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Know all men by there presents that I Henry Carter of the County of Lancaster, for an inconsideration of the Natural love and Effection that I havefor my son John Carter of the said County do this Day give unto the said John Carter two Negro slaves to wit Archabald & Martha with all her future increase to have and to Hold to the said John Carter and his Heirs Lawfully begotten of his Own body for Ever (which two above mentioned Slaves are to be included in his part of my Estate at my Decd (decease) and I Do warrent and Defend the above mentioned slaves Free from and against the Claim or Claims of Any person or persons whatsoever, Except the Claim of the said John Carter and his Heirs for Ever As witness my hand and seal this Twenty seventh Day December One thousand ^Seven hundred^ & Eighty Six. Henry Carter {Seal} Signd sead [sealed] & Deld [Delivered] in the presence of John Carpenter Frederick Carter