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Vol. IV. No. 166
PUBLISHED W 6 K I Y BY A M A N D HALL.
THE W I L L,
Ce. CF.O. WASHINGTON'.'
Virt'mia Fairfax af)" ; long as mere are ,lnjects requiring
T PKTVKrT nKNWAl F Lflprt'" ; not trufting to the uncertain pro-
' rf r ur" & Y0 rifion to he wade by individuals:-,
or rani.x vt umv v. uri, ti irr. iy,
that the lublrqnrr.t copy cf the laft j
Will & Teflanunt t George Wall), i
ipgton deceased, late ri t-lideti:- ol
theCJnited Siauv of America, with which h-.ive befall-n him and which of tbinffS Eg? ouVd, or indeed oupht to
the Schedule anne tftl, is a true copy have rendered him incapable of wait-J admit, from our national councils,
from the original, recorded in my '"ft f of any aftivc employment1) to j Looking anxiotdly forward to the ac
fljr " ! remain in the fu nation he How is it i complifhinent ol Co defirablean object1
I , f r c '
in teuimony M'tierem, 1 fiave
hereunto fet my hand, thi$ 23d
day of Jacuary, 1800.
GEORGE DENEALE, t. r. c.
In tht name tf Cod. Jmtn.
T GEORGE WASHINGTON
A of Mount Vernon a rir 7cn of !
the United State! and' lately Prtfi-
dent of the ante, DO make, ordain.
and declare this inllrument which is
written with my own hand, and e
yery page thereof labfciibed v ith
my own name, to be my lall WILL
and TESTAMENT, revoking all
other!. Imprimis. All my debts, of
which therf are but few, and none
of magnitude, are to be rjur.ftually
and lperd:lty paid, nnd the legacies
hereto; cr bequeathed are to be
en d as loon as circumftances will
nit, and in the manner dirccled.
Item. To my dearly beloved w if
Marthn.WaJbinghn, I give and be
queath the ule, proht, and bent fit of
my whole eftaie, real and pcrlonal,
for the term of her natural life, ex
trptluch parti thereof as are Ipccial
iy difpnfed of hereafter. My im
proved lot in the t$ n of Alexan
dria fitoartd on Pin snd Cameron
Itreets, I give to her and her heirs
for ever ; ai I alfo do mv houfehold
" -and kitchen furniture of evtr (ort !
anu Kinti wicn tne uquorsand pro
reriei iHich nv he ui ha, .1 tk.l
I I 1 !.l ! . -
tune of my deceafe, to be uled and
Jifpofrd of M Ihe may tl.ii.k proper.
Item. Upon the deceafe of my
wife, it is my will and difire, that
ail the flaves which I hold in my
on right (hall receive iheir fiff
dom. To emancipate them during
j ht rlelf, would though earntllly wifn
ed by me, be atiended with fuch
itilupcrabie d.fficultiet on account ot
their intei mixture by airriagrs ith
the dower negroes, as to excite thv
moft painful ( nfations, if not difagree.
ableccnfcquei:ce from the latter while
bo:h delciiptiom are in the occupancy
of the fame proprietor ; it not being
in my power, under the tenure by
which the dower negroes are held,
, to manumit them. Jnd 'vhtreat, a
mong thole w ho 1ll receive freedom
according to this divife, there may be
fume who from old .ge or bodil in
firmities, and othari who, on accuunt
of their infancy, that v. ill be naablr
to fupport themfelves, it u will
and d fire that all who come under
. the fit ft sndftctnd defcription, (hill
he comfort. bly cloaihed and led br
my heirs w I. h 1hry live ; and that
I luch of ihe l-tterdefcnpiion as have
) no parens rf ng, or if being, are
. unahle or un dling to provide U-t
i th;m, (hall br bout d by ih c urt
uiuil they f hall arrive at the ace of
twecniy.five year; ard in i.f.s
where no record can be nrm'ured
thereby their age can br fieriam.'
ed, the judgment ot the court upon
isown'riel o( the fhjrc-, (.i be
-j , 4 .
2322 a rn Jk' ",0f'
Wm bvond, are (by thet maftrrvnr
l.irflr.) la be lanj 1 1 to read aid
i nn aid io be brought up to 'r-u.e
Ufeful otcupation. avreeahlt (n th
)V iheir joecanb af.rrta....'
Uws ol tie commonweal h ol Vngi.
nn, t rovidire for the tin p. rt m i.r.
