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Logan: Chancery Cause, Powhatan County

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Whereas Joseph Logan stands justly indebted to Richard B. Mumford in the sum of eighty one dollars and forty one cents due by bond dated the 6th of March eighteen hundred and fifty four, and whereas the said Logan is desirous to secure more effectually the payment of the said sum of eighty one dollars and forty one cents. Now therefore this Deed made this sixth day of March in the year eighteen hundred and fifty four between the said Joseph Logan of the first part and the said Richard B. Mumford of the second part, Witnesseth that the said Joseph Logan for and in consideration of the said sum of money hath transferred, made over and assigned and doth by these presents transfer, make over and assign unto the said Richard B. Mumford, to his own proper use, all the accounts, interest and claims of the said Logan which may be due to the said Logan for Blacksmith's work done or to be done by him during the year eighteen hundred and fifty four, and whatever accounts or claims that may now be due the said Logan for Blacksmith's work done during the year eighteen hundred and fifty three, until the said sum of eighty one dollars and forty one cents due to the said Mumford shall have been paid, and then whatever sums may remain after the satisfaction of the said debt to the said Mumford; the said Mumford is to pay over to the said Joseph Logan, and the said Logan hereby gives and grants unto the said Mumford full power and authority to damand [demand] and receive the said accounts interests and claims, and upon the receipt thereof to give discharges of the same or any part thereof. In testimony whereof we have set our hands and seals this day and year above written. Joseph Logan his mark (Seal) Rich'd B. Mumford (Seal) In the presence of } [blank]