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Admr. of Richard Hill, etc vs. Curator of William Hill, etc.: Chancery Cause, Greensville County (Part 2 of 3)

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after her death then it is my will & desire that all the negroes before lent to my wife during her life be emancipated & set at Liberty to all intents & purposes from the heirs of myself or the heirs of any other person whatsoever claiming under me. My Will & desire is that there be no appraisement of my Estate. And Lastly, I do nominate and appoint my dear and well beloved wife Elizabeth Hill & my friends William Parham & Hubbard Wyatt Junr. Executors of this my last Will & testament revoking all other wills by me heretofore made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this Eleventh day of October One thousand eight hundred & fifteen. Henry Hill {Seal} Signed, sealed, published & declared this to be my last will & testament in presence of } Wilkins J Hunt William Nolle senr. Richd Eppes Edward Wyatt

At a Court held for Sussex County the 2d day of November 1820. The last Will & Testament of Henry Hill dec'd. was presented into Court and proved by the oaths of Richard Epps and Edward Wyat two of the subscribing witnesses ordered to be recorded. Teste J C Bailey Clk

And at another Court held for the said County the 7th day of December 1820. On the motion of William Parham (S) one of the Executors named in the last will and Testament of Henry Hill dec'd who made oath and entered into bond and security according to law, certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. Teste J. C. Bailey Clk A Copy Teste Jno. J. Prince CC