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This Indenture made the 17th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty two and in the second year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the grace of God of great Brittan France and Ireland King defender of the faith and so forth. Between John Champe Senior of the county of King George gentleman and John Champe Junior son of the said John Champe Senior of the same county gentleman of the one part and Charles Carter of the same county squire and Ann Carter Spinster Daughter of said Charles Carter of the other part. Whereas a marriage is intended and by the [permifsion?] of God to be shortly had and solemnized between the said John Campe Junior and the said Ann Carter. Now This Indenture witnefseth that in consideration of the said intended marriage and of the Covenant and agreement herein after contained on the part and behalf of the said Charles Carter and for the preferment and advancement of the said John Champe Junior The said John Champe Senior. Doth hereby for himself his heirs executors and administrator convenant promise and agree to and with the said Charles Carter and Ann Carter their heirs executors administrators and afsigns in manner following (that is to say) That in case the said intended marriage shall take effect the said John Campe Senior his heirs executors administrators & afsigns shall and will convey afsure and make over unto the said John Champe Junior and to his heirs and afsigns all that part of his the said John Champes had of Land whereon he now lives lying above the Eastern branch of the old mill Run called Sambo Creek Tract and the land bought of [Braunaugh?] therein to adjoining together with all the Negroes on the said Land and there future increase (excepting Twenty of them the said John Champe Senior doth hereby reserve for his own private use and Disposal at the time of his death) and also one half of the back lands the said John Champe Senior is [Intrusted?] unto [?] lying and being on broad Run in the County of Prince William to gather with one half of the negroes now on the said Back lands and their future increase all which said several parcells of Land with their and every of their Right to members and appearance together with the several Negroes and Slaves belonging thereto and their future increase (except as above excepted) the said John Champe Doth oblige himself his heirs executors administrators and afsigns to convey afsign and make over unto the said John Champe Junior and his heirs and afsigns for ever in Fee Simple Subject only and liable to the use thereof by the said John Champe Senior and Jane his present wife for and during the term of their natural lives and the life of the longest liver of them In Consideration where of and of the said inteneded marriage taking effect the said Charles Carter for himself his heirs executors administrators and afsigns Doth hereby Covenant and agree to and with the said John Champs Senior and the said John Champe Junior their heirs and afsigns that he the said Charles Carter heirs executors administrators and afsigns shall and will with in a [measureable?] time after the solemnization of the said Marriage pay or cause to be paid unto the said John Champe Junior his Executors administrators and afsigns [as a For hon?] with the said Ann Carter Daughter of the said Charles Carter the sum of one thousand pounds [current?] money or Tobacco at the current cash price of Tobacco when the payments are made to make up in the whole the said sum of one thousand pounds which shall best said the convenience of the said Charles Carter and moreover the said Charles Carter Doth hereby agree to give the said Ann Carter on the intended marriage taking place a negro wench named Diana togather with her present and future issue and increase And Whereas under the circumstances of the present settlement should the said intended marriage take effect and the said John Champe Junior depart this life before he becomes actually seized and [pofuefued?] of the said Land Slaves and promises herein before mentioned leaving the said Ann Carter his intended wife his widow whereby the said Ann Carter Right of Dower in the said Land Slaves and promises might be drawn in question for the provision whereof as well as for securing to the said Ann Carter in that have a suitable provision. It is further covenanted concluded and agreed by and between the parties here to and the said John Champe Senior and the said John Champe Junior for themselves their heirs Executors administrators and afsigns Do Covenant and agree to and with the said Charles Carter and Ann Carter their heirs and afsigns that in case it shall happen the said John Champe Junior should depart this life before he becomes properly seized and [pofuefued?] ot the Lands Slaves and promises herein before