This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. No. I. COPE" OF THE WILL OF THEODOKE PARKER. [The portions of the Will which went into effect are printed in ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. No. I. COPE" OF THE WILL OF THEODOKE PARKER. [The portions of the Will which went into effect are printed in large type, those which did not go into effect, in small italics, and the conditions which made them inoperative, is Small Capitals.] I, Theodore Parker, of Boston, in the County of Suffolk and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Minister of the Twenty-eighth Congregational Society in said Boston, do make this my last Will and Testament: I give, bequeath, and devise all the Real and Personal Property of which I shall die seized and possessed, or to which I shall be entitled or have any claim at my death, in manner following, to wit: -- First. To the proper authorities of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, I give the two fire-arms, formerly the property of my honored grandfather, Captain John Parker, late of Lexington, in the county of Middlesex; to wit, the large musket, or King's arm, which was by him captured from the British on the morning of the 19th of April, 1775, in the Battle of Lexington, and which is the first fire-arm taken from the enemy in the War for Independence; and also the smaller musket which was used by him in that battle while fighting "in the sacred cause of God and his country"; and I desire that these relics of the Revolution may be placed in the Senate Chamber of this Commonwealth, and there sacredly kept in perpetuam rei memoriam. Second. To my much-valued friend, Wendell Phillips, of Boston, J give the folio copy of the "English State Trials" in 11 volumes, with many portraits interleaved, which is now in my library; but if the said Wendell be* deceased at the administration of my estate, then the second article of my Will is to be wholly inoperative and void. Third. To my much-valued friend, Charles...Read Less
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