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This [Inventure?] made this fifteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred Seventy Seven [be?] [illegible] John Rogers of the Parish of Christ Church [illegible] County of Lancaster of the one part & Betty Rogers of the Parish [illegible] County [illegible] of the other part, [illegible] that the said John Rogers, for [&?] in Consideration of the Natural love and Affection which he beareth to his sister the above Named Betty Rogers [&?] for [&?] toward her future support & Maintainance, the said John Rogers doth give, grant & Deliver to his said sister Betty Rogers one Negroe girl commonly called & known by the Name of Melly, with her future Increase to his said sister Betty Rogers & her Heirs forever, which said Negroe became the property of the said John Rogers [illegible] being Heir at law to his [illegible] Brother Richard Rogers Deed which said Negroe the said John Rogers With her future. Increase doth warrant to his said sister Betty Rogers & her Heirs forever, against the Claim of him the said John Rogers his Heirs [illegible], & from the Claim of all & every Person or Persons whatever, with this