Jacob: Chancery Cause, Halifax County (Part 1 of 2)
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and one hundred and fifty pounds pork to be distributed to them in the manner which may be thought most proper by the gentleman I shall hereafter named to be my wish for to attend to his Clause of my Will which relates to the emancipating my Servants it is my wish and desire that if either one of the Servants which is emancipated by me does become rogueish and an entire nuisance to this Country he she or them shall escheat to this Commonwealth and be sent from this Country to the colony of Liberia and it is moreover my wish and desire that none of the Servants emancipated by me shall ever have it in their power to dispose of the said land which may be bought for them or any other property given them by me either by gift or in any whatever but go to them and their families in succession and it is my wish that when the Servants which is liberated by me and the increase of their bodys on the female Side be extinct that the said land and all the property which may be in their possession previous to the death of the said Servants be sold on a credit of one two and three years with bonds and approved security to carry interest from from the date if not punctually paid the money arrising from the sale of the land and property I shall hereupon dispose of in general terms Item 13th it is my wish and desire that James Young of Halifax County Virginia do take my Servants in possession so soon as it may be legal for him to do so hire a whiteman workman and put my male Servants with him to aid in building houses and completing the same for them to live into my wish is for my Servants not to move on the said plantation until the Commencement of