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John Eccleston, last will and testament and probate certificate, Dorchester County, Maryland, 1757-1758

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Summary:Last will and testament and probate certificate of John Eccleston, Dorchester County, Maryland. The probate certificate is a printed form completed by James Auld, deputy commissary of Dorchester County, Maryland, filed May 8, 1758 and attached to will. Frederick, mentioned on the probate certificate, was Frederick Calvert, 6th Baron Baltimore. The last will and testament of John Eccleston, dated September 29, 1757, bequeaths to his sons, wife, and two daughters his property, including lands, slaves (some named in full), silver, jewelry, and furniture. 10 pages.
Creator:Eccleston, John
Auld, James
Century:1701-1800
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Dorchester County
Temporal subject: 1751-1760
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Dorchester County
Topical subjects:Wills
Probate records
ArchivesUM location:Maryland Manuscripts collection
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Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Collection:Digital Collections
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