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Be it known by the presents that whereas John C Hunter by deed of lease bearing date the seventeenth day of February in the year eighteen hundred did grant to Negro Harry (otherwise Harry Williams) and his present wife during their natural lives a certain lot of ground situate in the town of Alexandria & Beginning on the West end of an alley of lot numbered seventy eight & bounded by Duke street, said lot being twenty feet as in said deed is expressed, for a more particular description of which regard being thereto had as entered on record in the court of Fairfax county, conditioned that the said Harry should pay to said Hunter the rent of twenty dollars annually of the first day of September in each year during said demise Now therefore the said Harry & his wife Nelly for sundry good causes & considerations but more especially to exonerate themselves from the payment of the aforesaid rent do hereby release reconvey & confirm to said Hunter his heirs and assigns, the aforesaid lot of ground & all & singular the premises, to have & to hold the same with all their appurtenances to him the said John C Hunter his heirs and assigns in as ample a manner as if the aforesaid deed has never been made. and the said Hunter for himself his heirs of assigns hereby accepts the said reconveyance of the aforesaid ground and releases, acquits & discharges said Harry his heirs & assigns from the payment of any further rent therefor and from all manner of covenants and conditions whatever expressed or implied in the aforesaid instruments of writing or deed of lease. In witness of which the said parties have hereunto set the hands & seals this twelfth day of March in the year eighteen hundred and six. [blank] {Seal} Harrey Williams his X mark {Seal} Nelley Williams her X mark {Seal}

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