Now I do give devise and bequeath all the said manor lands hereditaments and premises with their and every of their appertuances comprised in the said will of the said Mary Thornton and in the will and codicil of the said Thomas Cradock and so given devised and bequeathed to me as aforesaid unto my dear sister Susanna Denne now residing with me if she shall be living at the time of my decease her heirs executors administrators and assigns but upon the same trusts and for the same uses intents and purposes as are mentioned expressed and declared in the said codicil of the will of the said Thomas Cradock but in case my said sister Susanna Denne should not be living at the time of my decease or in case she shall survive me but shall depart this life in the life time of the said Ann Glover then I give and bequeath all the said manor lands hereditaments and premises with their and every of the appertuances unto Samuel Hawkins of Pall Mall in the Parish of St James, Westminster, Solicitor in Chancery his heirs executors administrators and assigns upon the same trusts and for the same uses intents and purposes as are mentioned expressed and declared in the codicil of the will of the said Thomas Cradock and in case the said Samuel Hawkins shall become the Devisee in Trust of the Manor of Northwood ? with all and every its appertuances as above stated I further declare it to be my intention and my will that all profits intermediate or ultimately contingent that may accrue from the premises hereby bequeathed shall fully vest in the said Samuel Hawkins his executors administrators and assigns and that my Residuary Legatee shall not be entitled to any part of the said profits.
As to the rest residue and remainder of all my estate and effects real or personal I give devise and bequeath the
same to the said Susanna Denne she paying all my debts and funeral expenses being well assured that
my dear brother will dutively(?) approve of my reasons and motives for the ? hereby given to our
beloved sister and I do hereby appoint my said sister Susanna Denne and my worthy friend the
aforenamed Mr Samuel Hawkins the Executors of this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof
I the said Samuel Denne have to this my will written upon three pages of a sheet of paper to the two
first pages set my hand and to this third page affixed my seal as well as subscribed my name this ninth
day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine. Samuel Denne signed
sealed published and declared by the said Samuel Denne as and for his last Will and Testament in the
presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed
our names at witnesses thereto.
John Tasker of Dartford, Stout Brewer, Thomas Harman, Wilmington, Yeoman. James Harman, Wilmington, Yeoman.
It may be not improper to mention that the four interlinations in this page marked by a cross of reference in the margin and the insertion of Denne after Susanna between lines six and seven of Page 3 were written my myself before I executed my will. Samuel Denne
This will was proved at London the eighteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine before the Worshipful Samuel Pearce, Parson Doctor of Laws, Surrogate of the Right Honourable Sir William Wynne Knight also Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oath of Samuel Hawkins Esq one of the Executors named in the will to whom administration was granted of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the deceased having been first sworn duly to administer power reserved of making the life grant to Susanna Denne spinster the sister of the said deceased and the other Executor named in the said will whom she shall apply for the same.
Will of Samuel Denne
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