Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 37

Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 37

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...Thomas Barclay, Abraham Ferdon. Sworn to by Jarvis Roebuck, of New York City, Cork cutter; Cary Ludlow, of said City, Esquire, who swore to the signatures of above John Smith and Abraham Ferdon, and also James Barclay of said City, Merchant, who swore to the signature of above Thomas Barclay. Proved, October 26, 1785. Page 247.--In the name of God, Amen. I, JoHN CoNsELYE, of Bushwick, -Kings County, do make my last will as I lay very weak and in poor state of health. I first give to my Executors, Peter Conselye and William Conselye, both of said County, my real and personal estate to be sold to pay my creditors and the remainder to be divided amongst my children, two parts to my dear son J ohn, and one part to my dear daughter Sary, I now on my last dying day do sign this my last will and testament this 12th of Sept', and in the ninth year of the Independency of estate of America in the year of Our Lord, 1785. Witnesses, Andrew Van Horne, David Gibson (of Bushwick, Cordwainer) Sam1 Provoost. Proved, November 29, 1785. Page 248.--In the name of God, Amen, the third day of June, 1767. I, JOHN KLAWE, of the Flats of Loonenburgh, in the County of Albany, husbandman, being weak in body. All my debts to be paid and all due me received by my Executors. I leave to my beloved wife Mary during her life or so long as my widow, all my estate, real and personal, reposing great trust and confidence in my wife touching this my last will. To my eldest son, Jury, one mare colt, or 10 shillings. To my three daughters named Rachel, Cornelia and Leah, to wit, to each two cows and two sheep; Also one feather bed each, two blankets, two pairs of sheets, two pillows and pillow cases each, and one green rug to each; Also three iron pots to each, of more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766849
  • 9781236766847