Deed of gift of Mrs. Jemimah Arnold to John Arnold of King George County, Virginia.
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Know all men by these presents that I Jemimah Arnold (widow of Wm Arnold dec'd) of the County of King George in the State of Virginia, for and in consideration of the love and affection I have for my son John Arnold, of the same County & State, and for many other good causes [illegible] Have given, granted, made over [illegible] & by these presents [illegible] I release to my said son John Arnold, all my right, title, & interest, of ,on & to a certain negroe man Slave named James; which said Slave James was given to me, [during?] life, by my late husband William Arnold, as may appear by reference to a deed of gift recorded in the County Court of Caroline. To have & to hold the said negroe man Slave named James unto him the said John Arnold his heirs, or assigns, free and clear of and from the claim & demand of [me?] my heirs, executors, & administrators, & of every other person, or persons, claiming by, from, or under me, my heirs &c. In Witness whereof I have hereunto [set my?] hand & seal this 15th day of February one thousand eight and thirteen Jemimah Arnold her mark (Seal) Signed, Sealed, & Delivered in presence of Walker Clark his mark Wm Johnson his mark