In the name of God Amen I Andw Hamilton of Prince Georges County in the Province
of Maryland being Sick & weak in Body but of Sound & perfect Memory do by
these Present Revoke and make Void all former Wills by me made and Constitute
ordain and make this my last will & testament in Manner and form following (vizt)
  Imprs I Give my Soul to God my Redeemer by whose Blessed Meritts
I hope for a free & perfect Pardon of all my Sins.
  Item I will that all my Just Debts is first Honestly Discharged & paid By my Executrix
hereafter named.
  Item I will that all my Lands by equally Divided amongst my Children that I now
have & the Child my wife now bears to be Divided at the Discretion of my Good
friend[s] James Stoddert & Thomas Addison, Esqr and their Division under their
hands & Seals or Either of their hands & Seals to be finall to all intents & purposes
first Reserving to my wife her third part of my Said Real Estate during her Life to be
laid out as aforesaid the wth lands divided as aforesaid I give & bequeath to my
Severall Children & their heirs for ever.
  Item My Will is that after my Just Debts & funerall Charges is paid that my persona[l]
Estate be Divided as aforesaid by the Person[s] aforenamed.
  Lastly I hereby Constitute & appoint my Loving Wife Mary Hamilton my Sole
Executrix of this my Last will & testament Desiring & Requiring Earnestly in all her
affairs of Moment in the Execution of this My Will to take the Advice of my friend
James Stoddert & Thomas Addison in Testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my
hand & fixed my seal this twenty third day of October Anno Dom. 1718.
			Andr Hamilton    (seal)
Signed Sealed Published & Declared
to be my Last Will & Testament in 
Presence of
Tho: Addison
Jos: Belt
       the Mark of 
Henry   HC    Cramplon
       the Mark of
Ann    A   Renshaw
On the back of the aforegoing will was thus endorst (vizt)
Pr: Geo's Ctyss                           June the 24th 1719
Then came the Honrble Thomas Addison Esqr Joseph Belt Henry Cramplon &
Anne Renshaw Wittnesses to the Within will & made Oath upon the Holy 
Evangelists of Allmighty God that they saw the within Named Andrew Hamilton
Sign & Seal & heard him Publish & declare the within Instrument of writing as his
last Will & testament & that at the time of his doing thereof he was to the best of
their Aprehension of Perfect sene & Memory
Sworn before my Patrick Hepburn
Depty Comsy Pr: Geo's Cty


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