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Know all men by these presents that I Fleming Bates of Prince William County and State of Virginia for and in consideration of Ten Dollars, to me in hand paid by Elisha Janney of Alexandria in the District of Columbia have granted, bargained, & Sold, and hereby do grant, bargain, & Sell, unto Elisha Janney, his heirs & assigns, a negro man named George and Rose his wife with their Issue, and do warrant and defend the same forever, against the claim of any person, or persons, whatever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal this First Day of the Eighth month Eighteen Hundred and Seven. Fleming Bates {Seal} In presence of Geo. W. Lindsay Gerard Spinks Hugh W Deneale