The last will and testament of Isaac Comins Senier.
I, being sencable of my approaching desolution, being at present weak in body yet perfect in my understanding, having by the grace of God bene helped to provid for my future state in another world: doe now in ordering of what God hath been pleased to bestow upon me of the blessings of this life, take care and order that,
in the first place, my debts be duly paid. nextly
I doe by this my last will and testament confirme to my son Isaac the ten acres of division land, on the south side of the great river, be it more or less: nextly,
I do give unto my son, John Juet, ten pounds, part in Cattel & part in household goods: nextly,
I doe will and bequeath to my grandson, Isaac, the son of my son Itsaac,
- one year old hefer,
- one little sow,
- the Indian corn which he hath planted for himself and
- the flax which he hath sown. Item, I doe give unto him
- my chest 2d in bigness with the lock and key: item
- my history book with such books as are his own, viz. a bible and testament. item, I doe give him
- ten pounds to be paid at seventeen years of age in country pay.
item, I doe give my son, John Pease, thirty pounds to be payd out of the stock of cattle and household goods as much as may be att present & the rest in two years.
Item, I doe make my son John my sole executor and doe give unto him my house and lands, being forty acres, more or less, consisting of upland and meadow with all the privileges and emoluments thereof and apertainances thereunto belonging provided that this land shall stand bound in part and in wholl for the payment of these legacyes
and in case the said legacyes shall not be payd according to my will, the land shall be sold and payment be made out of the price thereof and the remainder shall be to the executor.
Item, my will further is that if any of these my children shall through discontent att what is done for them in this my will, cause trouble to arise to the executor that then there shall be nothing pay'd to him or them, but the legacy or legacyes willed to them shall return to and remain in the hands of the executor as his proper right.
My desire further is that Isaac Foster and Thomas Dorman would take care that this my will be duly performed.
Dated this 8th day of the 3d mth 1677.
Witness the mark of Isaac Cummings.
John Poore Sr