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Provincial Court Land Records, 1709-1719
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x.d                                    In the Name of God Amen the second day of March in
       the Eleventh yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord King William the third
       by the Grace of God over England &c.a and in the yeare of our Lord one thousand
       six hundred ninety nine I William Rousby Citizen and Grocer of London being
       of good and perfect mind and memory Considering the Uncertainty of this Life
       do make this my Last will and Testament in manner following first and principally
       I Commend my Soul to Almighty God my maker in sure hope of salvation
       by the merritts of my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and my body I Committ to
       the Earth whereof it was made in surance of a Joyfull Resurrection to be decently
       buried as my Executrix & herein after named shall think fitt and as to my worldly
       Estate whereas I stand seized to me and my heires of Certaine Lands Tenements
       Farms & Hereditam.ts scituate Lying and being within the province of Maryland
       in parts beyond the seas Commonly Called and Known by the names of Susquehana
       point or point patience and penny hill thereto belonging or adjoyning
       Sledmer in Talbot County and Rousbey in the same County and Beverly in Somersett
       County Containing in the whole by Estimacon two thousand one hundred
       acres of Land be the same more or Less one moiety or half part of all said
       Lands Tenements Farmes and Hereditaments whatsoever with their and every
       of their appurtenances and of all other my Lands Tenements Farmes and
       Hereditaments with their and every of their appurtenanances Else where within
       the said province of Maryland the Remainder and Remainders reversion &
       reversions thereof and of every part thereof togeather with all my Estate right title
       Interest trust property Claime and demand of me to my said moity thereof both in
       Law and Equity and all deeds Evidences and writeings Touching or Concerning
       the same I do devise give and bequeath unto my dear and Loveing wife Anne
       Rousbey to have and to hold to her and to her heires and assignes for Ever Item I
       give and bequeath ^all my personally Estate wtoever & wheresoever^ My Debts &
       funerall Expences discharged to my said deare and Loving wife and of this my
       will I make her my full and sole Executrix In Wittness whereof I the said
       William Rousbey have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and yeare above
       written W Rousby signed sealed published & declared by the said W.m Rousby the
       Testator as & for his Last will & testament in the presence of Constance Hopton
       Anne Brooke the marke of Jane Stone

           Tenore p.rntium nos Thomas providentia Darna caut archiepus tetius anglieænin
       ac Metroponus Notum facimus univ.rsis Quod Duo decimo Die Mensis Martÿ anno
       Dm Millimo septingennco secundo apud london coram venli viro Natria nacte Lloyd
       Legum Dcore surro venlis et egregy viri Dm Richardi Raines Militis Legum etiam
       Dcoris Curie prerogat nice Cant Mag.ri Custodis sive Com.ry lcime constitut probatam

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