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

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Codicil to a Will, Elizabeth [Murray] Smith, 27 April 1771. J. M. Robbins Papers, Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society

I Elizabeth Smith of Boston in New England
Widow now in the River Thames bound thither
do make this Codicil to my last Will and Testament
That is to say I leave and bequeath unto my Cousins
Jean & Ann Bennet daughters of the late Andrew
Bennet of Chesters Esqr an Annuity of twenty
pounds Sterling money each to be paid by my
Executors to them or their order yearly on the
first day of January in London while they both
shall live provided that the above mentioned
annuity shall cease [upon the dece—crossed through] even to the
Survivor upon the decease of either of them
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand & Seal this twenty seventh day of
April in the year of our Lord One thousand
Seven hundred and seventy one
Signed Sealed & published
by the Testatrix Elizabeth [then her signature] Eliz: Smith
Smith as a Codicil to her
last Will & Testament in
presence of
[signatures]
Henry Barnes
Howard Jacobson
Ja Murray

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