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To all people to whom this presents shall come, I William Chilton of the Parish of Christ Church and County of Lancaster do send greetings. Know you, that I said William Chilton, for in Consideration of the love, good will, and affection, which I have and do bear to my grandson William Chilton, late of the County of Culpepper, but now of the county of Lancaster, & Parish aforesaid have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant to my said grandson William Chilton, and his heirs, my negro girl Rachel, who ( before the signing of this memento) I have delivered to my said grandson William Chilton, as his absolute Right and Property and without any manner of Condition whatever. In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal this [illegible] of November [November may have been crossed out; April is written above it in a different ink] one thousand seven hundred and seventy eight and the third year of the Commonwealth William Chilton His X Mark

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of} [no signatures]

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