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Halaman 382 - TEACH me, O Lord, to number my days, that I may apply my heart unto wisdom ; ever to remember my last end, that I may not dare to sin against thee.
Halaman 394 - ... principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth, to be buried in a decent and Christian manner at the discretion of my executor, nothing doubting that I shall receive the same again at the general resurrection, by the mighty power of God...
Halaman 396 - Mind the Mortality of My body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all...
Halaman 174 - Connecticut, lest he should imbibe in his youth that low craft and cunning so incident to the people of that country...
Halaman 52 - To his Excellency George Clinton Esqr. Governor, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia, and Admiral of the Navy of the State of New York: May it please your Excellency: At the commencement of the new constitution and at the very hour of your inauguration, the Minister, Elders and Deacons of the Reformed Dutch Church of Kingston, in consistory assembled, beg leave to congratulate your Excellency upon the highest Honors the Subject of a free State can possess and to assure you of the part...
Halaman 174 - It is my desire that my son, Gouverneur Morris, may have the best education that is to be had in Europe or America, but my express will and directions are that he be never sent for that purpose to the Colony of Connecticut...
Halaman 405 - ... allowing to my eldest son Benjamin 3, 2 shillings extraordinary above any of the rest, and all the rest of my estate, real and personal, to be equally divided (other children not named).
Halaman 74 - ... By the twentieth item he declares that he wishes it distinctly understood, and orders and directs, "that all the bequests in this, my said will, is subject to a bequest of $2,700 per annum to my wife, Catherine L. Cooper, in the fourth item of this, my will, during the term of her natural life, or so long as she remains my widow; and at her death, or she again remarrying, the aforesaid bequests to be free of the incumbrance made in the fourth Item of this, my will.
Halaman 138 - God calling unto mind the mortality of my Body do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner...
Halaman 7 - ... April 29, 1784. JOHN ELSWORTH, shipwright, of City of New York, to my wife Hester, the use of all my real and personal estate during the term of her natural life. I give her power to sell any of my negro slaves, the interest of the money arising from the sale to my wife ; after the death of my wife all my estate, both real and personal, to be sold by my executors, the money arising from such sale to be divided as follows : To my son William, 20; to my daughters, Sarah Slingerlandt and Susanna...