Alfred: Freedom Suit, Prince Edward County (Part 3 of 7)
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In the name of God Amen I Jordan Anderson of the County of Chesterfield State of Virginia being infirm in body but of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and testament hereby revoking and annulling any Will or Wills heretofore made by me to Wit: 1st I direct all my just debts and funeral expenses to be first paid out of the money left by me or due me at my death 2ndly In the event that two negroes Mary Thomas and Alfred which I have heretofore given to my Grand son Benjamin W. Bailey shall recover their freedom and be thereby lost wither in my life time or afterwards I give and bequeth to the said Benjamin W Bailey the sum of five hundred dollars without interest and charge my estate with payment of the same out of any money that may be in hand or due to after my death. 3rdly I direct my Executors hereinafter named to sell my tract of land called coles containing about 76 acres lying in said County and on the expiration of the lease of my coal property to Walke & Moody I direct my Executors also to sell the right title and Interest I have in the tract of land on which I now live being the tract on which coal has been found and at this time raising lying in the said county said tract of land and said right title and interest in the last mentioned tract of land with the coal privileges and other rights and appurtenances thereto belonging to be sold at public auction to the highest bidder on such credit as my Executors may think proper not exceeding five years bonds with approved security to be given by the purchaser and a lien retained on the property until payment of all the purchase money