FIRST I give and bequeth unto my dearly beloved wife Ann all of my estate real and personal except one negro named James and a suit of cloaths (clothes) of purple colour and likewise the negro to be sold and equally divided to my five children and Ann my wife to have a childs part of the negro to these Elizabeth and Mary, James Francis and John Thomas and likewise unto Nicholas Ruxton my son........
Signed and sealed and delivered in the presence of......
Thomas w. McMachen
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