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Offline RobinClay

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The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillip
« on: Friday 02 March 12 19:51 GMT (UK) »
Your assistance, please, with transcribing the Will of Admiral Arthur Phillip (go on, Google him !)

I shall post a succession of images, so, to keep them all together, please restrain yourselves from posting replies until I give the word !


Arthur
Phillip
Esquire
an Admiral of
the Blue in
His Majesty's
Navy
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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillip
« Reply #1 on: Friday 02 March 12 19:58 GMT (UK) »
Here's the rest of that page, Lines 1 to 7.

O.K. - please have a go at these lines.  Please retain the line breaks and line numbering.

1 This is the last Will and testament of me
2  Arthur Phillip now of Bath in the county of Somerset Vice Admiral in
3  His Majesty's Navy I do direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary
4  expensesbe fully paid and satisfied by my exors hereinafter named as soon
5  as conveniently may be after .... I give and bequeath unto my dear
6 wife Isabella Phillip the sum of six hundred pounds .... four  ........
7  .....to be handed over to her by my Exors immediately after my .....
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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillip
« Reply #2 on: Friday 02 March 12 20:47 GMT (UK) »
Here are Lines 8 to 15.

Please have a go at these lines.  Please retain the line breaks and line numbering.
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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillips
« Reply #3 on: Friday 02 March 12 20:53 GMT (UK) »
Here's 1-7. I'll leave the next bit for the pleasure of someone else.  :D

1 This is the last Will and Testament of me
2 Arthur Phillip now of Bath in the county of Somerset Vice Admiral in
3 His Majesty's Navy I do direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary
4 expenses be fully paid and satisfied by my ex[ecut]ors hereinafter named as soon
5 as conveniently may be after my decease I give and bequeath unto my dear
6 Wife Isabella Phillip the Sum of Six hundred Pounds Stock four percent
7 Annuities to be transferred to her by my Exors immediately after my decease


added: sorry, I didn't realise that you had added almost all of this to your post after

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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillip
« Reply #4 on: Friday 02 March 12 21:06 GMT (UK) »
Thank you !  You're better at it than I am   ;-)   That's why I posted it !
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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillips
« Reply #5 on: Friday 02 March 12 22:21 GMT (UK) »

Can't figure out the last word, sorry.

 8. for her own use and benefit and I mean the same to cover and be accepted
 9. by her in discharge of a legacy of two hundred and fifty pounds Navy
10. five per cents which was left to her by our friend Captain Nun but
11. which was afterwards sold out by me and invested in my name in
12. the four per cent Annuities I also give unto my said wife all my linen
13. china stock of wines liquors horses carriages and harness also all such books
14. as were Mr Whiteheads and also all such jewels watches rings
15. (except my brazil diamond ring left me by the late Charles Duncorube????


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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillips
« Reply #6 on: Friday 02 March 12 22:32 GMT (UK) »
The last word is 'Duncombe'

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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillip
« Reply #7 on: Friday 02 March 12 23:41 GMT (UK) »
Lines 15 to 20:-
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Re: The Will of Admiral Arthur Phillips
« Reply #8 on: Friday 02 March 12 23:55 GMT (UK) »

15. (except my brazil diamond ring left me by the late Charles Duncombe
16. Esquire) trinkets and other ornaments of her dress and paraphernalia as
17. shall be in her possession at the time of my decease for her own
18. absolute use and benefit forever and the above mentioned Brazil
19. Diamond I give and bequeath unto my said wife to be enjoyed by her during
20. her life and after her death I give and bequeath the same to Lady

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