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.
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