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This Deed, made this Thirty First day of July, in the year Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Eight, by John D. Bowling and Elizabeth Bowling, his wife, witnesseth, that in consideration of seventy five dollars, the said John D. Bowling and Elizabeth Bowling, do grant unto Joseph Butler, Patrick Douglas, David Ford Moses Brooks, Colvent Reader, Stephen Tinens, and John Spencer, [[strikethrough]] they and their successors in office [[/strikethrough]], in trust, for the purpose ^[[insertion]] of [[/insertion]] erecting, or allowing to be erected thereon, a School House and Church, for the Use, benefit and education of the Colored people of Charles County, forever. All that lot or parcel of ground lying in said County, which is described as follows: Lying on the public road leading from Benedict to Patuxent City, beginning for the same at a Chestnut stump, on the said road, running north, eighty two yards, to a 

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