Ihin .nd inter f err children. And
do hereby enprelily tor kid the Ur
or trmlpnriitiMi mill the laid torn-
mn-e.bh o y fl.vr tll.yd.e
prfcnedcfu.d,. .,n,e KM
foever. And I d.. n.orrover m,ft
" " w "
mm. riU .1 n molt i.di..i it
It tipr.n u.y c rshen.f.er , a"
4 r (he luiviv. r id tlrm, 0 Ire
', r , -
ncg iri or d,la, after de (r,.p.
vhnh m,.y tlrnhern (be griitttti
te haive lied, particularly at it rl
Wfliingon, nmt 14 , , ,. mi
tkttHtm ftttfJ i ge
mat r Us.Iert'rHCb.g (f-s ...d m'9 "r,T" "''" 'It fmamm money, wmch, with I hiving moreover lealtd, audcondiii-
erp-ri'lMretl,lrt13ri.f1l f.,. C"'r S T "b!" " " h" ,L "rf,,i Rft'biv lei ih- original ! ,,allvd (nt wUI appear by tbe te
ll ed MlM MKiUai vilUi, S ISIVZ?! '""..2re. pmttW with the (a(T Pendleion, nor of she faiJ leafesi all ...y lands up.
intake nG.e. .-(!..,...... " " ,w " inr vntm fo m. ihan a ihou. no (he (in it Kenhawa. and a irtel
pecli the aped and irrirm ; feeing
that a regular and permanent lunrtnoine liberties ot mankind ; wh:rh I
be elUblilhed, for thei
A(d mulatto man William. :d
(callinc hirufelf William Lee) I give
immediate fresdnin. or if he (hould
prefer1 h (on account of the accidents ,
Jim 1 1 or optioicu- in mm to. oo 10 ; in
eiher ,10Wever i anoW him an
annuity of tlm ly dollars iijoring his I
natural life, which will be indt. I
pef.dent of the victuals and "naihs
he has been cottomed to receivr, it W
chufci the lall alternative; but in
fP" with h's treedom, if ht prefers
,ne rA : ad this I give him as a iel '
',tu,tony of my fnff of his attachment
td me, and for his faithful ferviies
during the 1 evoluticliary war. in the principle of polili a and god
Item. To the trulle.'S, (governors, government, and (is a matter of in
or by whatfoevcr other name they fi"ite importance in my judgment, )
maybe defiiiied)'of ihe academy, .by aflociating 'with each other and
in the town of Alexandria, I give and forminj; frien Ifttips in juvenile years,
bequeath in triift, four thoufamd d! be euablrd trt free themfelvei in a
lars, ,or,ii, oilur woids, twenty of the j proper dee;-eeV "from thefe local pre
fliares which J liol l in tbe bank ofl jnlices ad-Ualii-iiai jed niliei which
Alexandtia, rowavds the lupport of a ! h ie julf been mentioned ; and which,
free fciino), ettaWrfhed at. and an I when cairied tn exed'1, aie never
nexed.n the laid s,Mrf,,. h.
pnrpofe of edHcatW. facV orphan
,i.:ia.. .l- .i,:i.r. .r r..Tt. .
childnen, nr. the children of fuch o
ther pcor and indigent perfons as are
unable to atcomplifh it whh thir own
means and vho in the )uHgment of
the trufees of the laid feminary, are
belt it-.rtled to the benefit of this do-
nation. The afarelaid twenty fhnres
lgiveaid Bequeath in perpetuity ; j
ine divitends niy of which are to.be an u Ml Uv-l I T to oe eitainilbrd
drawn br, and applied by the faidjwi'bin the limit! of the 1i tricfl of
trultees. for the liuie beingj,1 for the 1 Columbia, ua ler the aiil' a es of the
tifes abtve mentioned , thef flock to ! ftenrral government, fliotdd it incline
remain Nitire and untouched, uolels U extead a foltering aund towar Is
indicatim 0 failtir.-? ot the laid hank 1 'r ard until f :ch fe ninary is cllab
(hould ie li apparent, or a difconti- 1 limed, and the fund arifinj? on thefe
HMMX 1 ..... ( A 1.1 1
- . . 1
,,ua"-t inwiu imuera re
Woval if this it nd necefl'iry. In ei
ther of In fe cafes, the amount of the
Hock fee deviled is 10 he veiled in
fbme o ei bank, or Miklic inltitution,
whercb the iutercd in ty wiih ieiu.
