In the name of God, Amen, June 13, 1739. I, Philip Johanes Schuyler, of Saratoga, being very sick.
I leave to my wife Margaret a Negro wench “Belle,” and 300 pounds. I leave to my brother-in-law, Isaac Wendell, a Negro wench. To my nephew John, eldest son of my brother, John Schuyler, Jr., my riding horse. I leave to my nephews, John and Philip Schuyler, sons of my brother John Schuyler, Jr., ½ of my estate real and personal. To my nephews Johanes Cuyler and Philip Cuyler, sons of my brother-in-law, Cornelius Cuyler, the other ½ of my estate.
I make my brother John Schuyler, and my brother-in-law, Cornelius Cuyler, executors.
first posted: 7/30/05; revised 12/9/10