Daniel: Chancery Cause, Bedford County (Part 1 of 2)
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arrival at Liberia, at the discretion of his Executors, or their agents, appointed by them for the purpose of conveying into effect the provisions of this Clause of his said will. In the latter portion of his Clause of his said will there is contained a provision which, in substance, is as follows - That if a sum sufficient to defray the expenses of the said slaves to the said Colony of Liberia could not be raised from any, or all of the sources before mentioned before the time limited law for the removal of the said slaves out of the state, or the forfeiture of this right to freedom, then and in that court only, the said testator directed, that a sum of money sufficient to defray their expenses should be raised out of his estate. By another Clause of the said will the said testator made the following bequests to two of his said slaves: - to Daniel the sum of of one hundred dollars, and to Mary the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars. By another Clause of the said will the said testator left a special legacy to each of the following of his said slaves, to wit: - To Francis the sum of two hundred dollars, to Dick the sum of fifty dollars - to Sally