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This Indenture made and entered into this
8th day of July in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred
and forty four, between John H. Montague of the City
of Ricmond of the first part, John [illegible] James and
Alexander K. Parker of the said city of the second
part, and [illegible] James [illegible] of the said City of the
third part, witnesseth, whereas the said John H.
Montague is indebted to the said [illegible] James [illegible]
in two [illegible] negotaible notes, in favor of and
endorsed by William L. Montague and payable
at the office of [illegible] and deposite of the
Exchange Bank of Virginia at Richmond,
the one note bearing even date [illegible] and
payable six months after date for the sum
of $25, 00/100, the other note of the same date
payable nine months after date for the
sum eof $26, 42/100, whichsaid several sums of
money [illegible] the prupose and undertaking of the
said John H. Montague to secure to the said
[illegible] James [illegible] Nowfor and in consideration
of the premises, and of the further consideration
office [illegible] in hand and paid to the said
John H. Montague by the parties of the second
part (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged)
the said John H. Montague hath bargained and
sold, and by these presents doth bargain and
sell to the said John [illegible] James and Alex K. Parker,
and to the survivor of them, and their heirs,
the following slaves [illegible] - one negro woman
named Jane, and her five children, named
Sarah, Mary Ann, Eliza, Jane and Sophia,
together and their future increase, to have and
to hold the said negro slaves to the said John L.
James and Alexander K. Parker, their heirs

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