Will of Eva Cuyler Van Driessen - 1750
I leave to my son Henry, “my Negro young man,” and my clock. I leave to my daughter, Annettie Van Driesen, my Negro wench and best bed and furniture, “that is to say, my curtains, and white curtains,” my largest Looking Glass, and 2 Great Sconces, 4 large pictures, my own picture, my biggest Holland Tea Table, 12 black chairs, hand irons with brass knobs, Pothooks and trammels, brass kettles, brass candle sticks, pewter plates, a silver tea pot and spoon. I leave to my grand child, Marritie Van Driesen, 12 common black chairs, pewter plates, etc.
All the rest of my real and personal estate, I leave to my daughter Annettie Van Driesen and my son Henry, and make them executors. April 18, 1750.
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first posted: 1/25/04