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Deed from Thomas Tucker to Three of his Daughters
7 September 1796


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Anne Arundel County, Maryland Land Records; N.H. #8; 1795-1797 Maryland State Archives Microfilm Reel CR 39,521 Page 274

I Thomas Tucker of Ann Arundel County do by these presents give grant and make over unto my three daughters Mary Sudley Tucker Rebecca Fairbaine Tucker and Harriet Tucker three negro slaves as follows, unto my daughter Mary Sudley Tucker my negro boy Ben Unto my daughter Rebecca Fairbain Tucker my negro boy Charles and unto my daughter Harriet Tucker my negro girl Dorcus which said negro slaves unto my three daughters as aforesaid and their heirs forever, to have and receive the said slaves at my decease and not before, hereby revoking all further claim unto the aforesaid negro slaves further than to have the use and labour of them hereafter during my natural life. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventh day of September one thousand seven hundred and ninety six

Thomas Tucker
Signed sealed and delivered
In the presence of
John Claytor
John Randall

Be it known that on the seventh day of September one thousand seven hundred and ninety six before me John Randall one of the Justices of the peace for Ann Arundel County Came Thomas Tucker within named and acknowledged this Instrument of writing to be his act and deed according to the true intent and meaning of the same In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above Written.
Recorded 8th September 1796
John Randall