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Alfred: Freedom Suit, Prince Edward County (Part 3 of 7)

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them to make the sale at any time after my death of the tract of land on which I at present reside with all its appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining by the consent of a majority of the legatees that may be of lawful age at my death. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 21st day of November 1849. Jordan his X mark Anderson {Seal} Witness James H Cox Jos Goode Third codicil to this my last Will & testament until a sale shall be made of my land by my Executors as I directed in this second codicil to this my last Will & testament I devise order & direct that my daughter Betsy S. Blankenship shall have the use of the houses and land for

the purpose of a residence and of cultivation of the 

soil free from any charge or rent whatever In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 21st day of November 1849. Jordan his X mark Anderson }Seal} Witness James H. Cox Jos Goode In Chesterfield County Court June 10th 1858.

The last will and testament of Jordan Anderson

deceased with the codicil thereto was present in court and the Will was proved by the oath of Tapley M. Coats and John Kelly subscribing witnesses thereto and the first codicil thereto dated 27 August 1848 was proved by the same witnesses and ordered to be recorded. The two other codicils thereto were proved