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Title: Carter, Hannah to , 1802
CollectionJohn Forsythe Letters
SenderCarter, Hannah
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
Recipientunknown addressee
Recipient Genderunknown
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Genrewill & testament
TranscriptWhereas I Hanna Carter of the Township of East Bradford in the County of Chester & State of Pennsylvania, being advanc'd in years & Weak in Body but of sound disposing mind and memory, Doth make this my last Will & Testament for the disposal of my Worldly Property in the following manner.—


My Will is that my just Debts & Funeral expences he immediately
paid and discharged after my decease by my Executors hereafter named.—

Item. I give & bequeath unto my daughter Jane Painter my Riding
Waggon, a Settle, Chairs Pewter & all other Articles which I left in her
Possession.—and also one half of all my wearing apparel.-

Item. I give & bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Forsythe all my
Household goods & Books which I now Possess in the house where I
now dwell with one half of all my wearing apparel.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Grand Children Nathan, Caleb, John,
Joseph & James Carter Children of my Son James Carter Deceased all
the Money which I may have after paying my Just Debts & funeral
expences as aforesaid, to be divided between them Share & Share alike—

And I further hereby Dominate & appoint my Soninlaw John Forsythe
and my Friend Philip Price Junr sole executors of this my last Will and
Testament & hereby revoke all other Wills whatsoever by me made

In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seal this
Twentieth day of the First. Month in the year of our Lord One thousand
Eight hundred & two—1802.
Sign'd Sealed & declared
to be the Last Will &Hannah Carter
Testament in the Presence
of us.-

John Forsythe junr
James Forsythe.