Legal Papers of John Adams, volume 1

Editorial Note

Editorial Note

10.

Samuel Clap's will:

“I give to mi wife Sarah Clap for her support one half of my improved Lands and and one third part of the House I now Dewil in and also one third part of my quick Stock of Cattel and Sheep to improve for her suport, also I give one third part of all my Household Goods as long as she lives, and I also give to improve that part I have not given to my son Samuel Clap, and I also give my wife Two pounds a yearely as long as she lives if wanted and called for from them or Her who it belonging tow.” Supreme Ct. Probate Rec. 1760–1830, p. 57.