Dorcas, etc.: Deed, Henrico County

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This Indenture, made this Nineteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight Hundred and four: Between Charles Smith of the City of Richmond of the one part, Thomas White of the City aforesaid of the second part, and Isaac White of the same City of the third part: Witnesseth that Whereas the aforesaid Charles Smith stands justly indebted unto the above named Thomas White, for Groceries sold and delivered by him to the said Smith, in the just and full sum of four hundred Dollars payable within ninety Days from the day of the date hereof: and Whereas the said Charles Smith is desirous of securing the punctual payment of the said Debt, and for that purpose hath agreed to convey unto the said Isaac White the property herein after mentioned, in Trust, for the purpose of raising the said sum of money, at the time the same shall become due as aforesaid. Now this Indenture therefore Witnesseth, that the said Charles Smith, for and in consideration of the premises, as also for and in the further consideration of one Dollar of Current Money, by the said Isaac White to him in hand paid before the Sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof, he the said Charles Smith doth hereby acknowledge, and thereof, and any part thereof exonerate, acquit, release and discharge the said Isaac White, his Heirs, Executors, and administrators, and every of them, forever, Hath given, granted, sold and delivered, and by these presents for himself, his Heirs and assigns, doth give, grant, sell and deliver unto the said Isaac White and his Heirs forever, two Female Slaves, one named Dorcas about sixteen years old together with her child named Ben about twelve months old, and now in the possession of

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of William G. Waters of King William County, under Hire for the present year, and also Sally about Thirteen years old, and now in the possession of the said Charles Smith. To have and to hold the said Slaves, and the future increase of the said Females, to the said Isaac White his Heirs and assigns forever, to the only proper use and behoof of him and them: In Trust, Nevertheless, to and for the use, intent, and purpose following, and to and for no other use, intent or purpose whatsoever, that is to say, to and for the purpose

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White, in one of the News papers Published in the City of Richmond_ And the said Charles Smith for himself and his Heirs doth hereby covenant and agree, to and with the said Isaac White, his Heirs, Exors[executors], Admn. [Administrators] and assigns, that he will Warrant and forever defend the right, Title and Interest, in and to the Slaves aforesaid, and the future increase of the females, against the claim or claims of all and every persons or persons whatsoever. And the said Isaac White for himself and his Heirs, doth hereby covenant and agree to and with the said Charles Smith and his Heirs (with the privity and consent of the said Thomas White) that he will hold the Slaves aforesaid, to the use aforesaid, and none other, and that the said Charles Smith having fully paid and Satisfied the said Thomas White his Heirs or assigns the Debt & Costs as aforesaid, that he will hold the Slaves aforesaid, or such of them as may remain, for the use of the said Charles Smith and his Heirs; and that he will then and in such case reconvey the said Slaves, or such, or so many of them as may remain, to the said Charles Smith his Heirs or Assigns In Witness whereof, the parties aforesaid have hereunto with their hands and affixed their Seals, the day and year aforesaid. Signed, Sealed + Delivered } In presence of } David Lambert + Thos Bohannan Charles Smith {Seal} Thomas White {Seal} Isaac White {Seal}

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Smith to White Trust Deed 1805 July 1st [Illegible] by [Illegible]

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