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page 210     Deed of Gift: The following are negroes belonging to John Morgan, Senr. which he gives to his heirs namely William, Nicholas, James B., Hobson, Asbury, & Randol Morgan. For the purpose of equally dividing have appointed George L. Bird, Grief Lynch, & Richard Smith, J.P. to appraise same. To draw names belonging to them. (1) Viannah, Sarah, & Elisah her children $625; (2) Mary & her child Harriet $500; (3) Amy & child Gilbert $500; (4) Jinney $375; (5) Lessey $275; (6) Winney $400. Morgan Co.: Appraisers selected by John Morgan to appraise & divide negroes belonging to him find each distributive share worth $445.83. Heirs names: William Morgan to have Mary & Harriet worth $500. Nicholas Morgan to have Jinny worth $375. James B. Morgan to have Viana, Sarah, & Eliza worth $625. Hobson Morgan to have Amy & Gilbert worth $500. Asbury Morgan to have Lysia worth $275. Randol Morgan to have Winny worth $400. John Morgan for goodwill & affection to my beloved children the negroes subject to an equal division, 20 Nov. 1826. /s/ John (x) Morgan, Senr. George L. Bird, Grief Linch, Richard Smith, J.P. Recorded 24 March 1827.

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