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Elizabeth [Murray] Smith, Will, 30 September 1769, J. M. Robbins Papers, Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society. Page 1


In the name of God Amen I Elizabeth
Inman, Wife of Ralph Inman of Cambridge in the
County of Middlesex Esq. Being of Sound, disposing mind &
Memory do hereby make, and Ordain this my last Will &
Testament (my coverture notwithstanding) An Authority
to make which my Executors will shew –And First I
commend my Soul into the hands of my Creator, relying
on the merits of my Saviour Jesus Christ for remission
of all my Sins. My Body I commit to the Earth to be Buried
as my Executors may think proper. 

As to my Worldly Estate, Both, Real Personal and Mixt
I dispose & devise the same as her after Mentioned--
Imprimis, I Direct that All my Just Debts & Funeral Charges
be paid by my Executors as soon as possible after my Decease.
And Whereas I have in my hands the Sum of Eleven
Hundred & forty five pounds fifteen shillings & ten pence
Lawful Money the Property of Mrs Elizabeth Belcher, which
sum I received from the hands of Mr. Edward Hutchinson
Robbins for her Use on the fifteenth Day of July last,
in which Sums with Interest from that time I stand Justly
Indebted to said Elizabeth Belcher, I hereby in preference
to all Legacies; Annuities & residum whatsoever, Direct my
Executors to pay the same to said Belcher continuing the
Interest till paid, Also the Sum of One hundred & fourteen
pounds five shillings lawful money with Interest till paid to be
pd Henry Hulton Esq which Sum I Justly owe the said Hulton.
Item. I Give to my much esteemed Friend the said Ralph Inman
Esquire An Anuity of One hundred Pounds Sterling Money
of Great Britain to be paid him yearly from the periods
in the Manner and on the conditions hereafter provided and not

Item. I Give to Mrs. Dorothy Forbes the Sum of five hundred Pounds
Sterling provided She gives up or cancels my Bond conditioned
for the Payment of that Sum.

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