Henry Atkinson v. George R.H. Clark, Executor of the Estate of William Preston Clark
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In addition to the above devises, I have given
and do hereby give, to my son Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis
Clark, one hundred acres of land at MarieMarie Castor
To my son WilliamWilliam P. Clark, the remaining one
hundred acres more or less of land to be taken from
the west or north line, as the case may be, of the said
MarieMarie Castor tract. To my son George R.H. ClarkGeorge R Clark
three hundred and thirty five acres of land belonging
to me and lying in Montgomery Co. MissouriMissouri and
to my son JeffersonJefferson my negro girl Rosetta and
all my plate.

It is my wish and I do hereby authorise and direct my
execution or such of them as shall act, to sell at private,
or public sale in such lots, or parcel and on such credits
(not exceeding two years) as may seem to them best,
the remaining part of my ground in said block
number twelve, in the city of S LouisS Louis fronting about one
hundred and ten feet on front street and extending back
to an alley bounded on the north by the lot herein devised
to my son MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis Clark, and south by ground
of the estate of the lot of MississippiMississippi, also to sell any
lands owned by me in partnership with WilliamWilliam
C. CarrCarr Esq., and three hundred and twenty acres of
land, owned by me, lying or the [ Merrimack ] river
From the proceeds of the sale of the above named
property as well as from the debts due or that may be
due me after the payment of my funeral and
other incidental expenses thereto appertaining I devised
that my just debts be first paid and aferwards