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of black complexion sound in body and mind and free from all the redhibatory vices and maladies prescribed by the laws of the State of Louisiana

To Have and to hold, the said described slave and her increase unto the said Fleming C Cheatham and his heirs and assigns for his and their own proper use & benefit forever:

The mortgage certificate required by Art 3328 of the Civil Code of this state is dispensed with and me Recorder held harmless for passing this act without its production at the passing hereof.

Thus Done and Passed in the Parish of Carroll, State of Louisiana in the presence of f Joh H Only & Frances M Ross X witnesses of lawful age residing in this Parish who hereto sign their names together with said parties and me Recorder on this the third day of the month of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and fifty nine (1859)
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Mary W Cathey
F M Cathey
F C Cheatham

J Heary
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J. W. Draughon Recorder
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