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David Witherspoon Will

1801 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820)

David Witherspoon's 1801 will, which stipulated that his slaves' labor be hired out to support his children's education at Princeton.

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"David Witherspoon, “Will” (Craven, North Carolina, October 24, 1801), 1, Mixed Court Records, 1737-1891, North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998, Ancestry.com.

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