larity aid certainty he drawn, and
applied a above: And, to prevent
nif-rnci in, my ntennini i., and if
hereby V;er I . red '10 f:e, that ifirtc
twenty flure, are in )ic. of and not
in addi'iou tit, the thoufatid pounds
jjiven by the uufhve leti-r lome ycais
ajffK; in conUquetue whereof, an an
nuity of filiy pounds ha lince been
pa-d toward, the fupport ot this inlti
tution. Item. Whereat by a Uw of tbe
com m or wealth of Virginia, enai'ted !
id the year I7S, the Upillature iheie- i
01 wa olealed far an ev . tm.y us
appietaiiim ot die fervkei 1 ha-' ren
dered I be public during the revolu
tion, and tartly, I believe, in confi
deration of my having fuggelled ihe
a4vaiitapes which the cummin. it v
ould derive from it. e exicufion ot
i s inland navigation under Icgiflaiie
pauenat'e) i prtfeiil nit wnh 01. e
tiumired (hares of one hundred dollars
each, in the iucoiporattd company
rll-i I Ihed for ihe purpufe of extend
ing the nari a 1 inn cl James Kivcr,
liom litle water to ibe niouniains ;
1, .1 .It.. ., :.t Ci. n . 1
toraiiou ot another romtnuit bkan iu
-..w ..,..,7 iiimivi oiicnuii-
riisl i (l ed (a. .1. n,.,.l , .,.f.
fling the anvigatiM of ,i,e r,vfr
' I'otomae liom ndr ierio KoriCum-
,f,,-"di the artep ai.ee of wl.ub,
ough ihenfferw bithly l.oi o-
Rrweliil to n. letln c-
, R.,,,e"" " '""1'g , wai
ffJSS TCS? fiT
J1' 1 f
,r aepane d trim, namely , noi to re-
epern..i.rvcn.,renl.,i;n lor any
kukefl rbnld rrndfi nt rt ..,ry
in its atuoui (Imgle WtthGtfnt,
IrHM far N right! tjnd beta ufe I
bid evaded finnlai piomTiiiobt dam
,,,tr ,,al" ,n :' Adding
10 ibii 11 fulal, however.au intima
10 n iff. il it (hbuld be 1 It rlealnre
lib U dilute i noil He to i-
j r. pr aie (lie l;nil ibmcs (o imMic
... M . .. M . . I I . a
lilt ft I nt I.I lafea'iL aaN. mm&
J, " liZ
j, bnthag tSSTSZ Cerh,!
te.a... . rPeai bf iMdMsti
p - - "i. f -wa vj ivi'Tssuf ri
Ia . m.d im,.'n ..rt. ,.. ... iZ .1..
1 ' 'b. teri.al, for the
, i-aittirni in ri,ii cnmunes
rr the pi,tvre 0f ed..,.,i,,n, olren
Mile ihto aa . d were teemed, or
,"') hM hnhsfed mv adequate ideas
o (t e b nt'it rfv c.f ii.ri. 1 ta it r tata I e r
. " ' (Mcirrliv MM anlv I x it
"f "1 , ,x vaLa're. but
pimiples ai.ir.eii. ly m Itpsihlli
government and 10 the true and ge- (
thereafter, are rarely overcome.
r or meie reainn, if has been my ar'
dent w;fh to lee a plan derifed on a
liberalise, which would have at rn
- ncy to fnread fvftemaiic ideas thro1 !
fall parrs ot this riling empire, there :
br to do awnv IomI atl.vmncnr and '
Hate ptejudices. as far as tbe iidHire
as mis is in ny eiu.maucmj my minu
,as not heen able to. con;emplate anv
plan mere likely toeftcAthe meauire
than the eftahlifhmvnt of an UNI-
VERSITY in a central part of the
L'nited Slates, to wbirh the Vouths of
fort'tine and talents from all parts
thereof, riught be fent for the com"
pletion of their education in all the
brnnches of polite literal Ve ; in rts
and fciences, in acquiring kn.owledjie
j-.feilin'v lonrr-s of tlifc ak-tiid- ftheLM,a. -arwioiomew ua.ioi inge, wim
ullic mind, a-ul prhant of
-aM,;.,. ' r-,.-'.-
mifchievous confequences ro thia
conniry tinder thele iitipreflioris, fo
tally dilated ,
Item. I t ie and bequeath in per.,
petuit), the fitiy (kares winch I hold
in the Potomac compar.v (under tiie
aforefaid a's of the leiifli ure o'
Virginia) 'ovards the endowment of j
. .... . .
