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Know all men by These presents, That I William Brent of the parish of Christ Church County of Lancaster and State of Virginia, for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which I bear to my Grand Son William Brumley Brent, of the aforesaid parish, County, & State, as well as for the further consideration of One Dollar to me in hand paid by the said William B Brent, at or before the ensealing & delivery of these presents (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) Have given & granted, and by these presents do give and grant unto the said William B. Brent his heirs, exors, admrs, and assigns. One Negroe Boy named Bob,To have and to Hold the said Negroe unto him the said William B Brent his heirs exotrs, admrs, and assigns forever And the said William Brent for himself his heirs exors & admrs the said negroe unto the said William B Brent, his heirs exotrs admrs and assigns against the claim of him the said William Brent his heirs exotrs and admrs and against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In Witness whereof, I the said William Brent have hereunto set by hand and seal this 25th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & Six and the 30th of American Independence. William Brent {seal} Sign'd seal'd & deliver'd in presence of ... } Tho. G Robertson Benjamin Doggett Mary Precious Her mark The word in the first line (These) interlined before signed...