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Cloud Wills: A new message, "Martin Cloud's Will of Edgefield Co., S. C.," was posted by Gail Manac <email@example.com> on Sat, 13 Mar 1999. Written June 22, 1793, probated January 17, 1806.
In the Name of God amen. I
Martin Cloud of the county of Edgefield ? do make this my last will and testament
in manner and form following Viz I give and bequeath unto my loving wife
Edith Cloud one feather bed and furniture one tea kettle and coffee ? and
all my ? ? ? ? plates and spoons and the ? ? ? ? against John Murray for six
pounds in ? ? .
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
Know all men by these presants that I Martin Cloud of the state of South Carolina and Edgefield County hath bargained sold and delivered unto Edward Vann Senr of the state and county of one said negro wench named Beck one brown bay hors eleven head of cattle two feather beds and furniture one chest and one ? and in consideration of one hundred and ten pounds paid in hand for which I do warrant and defend from all saw full reight or claim whatsoever in witness where of I have set my hand
this 22 Day June 1793
South Carolina By John Simking(?) Esquire ordenary
NOTES: There are question marks in place of words. Words were covered up by black squares. Could have been small squares of tape. Also Henry's last name looks different on each document. It could be Van (one n) and one place looks like Ware. Gail.