in ires inau oe reqmrea ior 11s nip.
port, luy further wil' ind defire is,
that the profit aecfwng jpHieretVoin
(hall, thenever the dividealare n ade,
be laid out in purcnaflag Itock in the
bank of ColtimVia, r Ibmc other
bank, at the difcretion of my execu,
tors, r by the treafurrot the Unittf
ed States, for the tiwe beim;, uti'ler
tii. dlr4iaii mf r-i ' rftvi fe l
that honorable body fhould patfoiltll
the mealnre, and the dividends pro
reeding IriMii the pWchafe of fuch
ftork, and fo on, nnnl a fuui ade
cpiate to the aecnniplifhneii( of the
object, is obtained , of which ( have
not the fmalleft doubt before many
'yean pe(a av ay, even if no aid m en.
curoe inert 11 given by leiflatire
amnarny, or itomany otner iniirce.
ye"i. J he hundred Ihares . htcli
Ighold in the James Kiver company,
1 I jvi' given, and now coi'brtn in
erperuity, to and f r the ufe and
Item fit of Libirty llTl Aeadrniy,
in the count? of rtockbckige, in the
commouw ( alth of Virgir.ia.
Ittm. 1 relcale, exonerate and
d (charge the efta'e of my decrafed
broihir, Samuel Wa(hio,-ton, from
the payment of the money wh'ch
is due to me t, r the laud I told 10
I Philin Prtulleton. flv mi' it (he 1 1 1 1 ,i
. . . " .
ty t,, Uirkelv) vho ath.-ned the
".7 - 1 ... 1 , ........ . MMM.jit.i ui imin iiiKia, it iu "c uniii) 11 as 11 heiein at
faid Samuel, whlVconv.ye,l by W.ll.ai Willie and Ltcr directed. To Sally Hayo".,
. ' . ' v. -1 n .... . . 7 nyi
i 'grec,Hcu.Mw. ,0 pay me mere.
,wr A,'J vhe
ra , by louie con
tf -it, (ihr purport f wmch was ne
vcr (Ommtiiucarcd o me) berwrcn
the laid Samuel and nis loo, thorn
t .1 V, .ih ngtrm, the laMer became
ptfl(fld of the aforrfaid land, wnh.
out ai y conveyance having p. II, d
frooi me, cither to the laid Pcndle.
Uin, (be laid Samuel, or tbe la d
1 h. rutin, and without anv conli.
tin aion having been made., hy which
neglea neiiher the legal or eouiia.
ble ntle nas been alienated ; it reds
hr relure with me to declare my
IntMHMM concerning the prrmilcs
4ud the It arc 10 give and b-qucaih
tne laid Ltd 10 vtm.luwr
Yl V If I , if '
ho a,f .he lam
f f h" he,M 1 ""''rr' ,f he d'
"''Hat t eaohiraiinc (he eftaie o
J" Jljrm-;. 1 ly ..h .ha.
l-d banjorl, Irom paymmi of
land pi nmls : And herea, two o-
tbtr I'M of my Giddecealrd bryihei
arniifl, namely, G-i.rge Sep M
Wlhington, ji d La tr -,ce Augul.
