State of South Carolina Richland District.

In the name of God Amen

I William Ellis Boat Builder being of perfect mind and memory do makeand Declare this to be my last will and Testament Here by revoking all others.-Item 1th-It is my will and Desire that my hereafter mentioned Executors first to Pay my funeral Expences and all my Lawful Debts.-Item 2- I Bequeath and Demire unto Charles Ellis so called Son of my Deceased friend Mary Furman the following Named slaves Viz Tytus,Scipio,Frank,Lynda,Peter Sawney Charlott,Kate,Sophia,Creasy,and Israell,Cumbo,Lucy Dasy,Grace,and Tenah,With their future issue andIncrease for Ever Together with all my stock of Horses, Mules cattle and Hogs Plantation Tools, Debts of Every Discripition that may be due me at the time of my Death to be collected by him Item 3 I bequeath unto my Nephew William Spencer one Girl Named Patience, During his natural Life and should he die without lawful issue, Patience then to go to Martha Smith Daughter to Eleaner Smith, with her Increase should she Have any for Ever.- Item 4th It is my will and Desire should I neglect doing of it in my life time that my Executors do without Delay Emancipate the Mulatto girl named Dorothy or Dolly Daughter of Chaney and I do give to Her for Her Support and maintenance. Two Slaves Dynah and Ailsey and ther Futer Increase for Ever, and so much money to be collected by my Executors as Will Defray the Expence of Emancipation Item 5 I do hereby Nominate and Constitue my friends John Qquin,John Taylor, and Andrew Wallace, my lawful Executors to this my last will in witness whereof I Have here unto set my hand and seal this 13 Day of December 1817 His mark X William Ellis Witness X R. EvansCon't page 2 Will of William EllisSouth Carolina Richland Dist.)

Personally appeared Richard Evans who being duly sworn upon the HolyEvangelists of Almighty God did make Oath that he saw William Ellis sighn seal publish pronounce and declare the foregoing instrument of writing to be his lastwill and Testament- that he was them of sound and desposing mind memory and understanding according to this Deponents knowledege and belief and that he did at the Testators request and in the presence subscribed his name as a witness thereto R. Evans

Sworn to before me 20 day of February 1818 JamesS. Guignard

OrdinaryRecorded in Will Book G. Page 45Box 8---- Package 199

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