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THIS INDENTURE made this Twelfth day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighteen between Elijah Chenault of the Town of Alexandria and District of Columbia of the one part Noblet Herbert of the Town County and District aforesaid of the second part and Thomas Milbourn of the County of Fairfax and State of Virginia of the third part Whereas the said Elijah Chenault is indebted to the said Thomas Milbourn in the sum of Five Hundred dollars, the payment of which sum he is desirous of securing to the said Thomas Milbourn with interest in Twelve months after date Now this Indenture witnesseth - That the said Elijah Chenault for the consideration aforesaid, as well as for the sum of One dollar to the said Elijah Chenault in hand, paid by the said Noblet Herbert before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge. Hath given, granted, bargained and sold, aliened, released and confirmed, and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain and sell, alirn, release and confirm unto the said Noblet Herbert his executors and administrators three slaves Polly Peter Francis and Mussaline and their increase