From Carolyn G:
Cumberland, North Carolina
Archibald C. Currie and Duncan J. Currie to Angus Ray
Nelly about 26, Billy about 7, [cut off] male about 3
Deed Book 56 page 1
No Date. [right side cut off] Archibald C. Currie and Duncan J. Currie to Angus Ray, all of Cumberland County for [cut off] dollars three Negro Slaves: Nelly, a [girl about] 26 years old; Billy, male, about 7 years; [cut off] a male about 3 years of age. The condition is that Angus Ray is loaning the sum of $75 to said Archibald and Duncan Currie; the slaves are to secure the loan. Should said Archibald and Duncan Currie pay the said sum by August 1863, then this Indenture shall be void. Wit: John A. McKeithan. Sep Term  the execution of this deed was proven by John A. [McKethan]. Registered 16 Sep 1861.