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Transcribed by Cynthia Fore Miller, 22 May 2001


                             WILL OF 

                         RICHARD HOWARD

In the name of God Amen I Richard Howard being at this time of sound and 
disposing mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.

In the first Place I desire that my just debts be paid.  

To John Collins who married my daughter Mary and to John McClenaghan who
married my daughter Matilda I give and bequeath one dollar each in addit-
ion to what I have already given them.

To Elizabeth Jolly daughter of Joseph A. Jolly I bequeath five hundred dol-
lars.

All the rest and residue of my estate real and personal I bequeath to my 
son Charles B. Howard and to my daughters Sophia E. McIntyre and Emily Mc-
Clenaghan to them their heirs executors administrators and assigns forever
to be equally divided between them and I do hereby constitute and appoint
Francis Hinds   James McPherson  Evander A. McIver  Joseph A. Jolly  David Ken-
nedy and Reash Cannon or Any three of them surviving or two of them with 
upon disagreing power to choose a third man to decide between them to
meet together and on the decision of a majority of those assembled to make
the division between my three last mentioned children as soon after my de-
cease as either of executors shall call upon them to meet and as is 
convenient for them to assemble and their decision shall be binding and 
conclusive between the parties without the necessity of requiring the con-
currance of any Court to ratify their award

I nominate constitute and appoint my son Charles B. Howard and my sons in 
law Archibald McIntyre and Horatio McClenaghan executors of this my last 
will and testament

Witness my hand and seal this twenty first day of May in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one

Signed sealed declared and published  )       Richard Howard (SEAL)
as his last will and testament by the )
said Richard Howard in our presence   )
Who in his presence and in Presence   )
of each other at his request sub-     )
scribed our names as witnesses there- )
to 

Peter C Coggeshall
John D. Pritchett
Patrick Hunt 
Wm H. Cannon

Recorded in Will Book 1, page 221
Recorded Oct. 14, 1831
Roll No. 346



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