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In the name of God Amen, I John F. HAMMOND, being in perfect mind and memory and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die and as I am possessed of some small property would wish to divide it between my two Daughters Salley HAMMOND and Margarett HAMMOND in manner and form following Viz.
I give unto Salley one large chest I give unto Peggy one midle size trunk also one quilt trunk also two looking glasses one large drinking glass every of the remainder of my property I could wish to have sold for the purpose of discharging of my just contracts and the overpluss to be estimated giveing Salley two thirds thereof and the remainder unto Peggy HAMMOND. To them and their heirs forever.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 26th day of October 1802
/s/ John F. HAMMOND
Jas. ETHERIDGE SEN. jurat
Item my desire is that Mary HAMMOND be paid five shillings out of my property as her full dower and more than she deserves and I further nominate and appoint my friend John WILLIAMS as my true and lawful executor to this my Last Will and Testament revoaking all other and guardian to my two Daughters.
Recorded and examined the 27th March Anno Dom 1804
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