Arch v. Barnabas Harris
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by the sdElizabethElizabeth and EusebiusEusebius and also the five negroes
named hannah CharlotteCharlotte Tye and MalindaMalinda to have
and to hold the same property to them and their constitution
in trust as aforesd forever
and the sdElizabethElizabeth DavisDavis and JamesJames for the causes and
considerations aforesaid and also of the sum of one Dollar to
them in hand paid do hereby grant bargain [ Releace ] and give
claim to the sdGeorge ThomasGeorge Thomas and John and to their heirs and
assigns forever all the right title interest and property they
jointly and seperately have a claim in and to five negroes
named milly harvy JarkMmatt Barn and to EusebiusEusebius
so long, as he shall Reside in the District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis and
after his Death with Revertion to the sdGeorge ThomasGeorge Thomas
and John and their heirs and assigns two negroes named
Arch and JackJack the said Suit in the General court is to
be dismissed on the cost of Davis WhitesideDavis Whiteside and JamesJames Whiteside
WhitesideJames Whiteside , and the sdGeorge ThomasGeorge Thomas and John for them
selves their heirs Executors and assigns do hereby covenant
to and with the said DavisDavis and JamesJames sons of the sdElizabethElizabeth
acting on the behalf of the sdElizabethElizabeth that they sdGeorge ThomasGeorge Thomas
and John shall and will keep the sdElizabethElizabeth DavisDavis and
Jame harmless from all Debts of the sdEusebius HubbardEusebius Hubbard
contracting before the marriage contract was entered into
by and between EusebiusEusebius and ElizabethElizabeth and from all costs
and charges prior to the said marriage contract defending
the same so that the property of sdElizabethElizabeth DavisDavis and
JamesJames or either of them their heirs Executors or administra
tors shall not be after answerable for any of sd Debts nor
their bodies molested theirfor and the said George ThomasGeorge Thomas
and John not to be accountable for any of the said debts
contracted since the said marriage the business being fully
understood between parties