Know all men by these presents that J. Patrick Ramsay of the County of Alexandria and Distrit of Columbia, for and in consideration of five dollars to me in hand paid by William A. Dangergield and in consideration of the said William A. Dangerfield becoming any [illegible] in an appeal and writ of error, which I have taken and form a judgement against me, at the suit of Edmund J Lee, [illegible], Late [illegible] in the circuit court of the District of Columbia for the? County of Alexandria. Have granted, bargained, and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto this said William A. Dangerfield, three negroes. by name Deborah, Robert, and Francis ___ aged about the one thirty ____ years, the other about nine? ___ years, and one other aged about eleven years. To have and to hold the several negroes above names unto the said William A. Dangerfield his executors, administrators, and assigns, forever. In trust nevertheless? for the following purposes. That is to say in case the judgement of the circuit court of the District of Columbia for the county of Alexandria, shall be affirmed. Then in that case to sue so many of the aforesaid negroes, as will pay and satisfy the said judgement and all continued damages attending the same and the appeal afore?