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This deed made this 11th day of June 1859 between William Stonnel, of the County of Prince William, and State of Virginia of the first part, and Francis L. Smith of the City of Alexandria, and State aforesaid, of the second part: Whereas, the said William Stonnel, is justly indebted, to Aaron Leggett, of the State of New York, in the sum of one thousand dollars, Evidenced by note, under seal, drawn by said William Stonnel, and made payable to the said Aaron Leggett, bearing [illegible] date herewith, with interest from date, payable annually and the principal of said note, being payable two years after date - and whereas the said William Stonnel is desirous of securing the punctual payment of said note, principal and interest; Now this deed witnesseth; that the said William Stonnel in consideration of the premises, and of the sum of Five dollars, to him in hand paid, but the said Francis L. Smith, at and before the sealing and delivery of this deed, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said William Stonnel, doth hereby, grant, bargaine, and sell, convey and confirm to the said Francis L Smith, his heirs and assigns forever, the following negro slaves, to wit: Mary about 31