a VV -ftlinnioo. we re. by la- ili,
cilf of ihole m who'e cre ihr
wirt comsniited, brought und t
I -. .1 ... . I- . A . -A - - 1
woetfion, and in conJeq-ience have
ocliuned advances on Y P1 toc
their education at college and other
ll""HI'' "J "T" r
amount of neJrfiv-e rhoufand doHars
iver and above tne fums furnifhrd by
their tlt-ite, Wllica iu.il u my ur
J inconvenient for them or their fa-
therg elUte to reI!a 1 00, iui
thefe reato.i?, acqmt tbetB and the
faid tltate from the payment thereof
niy attention being that all ac
counts between '.htm me, and their
father's eft ate and me, Hull ft and ba
lanced. Item. The balance due to me from
theeftate ot Bartholomew Dandride,
dec (my wife's brother) and which
amounted, on the Ixrlt day of UCMwar,
1795, to four hundred and twenty
ite pounds (ai will appear ey an
account remwred ay hw decealed lan,
John Dandridge, who was the acting
executor of his father's will) I releafe
and acquit from rh payment thereof ;
and the negroes (then thirty three in
number) formerty belonging to the
laid eftaie, who were taken in exear"
tian, fold and purchased in on my
account, in the year (bl ink) "and ever
fince have remained in the poll' Hrm,
and to the ufe of Mary, widow of the
'''"" U1S mty, WlU de(
lire (hall continue and a in h 'tr pol
felliuai, without paying hire, or mak
in 15 co-npe'nfnion for the fame, for
the time palt or to come, during her
natural life ; at the expir.it ion of"
which, I dire.t 1 hat all of them,' who
are forty years old and upwards, (hall
receive, their freedom; all under
that age and above fifteen, (hall fcrve
(even years, an I no loii er; ; anJ all
under lixteen years (hill ferve until
they are twenty-five years of age,
and then b- free And to avoid dif
puies refpecling the ages- of any of
thefe negroes, tliey are to be taken
into the court of tne county in which
thay re(i lr, and the judgment there
of, in this relation, (hall ben aal, and
reeor.l 1 hereof made, which may be
adduced as evidence at any time there
after, if difputes (hould arife con
cerning the fame Ami 1 further dL
ree't, that the heirs of the (aid Bir
thoio.n? Dandridge (hill, dually
(hare the beiiefiis arifinn from the
lferrires ottlie faid nsie. accordant
10 tne tenor ot this oevite, upon me
deceafe of their mother.
Ite-m. U" CU.it lea Carter, who in
termarried with niy niece Betty Lew.,
is, is uot luthYiemly fecured in the
title to the lots he had of me, in th
town of Krederickfburg, it is
Will and Defire 1h.1t my executor
(hall make fuch conveyances of ihcm,
as die law requires, to render it
kern. To my nephew William
Aotreltine Wafbingron, and to his
heirs, (if he (hould conceive them to
be objects worth profcciuing) a lot
in the town of Minchefter, (oppoiiie
-to Ki hmond) No. 36c, drawn on
my loie acco ior, anJ alfo the tenth of
one or two hundred acre lots, and
twoar ihree half acre lots, in (he
cuy and vicinity ol Richmond, drawn
nt pannerfhip with nine others, all
in the lottery of the dereafe William
lyrd, are eiven, as is alio a lot
purcnaieu 01 jnnn riooe,
sauiiel Cordon, trolltes of the faid!
J .n Hood, numbered I f, in the
town i,t r..linbiirth, in (he county
ol Piince Georuc (Lite of Virginia
Item. To ny nephew, Infhrnd
Wafhington, Igivean-f bequeath all
the papers m my pfdUfTion. which
relate (o mv civil mi t nuluary ad
in n. nl 1.1 ion o! the aifiirs of (iui
cnmiiry. I leave lo him alfo fuch of
ni) private paper! as are worth pre.
in vutg ) and at ihe deeeaie of my
I j 1 before, if (be it not
bequeath my library nf books and
pamphlettof every kind
Ittm. Having fold lands which I
pnflflled in the II iifo! Peiinf)vania,
and pari of n (iscl held iu rqual right
w.th (.rorj-e Clininn, hie governor
ot r ew li.tk.mOir Hate of New-
York , mv (hue at laud .nd intereft,
in ihe (re-it Difmal Swamp, and a
"it of Uo.l, which. I 0' rd m the
rauniy of Cloactder withhalding
ierJMt m n,0JM
111 on Udlteult run, io he c onmy ot
Lou loun, 11 it mv Wdl and Duet
ti..n 1 .mi w roiuevir the .intr'it
are fully and refptiv4e romphed
ni;h. according to the fpiris, tme In
em and meaning thereof, on the pan
nl tne purcttaferstheir ncirt oc af-, behtott, and be kd t.i dlr im-V r
ftgnij 16M (Hen, ! 11 that M, (akeu to foperimend my sllaie daring
conveyance are to be made, nw-j
1 c lcrn" . ",' c"'"rici.
Ng he money tJW
ftoek ; the dividends whereof, as of
that alfo which 1 already ve(fet"
therein, is to inure to-my faid wife du
ring her lite, but thei .ftpek itfelf ; is
to remain and be fubject to tnle ge
neral liftrtbution hereafter dii-ecled.
