Peggy, etc.: Deed, Richmond City

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This Indenture made this 17th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & twenty five Between John B Valentine of the city of Richmond of the one part and John G Williams of the said city of the other part: Whereas the said John B Valentine is desirous, in the first place, to secure Anthony R. Thornton & Edmund Anderson from all loss & injury on account of their endorsing a note drawn by him of two hundred & twenty five dollars dated Feby 17th 1825 - payable & negotiable at the Farmer's Bank of Virginia sixty days after date, which note has been discounted at said Bank and also to secure them in case of their endorsing any note or notes in renewal of the said note - also to secure the said Anthony R Thornton the payment of a note of fifty Dollars dated Jany 1st 1825 drawn by the said Valentine in favour of the said Thornton payable on demand - also to secure a debt due from the said Valentine to the said Edmund Anderson of sixty four Dollars by open account, for Rent — secondly to secure to James Boskin the payment of a note of one hundred & twenty nine Dollars - which note is made negotiable at the Farmer's Bank; also to secure to Christopher Tompkins a note of fifty dollars executed by the said Valentine to Henry Fore for Journeyman's wages, dated March 15th 1825, and by him assigned to said Tompkins — thirdly to secure to Charles Hughes the payment of thirty Dollars and to John Sawyers the payment of fifteen Dollars both

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due by open account — and lastly to secure the rest of his creditors who shall make known their claims to the said John G Williams within twenty Days after this trust shall have been executed. Now This Indenture witnesseth, that the said John B Valentine, for and inconsideration of the premises and also for the further sum of one Dollar to him in hand paid by the said John G Williams, at & before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, Hath given granted bargained sold and conveyed and by these presents doth give grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said John G Williams his heirs and assigns forever the following property: to wit four unfinished Gigs, one unfinished Carriage, called a chariottee - also all his stock of materials coach Maker and Blacksmith Tools and fixtures of every description as these now stand in his shop on E Street in the city of Richmond, with all the unfinished work which the said Valentine has on hand, also four negroes to wit: a negro woman, named Peggy & her three children Sam, Moses & Lucy, with their increase. also all his Right title and interest in & to the property, allotted & assigned to Mary Duke, late Mary Valentine of the county of Hanover, in the estate of her late husband [illegible] Valentine decd. To Have & To Hold the said Gigs, Carriage, materials, Tools, fixtures, unfinished work, negroes, and his the said Valentine's interest in the property assigned to said Mary Duke for dower unto him

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him the said John G Williams, his heirs, executors administrators & assigns & to & for the only proper use & behoof of him the said John G Williams, his heirs executors administrators & assigns forever. Upon Trust nevertheless that the said John G Williams, his heirs executors and administrators shall & will permit the said John B Valentine to remain in quiet & peaceable possession of the said granted or intended to be hereby granted property until default shall be made in the payment of the said sums of money or either of them or any part thereof by the said Valentine when the same shall be demanded. And then upon this further trust, that he the said John G Williams his heirs executors or administrators shall & will so soon after the happening of such default, as the said Anthony R Thornton & Edmund Anderson or either of them shall request, sell the said property bereby granted or intended to be granted, to the highest bidder for ready money, at Public auction, at such place in the City of Richmond, as the said Williams may think but after having given five days notice of the time & place of such sale in the Richmond Compiler - and out of the proceeds arising from such sale, shall after satisfying the cost of drawing and recording this deed and all expenses attending the execution of this trust, pay [inserted above: off] the said note of two hundred & twenty five Dollars or any note which my be given to renew the same, to the Farmers Bank

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Bank of Virginia, if the said Bank shall hold the said note or notes at the time of said sale - or to the said Thornton and Anderson or either of them, if they or either of them shall have paid the said note or notes - also pay to said Thornton the aforesaid sum of fifty Dollars - also to pay to said Edmund Anderson the said sum of sixty four dollars - together with all interest & damages which may have accrued upon the said several sums of money. Secondly (if there should be any funds in the hands of the said Williams after paying the sums above mentioned) to pay James [Botken? Bothen?] the said sum of one hundred & twenty nine Dollars with all interest which may thereon have lawfully accrued, also to pay to Christopher Tompkins the said sum of fifty Dollars with the interest, which may thereon have lawfully accrued. Thirdly (if there should be any funds in the hands of Williams after paying the sums above mentioned) to pay Charles Hughes the said sum of thirty Dollars with the interest which may have thereon [struck: have] accrued - also to pay to John Sawyers the said sum of fifteen Dollars with the interest which may thereon have accrued and lastly to divide the balance of the proceeds of said sale, equally, among the rest of said Valentine: creditors, according to the amount of their

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their respective debts, who shall make known their claims properly authenticated to the said Williams, within twenty days after the sale aforesaid. But if all the debts hereby secured or intended to be secured, shall be fully paid off so that no default is made then this Indenture and every thing herein contained is to become void, also to remain in full force & virtue. In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and & affixed their seals the day & year first above written. John B. Valentine {Seal} John G Williams {Seal}

Interlined in the third line from the } bottom of the third page - also word } fifteen erased & thirty inserted on 7th} line of the 4th page before sealing &c } Signed sealed and delivered in presence of }

City of Richmond to wit In the Office of the Court of Hustings for said city the 17 March 1825, This Indenture was acknowledged by John B. Valentine a party thereto, and thereupon admitted to record. Teste Th C Howard Clk

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