Will, Burwell Bassett, 1838 March 13
Scope and Contents
Will. D. 2 pages. G.W. Bassett appointed executor--leaves all property to nephew G.W. Bassett, who is required to pay annually  dollars per year to Bassett Claiborne, "under the fear that the said Claiborne is not very careful."--all debts to be paid--codicil of Feb. 20, 1840 emancipates his "servant," Pleasant. Document, copy by J.D. Christian, county clerk, laminated. Proved in New Kent Court, Mar. 11, 1841, no subscribing witnesses to will, so handwriting and signature sworn to by Morris H. Tench and James Stamper.
- 1838 March 13
- Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet
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