Joseph RUTTER of Wivenhoe, Mariner.  1724.  D/ACW 26/3/18

In the name of God Amen I Joseph Rutter of
Wivenhoe in the County of Essex Marriner being in perfect mind and
Memory do the Twenty sixth Day of February in the tenth year of
the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George of great Brittain France
and Ireland King Defendor of the faith & Anno Dom 1723:
Make and ordain this my Last will and Testament in manner and
form following Item I give to my Brother John Rutter the Sum
of Tenn pounds. Item I give to my Brother Benjamin
the sum of Twenty Pounds. Item I give unto my
Brother Charles Rutter tenn pounds. Item I give unto John Potter
Schoolmaster of Wivenhoe aforesaid two Guinneas. And all the
Rest and residue of my goods and Chattles Linen plate money and
Debts which are, or may be owing to me at the time of my Decease
and all my parts of the Hoy called the Prince George I give unto
my Loving father John Rutter he first paying and Discharging
My Debts Legacyes and funeral Charges out thereof. And I do
hereby revoke all other former Wills Testaments Legacyes and Exectots
heretofore named Rattifying and Confierming this and none other to be
My Last will and Testament, and I do hereby ordain my Loving father
John Rutter to be Exector of this my Last Will and Testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the Day and
year first above written
Joseph Rutter
Signed Sealed Published and Declared
by the said Joseph Rutter the Testater to be:
his Last Will and Testamt in the presence of us
William Harvey
Michael Clark
Deborah Clark

Proved by John Rutter 19 Jun 1724 before Robert Turner.

[Probate clause in Latin]

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