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This Indenture made this 22nd day of October in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and twenty five: Between Fanny Thomas of the town of Alexandria and District of Columbia of the one part and Thomas W. Hewitt of the same town and District of the Other part Whereas the said Fanny Thomas is justly indebted unto Richd Wollack administrator of Washington Boyd deceased, in the sum of Seven Hundred and fifty dollars: And Whereas the said debt is evidenced by her note given to a certain John H Runnells for the said sum of seven Hundred and fifty dollars, dated September the 17th 1825. and payable Six months thereafter, which said note was endorsed by the Said John H Runnells and by him delivered to the said Richard Wallack, And whereas the said Fanny Thomas is desirous of securing the punctual payment of the said note, as well as to indemnify her said endorser against any eventual loss Now This Indenture witnesses that the said Fanny Thomas for and in consideration of the premises and of the sum of ten dollars to her in hand paid by the said Thomas W Hewitt the receipt whereof she hereby acknowledges has given granted bargained and sold unto the said Thomas W Hewitt, the following slaves to wit David a mulatto about Eighteen years of age, Richard a mulatto about fourteen years old, and Frederick a mulatto about nine years old, To Have an To Hold the said slaves to him the said Thomas W Hewitt his Executors and assigns forever. In Trust However for the following purposes and uses and none other first to permit the said Fanny Thomas, to retain possession of the said slaves, without account of hires Untill a sale shall become necessary under the terms of this Deed: that is to say if the said Fanny Thomas