Petition to the will of Zephaniah Kingsley

Petition to the will of Zephaniah Kingsley Page 5

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Page 5 containing sixty two & a half acres of land (be the same more or less) and also this (the said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) three hundred acre tract situated at the head of six mile saw mill creek [flats] : and also his (the said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) negro women Betty and Peggy, the daughter of Nancy and all their children [&] issue; and also one of his (the said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) Horses, saddle & c, of his (the said Charles J M Neill’s) choice. All the above mentioned property as bequeathed to the said Charles J M Neill to be in fee to him his heir & c. And to George Kingsley (whom he the said Zephaniah Kingsley in the said instrument of writing called) his son by Anna Madgigine Jai Kings- ly he (the said Zephaniah Kingsley) by the said instrument of writing did bequeath (so far as he could thereby bequeath) all of his (the said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) nautical instrument including Mapps (sic), Charts & c to be sent out to him (the said George Kingsley) at [Haiti] by way of New York or otherwise free of expense to him, the said George Kingsley. And your petitioners further shew unto your Honor that the said Zephaniah Kingsley did by the same instrument of writing so by him called his Last will & Testament as aforesaid direct that as soon after his (The said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) decease as should be convenient to his executors. All the specified Legacies and devises aforesaid should be separa- ted [set] apart and received by his (the said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) Executors for the specified purposes aforesaid. And that all the remaining parts of his (the said Zephaniah Kingsley’s) property Real & Personal including what sums might be received from the Government in compensation For losses (sustained) in the years one thousand Eight Hundred and twelve, and one thousand Eight Hundred and thirteen, or since: of what [nature] or kind [so ever] after the payment of his (the said Zephaniah Kingsley) just debts should by