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Corporation of Winchester November Court 1842 Ordered that Overseer of the Poor do bind Thomas a free Negro boy aged eight years in April next to Samuel Brown, the said Brown agreeing to pay, on the year in which he shall reach the age of thirteen years the sum of five dollars, and an additional sum of five dollars for each successive year thereafter, until he shall arrive at the age of twenty one years, the said sums of money, except for the last year, to be paid to the overseer of the poor, and the amount due on the last year, which will be forty dollars, to be paid to the said boy Thomas. A Copy Teste Lem'l Bent CCW