Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 29

Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...Margaret Moffat, a negro girl. I leave to my grand, son, John Galatian, when he is 21, 4 of my Plantation of Stonefield, that is to say, 4 of the number of acres mentioned in my deed, And if he die, then to go to his brother, David Galatian, and his male heirs. The other half of my Plantation I leave to the oldest son of my daughter, Margaret Moffat, and if he die, then to her other children. I make J acobus Brynn, of Shangham, and Michael Jackson, of Goshen, Esq., and my son in law, John Moffat, minister of the Gospel at the Wallkill, executors. Witnesses, Alexander Kidd, James Hunter, John Wharry. Proved, February 21, 1753. Page 158.--In the name of God, Amen. I, MATTHEW BEoKIN, of New York, "lansman," being of sound mind. I leave to my friends, James Brokin and Mary Farrall, of New York, all my estate, real and personal, and all the prize money that shall come due to me out of the ship " Royal George," and I make them executors. Dated February 25, 1758. Vlfitnesses, Robert Harker, carpenter, Samuel Crosby. Proved, December 13, 1758. Confirmed by Governor James De Lancey, December 19, 1758. At this time Mary Farrall was dead and James Brokin was " absent beyond Seas," and Letters of administration were granted to John Hains, of Rye, in Westchester County, weaver, principal creditor of Matthew Brokin, of New York, peruke maker. Page 160.--In the name of God, Amen, November 17, 1758. I, NATHANIEL CARPENTER, of North Castle, in Westchester County, merchant, being sick. I leave to my wife Abigail a horse and bridle, "and a blue plush side saddle, and a bed and furniture, and the whole use of my farm during her widowhood for bringing up my children, or until my eldest son, VVillett Carpenter, shall...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236941098
  • 9781236941091