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land, to be raised and levied out of my estate, and paid to her by ñy executors hereafter-named, on the day of her marriage, or when she becomes twenty-one years old. And also that my executors 'shall pay her one hundred pounds, lawful money of England, on the first day of every year, until she claims the above two thousand pounds, according to the intent and meaning of this will.
Also, I give and bequeath to my well beloved son John Bale, whom I likewise constitute, niake, and ordain my sole executor of this my last will and testament, all and singular my lands, messuages, and tenements, by him freely to be possessed and enjoyed. And I do hereby utterly disallow., revoke, and disannui, all and every other former testainents, wills, legacies, bequests, and executors, by me in any ways before-named, willed and bequeathed; ratifying and conforming this, and no other, to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my land and seal the day and year above written.
George Adams. N. B. If a will be already made, and the person hath no mind to alter it but to add something more, there may be affixed the following codicil or schedule to it, and it will, stand good in law as part of the will, after being properly witnessed.
A codicil, or schedule to a will.
E it known to all men by these presents, That I John
clared by my last will and testament in writing, bearing date the third day of October, one thousand eight hundred and ~: I the said John Bale, by this present codicil, do ratify and confirm my said last will and teslanient, and do
give and bequeath unto my loving godson William Millar, the sum of filly pounds, of good and lawful money of England, to be paid to him the said William Millar, by my execucor, out of my estate; and my will and meaning is, that this codicil, or sehedule, be adjudged to be a part and pareel of my last will and testament; and that all things therein mentioned and contained, be faithfully and truly perfurmed, and as fully and amply in every respect, as if the same were so declared and sei down in my said last will and testament. Witness my hand this tenth day of No. vember, one thousand eight hundred and
A DEED OF GIFT.
O all people to whom these presents shall come, I
George Howard do send greeting. Know ye that the said George Howard, of the parish of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, in the county of Middlesex, gardener, for and in consideration of the love, good-will, and affection which I have and do bear towards my loving sister Mary Page, of the same parish and county, widow; have given and granted, and by these presents do freely give and grant unto the said Mary Page, her heirs, executors, or administrators, all and singular my goods and chattels, now being in my present house, known by the name of the White Swan ; of which these presents I have delivered her, the said Mary Paze, an inventory signed with my own hand, and bearing date, to have and to hold all the said goods and chattels in the said premises, or dwelling-house, to her he said Mary Page, her heirs, executors, or administrators, from henceforth, as her and their proper goods and chattels absolutely, without any manner of condition." In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seal, this tenth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and
George Howard, Signed, sealed, and delivered, in the presence of us,
Note, This precedent may be extended to the giving away of cattle, corn, house or land, if not entailed, &e but ihe particulars must be named.
AN INDENTURE FOR AN APPRENTICE.
HIS indenture witnesseth, That Benjamin Webb, son
of Richard Webb, late of Guildford, in the county of Surry, hath put himself, and by these presents do voluntarily, and of his own free will and accord, put himself apprentice 10 Charles Ballamy, citizen and linen-draper of London, to learn his art, trade or mystery, after the manner of an apprentice, to serve him from the day of the date hereof, for and during the full term of seven years next ensuing; during all which time he the said apprentice his said master shall faithfully serve, his-secrets keep, his lawful commands every where gladly obey. He shall do no damage to his said master, nor see it to be done by others, without letting or giving notice thereof to his said master. He shall net waste his said master's goods, por lend them unlawfully 10, others. He shall not commit fornication, nor contract inatrimony within the said term. Al cards, dice, or any unlawful game, he shall not play, whereby his said master may be damaged. With his own goods, or goods of others, during the term, without licence of his said master, he shall neither buy nor sell. He shall not absent himself day or night from his said master's service, without his leave, nor haunt alehouses, taverns, or playhouses : but in all things behave himself as a talihlul apprentice ought to do, during the said term. And the said master shall use the utmost. of his endeavours to teach, or cause to be taught and instructed, the said apprentice in the trade and mystery he now professeth, occupieth, or followeth: and procure and provide for him the said apprentice sufficient meat, drink, apparel, washing, ard lodging, fitting for an apprentice, during the said term. And for the true performance of all and
every the said covenants and agreements, either of ihe said parties bind themselves into the other by these presents. In evitness whereof ihey have interchangeably put their hands and seals, this tenth day of November, in the year of the reign of our sovereign lord George III. by the grace of God, of the united kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland, king: and in the year of our Lord God one thousand eight hundred and
Witnesses. Thomas Pine, Note, If an apprentice he enrolled, he cannot sue out his indenture, but upon proof of unmerciful usage, want of victuals, and other necessaries, or his master's being incapable of teaching him his trade, of not causing it so to be done at his own proper charge by oihersi And the same holds good in relation to a nustress. But there being no enrolment, an indenture may be sued'out, without showing cause, in any city or corporation, &c.
A BILL OF SALE OF GOODS.
NOW all men by ihese presents, that I, A B. of
to me in hand paid, at and before the sea!ıng and delivery hereof. by C. D.
the receipe where if I do hereby acknowledge, have bargai: ed and sold, and by these presents do bargain and sell unto the said C. D. dl the ouds, household stuff, and implements of household, and all other goods whatsoever, mentioned in the schedulc'hereunto annexed, now remaining and being in
To have and to hold all and singular the goods, household stuff, and implements of household, and every of them, by these presents, bargained and sold unto the said C. D. his executors, administrators, and assigns, for ever. And I the said A. B. for myself, my executors, and administrators, all and singular of the said goods, unto the said C. D. his executors, administrators, and assigns, against me the said A. B. my executors, administrators, and assigns, and against all and every other person and persons whatsoever, shall and will warrant, and for ever defend, by these presents ; of which goods I the said A. B. have put the said C. D. in full possession, by delivering him one silver tänkard, &c, at the scaling hereof: in witness hereof I have hereuota
put my hand and seal, this tenth day of June, in the year of our Lord God, one thousand eighi hundred and
A.B. Signed, sealed, and delivered, in the presence of us,
A GENERAL RELEASE.
KNOW all inen by these presents, that! Timothy Love
peace, of London, in the county of Middlesex, grocer, having remised, released, and for ever quit claim to John Needy, of Islington, in the county a foresaid, carpenter, his heirs, executors, administrators, of all, and all manner of action and actions, suits, bills, bonds, writings, debts, dues, duties, accounts, sum and sums of money, leases, mortgages, judgments by confession, or otherwise obtained, execuiions, extents, quarrels, controversies, trespasses, damages and 'demands whatsoever, which by law or equity, or otherwise soever, I the said Timothy Lovepeace, against the said John Necdy ever had, and which I, my heirs, executors, and administrators, shall or may claim, challenge or demand, for orby reason, means, or colour of any matter, cause, or thing whatsoever, from the beginning of the world to the day of the date of these presents: in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this fifth day of February, in the year of our Lord God, one thousand eight hundred and
All the foregoing precedents must be wrote upon stamped paper, otherwise they will be of no effect.