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$50 On or before the first day of January 1852 we bind ourselves and our heirs, to pay John Jamison Sr the just and full sum of fifty dollars being the amount of hire of his slave Ann from the 1st day of Jany 1854, to the 25th day of Dec 1854. Witness our hand and seals this first day of Jany 1854. We further covenant and agree to furnish to the said slave comfortable and sufficient food and lodging during the said term, together with the usual quantity of winter and summer clothing of good materials; to take all proper care of the said slave; pay all taxes and levies upon her during the year, and return her well clothed at Christmas, 1854 if she continue in my service to that [illegible]. J G Marmion (L.S.)