to Record - Teste Th. C. Howard Clk

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