Item. To the earl of Buehan,
reetjtrmit " the'box made of the oak
that fieltered the great fir William1
WalUce after tbe battle of Falkirk,"
prdente l to me by his -lord (hip, in
tenia too flattering for me to repeat,
with a requeft to pafs it, an ihe
evenof my deceafe, fo the man in
my untfy, who (hould appear to
merit it belt, upon the lame eondi
tiontthat have induced him to,, feud
it to se.'' Whether eafy or not to
(elecfjthe man who might comport "
wira nis lord(hip's opinion in thu re-
fpeift, is not for me to fay ; hoc con
ceiving that no difpofiiioo of ihU val"
liable curiofity can be more eligible
than the recommitment of it to his n ;
own cabinet, agreeably to the origi.
na deligu of the goldfmith's company
of ud in burg, who prefented it ro him,
and ac his requeft, contented that
it flvuld be transferred to me 1 do
giv and bequeath the fame to hit
lornlhip ; and in cafe of his deceaft,
to His heir, with mv grateful thanks '.
torthe diftinuiflieJ nonor of pre
feiiiug it to me ; and more elpecjal.
ly br the favorable fentiinejui' with
whth he accouipanied it.
Iem. To my brother Charles Wafh
ingon, I gije and bequeath the gold
heated cane left ine by Dr. Franklin,
in lis will. I add nothing to it, be
cauls of the ample provifion I bavo
maie for his iflue. To the ac
qua utaiices and friends of my jove
uile years. Laurence Wafh'tinion,
and Ruhtrc Wafhingtou, of Ciio
tamk, 1 give my other two gold
healed cines, having my arms en
grared on them ; and to each (a&
bey will be nfcful where they live) I
leave one of the fpy glasles. which
eontiruted part of my equipage, du
ring the late war. To my eompairit
ot in arms ami old and intunaiefriend,
Dr. Craik, I give niy bureau vor, aa
the cabinet -makers call ir, Tambour
Secretary) and the ciraular chair, nn
appendage of my Study. To Dr. Da
vid Stuart I give my large (having
cud urcBioi table, and my teleienpe.
ifir rcvarmi, now Bet LoiJ
Fairl y, I wive a Bilde. in three larro
folio volmnes, with notes prefeut
ad to me by the right reverend Tho
mas Will. m, bifhop ot Soder and Man.
to general De la rayeite I give a
pair of finely wroucht fteel piftolt.
taken from the enemy in the revolu
tionary war. to my liiters-tn-law,
Hannah Wafhingtou and Mildred
Walhuigton to my friends Kleaner
St aart, Hannah Welhing'on of Fair
field, and Elizabeth Wafliington, of
Haytleld, I give each a mourning ring,
of the value of one hundred dollars.
Thefe bequelts are no: made for the
intrinfic value of them, bur aa mo
uomenti of my eflcem and regard. T
locus uear 1 give (he ufe of tbe
farm which he now holds, in virion
of a leafe from me to bim and hit de
; ceafed wife (for and during their na
j dual lives) free front rent during hie
life at the expiration of which it
1 it to be lilpuled of at it herein af
(a dillam relation of mine) I give k
bequeath three hundred dollars. To
Sarah Green, daughter of ?he decrtf-
ed Thomai i(hot, and to Ann Walk.
r, daagbter of John Alton, alfo de.
cea'ed, I give uch one hundred dal
tare, in confidaraiion of the atttch.
ment ot (beir i'a(heri ta me 1 ttch of
whom having lived nearly forty yeara
in my family. To each of my ne-
phewi, Wilt, am
ingtnn, (enrge Lei
is, George airp-
10c Waniingion. lufhrad Wtaung.
(on, and Sam iel WamtngtOB, 1 gpa
ne tbe (words or mteaia. ol
which I may die po defied . and tbe
tre(nchoole in (ht order they are
named. Thefe (words arc eetowvpe.
nied wnh an injuBvimn not to nn
fheaib (hem for tbe porpnte nf Osad
ding blood, except it be for felt de
fence or in defence of their cntmirv
joduMgh(tj and in (ha Iikct rie
10 keep them unflieadied, and order
l ilhug with (hem in ihtir band! to
iht rtliuuii1iment there-.
Ana now, having gsme ihrnueh
ibefe fpeeibc di(rs, viib etpln.
Hons for the mrwe roereVi no.'.cllaud.
ng of the meaning ami defign of
(hem, I proceed to the di(lri,i..ni ot'
(he more important pansul my eltalt
11 ma.-tier l.dlowing :
toll. To my nephew Bumrod
Walhiugron, and his heirs, panic
fin ro itdcraden of an o-dmaiion IO
ht deceaied lt(her, (