Will of Edward Collins - 1752

July 20, 1753.   In the name of God, Amen, I, EDWARD COLLINS, of Albany, Gent. All debts and funeral charges are to be paid.

I leave to my wife Margaret all real and personal estate, lands, and tenements, and gold and silver, household furniture, " negroes and negro wenches," and I leave it to her discretion to give to any of my own relations what portion she pleases.

I make my wife and my friends, Peter Winne and James Stevenson, executors.

Dated August 1, 1752. Witnesses, Anthony Brat, Joseph Yates, Staats Van Santvoord.

Proved, July 30, 1753.


Will dated August 1, 1752. Probated July 30, 1753. Printed in Abstract of Wills, volume 28 (1895), pp.442-43 .

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