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10 property conveyed to her by deed of 15th September 1834, and that all of the said property conveyed to her by her said Father was for a valuable and good condition and done in good faith; This Defendant , says that independent of other resources, which she is not bound to disclose, she was entitled to and denied by agreement with her said father a large sum of money for her [illegible] [illegible] in attending to the store and [illegible] of her said father; that in the spring of the year 1812, her father in his [illegible] opened a store and continued to the day of his death to [keep?] stores and to earn on [illegible]; that from the said 1812, to the day of his death which took place 18th Oct. 1834, been about twenty two or more years, this Defendant devoted her entire time both by day and late at nights to attend to the [illegible] of her said father and in manning his family and attending to him.; That at times she acted as sales woman in the same store with her father and at other times she conducted a store apart from him by herself; That about fourteen or fifteen years ago, her father built the House near the corner of [Royall?] & [Bameron?] streets in the town of Alexandria on the property named in the Deed of and her established a store in it and put this Defendant there by herself to manage it for him, whilst he himself [kept?] store and carried on [illegible] in another House, distant [illegible]. That after residing where he then was for seven years he moved up to the corner of Cameron & [Royall?] street where he [kept?] a store himself until the day of his death, whilst this Defendant carried on [illegible] for him [illegible] in and their House, that for said [illegible] it was agreed by her said father ad [illegible], that he was to allow this Defendant a [realiable?] salary, [illegible] her boarding [illegible] and that this Defendant charged her said father, as agreed at the [time?] at the rates of $400 per year for her said [illegible] [illegible] afore her [illegible] and that the [illegible] of this Defendant for the [illegible] time [amounted?] to