Will - February 22, 1784
"In the name of God amen, I, John Archer, of Chesterfield County in Bermuda Hundred being
weak and sick but of perfect mind and memory doth make and ordain this to be my last Will and
Testament, in manner and form following.
Item: I give, bequeath and devise unto my son, Peter Field Archer, my lands and Plantation in
Amelia County when he shall arrive to the edge of twenty-one years to him and his heirs
forever. I also give him the following Negroes, to wit: Will, Ned, Lewis, Sam, Flora and
her children, Chloe, Joe, Lucy, Daniel, and Bobb."