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Children of Augustine G. Monroe vs. James Monroe, trst., etc.: Chancery Cause, Loudoun County (Part 1 of 2)

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Loudon I have long since relinquished all my concerns to brother incl. the negroes, also to be disposed of by sale, for the benefit of my children but but it seems necessary that I should make this statement in writing before Col Rogers according to the advice of Mr [Thomson?] who is the Attorney in the application for an order to the court for the sale of the negroes &c And I now report that I wish them sold and the proceeds rt'ned unto the hands of my brother for the benefit of the children A G Monroe November 16th 1831 test Hamilton Rogers