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6 before she is married then the said negro to return equally to be divided between her Brothers and sisters. -

Item I give twenty Pounds Current money to the poor of this Parish to be distributed at the discretion of my son Green Hill as also ten Pounds to be given to the Methodist Preacher as my said son Green shall think fit. -

Item My will and desire is that what money I have or may have due to me at the time of my decease after complying with my Debts & Legacies may be equally divided between all my Children & my wife and at the death of my wife I desire that the negroes I have lent her with their increase may be equally divided among all my Children & I desire that the negroes given by this my Will to my daughter Rebekah may remain with my wife and that she may have the use & Labour of them for the education & maintenance of my said Daughter untill my executors shall think proper to hire any of them out which I leave to their discretion, and that they hire, them or any of Tommy’s negroes that it may be necessary to hire out in any manner they shall think most convenient. -

Lastly I desire that my estate may not be appraised and I constitute & appoint my beloved wife Margery & my son in law William Ruffin & my son Green Hill Executrix & Executors of this my last will & testament In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed my