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

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(1) In the name of God Amen January 1st 1805 I Jordan Anderson Senr of Chesterfield County being by the course of nature near my dissolution but in my reason and senses do make and declare this my last Will and Testament, and do make all my other former Wills void. First and principally I give my soul to God who gave it trusting only in the merits of Jesus Christ for my salvation who hath redeemed from destruction and brought me again into a lively hope of the resurrection of the dead to live under his smiles to all eternity: Glory be for God for the gift of his dear son and for his unspeakable love and unmerited favour: and as touching such Worldly estate as God has trusted me with I give and bequeath as follows Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Edward Anderson and his heirs forever five hundred dollars. Item, I give and bequeath unto my son Charles Anderson and his heirs forever one hundred and seventy six acres of land in Prince Edward County that I bought of my son David Anderson, a part of the land he the said David bought of Patrick Henry, which he has given me a bond of one thousand dollars to make a good and lawful title to any person as I shall direct by Will or otherwise but if my son Charles shall chose to have the one thousand dollars instead of the land, my son David shall pay the said sum of money to Charles and keep the land aforesaid, Also I give Charles &c one bed and furniture Item. I give and bequeath unto my son John Anderson and his heirs forever one stud horse named Juniper now in his possession Item. I give and bequeath unto my son James Anderson & his heirs forever all the tools I lent him in Lunenburg County. I also give to his children and their heirs forever all the stock and all the other property lent to