This Indenture made and entered into this 4th day of September 1838 between Alexander Jordan of the first part, Wm. F. Tucker of the second part and Martin Tucker of the third part, all of the County of Powhatan Whereas the said Alexander Jordan is justly indebted to the said Martin Tucker in the sum of $150.00 or thereabouts, the exact amount not now recollected and being desirous of securing the payment thereof when demanded has agreed to convey the property herein after mentioned in trust to the said Wm. F. Tucker for that purpose Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said Alexander Jordan for and in consideration of the premises and of the sum of One dollar to him in hand paid by the said Wm. F. Tucker at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained and sold and by these present doth grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Wm. F. Tucker his heirs and assigns the following property to wit all the said Jordan's growing Crop of Corn and one bay mare To have and to hold the said Corn and bay mare unto him the said Wm. F. Tucker his exors. admors. and assigns forever and the said Jordan by these presents warrants and defends the title to the same against the claim of all other persons whomsoever Upon Trust nevertheless that the said Wm. F. Tucker his exors. &c shall permit the said Alexander Jordan to remain in quiet and peaceable possession of the said Corn and bay mare until default shall be made in the payment of the said sum of money with the interest thereon or some part thereof And then upon this further Trust that if the said Alexander Jordan his Exors. &c shall make default in the payment of the said sum of money and interest or any part thereof when the same shall be demanded by the said Martin Tucker his heirs exors. admors. or assigns then and in that case it shall and may be lawful for the said Wm. F. Tucker his exors. admors. or assigns upon the request of the said Martin Tucker his exors. admors. or assigns to expose to sale for cash at such time and place as he or they shall think proper the said Corn and mare or as much as may be necessary having first given ten days previous notice of the time and place of such sale by advertisement at Powhatan Courthouse and at one or more public places in the County and out of the proceeds of such sale the said Wm. F. Tucker or his Exors. &c shall first pay all the Costs and charges attending the execution of this Trust and then pay to the said Martin Tucker his exors &c whatever may be due of the debt aforesaid with the interest which may have accrued thereon and the balance if any shall be paid to the said Jordan or any person legally authorized to receive the same But if the said Alexander Jordan his exors. &c shall well and truly pay off and discharge the said sum of money with the interest thereon when the same shall be demanded so that no default in the payment thereof be made then this Indenture to be void else to remain in full force. In testimony whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first herein written. Signed by Alexander Jordan. Powhatan County Court Clerk's Office, September the 14th 1838, The foregoing Indenture of Trust was this day acknowledged before me in the Office aforesaid by Alexander Jordan a party to the same to be his act and deed and admitted to record. Signed by R. T. Graves, D.C.
Deed Book 14, page 150, Powhatan County, Virginia.