In the name of God, Amen. I, James Gourlay, at present of the city of Albany, merchant, being weak and sick. I leave to my father, James Gourlay, all my estate, but if he be dead at the publishing of this will, then I leave all to my brothers, Robert, Samuel, and John, and my sister Margaret.
I make my father and my brothers and sisters, and Hugh Gray, executors.
Dated October 5, 1772. Witnesses, Alexander Cruikshank, Matthew Watson, Joseph Anderson, "all of Albany."
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first posted 4/1/17; recast and revised 12/11/17