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By a Court held by Capt. Thomas West Commander of His Majesty’s Sloop Alderney together with the Admiral of the Fishery, Justice of the Peace, Planters, Inhabitants at Trinity.
By a will of Thomas Martin it does appear to us that all the goods, effects and plantations belonging to him did by virtue of that said will become the lawful possession of Sarah his Wife, after the death of this William Martin whose right of disposal was good and just, we therefore in consideration of his will do order and direct that any claim or demand which may here after be made on the effects, possessions or plantations of William Martin her dead husband shall be of no effect, but they for ever shall remain in the quiet possession of Sarah his wife and at her death, whomsoever she shall appoint her heir & successors.
Given under our hands at the Court in Trinity the 22 August 1737
At a Court held by Capt. Temple West Commander of His Majesty’s Sloop Alderney the Fishing Admiral and Justices of the Peace at Trinity the 5 of September 1737
Whereas there is a Plantation at
this place now Properly belonging to Sarah Field the
wife of Walter Field ?? Plantation after her decease
she gives & bequeaths to her husband Walter Field during
the term of his life and after his decease to Henry Martin the
son of John
Martin of ( Petty? ) Harbour his heirs executors administrators
? Assigns which gift is revoking all former wills gifts grants claims
or demands whatsoever or howsoever by me made or to be made.
The mark of
Sealed Published & Delivered at this Court in the presence of us.
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