Alfred: Freedom Suit, Prince Edward County (Part 3 of 7)
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5 well as cleared: And it is my desire that my estate shall not be appraised: and that my loving and beloved wife shall live where she shall choose, and any one of the negroes she may choose to wait on and attend her during her life: and if any of my executors shall move away they shall then settle with the others the estate affairs Item, it is further my will and desire that a thousand dollars shall be put into the bank of the United States, or into the hands of my Executors for the presiding Elders of this district to collect the interest for the purpose above mentioned, who shall give up a just amount to my Executors and Bishops how the same is expended with receipt for it: the same to be collected annually and expended. And lastly, I do appoint Jordan Anderson Thomas Anderson and Nathan Anderson my sons Executors of this my last Will and testament Witness my hand and seal the day and date above written. Jordan Anderson Sr Published signed &c of - Interlined before signed and published Peter Rowlett Tho Cavinder junr It is my desire that the thousand dollars I give the interest of for ten years shall be put unto the Treasury of the United States, if it can be done, that the interest may be the more easily or readily collected, and it is to be observed that I mean by Bishops Mr Francis Asbury Coke and Walcote, as they have a more copious view what manner of expending with the