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THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.

In the name of God Amen: I, Hugh Milling of Fairfield District and State aforesaid, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner following: That is to say: First I give to my daughter, Marie Milling, the following negro slaves to-wit: Jake, Amy, Tepe, Charlie, William, Lewis and Hannah and her child, with the future increase of said female slaves, to my said daughter Maria and her heirs forever. Item - I give to my son, Robert Milling, the following negro slaves to-wit: Sam, Slyvia, Jefferson, Betty and Milley, with the future increase of the said female slaves, to my said son Robert and his heirs forever. Item - I give to my daughter, Isabella Owens, the following negro slaves to-wit: Henry, Tom, Rebecca, Amy (child of Dina) Andrew, Soloman and John, with the future increase of the said female slaves to my said daughter, Isabella, and her heirs forever. Item - I give and devise to my son, Robert Milling, all that part of my plantation whereon I now reside which is containing within the lines of the following tracts, that is to say, two hundred acres conveyed to me by Robert Ellison, one hundred and fifty acres conveyed to me by Adam Blair and a piece of land about thirty acres adjoining the above lands and David Alstaee's lands, being part of a tract granted to John Buckman, to my said son Robert and his heirs forever. Item - I give and devise to my grandsons, John Nason and Richard Nason, Jr., all my part of a tract of land situate in Spartanburg District, known by the name of Pacolet lands, which part has been laid off for me by commissioners, to my said two grandsons and their heirs forever. Item - It is my will and I do hereby authorize my executors hereinafter named to sell and dispose of and convey all the remainder of my plantation (whereon I now reside) together with all the rest and residue of my lands or real estate where-soever the same may be situate, upon such terms of credit as they 
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