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Know all men by these presents that I Betty Pollard of the county of Lancaster for and in Consideration of the Natural love and Affection that I have for my Children (to wit) Braxton Pollard, Caty Pollard & John Pollard, and for Divers other good Causes and considerations my there unto moveing hath given granted and conferred and b these presence doth fully and absolutely give grant and confirm; after my Death; unto the said Braxton Pollard Caty Pollard & John Pollard and to their heirs, three Negroes to wit Jane, Flora, & Lucy & there Increase from the Date here of which said Negoes, Jane, Flora & Lucy, ae now in my Possession, but after my Death to be in the Actual Possession of my said Children (to wit) Braxton Pollard, Caty Pollard & John Pollard or their heirs & to be equally Divided amongst those that shall be then living for the use & sole Benefit of my said Children. To have and to hold the said Negroes, Jane, flora & Lucy, unot my said Children there heirs & Assigns for Ever and I Doe hereby Oblige my self my heirs Executors & Administrators @ all times after my Death to warrant & Defend the said Negroes, Jane, Flora and Lucy & their Increase unto my said Children Braxton Pollard, Caty Pollard & John Pollard there heirs & assigns for Ever, Against the Claim or Demand of all & every person or persons whatsoever In witness where of I have here unto set my hand & seal this 10th Day of January Anno Domini one Thousand Seven hundred & Seventy Signd Seald & Acknowledged Betty Dollard in Presence of Jas. Newby John Newby At a Court held for Lancaster County on the [11th?] Day of January 1770 This Deed of Gifts from Betty Pollard to her children, Braxton Pollard, Caty Pollard and John Pollard was provd in [illegible] court by the oath of Jas Newby & John Newby