Alfred: Freedom Suit, Prince Edward County (Part 3 of 7)
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2. the same time and place now in his possession and also give them & their heirs forever two hundred & fifty pounds, the sum I leave in my son Jordans hands to be paid by him to the said children as they shall come to age or marry or have a right to give a lawful discharge. I give unto them also one bed & furniture to be deposited in their mothers hands for them. Item I give and bequeath unto my son David Anderson & heirs forever four hundred dollars & one bed and furniture. Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Jordan Anderson and his heirs forever that tract of land he now lives on One hundred & fifty acres, and after the death of my beloved wife (his mother) the tract of land I now live on, two hundred & fifty acres, on his paying his brother James, children their legacies above, but if my son Jordan shall fail to pay the money as above directed the said two hundred & fifty acres of land shall be sold to pay the same money given those children. Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Anderson and his heirs forever all my right & title to all lands I have any right and title to in Kentucky, also the land I have of Capt Hezekiah Rudd, according to my bargain with said Rudd so that now he stands in my place essentially as his own bargain. I also give him &c two hundred Dollars. Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Nathan Anderson & to his heirs forever, Five hundred dollars deducting the money & interest he owes me on two bonds, and also for seven hundred and forty five pounds of pork in the year 1791 to be paid for at forty shillings per hundred, having had it thirteen years to date I also give him the labour & raising of 3. of my young negroes namely Anicas increase and Tom & Patt and Hester Fillis's children and her [intelligible] increase not to be moved out of the state or so far as to deprive them of their freedom. It is further my will and desire that my son Thomas shall have all the labour and the raising of my negroes namely Ameys & Milleys increase and Sall till come to the age of Twenty one years but not to move them out this state or so far as to prevent their freedom but matt is excepted now with Charles. It is further my will and desire that my son Jordan shall have the labour of & the raising of all Rachels increase but not to move them out of this state or so far as to prevent their freedom. It is further my will that my son Jordan shall account for the pork I lent him Five hundred and fifty five pounds & pay off his bond to me of Five pounds on interest, in short that all my children shall pay to my estate all the debts any of them may owe to it. as there are two young negroes as there are two young negroes with Charles and two with James they and all the others to be free at Twenty one years old Item, It is further my will and desire that after my death all of my estate that can be conveniently spared of wasting property shall be sold and the money applied in discharging the many legacies with the last crop if any can be spared in proportion to each also all the money in hand or to be collected then due to my estate excepting One Thousand dollars which I devise and give as follows, That is to say I give the interest of One thousand dollars for ten years from this date to be applied for the spreading of Gospel Jesus Christ if it shall be wanting for that purpose but it