In the name of God Amen. I Spencer of the District of Edgefield and State aforesaid, being quite sick and feeble, but of Sound mind and Memory: Do make declare and publish, this my last will and testament in manner and form following.
... ITEM FIRST. I will that all my just debts be paid.
... ITEM SECOND. I give and bequeath to my son James Boulware in trust for the sole and separate use of my Daughter Jane Christian, wife of Gideon Christian during her natural life, the following negro Slaves, viz, Judy and her two children Will & Mary the said negroes not to be subject for the debts of her Husband Gideon Christian or any subsequent Husband, but alone for her own use and benefit, the said trustee is at all times to permit my Daughter Jane Christian to have and possess the said negroes and profits thereof from year to year. And should my Daughter Jane die without leaving, living at her death my lineal descendants, then and in that case, the said slaves and the increase of the females thereof are to be divided and distributed between and among her brothers and the children of any deceased brother if there should be any, according to the Statue of distribution of this State.
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